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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 […]

Denver students show solidarity in walkout

Denver students show solidarity in walkout

On Sept. 5 over 2,500 students from 25 schools throughout the Denver Metro area gathered on the Tivoli quad to protest the dismantling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The protest was hosted by immigrant’s rights groups like the Colorado People’s Alliance and the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition in response to the Trump […]

MSU Denver graced by former Mexican president

MSU Denver graced by former Mexican president

Denouncing populism, former Mexican President Vicente Fox called Americans to their best values during a speech at MSU Denver. University President Janine Davidson introduced Fox to a packed auditorium in the King Center on Aug. 29. The event was presented by both MSU Denver and Global Chamber Denver. Fox touched on the value of international […]

DeGette visits newest building on campus

DeGette visits newest building on campus

Rep. Diana DeGette saw the public-private partnership in action on Auraria via MSU Denver’s new Aerospace and Engineering Sciences. DeGette toured Auraria campus’ new AES Building on Aug. 24 with the hope to attract growth in the science, technology, engineering and math fields in Colorado. “More importantly it’ll train the next generation of workers so […]

Colorado Open Records opens the modern era

Colorado Open Records opens the modern era

On Aug. 17 the Denver Press Club celebrated the modernization of the Colorado Open Records Act, which was updated with two new amendments earlier in the month. Previously, CORA was not updated for 20 years and did not account for the technological advances of today. Speakers from government, media and a nonprofit spoke at a panel […]

Racial tension rises on campus from white power push

Racial tension rises on campus from white power push

Although Auraria campus remains free from hate crimes so far in 2017, students feel tension due to the current political climate and racial divides across the nation. The lack of reported hate crimes this year differs from 2016, when there were four reported hate crimes against students at school related events both away from campus and […]

Betsy DeVos visit comes with protest at council meeting

Betsy DeVos visit comes with protest at council meeting

About 1,500 people attended the 44th American Legislative Exchange Council annual meeting that took place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Denver beginning July 19. Conservative legislators, lobbyists, corporate stakeholders and ALEC members came together under one roof to network and discuss government policies. One of the major topics discussed was school choice voucher […]

Cory Gardner blitzes three town hall meetings in one day

Cory Gardner blitzes three town hall meetings in one day

After months of protests and complaints from constituents, Sen. Cory Gardner held three town hall meetings throughout Colorado on Aug. 15. The event followed almost two weeks after Gardner’s first town hall in more than a year on Aug. 4. The anger of the last few months toward Gardner was evident at the first of […]

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