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Denver professional sports update: Broncos

Denver professional sports update: Broncos

The Denver Broncos kicked off their season and Vance Joseph made his head coaching debut in Monday night’s victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. The Broncos finished with a record of 9-7 last season and failed to make the playoffs one year after winning the Super Bowl. As a franchise historically known for success, the […]

Saving heritage through art

Saving heritage through art

Powwow dancers of all ages, from tots to elders, swayed in their colorful regalia to the thundering drum and the belting of native singers during the 28th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration on Sept. 9 hosted by the Denver Art Museum. Hundreds gathered at the Acoma Plaza, the space between the Denver Public Library […]

Forum introduces midterm state candidates

Forum introduces midterm state candidates

Prospective voters filled Armstrong Hall on the Colorado College campus to the brim on Sept. 2 for the State of the State forum. The forum, organized by the El Paso County Democrats and the Colorado College Democrats, allowed local and state candidates for the 2018 mid-term elections, as well as activist groups to meet the […]

Colorado pledges to protect DACA students

Colorado pledges to protect DACA students

Colorado’s legislators circled the wagons around the state’s undocumented youth after the Trump administration made moves to end their semi-legal status on Sept. 5. At a press conference held Sept. 1, Gov. John Hickenlooper, state House Majority Leader Crisanta Duran and state Rep. Dan Pabon said Colorado would do everything it could to protect those […]

Survivors share stories and support at SlutWalk

Survivors share stories and support at SlutWalk

Donning pasties, attendees adorned with colorful tattoos, fishnets, combat boots and wrapped in yellow caution tape marched toward the west steps of the Capitol holding signs while chanting, “autonomy for all bodies.” Survivors of sexual violence and their allies first gathered at the amphitheater in Civic Center Park to kick off the 7th Annual SlutWalk […]

Denver passes bill on immigration policy; sanctuary in all but name

Denver passes bill on immigration policy; sanctuary in all but name

On Aug. 28, the Denver City Council unanimously passed a controversial bill limiting how Denver officials work with federal immigration services. The Denver Public Safety Enforcement Priorities Act is the product of months of work by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and city council sponsors Paul López and Robin Kniech. The bill reinforces three existing Denver laws […]

East High School coach fired after forcing athletes into splits

East High School coach fired after forcing athletes into splits

Questions remain after Denver East High School cheerleading coach Ozell Williams was terminate following the release of several videos showing him forcing athletes into the splits. The videos weren’t publicly available until they were sent to 9News nearly nine weeks after they were taken. Williams can be seen forcing high school girls as young as […]

Westword Music Showcase 2017

Westword Music Showcase 2017

Westword Music Showcase made an epic return to the Golden Triangle, Saturday June 24th. The festival accommodated nearly 100 bands on this years lineup. Venues and bars were packed with festival goers throughout the duration of the beautiful sunny day. Local musicians dominated the beginning of the festival at venues along Broadway including Stoney’s Bar […]

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