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  • An evaluation of exogenous oxytocin in contrast to alternative methods of labor induction in uncomplicated pregnancies 

    Contributor:Barrett, Victoria P.
    Date Submitted:2017
    Labor induction rates in the United States (U.S.) are more than two-fold higher than the rate recommended by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). Maternity health care in the U.S. would benefit from a ...
  • Cannabidiol mildly inhibits synaptic transmission in the mouse brain slice 

    Contributor:Vigil, Jose J.; Sculptoreanu, Adrian; Smith, Jeffrey P.
    Date:2017-04
    Canabidiol (CBD) is reported to have therapeutic potential for treating neurodegenerative disorders that affect the nervous system, including epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease. Despite this, the mechanisms by which it affects ...
  • Cannabidiol during acquisition mildly affects fear learning and memory in mice 

    Contributor:Uhernik, Amy L.; Montoya, Zackary T.; Balkissoon, Connor D.; Smith, Jeffrey P.
    Date:2017-04
    Cannabidiol (CBD) is reported to have therapeutic potential for psychiatric conditions that affect learning and memory, including anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders. Pre-clinical contextual fear-learning and memory ...
  • Using regression analysis to predict single family home values/prices in the Belmont/Eastside areas of Pueblo 

    Contributor:Mize, Sarah
    Date Submitted:2017
    The way that home values are established today is not statistically robust. Appraisers evaluate only three comparable properties to set a value, or price, for a house up for sale which is not as significant as one would ...
  • Tempered Steel, vol. 27, 2017 

    Contributor:Campa Meza, Destiny; Hair, Jessica; Shown, Tyler; Lieberman, Christiana; Hernandez, Mark; Mendieta, Max; Brack, Sandy; Parker, Wesley; Aho, Jeff; Jimenez, Victoria; Gervais, Alison; Mondragón, Alexis; Coats, Matthew; Lowe, Ashley; Conroy, Daniel; Taylor, Eliana; Viera, Joey; Earl, Patricia; Farmer, Danielle; Barela, Julia; Linkowski, Audria; Kratzer, Mary; Rilling, Kerstin; Garcia, Katherine; Montano, Nadia; Androes, Nicholas; Mason, Antoria; Area, Ashlee; Brown, Nancy; Peachee, Emily; Paulson, Emily; Gill, Madison; Portillos, Alec; Burch, Ashlyn; Martinez, Alexis; Romero, Raven; Thomas, Darek
    Date Issued:2017
  • Tempered Steel, vol. 26, 2016 

    Contributor:Amaya, Bou; Campa Meza, Destiny; Enck, Matt; Ewing, Bryana; Hawkins, Matthew; Hearst, Clinton; Merzeau, Eterne; Rule, Andrea; Kennedy, Ceresa; Young, Alex; Carmichael, Cynthia; Conroy, Daniel; Evans, Charles; Falconer, Segan; Gill, Madison; Grublack, Melody; Hernandez, Mark; Lacy, Samantha; Mann, Emily; Martinez, Alexis; Matson, Isaac; Morgan, Isaiah; Ramos, Michelle; Robles, Megan; Rucker, Kayla; Sarper, Meral; Schroeder, Rachel
    Date Issued:2016
  • Tempered Steel, vol. 25, 2015 

    Contributor:Morrell, Sean; Cronk, Jynecca; Andrew, Carolyn; Montoya, Michael; Williams, Kyra; Espinoza, Shannon; Quackenbush, Heather; Foraker, Olivia; Smith, Christy Wiabel; Duran, Jemal; Portillos, Alec; Siegwarth, Ellysha; Welch, Jessi-Lynne; Garcia, Andrew; Grayson, Cala; Brown, Justin; Moore, Ecthelion; Griebel, Cody; Robles, Megan; Ewing, Bryana; Quintana, Rick; Rule, Andrea; Gill, Madison; Truc, Justine; Reed, Beau; Gervais, Alison
    Date Issued:2015
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Trujillo, Freddie "Freak"Ortega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-04-01
    Freddie “Freak” Trujillo discusses his association with La Cucaracha, an alternative Pueblo, Colorado newspaper. In a lively interview, Trujillo tells his story of how, as a young man from Trinidad, Colorado, he encountered ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Gutierrez, Lola AtencioOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-04-13
    An important part of the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha was the controversial and politically charged cartoon strip El Chito. El Chito’s creator Lola Gutierrez, in an interview by José Antonio Ortega, reminds ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Ortega, Jose EstebanOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-04-06
    Jose Esteban Ortega discusses his work with the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha in this interview with nephew Jose A. Ortega. Jose Esteban Ortega fought systemic racism throughout his life, as a student with ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Martinez, Rita J.Ortega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    Rita J. Martinez, a prominent Chicana activist in Pueblo, Colorado, relates her experiences working on the alternative Pueblo, Colorado newspaper La Cucaracha. A native Puebloan, Martinez describes how she and other ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Espinosa, Juan; Espinosa, Deborah; Martinez, David; Ortega, Jose Esteban; Martinez, Rita J.; Trujillo, Freddie "Freak"; Mora, PabloOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-06-03
    In this interview conducted by José A. Ortega, seven founding members of the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha talk about how they created one of the most long-lasting as well as successful publications to come ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Martinez, DavidOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    David Martinez reflects on his work with the Pueblo, Colorado alternative newspaper La Cucaracha, his involvement with the Chicano Movement and related topics. Martinez also discusses his upbringing in Denver, Colorado ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Espinosa, Deborah K.Ortega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    Deborah K. Espinosa discusses her experiences as a co-founder of La Cucaracha, an alternative Pueblo Chicano newspaper. She discusses her life from early childhood to adulthood, and her role on the newspaper. She offered ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Espinosa, JuanOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    Juan Espinosa, a columnist and editor at the Pueblo Chieftain for 22 years, details his work with the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha. Espinosa tells the story of how, after returning from the Vietnam War, he ...
  • Oral history relating to Columbus Day protests 

    Contributor:Martinez, Rita J.Mora, Pablo;
    Date Created:2014-03-04
  • Oral history relating to Columbus Day protests 

    Contributor:Espinosa, JuanMora, Pablo;
    Date Created:2014-03-04
  • Oral history relating to Columbus Day protests 

    Contributor:Espinosa, Deborah K.Mora, Pablo;
    Date Created:2014-03-04
  • Bioaccumulation of Carbamazepine in hornworms by herbivory of tomato plants grown in soil spiked with Carbamazepine 

    Contributor:Bartolo, Kristi
    Date Submitted:2017
    There is an increasing trend in agriculture to use biosolids as a means of replenishing nutrients to crop fields. Biosolids are treated sewage sludge obtained from waste water treatment plants and have been reported to ...
  • Solar energy in Pueblo: PV system owner's perspective 

    Contributor:Chikwendu, Tochukwu O.
    Date Submitted:2017
    It is no news that the world’s attention has largely shifted to climate change and global warming emissions. These phenomena caused by human activities result in an increased earth temperature with its attendant effects ...

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