STUDENT ACTIVISTS AIM TO REINVENT AURARIA Walking along 9th Street Park, CU Denver students are greeted by two rows of petite, Victorian houses sitting alongside the grassy median. These buildings, which now house organizations and offices, were once residential homes. Even before CU Denver
THE SCIENCE BUILDING READS EASY The Science Building is like any other building on campus, large and heavily air-conditioned. The building has work space for students to do homework, hang out, eat lunch, and complain about the lab courses they’re taking. However, the Science Building
WATCHING ‘FIGHT CLUB’ FOR HOMEWORK: YES, PLEASE There are times in a college career when general education requirements become tedious and tiresome, but there is a little glimmer of hope at the end of this sometimes very dark tunnel: electives. Elective courses are often geared
TIVOLI’S STAIRWAY TO HEAVENLY STUDY SPACE With more than eight buildings on Auraria Campus, including the ones in downtown, there are a lot of places for students to chill. There are some places within these buildings students may not know about. These often empty study
CU DENVER’S ALTERNATIVE BREAK PROGRAM COMBINES TRAVEL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE There are several student organizations on campus for students and their various interests. But there is only one that can be titled the best student organization, and that is the CU Denver Alternative Break Program.
EMPLOYEES BEWARE: AVOID THE APPLICATION Beyond the bowels of hell, at the bottom of everything is the Tivoli Food Court. Darkness swallows the hearts of the slaves at McDonald’s Express, Taco Bell, Subway, Alfresco Greens, and Mark Pi’s as they sweat over hot fryers and
WATCH OUT COLORADO TIRES Dear Colorado, the vote in 2014 was to legalize pot, not potholes. It seems every time Coloradans drive around Denver they are seen swerving to avoid these holes in the pavement. The drive to Auraria Campus, in Downtown Denver, and surrounding
EVENT EDUCATES STUDENTS ON ACTIVE SHOOTER The first-annual Auraria Prepareathon kicked off March 13 in the Tivoli Turnhalle. The free event premiered an informational video about how to prepare for an active shooter situation, and hosted various wellness and safety organizations to talk to attendees.
Friday night I received the best possible news: the Sentry referendum passed. After a week of intense campaigning and the lurking anxiety of ‘what if this vote doesn’t pass?’ having the vote pass validated all our hard work. We weren’t sure where we stood for
LAW RENDERS BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS ILLEGAL Last month’s police sweeps marked another advancement in Denver’s systematic criminalization of people experiencing homelessness. The Denver Police Department’s collaboration with Denver Public Works employees to seize the belongings of homeless citizens made national news on March 8. The