A Midterm of Firsts

On Nov. 6, citizens across the United States voted in a monumental midterm election, characterized by countless “firsts” with candidates across the electoral map making history. One such candidate is right here in Colorado; Jared […]

Voting Is Your Duty – Do It!

We’re a few weeks out from Election Day. For lots of folks, this might be a day that’s been circled on their calendar for the last two years. For others, it might be a chance […]

Aspiring for National Affordable Housing

On any given night in 2017, 554,000 people in the wealthiest country in the world were homeless. Of those, about 193,000 had nowhere indoors to sleep, sheltering instead in tents, under bridges, or on the […]

Trump Administration Breaks SNAP in Half

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is back, this time buried deep within the fiscal year  2019 budget proposal. The Trump administration proposes to cut almost $200 billion from SNAP funding over the next 10 years […]

Incarcerated Writers Series: International Trade

This series features writing from inmates at the El Paso County Jail. The articles stem from weekly programming facilitated by the Colorado College Prison Project. This series aims to simultaneously broaden the CC perception of […]

Celebrities for President

I followed Elmo’s instructions on how to count to five with my fingers, and my cat, Buzz, was a leader in teaching me how to hide. Both Elmo and Buzz the cat served as my […]