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Brooks Fickett called at 9:23 p.m. on Friday — about the time Hurricane Harvey was making landfall on the Texas coast. “Here are my hurricane...

Anywhere but there

Araceli Velasquez fled El Salvador by herself in 2010 when she was 19 years old. She left to escape the grip of an ex-boyfriend...

Forced From Home brings the migrant crisis to Pearl Street

Last summer, the U.N. High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) estimated there were 65.3 million forcibly displaced people worldwide. One in every 113 people has...

National dialogue on Charlottesville and where we go from here

The racial tensions and violence on display in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently were neither the beginning nor the end of an ugly chapter in American...

BW joins ProPublica’s Documenting Hate project

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, the U.S. has experienced an increase in media reported incidents of discrimination and hate crimes. The...

CU sociology discrimination claims highlight university-wide issues

In the beginning, Tamara Williams Van Horn loved her time at the University of Colorado. She was recruited from Ohio to enter the sociology program;...

Good ’til the last drop

On July 6, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved a project by Denver Water to raise the dam at Gross Reservoir by 131...

Put up or shut up

Regardless of human action (or inaction), the planet will warm more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit by the turn of the century, according to new...

Why Putin chose Trump to get even with Clinton

During a 2014 installment of CNN’s State of the Union, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) noted, “...without American leadership organizing Europe and the world, you...

Will Colorado Communities Adapt to Climate-Driven Wildfire?

"It never crossed my mind,” says Nederland resident Rick Rudstrom when asked if he had ever considered the possibility of his home burning in a...

What an investigation into the superintendent’s dismissal has revealed so far

When the Boulder Valley School District Board of Education (BOE) placed former Colorado Superintendent of the Year Dr. Bruce Messinger on paid administrative leave...

Off Target, Part 7

Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) $4.6 million predator control plans, which mandate the killing of hundreds of mountain lions and black bears...
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