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Carman: If you liked the Y2K scam, you’re gonna love QAnon trolls and their lies
My friend Helen, who died last year at the age of 90, went through a serious conspiracy theory phase 20-some years ago. She had retired from a nursing career that had provided purpose, satisfaction and friendship for more than 40 years. She was grieving the recent death of her husband, adrift and feeling vulnerable. She […]
The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?
Massive protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death led to legislation to curb police brutality in Colorado. But two high-profile efforts to “defund” or reshape police departments and security forces have failed. The Denver City Council and the board overseeing the Regional Transportation District this month rejected reappropriating law enforcement dollars to mental health […]
Colorado college students, upended by coronavirus, are worried about food, housing and their education
From the 17th floor of Lawrenson Hall on the University of Northern Colorado campus in Greeley, Carson Pecot looks down at maybe 100 cars parked in lots that would normally hold many times more. The 22-year-old junior might see one or two students during his daily run, or when he heads to the dining hall […]