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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

Parking should be free on weekends

HARDWORKING STUDENTS AND STAFF DESERVE IT It’s ironic that the students and faculty who go above and beyond to contribute to their university on the weekends still have to pay above and beyond what should be necessary for parking. Instead, these hard-working students and faculty

Local shooting makes mark on campus

AHEC EMPLOYEE LOSES LIFE  He worked for the Auraria campus for almost 20 years. Everyone Moreno worked with loved him and everyone is trying to continue working as normal, even though they lost someone close to them. He was a loved member of the community

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Wellness Zone: Environmental wellness

HOW TO BE SUSTAINABLE THIS SEASON Winter weather is about to settle in. What does that mean for sustainability efforts on the Auraria Campus and how can you contribute to our collective environmental wellness? While the cold conditions may make things like biking to campus and

Colorado’s Director of Transportation steps down

HOW WILL THIS AFFECT COMMUTER STUDENTS? Shailen P. Bhatt, the Executive Director of Colorado’s Department of Transportation has decided to step down from his position to lead a transportation advocacy organization in his new role as president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of

CU Denver offers vaccines to students

FLU SEASON HAS ARRIVED Nothing dictates that summer is over and fall has begun like the start of flu season. With the commencement of flu season, vaccinations are now available at every corner. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu peaks between