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SOCO Student Media from Colorado State University Pueblo

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SOCO Student Media from Colorado State University Pueblo

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SOCO Student Media from Colorado State University Pueblo

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Members of the cheer and dance teams celebrate the launch of the OverDrive Campaign in this March file photo. [Today photo/file/Jay Ramos]

SPECIAL REPORT: A brief history of Title IX

June 23, 2022

By Kimmy Reinhardt 50 years ago on June 23, 1972, the world of education was changed forever as Title IX was signed into law amending the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Title IX prohibits discrimination based...

Thunderwolf guard Ro Dominguez (center) slaps fives with the womens basketball team  ahead of a game in this November, 2021, photo [Today photo/Brianna Sammons/file]

Title IX still battling discrimination, 50 years later

June 23, 2022

By Hailee Langowski Nicole Ferguson is the director of compliance and Title IX coordinator at Colorado State University Pueblo. She explained that Title IX of the Federal law on education is aimed at gender-based...

Photo by Ryan Jones

Dangerous Fire Season in Progress in Colorado

April 28, 2022

Colorado is on Fire! By Ryan Jones Cloudy and hazy skies are an all too common occurrence in Colorado.  With recent wildfires scorching the state, many cities are feeling the heat. While fire season...

Drug poisoning/overdose deaths in Colorado by involvement of specific drug type: Colorado residents, 1999–2017. [Courtesy image/Dr. Roberts]

Counterpoint: The reality of recreational cannabis

April 14, 2022

By: Hailee Langowski Colorado legalized medicinal and recreational cannabis in 2000 and 2012, respectively. On Jan. 1, 2014, the sale and consumption of cannabis became legal. Anyone over 21 can buy recreational...

Today illustration/Miguel Rodriguez

A look at Colorado’s cannabis legalization: Amendment 64

April 14, 2022

By Mike Milisavljevich  If you didn't already know, Amendment 64 is why the sale and possession of marijuana to adults 21 and over is legal here in the state of Colorado. The change was approved on the...

Since legalization in 2012 and implementation in 2014, the cannabis industry has had a booming impact on Pueblo Countys economy. [Shutterstock photo illustration]

Cannabis and its effects on Pueblo County

April 14, 2022

By Brandon Samora The United States is known as the melting pot of the world, and with all the different people, come different ideologies and thought processes. Therefore cannabis is not thought of the...

CBD-infused products, like this brand  of watermelon-flavored water, are growing in popularity at health food stores. [Today photo/Natashia Gebre-Zion]

Experts discuss the intersections of cannabis, health and food

April 14, 2022

‘Another tool in the tool kit’ By Natashia Gebre-Zion In 2018, the Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, making hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) legal in all 50 states.  CBD can be...

Editors note: A serious look at a significant industry

Editor’s note: A serious look at a significant industry

April 14, 2022

By Austin Belore This edition of “The Today” is unique, as we have decided to explore the world of cannabis and the greater cannabis industry. When this package was first brought up in one of our planning...

Workers at Bechtel  safely decommission and destroy 1950s-era mustard glass weapons. [Courtesy photo/Bechtel Corp.]

East of town, mustard gas is converted to a more environmentally friendly form

March 29, 2022

Behind the scenes at Bechtel By: Hailee Langowski  In an unassuming building east of town, near the Pueblo Municipal Airport, expansive equipment is helping in a mission to decontaminate and destroy World...

Members of the CSU Pueblo Cheer and Dance squad perform Feb. 19 at Massari Arena. [Today photo/Brianna Sammons]

Opinion: Good luck, cheer and dance, from one of your own

February 25, 2022

This is not your basic ‘cheer or dance’ team By TaJohn Mitchell The CSU Pueblo cheer and dance team will be competing at USA (United Spirit Association) Nationals Feb. 26 and 27. Unfortunately, the...

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