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Tag Archives: Higher Education

An effort to curb campus sexual assault is on life support after this GOP-led panel overhauled a proposed new law in Colorado

Update: The Senate Appropriations Committee, controlled by Republicans, killed this bill on Tuesday, May 1.  Jessica Higgins never reported. After she was raped her freshman […]...

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April 26, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

KEEFE: The ups and downs of Colorado’s priorities

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March 15, 2017 Education, Just In, Keefe, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver City Council sends higher-education tax hike to voters

Denver City Council members agree higher education costs too much in Colorado and that state and federal lawmakers have failed to take care of it. […]...

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August 25, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

#Coleg Notebook: Dr. Chaps gets results; hello budget

Dr. Chaps gets results  Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt has been all over the headlines (and the subject of Mike Littwin’s most recent column), for saying that the feticide […]...

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March 27, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In, Uncategorized

And they’re off: Colorado General Assembly Opening Day

Colorado's General Assembly kicked off its 70th session in classic Colorado style -- so bipartisan it’s hard to say who’s walking onto the court with the upper hand....

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January 7, 2015 The Mix

Pro-business in a dismal economy helps, but Hickenlooper faces budget-slashing nightmare

For somebody often awkward in his public speeches, prone to stutter-stepping his way through sentences, Governor-elect John Hickenlooper has superb skills as a salesman. Maybe it goes back to his days as a barkeep in Denver’s LoDo, bantering for a...

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December 20, 2010 Center Well, Education, Environment/Energy, Politics
Gardner backer Armey would end federal student loan programs in Colorado

Gardner backer Armey would end federal student loan programs in Colorado

Influential and controversial national conservative advocacy group FreedomWorks started the Tea Party movement last year and is endorsing conservative candidates across the country this year, […]...

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October 8, 2010 Blog, Education, Politics
Hickenlooper calls for integration among college programs

Hickenlooper calls for integration among college programs

Democratic candidate for governor Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper told the Colorado Independent today that colleges, like divisions in corporations, do best when there is competition […]...

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August 30, 2010 Blog, Politics
Bold bipartisan bill will rework Colorado higher ed funding

Bold bipartisan bill will rework Colorado higher ed funding

DENVER-- The Higher Education Flexibility Act passed the Senate last week and is scheduled to make it to the House Monday. It's a bold bill that would rearrange the relationship between public universities and the government. It would mean greater...

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May 7, 2010 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories
Judge orders CSU to release recordings of chancellor search meeting

Judge orders CSU to release recordings of chancellor search meeting

A Larimer County judge this afternoon ordered the Colorado State University Board of Governors to make public further recordings of a closed-door session last month during which it secretly interviewed candidates for the university's new chancellorship and decided to...

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June 19, 2009 Blog, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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