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Colorado universities and colleges could face more cuts if state doesn’t restore funding, leaders say

Gov. Jared Polis and House and Senate leaders have said they value returning the 58% cut that the state inflicted last year to help balance a budget as the pandemic ate into revenues and raised expenses

Education

The last time Colorado Democrats swept everything in an election was 1936. The parallels are striking.

For the first time in 84 years, Democrats in Colorado will control every major statewide elected office, both chambers of the legislature, both U.S. Senate seats and the balance of the state’s U.S. House delegation, while also winning the state’s presidential vote

Election 2020

Colorado colleges want to offer more in-person classes this spring. Here’s what they learned from a tough fall.

Some schools have been more successful than others in adapting to the coronavirus pandemic

Education

Michael Bennet: It’s more important than ever to encourage students to vote

Opinion Columns

Essay: What happened when Black Lives Matter arrived in Colorado’s deeply conservative Eastern Plains

Dozens gathered to demonstrate in Sterling. They faced hatred on social media. And a conversation -- and movement toward change -- began.

Opinion Columns

Denver enacts stricter rules for universities as coronavirus outbreaks spread at campuses

Denver’s decision comes as outbreaks at the University of Colorado Boulder are threatening in-person learning, and Colorado College has moved mostly remote

Education

30 years after passage of Americans with Disabilities Act, key inequities remain in Colorado

The biggest remaining hurdles for people living with disabilities continue to be accessible housing and fair employment opportunities

Health

Colorado universities are increasingly losing money on sports as coaches’ pay, recruitment costs rise

Coaches’ salaries rose at every D1 and D2 university and college in Colorado except one between the 2013 and 2019 fiscal years

Education

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

Cash or card? Coronavirus further shifted society away from currency, toward digital payments

Consumers already favored electronic transactions before the pandemic, but online commerce during the stay-at-home order and early fears of virus transmission accelerated the move

Coronavirus

Colorado college students, upended by coronavirus, are worried about food, housing and their education

Education

Writing a term paper on a cell phone? For Colorado college students forced off campus by coronavirus, that may be the best option.

As Colorado universities shift to online classes to shield themselves from COVID-19, students lacking computers and internet access may have to get creative

Education

Is Colorado College the first of many Colorado schools that will cancel in-person classes as coronavirus rages?

A number of other higher education institutions in Colorado are weighing a similar move to online instruction as COVID-19 infects an increasing number of people in the state.

Education

Colorado campuses sound alarm as leaders push cost-cutting and “efficiency through starvation”

Gov. Jared Polis’ administration wants to find a new way to fund state colleges and universities, but now the effort has stalled

Politics and Government

The definitive guide to Colorado’s history-making, fan-angering, TV landscape-shifting winter sports blackout

While the Altitude-Comcast impasse ends up in federal court, Nuggets and Avalanche faithful find work-arounds to watch their teams. But the sports broadcast business model is in flux.

Business

Denver oilman Alex Cranberg and his partner secured huge Ukraine drilling deal after push from Rick Perry

Cranberg, a major Republican party donor, has supported Douglas County's controversial private-school voucher program

Politics and Government

Opinion: Four in 10 college-bound graduates don’t make it to the first day of class. Students need more support to stay on the degree path.

Opinion Columns

It’s not just China: The United States’ global trade war has Colorado companies seeking — and finding — workarounds

Colorado businesses are changing order times, strategizing inventory and using bonded transport to deal with the trade war impacts. They're also seeking out exclusions and tax-free Foreign Trade Zones.

Business

Behold, the almighty can is the new king of craft beer

Oskar Blues in Colorado started the can revolution in craft beer, and now others are recognizing its advantages. Believe it or not: For beer quality, cans are actually better.

Beer