Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, has been touted as an amazing solution for those without easy access to a traditional bank. While it certainly opens up opportunities for people in developing nations who otherwise have to rely on third parties to help them receive and transfer money, it is not a cure-all. Plus, there are environmental implications to running all of the servers needed to mine Bitcoin. So, are cryptocurrencies worth it?
From scarcity and drought, to equitable distribution across a growing population, to contamination from mining and other extractive industries, water in Colorado is the nexus for interdisciplinary research that fulfills CSU’s land grant mission.
Ethnic studies is the history of us: of how we have become this great nation (with warts and all), of the obstacles we have overcome to get to this point, and of the challenges that we still face as a nation.
For Namuyaba Temanju, helping others runs in the family. Her mother, a nurse, helped Somali refugees in Kenya and in Somalia, and Temanju has taken that desire to help immigrants and refugees as a community organizer in Fort Morgan, Colo.
The Department of Ethnic Studies is continuing is collaborative legacy by launching a host of new initiatives to further emphasize diversity, multiculturalism, and women’s studies across the university.
Irene Vernon’s record of service to underrepresented groups has made an enduring mark on campus.
Like many American school children, I had heard many stories. Also like many American school children, I had never seen the wall.