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An evening at Keep Talking, End the Stigma

Exploring the healing power of narrative On April 18, the Tivoli Turnhalle hosted a new mental health awareness event. Keep Talking, End the Stigma was a collaborative event headed by the Office of Case Management and co-sponsored by the Counseling Center, the Phoenix Center, Student

Jamie Newton challenges sexism through storytelling

Newton receives CU’s Presidential Diversity Award The University of Colorado presents as many as four President’s Diversity Awards each year for the achievement of “developing a culturally and intellectually diverse university community reflective of inclusive excellence.” Recipients receive $2,000 and are picked from any of

Sex education bill advances in Colorado Senate

Bill hasn’t escaped contention from conservative groups A new comprehensive sex education bill, House Bill 19-1032, which resolved in updating the previous 2013 sex education standards, advanced in the Colorado State Senate on Feb. 28 after previously passing the Colorado State House.   The bill itself proposed the

Title IX comment period closes

Changes could impact Auraria Campus In late 2017, US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced an overhaul of Title IX policies. Her proposed changes were released in November 2018, beginning a public commenting period to receive input and questions from those that would be affected by

Colorado groups protest Kavanaugh confirmation

Confirmation likely to be a factor in upcoming election On Oct. 6, the women’s organization Ultra Violet organized a protest outside of Sen. Gardner’s Denver office hours, before the senator voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Protesters chanted “lock him up,” and

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Jacob McWilliams working on gender equality

Director of Women and Gender Center Crammed in a tiny office loaned out by the Experiential Learning Center and often overflowing with boxes, resides the Women and Gender Center. It started as the Women’s Resource Center in 2012, and currently operates within the office of