Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Silverman: University of Colorado has a long, proud history of confronting white supremacists

How many times must white supremacy be confronted? Every time.  Less than 10 days ago, 10 innocent people were slaughtered by a teenage white supremacist at a Buffalo grocery store. Almost 30 years ago, white supremacists killed 168 people in Oklahoma City. Nearly 40 years ago, Alan Berg was assassinated by white supremacists in Denver. One […]

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CU pulls investments from Russian companies as governor urges state colleges, universities to divest

The University of Colorado is severing ties with publicly traded Russian companies, pulling money invested by the university’s foundation and treasury pool as an act of support for Ukraine following Russia’s invasion.  The value of the investments are “negligible overall,” according to a media release from the university.  “We are looking for ways to show […]

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King Soopers union rejects request for mediator, will strike in Denver starting Wednesday

A three-week labor strike at Denver-area King Soopers stores is slated to begin Wednesday after union officials rejected a request by the grocer to ask for federal mediators to intervene.  “At this point, King Soopers needs to face its workers,” Kim Cordova, president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, said Monday during a […]