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In a time of plenty, students on Colorado campuses are hungry

https://youtu.be/QFn4D3Sl9-s Nell Roach, a student at Metropolitan State University in Denver, tells of her struggle to find adequate food and housing while pursing her degree....

In time of plenty, students on Colorado campuses are hungry College food pantries are...

Nell Roach was hungry. Again. It hit her like this often. She hadn’t been able to get enough to eat the day before, and...

Latest Denver police sweep forces three dozen homeless from RiNo camp It was the...

A young woman shrieked and howled Wednesday morning as she stomped across Arkins Court toward Brighton Boulevard, away from the homeless encampment where she’d...
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Denver Meadows residents take action at Aurora City Council

On Aug. 6, about 60 residents of the Denver Meadows Mobile Home park in Aurora appeared before City Council to ask for help either...

The middle class is shrinking in Colorado

Coloradans are under too much financial pressure to achieve a middle-class lifestyle, even with what are considered middle-class earnings, according to a study released...

Another Northeast Denver group scraps the racially-charged “Stapleton” name

A second civic group in Northeast Denver is nixing the S-word from its name. The Stapleton Development Corporation voted quietly late last week to call...

Guest Post: No right to rest

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are...

Lawmakers seek to give renters more rights when applying for an apartment

Renters looking for a more affordable place to live are spending hundreds of dollars applying for apartments, prompting Democratic lawmakers to set limits on...

The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the...

Gentrification is changing Denver schools. These steps aim to address that.

To address declining enrollment and combat segregation, Denver Public Schools should consider a number of steps including creating a clear and community-driven process for...