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Local musicians came together Saturday, June 27, in City Center Park in Aurora for a violin vigil in honor of Elijah McClain. Photo by Sara Hertwig

Songs to sustain a movement

The violin vigil for Elijah McClain brought voices together in a common refrain for justice. Here’s how Denver saxophonist Anisha Rush hears music’s potential to advance social change. PLUS: Protest playlist picks from across decades and genres.

MSU Denver student Mariama Fofana interviews members of the encampment outside of the Aurora GEO Detention Center on July 8th for the journalism course, Social Documentary. The protesters she interviewed began their protest on May 23 to raise awareness of the facility

‘Shine a light on the human condition’

Here’s how a popular college class gets students out of the (virtual) classroom and into the world as social documentarians.

5 tips for keeping kids active and healthy all summer

With camps closed and interactions limited by social distancing, it’s more important than ever for parents to keep kids active. Follow these tips from Brian Hull, national P.E. teacher of the year, for healthy fun all summer long.

Love in the time of COVID-19

The rules of dating have been turned upside down by the pandemic. But where there’s a will …

Local musicians came together Saturday, June 27, in City Center Park in Aurora for a violin vigil in honor of Elijah McClain. Photo by Sara Hertwig

Songs to sustain a movement

The violin vigil for Elijah McClain brought voices together in a common refrain for justice. Here’s how Denver saxophonist Anisha Rush hears music’s potential to advance social change. PLUS: Protest playlist picks from across decades and genres.

Clear Creek flows through Idaho Springs. Photo by Sara Hertwig

‘Liquid gold’ standard

Expertise in water policy and law are more valuable than ever. Here's why an online water certificate focused on Colorado's unique laws is drawing professionals from across the country.

Ryan Cobbins Coffee at The Point, Denver, Five Points. Photos by Alyson McClaran

The Point of community and coffee

Protests and a global pandemic have not stopped coffee-shop owner Ryan Cobbins from serving up a positive space for important conversations.

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