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Guest Posts

Guest Post: We are listening: Responding to recent child abuse and neglect data

Calls to the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline rose for the fourth consecutive year last year. In 2018, an astonishing 221,969 calls were made...

Guest Post: Colorado’s David Bernhardt has already shown his true colors 'Bernhardt has been...

Former U.S. Sen. Tim Wirth penned a head-scratching piece in The Colorado Independent this week. In it, he paints the nomination of fellow Coloradan...
Coalmont Lek outside of Walden, CO

Guest Post: Secretary of the Interior – public citizen or private lobbyist? 'Climate...

The Coloradan nominated by President Trump to pick up the pieces from Ryan Zinke’s tumultuous tenure of the Department of Interior, David Bernhardt, knows...
South high school denver DPS public schools strike

Guest Post: To improve Denver schools, listen to students, parents, and teachers

Striking Denver teachers are fighting for a contract that will allow us to afford living in Denver and continue teaching the students we love. Our...

Guest Post: It’s time to end University of Colorado’s onerous student fees

Tuesday morning, University of Colorado-Boulder graduate students, undergraduates, and faculty members participated in a walkout to protest student fees. Organized by the Committee on...
Guggenheim Geography Building, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

Guest Post: What the University of Colorado needs in its next president

As a former member of Princeton University’s governing Board of Trustees and as an alumnus of Harvard and Princeton, I have seen what the...

Guest Post: Don’t jeopardize Colorado’s important outdoor recreation industry Urge Congress to permanently reauthorize...

The government shutdown that paralyzed Washington for five weeks wreaked havoc on our national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands. But beyond the...

Guest Post: The Colorado Education Paradox 'Imagine if Colorado’s support for education matched its...

As a high school guidance counselor and president of the Colorado Education Association (CEA), I have seen up close and personal the promise of...

Guest Post: No more dead bodies on Boulder streets

Boulder is the 17th wealthiest city in the 57th wealthiest county in the 10th wealthiest country in the world. One would expect such wealth...

Guest Post: Back pay doesn’t pay the bills due today

I am a patriotic American. I have worked as a federal government public servant for 14 years in three different agencies providing resources and...