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Activists Challenge Denver Law Enforcement

POLICE AIM TO REDUCE RACIAL BIAS   This month, the Denver Police Department announced a plan to collect racial and ethnic data for select traffic and pedestrian stops by the end of 2016. Activists have been pushing for this policy to become routine for years,

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DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE     It is the beginning of the school year. Classes are starting, and with the annual resurgence of bodies on campus, both new and familiar faces are flooding Auraria. Students are being sent on office scavenger hunts to find

Presidental election most controversial yet

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FIGHT TO GET THE JOB     Lately, the US has been through some turbulent times. From several mass shootings to safety issues and conversations about gun laws, a majority of Americans have begun fearing for their lives.      The 2016 presidential

Best Place to Read on Campus

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

Best Non-Required Class

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

Most Underrated Spot on Campus

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

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Best Student Organization

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.

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Worst Places to Work on Campus for Students

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

Worst Pot(holes)

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

First Annual Campus Prepareathon

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.