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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

Groundwater becoming heightened risk

WATER THE CHANCES STUDENTS ARE AT RISK? Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency publishes a list of sites across the United States that need contamination control. These are called “Superfund” sites. Most of these sites are former industrial complexes that have been abandoned. There are

Mayor Michael Hancock speaks on Auraria Campus

LEAVES LYNXFEST IN LAUGHTER On Saturday, Oct. 14, the usual queso smell that fills the halls of the Student Commons Building was replaced with whiffs of fresh barbeque as students, alumni, and their families gathered for a luncheon with Mayor Michael Hancock. The luncheon was

How important is campus involvement?

EVERY STUDENT SHOULD PARTICIPATE | Matt Kriese Before students step into the professional world, it is crucial that they first understand the importance of community. College is a unique opportunity to begin establishing this community and using it to propel forward into future professional endeavors.

CAM throws benefit concert for MusiCares

BANDS RAISE MONEY FOR HURRICANE RELIEF On Sep. 27 at Denver’s Moon Room, Rocky Mountain Music Relief and CU Denver College of Arts and Media put together a benefit show to raise money for the charity MusiCares. Four bands, Demi Demitro (of the Velveteers), Professor

Free speech becoming major issue on campus

STUDENT ORG IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF CONVERSATION Free speech rights are one of the most talked about current political debates in this country right now; specifically, whether hate speech should be protected under the first amendment. There are examples of this debate around America

CU Denver Live!’s Art of Costuming

ANNUAL EVENT CELEBRATES COSPLAY On Oct. 3, CU Denver Live! hosted The Art of Costuming, an event that celebrated professional costume builders. The event lasted from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and featured a panel of cosplayers and costume enthusiasts: Jim Shima, Ginny Diguiseppi, Alyson

International students pay more for same degree

MANY OF THE COSTS ARE UNAVOIDABLE CU Denver strives on its diversity and inclusion on campus. In fall 2016, there were more than 43 percent of undergraduate students of color and 57 percent of new first-year students of color. With the Office of International Affairs,

Homeless students on campus struggle

FOOD PANTRY PROVIDES RESOURCES FOR HOMELESS Many students often complain about how hard it is being a broke college student. However, most of the students also talk about how exciting it is after a long day to climb into warm and cozy beds. For a