gun control

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Art has always been an outlet for society to express themselves. Whether it be the oppressed or the oppressors, art is a vehicle that is used to affect change and affect perception of events. “The Gun Show” is a new work that points the barrel of criticism at gun rights in America and takes a […]

Clinton rallies Colorado support

Clinton rallies Colorado support

Hillary Clinton made her first campaign stop in the Mile-High City, Nov. 24, meeting with supporters and sharing her stance on key issues. Following a morning rally in Boulder, Clinton came to Denver for a second rally held at Manual High School. The school boasts a history of having students who have gone on to […]

Bernie campaigns in Boulder

Bernie campaigns in Boulder

  BOULDER — Vermont senator and presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, drew a crowd of approximately 9,000 supporters at Potts Field for a rally Oct. 10. Cheers of “Sanders” rang out as songs like “Stop in the Name of Love” by the Supremes and Flogging Molly’s “Revolution” played in the background. Handmade signs were tossed up […]

Auraria experts weigh in on mass shootings

Auraria experts weigh in on mass shootings

Auraria Campus professionals weighed in this week on the recent mass shootings across America and what to do if it happened here. “You do feel that, if you work in higher education, it’s a matter of time,” said Shaun Schafer, Journalism Program Coordinator at MSU Denver. Schafer, who’s been at Auraria for nine years, said […]

President Jordan offers comfort after UCC Shooting

President Jordan offers comfort after UCC Shooting

In response to the Oct.1 mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, the 31st mass shooting since Columbine, MSU Denver President Stephen M. Jordan issued an email of condolences to the campus community. “Dear University community, today, news media reported a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, and I know you join me in […]

Gun control is only part of the solution

Like any controversial, emotionally-charged social issue, gun control flounders in a turbulent gray sea. There is no definitive black or white answer to how much gun control legislation is acceptable or necessary. Colorado is leading the nation, with Connecticut on its heels, in trying to find some kind of answer. Colorado legislators have thrust us […]

Bill banning concealed weapon carry on campus passes House

Bill banning concealed weapon carry on campus passes House

Colorado state house democrats voted in favor of a gun bill that would forbid the carrying of concealed weapons on Colorado campuses. House Bill 1226, sponsored by Clair Levy, D-Boulder, is in stark contrast to the 2003 Concealed Carry Act that permits the holding of concealed weapons on college campuses. The bill still needs to […]

Blame game and gun controls: If not now, when?

Welcome back! While you were away, several things happened in the real world off campus. And the Broncos’ magic carpet ride crashing to earth just a few blocks away in a Denver arctic evening two Saturdays ago was only part of it. Disappointing as that loss was for Denver’s sense of itself, other developments were […]