equality

Making change: The $20 turns toward equality

Making change: The $20 turns toward equality

The catalyst making the biggest change to our currency since 1929 started with some housekeeping. The Advanced Counterfeit Deterrence program was established to stay ahead of counterfeiting, which is the primary driver for currency redesign. In June 2013, the ACD recommended to the secretary of the treasury, Jacob Lew, that the $10 note be the […]

Paying it no mind: Honoring my ancestors

Paying it no mind: Honoring my ancestors

The deep purple and blue hues that once seemed to complete carefully painted eyelids, and angry red gashes that were carved just inches from neatly styled wigs, now cannot be found. Their protest signs, once dripping with fresh ink of political scrawlings, are now carefully fashioned safety pins and rainbow duct tape placed securely over […]

Goldspot Brewery hosts beer rollout for equality

Goldspot Brewery hosts beer rollout for equality

Goldspot Brewery hosted an event that invited equality on an uneasy inauguration day. While many groups have been opposed to the election others have been vehemently for it, this brewery decided to do something different. “It’s interrelated, but not directly,” said Event Coordinator and Brewer Kelissa Hieber. “We aren’t concerning ourselves with rhetoric.” Hieber, her coworkers […]

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

The rest as they say is history. If the past is what truly sets the context for what will be the present and the future then America is exactly what it should be. America is as it has always been, a nation divided. Sadly it is a nation still divided at its core by race […]

First Friday brings new way to discuss women’s issues, rights

Lack of women’s rights and equality is a real issue — one that Auraria’s feminist scholars are determined to address. On March 1, Feminist First Fridays held their first official meeting of the spring semester. The meeting took place in a conference room in the Student Success Building. The size of the room, however, was […]

Not all athletes are created equal: High participation rate does not mean equality

Black History month is upon us, and I can’t help but wonder if black student-athletes are really getting a fair game. I read recently that the participation rate of black collegiate athletes is at an all-time high, but graduation rates are not. This poses the question: is high participation rate a sign that black student-athletes […]