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Colorado’s 2016 Election Ballot Issues Explained


Your Colorado ballot is a long, thick document. There are six amendments and three propositions on the statewide ballot. Citizens are considered the highest power in the United States and are trusted with important decisions. I remember finding these items a little daunting at first, but ANYONE can figure out these ballot issues. (This is

Election 2016: Looking Down the Ballot


Ah, fall. Crisp days, colorful leaves, apples, and pumpkins. And, on campus, smiling women and men with clipboards asking us if we are registered to vote. Federal Election Yes, there is an election approaching. As always, the presidential race gets the most attention, as well as races for the U.S. Senate (we are electing one

5 Cool Reads for Hot Summer Days


Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From thrillers to business smarts, here are a few fiction and non-fiction recommendations. Look at your local library to find these or similar titles. Oh, and don’t forget to ask about e-reader options while you’re at the library. Theft: A Novel by BK Lauren

Here Come the Colorado Caucuses


The voting is underway! Since my last blog post, Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton won the Iowa caucuses, and Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary. We might be in store for a real donnybrook. Nevada Democrats went for Clinton and South Carolina Republicans voted for Trump, with Nevada Republicans and South

Presidential Primaries and Caucuses Explained


The 2016 presidential campaign has been seriously underway for quite a while now. But what we’ve seen so far is just the preseason. In fact, the show is just about to get started, officially. It begins Feb. 1 On Monday, Feb. 1, Iowa will hold its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses; and on the following Tuesday, New

7 Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas


Holiday shopping can be stressful if you’re a college student strapped for money. Here are a few ideas that are thoughtful and versatile (suitable for family members, friends, or anyone in between), but still easy on the wallet. Books Books make excellent gifts for anyone in your life who likes to read because they offer

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