Politics

Forum tackles the value of academic freedom

Forum tackles the value of academic freedom

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan and Provost Vicki Golich hosted a forum on academic freedom on March 6. The forum featured two speakers, Joe Goldhammer and Matthew Finkin, two of the country’s most respected academic freedom lawyers. Academic freedom is often misunderstood and misrepresented, which makes it an easy target. In today’s political climate, academic […]

House Bill 1131

House Bill 1131

Financial aid and the College Opportunity Fund are two things that Colorado students heavily rely on. COF provides a stipend to eligible undergraduate students, and College Assist is a nonprofit guarantor for the Federal Family Education Loan Program. The two work together to ensure that college can be affordable for all Colorado students. HB 17-1131, […]

Town hall held despite Gardner’s absence

Town hall held despite Gardner’s absence

Seven Colorado organizations hosted a “With or Without You” town hall meeting on Feb. 24 in reaction to Sen. Cory Gardner declining to meet with constituents face-to-face. The town hall was hosted by some of Colorado’s largest citizen-led organizations, including Indivisible Front Range Resistance and Together We Will Colorado. Although Gardner did not accept the […]

Tax Payer Bill Of Rights (TABOR) at center of heated debate

Tax Payer Bill Of Rights (TABOR) at center of heated debate

Kristi Hargrove voted for Donald Trump in the last election. From Crested Butte, which she calls a liberal town, she identifies as a proud Republican. “My daughter came home from school, she was in middle school, complaining about how cold she was at school,” Hargrove said. It was around 2003. “I said to her, well […]

Colorado teachers worried over DeVos

Colorado teachers worried over DeVos

Students and teachers in Colorado are concerned with Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as secretary of education. Although the Colorado state legislature has more influence over Colorado’s schools than DeVos may have, she does have the power to push her policies. “DeVos’ policies will affect my school along with other public schools because her policies devalue the […]

Supporters rally to Planned Parenthood

Supporters rally to Planned Parenthood

Supporters of Planned Parenthood rallied outside Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-Co.,) office on Feb. 11 in downtown Denver. Julie Anne, one of the rally’s organizers, said that she and Liddy Knight-Greulich and Tiffany Caudill, also organizers, would meet on Wednesday to represent the people who attended the rally to Gardner. “We are going to reiterate the […]

Daytime Duo 2/9/2017

This week’s guests are Leah Marvin-Riley, Matt Rouch and Nick Thomas, plus Avery and Deanna dish on the Lady Gaga, the Santa Clarita Diet, the NOH8 campaign comes to Denver and more.

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Community leaders outlined their plans to protect immigrants by turning Denver into a sanctuary city at a forum held at North High School Feb. 2. Hosted by the Colorado Latino Forum, the event brought Democratic lawmakers, city attorneys and law enforcement officials together to discuss how Denver would handle immigration policy in light of President […]

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