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Black, Hispanic people disadvantaged in Denver courts, study of felony cases shows

No racial disparities were found in plea agreements. But more Black people faced charges that Denver prosecutors later found there was not enough evidence to support.

Crime and Courts

Opinion: In a crisis, mutual aid steps in when governments fall short

We can start by creating systems of collective care that make the sharing of social capital and resources the norm.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Why too few Black women and girls report sexual violence

As we strive to prevent and end sexual violence, we must start by interacting with survivors in a supportive, empathetic, and trauma-informed manner.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: When allegations of sexual assault and harassment emerge, institutions need to take action

Universities and other institutions must take prompt action to support survivors who disclose and work to end sexual violence. We should expect no less.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Reinstating pollution restrictions will benefit mental health, too

If safeguards are not reinstated — and, ideally, tightened — we risk repeating horrors we’ve already seen when oversight is eliminated or compromised.

Opinion Columns

Some of Colorado’s conservative talk radio stations are turning down the volume on “rigged election” claims

Cumulus Media orders stations to “help induce national calm,” but some question whether the move is driven by a fear of business blowback

Culture

Opinion: In our dealings with other nations, can we still hold up our own transitions of power as a model?

Can we still trust our leaders to maintain and promote the commitment to peaceful transitions?

Opinion Columns

Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges

As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours

Education

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

College in Colorado will be different this fall, but not cheaper

Coronavirus upended most everything about the on-campus college experience, including classroom debates, dorm life and schedules. Students say that should be reflected in their tuition bills.

Education

She and other Colorado law grads worried that a coronavirus bar exam was a bad idea. Then she tested positive.

Sydney Donovan found out about her positive COVID-19 test result when she turned on her phone Wednesday after finishing the test. She was asymptomatic and was only screened because of an upcoming surgery.

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

Littwin: Trump backs down on shipping foreign college students out, but there’s more backing down to do

As the COVID-19 pandemic surges across the country, it’s long past time for Trump to understand the real problem: When you mix science and politics, you get politics.

Opinion Columns

Colorado colleges, universities scramble after Trump orders international students to leave if classes go online

There are thousands of international students who attend higher education institutions in the state. Many are still figuring out what the changes issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement mean.

Education

Opinion: Let’s create a Health Force to mobilize against the coronavirus

Opinion Columns

With move to online learning, University of Denver students petition for tuition adjustment

Knowing DU students face uncertain futures and feeling as if changes due to the shutdowns are severely diminishing their support network and academic experience, 11 students filed a petition to ask the school to adjust tuition

Education

Social media shaming is spiking during the coronavirus pandemic, for better or worse

Social media shaming obviously isn’t new, but it’s spiked during the outbreak of the new coronavirus. And while some of it is hurtful -- and downright mean -- it’s not all bad, say experts who have studied social media behaviors for years.

Coronavirus

Colorado kids are stressed about coronavirus. Here are some ways adults can help.

To ease children’s anxiety fueled by COVID-19, one child psychologist recommends families maintain structure and take time to step outside.

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

Will Colorado’s college athletes soon be able to profit from their names and images?

If passed, Colorado’s act would become law in 2023. That presumably would allow an embattled NCAA and other collegiate sports groups to develop national standards on student athlete compensation.

Education
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