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A Brief History of the Auraria Campus

A story of a campus built, and a community lost An eclectic mix of contemporary, concrete facades and old brick buildings such as the Tivoli or St. Cajetan’s church are hallmarks of the Auraria campus students know today. With the Denver skyline as its backdrop,

The best meal on campus: Los Molinos

Local restaurant spices up Auraria campus Los Molinos easily takes the title of the best meal on campus. Every day, people line up out the door to get a taste of Mexico in the heart of Denver.  Los Molinos began as a food truck downtown

Sororities and fraternities recruiting at CU Denver

What to expect from new organizations As the Auraria campus continues to grow in profile and expand, new opportunities await students hoping to branch out and connect. “Sorority & Fraternity Life” is a new program that will be rolling out in the upcoming spring semester,

Student Advisory Committee gives students a voice

Helping students understand SACAB Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board is more than another student resource office with an acronym for their name. Many students may be unaware of the importance of this state-mandated resource for the students of the Auraria campus, but the

West Classroom Building investigation complete

Rapid Response indicates no safety concerns As students geared up for the start of a new semester, the Auraria campus underwent an investigation of faculty health concerns regarding the West Classroom. The West Classroom is located on the southwest corner of campus near the Auraria

Campus squirrels under fire for student harassment

Squirrels insist they need to use campus facilities too In recent months, the Auraria Police Department has been receiving an excess amount of phone calls regarding students being harassed by the squirrels present on campus. Students claim they often fear for their safety walking between

Los Molinos at Auraria serves up Mexican cuisine

Campus food truck moves into mercantile building Mexican restaurant, Los Molinos, has opened a permanent location on the Auraria campus, but they aren’t entirely new around here. The family-owned restaurant started as a food truck in the 1980s and has been coming to campus for

Auraria Police Department K9 Dash retires

Say hello to Auraria’s new explosives dog, Jet If the lack of a certain golden retriever has been noticed on campus, that’s because Dash, the Auraria Campus Police Department’s explosive detection K9, has officially retired. To fill the hole that Dash’s departure has left in

RTD faced with questions of safety

RTD faces pressure after accident this month A pedestrian was struck and killed on Oct. 4 while trying to cross in front of the RTD train at the crossing at South Santa Fe Drive and West Bayaud Avenue. According to Denver Police the pedestrian was distracted