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Activists unite against immigration policy

Activists unite against immigration policy

Outside the federal immigration center in Aurora, roughly 100 activists gathered in protest on Feb. 25. Their reason was the Trump administration’s aggressive actions in deporting immigrants. As explained by the rally’s organizer Holly Smith, the purpose was to peacefully illustrate the solidarity that exists between Colorado residents and immigrants throughout the country. Smith said the […]

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 […]

Auraria students walk out over DeVos confirmation

Auraria students walk out over DeVos confirmation

Auraria Campus students  staged a walk out over the confirmation of U.S. education secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday February 7, 2017. “Out of the Tivoli and into the streets.” This was one of the chants that rang throughout the Tivoli Student Union, Tuesday afternoon as roughly two dozen Auraria Campus students participated in a student […]

Fight is on for healthcare in Denver

Fight is on for healthcare in Denver

Protesters came together to endure the cold and risk their own health to fight for health care. On Jan. 15, protesters huddled at the state capitol for the Save Healthcare rally. This followed an earlier rally Congresswoman Diana Degette-D held a to save the Affordable Care Act. Protesters flew signs that read “stop ACA repeal” […]

Auraria students organize for activism

Auraria students organize for activism

Speaking through a bullhorn, student activists demanded an end to social injustice and rallied students on Nov. 14 outside the Tivoli. The Facebook event, which was called Urgent Campus Action by organizers, was in part a reaction to Donald Trump’s election win as well as recent events over the Dakota Access Pipeline and broader issues […]

Thousands converge in Denver to protest Donald Trump

Thousands converge in Denver to protest Donald Trump

The cries of thousands of Colorado citizen’s echoed through the streets of Denver on Nov. 10 to protest against the recent president-elect, Donald Trump. Denver was one of several cities across the country that experienced protesting following the election results. Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, New York City and many others reported having thousands protest- ing […]

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