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Not all heroes wear capes

Finding creative ways to honor essential workers In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, essential workers are the glue that’s holding the world together. With Colorado’s stay at home order set to last until May 8, around half of Colorado’s 6 million residents are under

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Black death: COVID-19 and African Americans

Coronavirus disproportionately impacting communities of color  As with previous natural disasters in the United States, African Americans and other people in minority groups face the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. African Americans continue to experience widespread discrimination through the economy and healthcare system, leading to higher rates

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Unemployment in Colorado

State claimants will start seeing stimulated unemployment payments this week 26 million people have lost their jobs in the last five weeks nationwide according to National Public Radio. Four million more have applied for unemployment the week of April 20. Zarroli said, “In the country

COVID-19 brings lawsuits against corrections facilities

Local civil rights activists work to keep detainees safe As the novel coronavirus continues to wage war on the country, prisons and immigration facilities are seeing an entirely different level of destruction and fear. In spaces that are already confined, overcrowded, and under-resourced, COVID-19 has

Sporting Good Industry Teams Up to Fight COVID-19

The sporting industry collaborates to make life saving equipment. With the Coronavirus raging on into April 2020, the information being passed around seems to change day to day. One thing that has remained constant since the virus began to spread is the need for basic

History of Zoom

How a romance sparked a multi-billion dollar company.  One of the most used applications right now is Zoom. It has been used to take the place of the classroom and transform the traditional classroom into a virtual one. With the upending of traditional teaching, it has

CU will not refund tuition dollars

Why there should be a different solution to aid students On Wednesday, April 14, CU Denver Campus Communication’s COVID-19 Update discussed the University’s decision to only refund housing and parking, saying there will be no refund of tuition, specifically stating: “We expect that you will complete the spring