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Tag Archives: University Of Denver

Legal experts: The GOP Senate is trying to have cake and eat it too

The debate over the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia has raged for weeks now. The right insists there should be no nominee […]...

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March 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘A Founding Amnesia’

Colorado history is marked with shame surrounding the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre. One of the central figures behind the attack, Colorado Gov. John Evans, mostly has escaped blame. Until now....

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November 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, The Mix

Swarthmore President Rebecca Chopp appointed DU Chancellor

Chopp is a renowned scholar of progressive religious movements in America, a likely draw for DU, given the political and innovative history of its own theology program at the Iliff School....

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June 12, 2014 Education, The Mix

Chieftain Newsroom Execs Sign Giron Recall Petitions, Blasted for ‘Ethics Conflict’

In the storm of passions that erupted this spring in Colorado around proposed state gun-control laws, The Pueblo Chieftain made little attempt to hide its opposition and blasted Pueblo Democratic Senator Angela Giron for supporting the measures....

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July 30, 2013 Center Well, In-Depth, Politics

University of Denver Faculty Joins Students in Opposing Bush Award

Outcry is escalating around the decision made by the University of Denver's international studies school to honor former President George W. Bush at a fundraising dinner this September. In addition to 1,500 students and alumni protesting the award, 24 of...

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July 16, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix
DU Draws Heat for Plan to Present Bush with ‘Improving Human Condition’ Award

DU Draws Heat for Plan to Present Bush with ‘Improving Human Condition’ Award

Hundreds of students, staffers and alumni are protesting the University of Denver’s decision to honor former President George W. Bush with an award traditionally recognizing recipients for their work on behalf of humanity....

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July 3, 2013 Center Well, Politics, The Mix
Colorado trends suggest Romney plan to court only ‘thoughtful independents’ doomed

Colorado trends suggest Romney plan to court only ‘thoughtful independents’ doomed

Republican Party donors and strategists alarmed by the trajectory of the embattled Romney presidential campaign won't find much to boost their spirits in swing-state Colorado. On the contrary, what's happening on the ground here suggests the party's nominee is failing...

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September 20, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Primary election stats suggest GOP youth-voter catastrophe will continue

Primary election stats suggest GOP youth-voter catastrophe will continue

Low turnout among youth voters for the Republican Super Tuesday primary contests suggests the GOP is making a major strategy misstep this year, analysts told the Colorado Independent. They said that Republican campaign messages to young people are mostly absent,...

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March 12, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

DADT repeal throws DOMA under spotlight

While gay soldiers and veterans in Colorado react today with a mix of joy and relief that the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy barring them from serving openly has been repealed, Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family continues to...

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September 20, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

Colorado tax hikes proposed by DU researchers not at all radical

News outlets in Colorado reported last week that researchers at the University of Denver recommended tax hikes to fill yawning future budget gaps. In fact, the researchers made no recommendations. What they did was offer two scenarios...

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September 6, 2011 Center Well, Politics

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Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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