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Meet your SGA President and Vice President!

Sutliff and Waller show enthusiasm For many CU Denver students, a sense of connection to campus is lacking, and the Student Government Association (SGA)’s current President and Vice President, Jamie Sutliff and Peter Waller want to change that this academic year.  SGA’s main purpose is

A snapshot of photography professor Bill Adams

Showing passion inside and outside the classroom Sitting down to speak with Bill Adams in a room full of computers was a stark juxtaposition to his classes that deal exclusively with photographic film.  Everyone who has been under his tutelage knows he is an enigma

Meet CU Denver student Yazmin Castillo

Castillo is passionate about children and nonprofit work College is stressful. Work is stressful. Combined, these two things make for busy weeks with little time to oneself, and for some, that can be unbearable. Yazmin Castillo, however, is not like most people. A first-generation 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

CU Denver professor named Colorado State Historian

Dr. Colorado strives to make history accessible This year on Colorado Day, Aug. 1, CU Denver Professor Tom Noel, nicknamed “Dr. Colorado,” was named by History Colorado as state historian. The position of state historian establishes Noel as the top authority for any fact involving

Professor Walsh discusses immigration and theater

James Walsh merges political science and the arts Professor James Walsh, who has been teaching at CU Denver for 21 years and currently in the political science department, is perhaps best known among his students for incorporating elements of theater into his courses.  Theater and

CU Denver alum has a poppin’ career

Ernesto Rodriguez markets for local popcorn company Six months after graduating from CU Denver with a business marketing degree, Ernesto Rodriguez found himself in the aisles of a grocery store looking for a snack. It was then where he stumbled upon a brand called Oogie’s—a

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Frida Silva dreams of a more inclusive campus

Vice President with Big Plans Frida Silva will be next year’s student government association’s Vice President. She got her first taste of political leadership in her senior year of high school when a friend convinced her to join student government. After she decided to attending

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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