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CU Denver Wellness Center Breaks Ground

STUDENT INITIATIVE BECOMES A REALITY After a journey of feasibility studies, student surveys, and a student referendum vote, the new CU Denver Wellness Center broke ground on Thursday, Sept. 22. The road to the groundbreaking ceremony was years in the making, and the project was

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Angela Buckley

PROFESSOR RUNS ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAM ON CAMPUS Making a living in the arts is no easy task. Unlike many other career paths, there might not be an office job waiting when college is done, even for the most qualified or talented applicants. This uncertainty can be

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Gem Sheps: Queerly Beloved

As a chronically ill student I spend a lot of time in bed, and even more time watching TV. What else can you do that requires no physical energy and has nothing to do with homework? One of my favorite shows is Star Trek; I

Transfer Student Stories: How They Got To CU

CU IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR MANY CU Denver has been rumored to be a “stepping stone” school: a place for high school graduates to go while they figure out their next choices in life, to kill time while they get their act together and

Amber Long: Director of the Wellness Center

DIRECTOR AIMS TO REVOLUTIONIZE AURARIA CAMPUS Everyone has a different perception of what wellness means, and for some it means having bulging biceps, drinking kale smoothies for breakfast, or getting in touch with their spiritual side. Amber Long, the new Director of the CU Denver

Latinx Heritage Month Honored at CU Denver

FOCUS ON CULTURE, LANGUAGE, AND IDENTITY Mid-September always marks the beginning of the ever-so-colorful celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. This month is dedicated to celebrating and learning about the several distinct cultures that make up the Hispanic and Latino community. This year at CU Denver,

Janitorial Rights Under Scrutiny

AHEC STAFF SEEKS AWARENESS, JUSTICE Recently, the custodial workers at Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC)  have been the recipients of intense discrimination, which seems to be racially oriented and extends into prejudice against non-English-speaking workers. The AHEC staff complained to their superiors well before the

Yang Wang

Dr. Yang Wang, a professor in the College of Arts and Media, is helping bring diversity to the art history program on campus. One of CU Denver’s newest professors, Wang has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in

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Gem Sheps: Queerly Beloved

Thursday nights at Tracks night club are 18+ nights and the only time I’ll be able to go to the club until I turn 21 next year. Places like Tracks can be an oasis for people in the LGBTQ+ community—it can be difficult to meet

Changes to FAFSA Affect CU Denver Students

FEDERAL POLICIES MANDATE DECLARATION OF MAJOR Some students start college with a four-year plan, while others are figuring out where they belong. In the meantime, they continue to apply for financial aid and hope that each semester, there’s a bigger package. To receive financial aid,