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Data on Denver Neighborhoods Raises Questions About Inequity in the City

June 16, 2017

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DENVER – A portion of Denver City Council met in April to discuss inequity throughout Denver, presented by the city’s Department of Environmental Health. The maps outline inequity across Denver’s neighborhoods, and much of the findings show that Denver’s west and southwest neighborhoods from Ruby Hill, to Lincoln Park to West Colfax are the most […]

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Immigration Rally Sends a Message to Gardner

April 8, 2017

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DENVER–On March 25, a modest, but passionate crowd, gathered at Skyline Park to show solidarity with Colorado immigrants. Among the speakers were Sen. Mike Johnston and Rep. Joe Salazar from the Colorado General Assembly. The event was held in ongoing protest again President Donald Trump’s immigration policy and an opportunity for attendees to send a […]

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Latina Rebel unapologetically closes the Women’s Leadership Conference

March 30, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus– Prisca Dorcas Rodriguez, founder of Latina Rebels, closed the 21st Annual Women’s Leadership Conference with laughter, realness and advice on March 9, 2017 at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. A racially diverse audience of about 70 people gathered at the Tivoli Turnhalle sighing, laughing and gasping in unison during Rodriguez’s engaging […]

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Denver demonstrators disrupt Wells Fargo in answer to international call for solidarity with Standing Rock

February 19, 2017

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DENVER — About 300 protesters filled the Wells Fargo Center lobby, 1740 Broadway, on Feb. 10, 2017 demanding divestment from companies investing in the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline that’s scheduled to run through North and South Dakota’s Standing Rock Reservation. The thunderous sounds from the large drum carried by five men reverberated in the atrium […]

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America Ferrera Talks Voting at Auraria

November 5, 2016

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – Actor and Activist America Ferrera and Voto Latino visited to Auraria Campus Oct. 26 to discuss the significance of voting and participating in the 2016 Election. The rally was sponsored by Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Student Activities, the University of Colorado Denver’s Student Life and the Community College of Denver’s Student […]

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National Football Fights Presidential Debate for Student’s Attention

October 7, 2016

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DENVER—Sept. 26, 2016 held two showdowns of equal brutality, broadcast on national television. One was the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and the other was an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers. In Auraria campus the love for football is high and the passion for political […]

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Metro Students Ambivalent About Politics and Broncos

September 30, 2016

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Rivalries in Football and Politics take over Television By Shannon Hoffman and Abby Bowen DENVER, Auraria Campus — This Sunday kicked off the week with a win for the Broncos, and Monday tackled it down with a loss for American politics. The general census from students who watched both the Broncos game and the political […]

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City Council Meeting Shows Denver’s Dedication to Human Welfare

August 4, 2016

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DENVER- On July 25, the Denver City Council convened for a productive weekly legislative meeting at which the council came to 13 resolutions. Among the resolutions was one approving a proposed amendatory agreement between the City and County of Denver and The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide rental assistance to Denver’s homeless population. Councilman […]

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Super Bowl “Trumps” GOP Debate on Auraria

February 2, 2016

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Super Bowl Trumps GOP Debate in Terms of Student Interest By Greg Bullinger and Cat Kerr DENVER, Auraria Campus —“Don’t get me started on Trump,” said Becky Ruhter, a Human Services major. “I’m part of a minority group.” Ruhter, who is in her senior year, connects herself among three separate minority communities, finds the idea […]

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Wheat Ridge City Council Puts Block on Legal Pot

December 1, 2014

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WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. – Weed may be legal, but for marijuana business owners, the battle is still being fought as opposition threatens the sale of marijuana in Wheat Ridge. While Amendment 64 approved the legal use and sale of marijuana by adults over the age of 21, the city put a moratorium in place on […]

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