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CU Denver professor running for Mayor of Aurora

Professor Omar Montgomery’s plans for Aurora by Gabby Bye Omar Montgomery, a Professor at CU Denver, will face off against candidates Mike Coffman, Ryan Frazier, Marsha Berzins, Renie Peterson, and write-in candidate Tiffany Grays during this year’s Aurora mayoral election on Nov. 5. Montgomery works

Pete Souza on Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

Souza coming to Parker to discuss rerelease of Shade on Nov. 6 It was no surprise that Pete Souza, President Obama’s chief photographer, created a photo book that chronicles his time within the White House.  What was surprising was his second smaller book, titled, Shade:

Another brick in the wall

The W. and Ellen Lovefest America’s (arguably) favorite daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres attracted controversy in recent weeks after being photographed with former President George W. Bush. Bush isn’t just any ex-president. Bush is the man who called for a constitutional amendment to ban

Beto O’Rourke attends town hall on gun violence in Aurora

Conversation was at times contentious Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke was the latest to visit the Aurora Municipal Center, stopping by on Sept. 19 for a town-hall style rally focusing on the ever-present topic of gun control. After an emotional introduction from Colorado State Rep. Tom

Racist photo from CSU students reignites free speech debate

CSU to change racial equity policies Earlier this semester, four students at Colorado State University (CSU) posted pictures of themselves in blackface on Snapchat, with the caption, “Wakanda Forever.” CSU’s leadership has come under fire for their seemingly blasé response, and the student body has

Another brick in the wall

Campaigning While Female A press conference last week organized by Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman (who are full-time conservative activists, I guess?) revealed that Kelvin Ty Whelly, a 24-year-old ex-Marine, supposedly had an affair with U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. Wohl and Burkman

Thousands march at Denver Youth Climate Strike

Protesters call for officials to act now Around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, protesters gathered at Denver’s Union Station, and by 11 a.m. an estimated 7,500 people filled the entirety of Union Square, armed with signs demanding “Climate Justice Now!”  The protest was part

Fall Study Abroad Fair showcases unique opportunities

Multiple countries and program options available This is what I want students to know: It’s within your reach.” These words come from Saira Hamidi, a study abroad coordinator for the Office of International Affairs (IA) who handles Global Education/Study Abroad. The Office of IA hosted

CU Denver hosts “Socialism vs Capitalism” debate

Debate encouraged diversity of thought CU Denver students and community members had the opportunity to engage in diversity of thought at the Socialism vs Capitalism debate, hosted by the Steamboat Institute’s Campus Liberty Tour. Notably, CU Regents changed the campus free speech policy last year