politics

Panama Papers: Portrait of a Pulitzer Prize

Panama Papers: Portrait of a Pulitzer Prize

On April 10 the Denver Press Club welcomed Kevin G. Hall, the chief economics reporter for McClatchy DC, to speak about President Trump’s business dealings, his connection to Russia and the Panama Papers. Hall and his team, along with reporters at the Miami Herald, found out earlier the same day that they had won the […]

New law protects free speech rights on campus

New law protects free speech rights on campus

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill April 4 aimed at protecting free speech rights at public institutions. Senate Bill 62, sponsored by Republican legislators Sen. Tim Neville and Rep. Stephen Murphy, along with Democratic Rep. Jeff Bridges, passed the House unanimously, 64-0, in late March. The new law will prohibit public institutions, such as universities, […]

Joe Salazar eyes attorney general seat

Joe Salazar eyes attorney general seat

As the Trump presidency approaches week 11, Joe Salazar has reached the conclusion that Coloradans need protection from Trump’s terrorizing administration. Not one to sit on his hands when communities are targeted, Salazar has decided to step up and take action.  Democratic state Rep. Joe Salazar filed paperwork for attorney general for the 2018 election […]

San Francisco: Nativist storm brings disparate communities closer together

San Francisco: Nativist storm brings disparate communities closer together

Sharing a post about an Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on social media may seem like an efficient way of helping immigrants in the community. In reality, it spreads fear among the community due to misinformation proliferating into cyberspace. A 24/7 local rapid response network hotline was established in San Francisco by a group of […]

Humanizing the face of Islam; The Colorado Muslim Society welcomes the community

Humanizing the face of Islam; The Colorado Muslim Society welcomes the community

On March 12, the Colorado Muslim Society hosted an open house, welcoming anyone from the community or elsewhere to come and join in on civil conversations regarding the Muslim faith. The first speaker, Nabeeh A. Hasan, was a certified representative for the Colorado Muslim Speakers Bureau. “You are our advocates in giving voices to the […]

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, […]

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 […]

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