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  • Colorful graphic of PAL giving tour in front of Tivoli Student Union

    Fitting in, Setting Boundaries, and Creating Community!

    Jan 23, 2023
    Finding your place in college can be hard, but once you do, it's gratifying. First-generation student Elena Deras explains how being a PAL has helped her to advocate for herself and to build a community of her own.
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  • Student walking through forest. Animated graphics of passport, location pins, globe, and airplane.

    Studying Abroad: Is it Possible?

    Jan 30, 2023
    Everyone can study abroad and should if they have the chance, but make sure you are prepared! It is important to ask yourself about the amount of effort that you are willing to put in to make it happen and what options you have to do so.
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  • Graphic of person sitting in front of cold, frosted window. Conversation bubbles are surrounding them.

    Holidays, Boundaries, and the Nuanced In-betweenOpens in a new window

    Dec 12, 2022
    As we close out the semester, some may wonder, "How do I interact with loved ones this holiday season when boundaries may not be an option?" The Counseling Center is here to offer advice and support!
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    Art Speaks at the Learning Commons

    Dec 5, 2022
    CU Denver is a place for students to cultivate their creativity, and the Learning Hub is here to spotlight that. Throughout the Learning Commons building, student artwork is displayed and admired. Join us on Thursday, Dec. 8th for the showcase!
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  • Graphic of person teaching math on chalkboard to different age groups

    Resolve What-Ifs With an Internship

    Nov 28, 2022
    Many of us spend college wondering if the career path we've chosen is right for us. The solution? Take things for a little test drive—do an internship! Internship Advisor, Lauren Stewart did it and found the experience to be invaluable.
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  • Graphic of non-traditional students in front of a globe and US flag

    It’s Never too Late to Learn

    Nov 21, 2022
    CU Denver senior Ali Al Nazzal came to the US as a refugee from Iraq. After some time in the US, he decided to go back to school. He reflects on his experience as an older student, and how becoming a PAL opened doors for him.
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  • Illustration of CU Denver students holding signs in support of DACA students

    Here to Stay! CU Denver Doubles Down on DACA

    Nov 14, 2022
    "My goal is to make sure students know about the resources and services available to them, no matter their immigration status." - Estéfani Peña Figueroa, CU Denver’s first Undocumented Student Resource Coordinator
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    There are no Imposters Among Us

    Nov 7, 2022
    Imposter syndrome often makes people wonder if they belong or not. The Learning Hub is here to let you know that it's okay to feel this way. We are all learning and growing, and you are where you are meant to be.
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  • 3D graphic of storybook with pop-up of a campfire, mountains, the night sky, and colorful foliage

    Gather Around the Campfire—it's Interview Time!

    Oct 31, 2022
    Telling stories is human; we all connect with one another better when we share stories. In an interview, you can use this to your advantage. Set yourself up for success by reflecting on your experiences and connecting them to the position!
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    Anime Goes to College

    Oct 24, 2022
    What can Japanese anime teach us about student development? Emilie Waggoner gives us an inside look at the Anime Goes to College course that will be offered to first-year students and incoming transfer students in Spring 2023!
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  • Colorful graphic of person with flowing red hair laying head on knee, thinking about disappointment

    What Happens if you Disappoint Others?Opens in a new window

    Oct 17, 2022
    Feeling like a disappointment can often lead us to act out in unproductive ways. In taking time to focus on ourselves, meeting our own wants and needs, and setting boundaries, we can work towards building healthy relationships as well.
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    For me, it's Test Anxiety

    Oct 7, 2022
    A little nervousness before a test can be good, but too often that anxiety can undermine our confidence and abilities. The Learning Hub knows a few things about test anxiety, and a few more things about how to tackle it.
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  • rainbow striped film strips surround a silhouette of Jake Johnson

    When Old Movies Turn into a Career

    Sep 30, 2022
    From watching old movies with their dad and grandpa to being able to pinpoint when film switched from a hobby to a passion, Jake Johnson is learning how to apply their film studies research and actually shape a career around it.
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  • Mixed Media image of Cu Denver SGA leader Juan Gonzalez and Morgan DeVito with a colorful rainbow and city skyline illustation

    Meet Your President and VP

    Sep 23, 2022
    This year is CU Denver’s 50th Anniversary, and it’s only the beginning. SGA President Juan Gonzalez and VP Morgan DeVito express their concerns and hopes for the future of the university.
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  • A colorful illustration of a CU Denver student standing in front of  a whiteboard with lots of names written in different colors

    Whiteboard Project Highlights Campus Diversity

    Sep 16, 2022
    As one CU Denver students begins to realize, "Through people’s handwriting and responses, you see the diversity of the campus’ community through various, unique answers."
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    The Paradoxical Pursuit of HappinessOpens in a new window

    Sep 9, 2022
    Why the relentless search for happiness can, in fact, make us more unhappy. When the belief that happiness can and should be consistently sustained clashes with a reality in which it cannot, it creates a particular brand of suffering.
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  • Colorful graphic of a person with flowing hair and thoughts of travel

    Travel Isn't Always Pretty

    Aug 29, 2022
    "I spent the spring semester of my sophomore year studying abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica. To say that semester changed my life would be an understatement. Without sounding too dramatic, I became a completely different person."
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  • Colorful m,xed media photo of CU Denver student Elise Nguyen

    Entering my Romcom era

    Aug 19, 2022
    "Whenever things got tough, I always told myself that the sooner I got done with school, the sooner I could enter my romcom era. Obviously movies are not realistic models to follow, but I’m just saying the best romcoms are post-grad."
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    How to Stop Microaggressions

    Aug 19, 2022
    "It is important to remember that these messages, though subtle in appearance, have a lasting negative impact on a person’s psychological and physical well-being; especially when someone is experiencing them regularly."
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    Living With Anxiety

    Aug 19, 2022
    "I share this very personal experience with you because...1 in 5 Americans struggle with mental health challenges. My challenge is anxiety; perhaps yours is depression, addiction, bipolar disorder, or other diagnosable mental illness."
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