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Thousands march at Denver Youth Climate Strike

Protesters call for officials to act now Around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, protesters gathered at Denver’s Union Station, and by 11 a.m. an estimated 7,500 people filled the entirety of Union Square, armed with signs demanding “Climate Justice Now!”  The protest was part

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returns to Denver

Thousands in crowd feel the Bern “I am asking you to help me wage a political revolution,” presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said at his Denver rally on Sept. 9. Sanders, having just celebrated his 78th birthday a day earlier, urged the crowd to “join the

Going green on campus and beyond

How students can get involved The threat of climate change is an ever-present thought in the minds of many young people today.  Current world reports don’t paint an optimistic picture either: the Amazon rainforest burns in large swaths, millions of tons of arctic ice are

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris comes to Denver

Crowd excited about historic candidacy Doors didn’t open until after 5:00p.m., but fans of Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris started lining up outside of Manual High School at 1:45 p.m. to see the California senator at her first campaign event in Colorado on Aug. 2.

Denver teachers’ strike ends

Teacher salaries often don’t meet cost of living The Denver Classroom Teachers Association started negotiations with the district about a new pay structure for teachers more than a year ago.  These talks came to a head on Feb. 11, when roughly 56 percent of the

Greek Life coming soon to CU Denver

Programs to focus on diversity and inclusion On Feb. 6, CU Denver’s Office of Student Life and Campus Community hosted an information session on the newly launched sorority and fraternity program. “We’re starting a community from scratch, which is incredibly exciting,” Courtney Kristan, the Greek

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

2018 Midterms Provide Historic Firsts

The significance of the election results went beyond the gubernatorial race In a historic midterm election that ended with the democrats flipping the House of Representatives, the republicans retaining their majority in the Senate, and the most women ever being elected to Congress, Colorado made