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District 9 City Council debate at Tivoli

Political Science Student Union hosts Auraria’s candidates   The time has come once again for Denver to hold city elections, and this time the Auraria Campus got involved in the campaign process. On April 9, the Political Science Student Union hosted a City Council debate

Another brick in the wall

Graduation Jitters I’m not graduating next month, unlike many of my friends on campus. If all goes according to plan, I’m graduating in December 2019. However, some recent talk of graduation over the last couple weeks has triggered employment-related anxiety for me. I’ve met a

CU Denver hosted Farewell Open House for Raul Cardenas

Students and faculty share fond memories In honor of Raul Cardenas, Ph.D., the Vice Chancellor for Student Development, the Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center hosted his Farewell Open House on Tuesday, April 16, attracting both students and faculty to share their positive and

Auraria Sustainable Campus Program celebrates Earth Day every day

ASCP addressing composting rate Created from a student-led initiative, the Auraria Sustainable Campus Program (ASCP) addresses one major goal: reducing the ecological footprint of the Auraria Campus. To do this, ASCP works to create on-campus projects to reduce waste, increase knowledge about sustainability, and treat

Polis signs “Red Flag” gun control bill

Many Colorado sheriffs have denounced the new law Gov. Polis signed the HB19-1177 bill into law on April 12, which puts in place extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws to minimize gun violence. This bill allows for family members or law enforcement to temporarily remove

John Hickenlooper’s run for 2020

A look at the former governor’s campaign kickoff On March 4, former Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his 2020 run for the presidency and held his campaign kickoff in Denver on Thursday, March 7. Featuring local music from Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, a variety

Another brick in the wall

Social Networking The Social Network is objectively a well-crafted film, though eight years after its release, it feels a bit dated. The film implied that the biggest issues at Facebook were immature, hard-partying executives and some casual misogyny. If the film were made today, it

Surprising number of Millennials moving to Elizabeth, CO

Trend counters stereotype of Millennials preferring urban life With Denver’s growing population, it would be assumed that young adults prefer to live in a lively city. However, a recent study posted on 9News showed a trend of Millennials moving to rural areas of Colorado, specifically

Study shows recruitment bias toward affluent communities

How CU Denver challenges college recruitment bias In the midst of the recent college admissions scandal involving actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, researchers at UCLA and the University of Arizona found that public universities systematically prioritize recruiting in affluent, typically white communities. Many recruiters

Fighting period poverty in prisons and on campus

Campus initiative mirrors Colorado House Bill Through pop culture artifacts like Orange is the New Black and Oscar-winning film Period. End of Sentence, discussions about menstruation under difficult circumstances have entered into the political foreground. Having a period in a place without proper resources, such