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Letter to the Editor // The People vs. Donald Trump

CU DENVER STUDENT FIGHTS THE MUSLIM BAN President Donald Trump’s extraordinary attack on US District Judge James Robart as a “so-called judge” because he temporarily rendered Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban unenforceable nationwide is an affront to the judiciary and dangerous to democracy. The US Constitution

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Student Government Association Update

Welcome back to CU Denver, Lynx! We at SGA are excited to get our 2016-2017 year started with you all—students new and returning.  As your President and Vice President of CU Denver’s SGA, we are pleased to kick off the new year by introducing our

State of the University (April 2016)

With the end of election week, we are proud to announce that next year’s SGA executives will be Alex Pong, serving as President, and Akshay Kumar, as Vice President. A huge congratulations to the senators who were elected, the Student Advisor Committee to the Auraria

On the Record with Raul (March 2016)

If I’m truthful, I’ve got to admit I’m more than a little jealous of all of you who are headed off on Spring Break! Some of you will travel to warmer climates, others will take advantage of our fabulous spring skiing conditions, while many will

Hoverboards a Growing Campus Nuisance

NEW TECH A PEDESTRIAN PAIN It’s refreshing to be able to commute to Auraria Campus without needing to own a car, truck, or SUV. This is a great advantage for urban and suburban living, but most bus and train stops are still blocks away from

Millenials Restore Degrading Faith

THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT As an older gentleman on campus, it’s easy to slide into accepting the standard-issue stereotypes of millennials— the bulk of Auraria Campus student—as a whiny, self-absorbed lot with outsized senses of entitlement who relate better to smart phones than to

State of the University (Feb. 2016)

Fortunately, all of our New Year’s resolutions to give up sugar have already disintegrated, because it seems as if midterm season has called for an unending stream of candy, cookies, and doughnuts littering the atriums of North Classroom. Fueled by our sugar highs, we’ve made

On the Record with Raul (Feb. 2016)

I don’t know about you, but I’ve got to say I like the new name and new focus of our student newspaper. Starting last month, following input from students, the Advocate is now the CU Denver Sentry featuring more campus-based news and information. The re-branding