According to a 2015 survey by a local advocacy group, there are more than 1,000 people experiencing homelessness in Colorado Springs. In the city, a new law that some say targets the homeless has now entered its enforcement phase.
An interview with CSBJ columnist and writer John Hazlehurst about the potential merger between Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
A proposed merger between the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and Colorado College that's been quietly talked about since last Fall could be decided as early as mid-June, 2016. In this audio interview, we spoke with Colorado Springs Business Journal columnist and writer John Hazlehurst about the deal and its potential implications for the future of the city's oldest arts institution.
(Full disclosure: Noel Black is a trustee on the Bee Vradenburg Foundations, which gives money to arts organizations in the Pikes Peak region. And Colorado College holds KRCC's license.)
Lawmakers in both parties have unveiled a proposal to bring a presidential primary back to Colorado. It's estimated to cost between five to seven million dollars to conduct, and the heads of both the state Democratic and Republican parties and the Governor support it.
How well do you really know your friend and neighbor Vicky?
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This week Hal informs us of yet another Galilean Moon of Jupiter - Europa.
In the last two editions, we’ve talked about two moons of Jupiter, Ganymede, and Io. Today let’s talk about a third member of Jupiter’s Galilean moons, Europa. Europa is clearly not like its neighbors. Indeed, there is a strong possibility that at least in one way, it’s a lot like the Earth.
The Governor's commission studying American Indian representations in public schools released its report this week. The group recommends that public schools do not use American Indian mascots, but if they do, they should partner with a tribe to make sure it is done in a respectful way. Right now thirty Colorado schools use some type of American Indian mascot or imagery.
The commission went to four schools to bring American Indian and non-American Indian people together, community members, school boards, and students. This follows failed attempts at the statehouse to ban these types of mascots.
Prince — the Purple One, who reeled off pop hits in five different decades — has died at age 57. The shocking news was confirmed by Prince's publicist after reports that police were investigating a death at his Paisley Park compound outside Minneapolis.
"It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer Prince Rogers Nelson has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57," publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said. "There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time."
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced on Wednesday that the countenance of abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will grace a new $20 bill.
The decision caps a public campaign asking for a woman to be placed on American paper currency and months of deliberation by the Treasury to replace either Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill or Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.