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Campus squirrels under fire for student harassment

Squirrels insist they need to use campus facilities too In recent months, the Auraria Police Department has been receiving an excess amount of phone calls regarding students being harassed by the squirrels present on campus. Students claim they often fear for their safety walking between

Los Molinos at Auraria serves up Mexican cuisine

Campus food truck moves into mercantile building Mexican restaurant, Los Molinos, has opened a permanent location on the Auraria campus, but they aren’t entirely new around here. The family-owned restaurant started as a food truck in the 1980s and has been coming to campus for

Auraria Police Department K9 Dash retires

Say hello to Auraria’s new explosives dog, Jet If the lack of a certain golden retriever has been noticed on campus, that’s because Dash, the Auraria Campus Police Department’s explosive detection K9, has officially retired. To fill the hole that Dash’s departure has left in

RTD faced with questions of safety

RTD faces pressure after accident this month A pedestrian was struck and killed on Oct. 4 while trying to cross in front of the RTD train at the crossing at South Santa Fe Drive and West Bayaud Avenue. According to Denver Police the pedestrian was distracted

Democratic socialism sweeping across college campuses

Students seeking alternatives to two-party system Democratic socialism is gaining popularity in the United States, particularly on college campuses.   According to historian Eric Foner, in the past, socialism hasn’t had broad appeal in the United States partially because of its association with authoritarian regimes like the Soviet

Should students be able to opt-out of fees?

Fees benefit everyone Opinion by Padideh Aghanoury Student fees are an inevitable part of college. These fees help pay for a variety of necessary features on a campus that are not fully funded by tuition alone. For example, students in the College of Liberal Arts

Stranger Than Fiction

  One of the most pressing student concerns on this campus has to do with safety. This isn’t safety in the way students at more traditional schools talk about their personal wellbeing. While conversations around alcohol abuse and sexual assault dominate the conversations of these

Worst parking lot on campus

CHEAPER DOESN’T MEAN BETTER “You get what you pay for” is an especially applicable statement when it comes to the LAZ parking lot located near the Campus Village student housing complex. Costing $3 to park for the day, the LAZ parking lot serves to be the

The happiest animal on campus

DASH: AURARIA’S ONLY CERTIFIED POLICE DOG Two-year-old Dash is one of the only police dogs on a college campus in Colorado; he has been keeping Auraria safe since his introduction to campus, wearing a smile the whole time. Dash was rescued by the Golden Retriever