Professor profile: David Kramer

Professor profile: David Kramer

From keyboard to chalkboard, David Kramer switched from developing custom software to developing minds at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Kramer has been teaching math and computer science in the mathematical and computer sciences department for the past five years. After earning his masters degree in computer science in 1974 at the Weizmann Institute of […]

Review: BOB DYLAN “The Basement Tapes”

Review: BOB DYLAN “The Basement Tapes”

The newly released “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11” by Bob Dylan and The Band, gives listeners a feeling of being a fly on the wall – watching a piece of musical history being made. The six-disc set offers an authentic presentation of Dylan’s songwriting process. The music is raw at times, […]

Colorado Fear Fest, from home haunt to the big tent

Colorado Fear Fest, from home haunt to the big tent

Colorado Fear Fest started out as a local neighborhood haunted house, but seems to be a contender, fighting for the right for fright. Dan Benade, president of New Asylum Studios and creator of Colorado Fear Fest, has taken a sabbatical from his full-time job to pursue his dream of haunting people. “I am a software […]

Real-life Sudanese refugees bring authenticity to “The Good Lie”

Real-life Sudanese refugees bring authenticity to “The Good Lie”

Life’s tragedies undoubtedly shape a person’s life, but how they deal with them is what makes them a victim or a victor. Ger Duany and Emmanuel Jal know this better than most people. Both men, born into the life of a child soldier in war-torn Southern Sudan, have journeyed from poverty and brutality to appearing […]

Banned book week celebrates freedom

Banned book week celebrates freedom

Writing books about sex, drugs and violence might be an author’s First Amendment right, but if a book’s content is challenged, it could still wind up getting banned. Classics like ,“To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Catcher in the Rye,” and newer titles like “The Hunger Games” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” are among books that […]

Women in aviation and aerospace program flying high

Women in aviation and aerospace program flying high

Women are making the move from coach class to the cockpit, and students and professors of MSU Denver’s Aviation and Aerospace Science program are leading the way. Since aviation and aerospace science became an official department in 1967, the program has graduated thousands of students. In 47 years, more than 1,500 female students have graduated […]

Celebrate National Breakfast Month with a healthy meal

Celebrate National Breakfast Month with a healthy meal

As your mom probably told you, eating breakfast is highly important, even during those busy college years. That morning meal can help you focus, maintain your energy, prevent overeating throughout the day and generally help kick-start the day. September is National Breakfast Month — and while there is no government declaration about it, this is […]

Review: Get On Up

Review: Get On Up

The Godfather of Soul lost his soul in the recent James Brown biopic “Get On Up.” With Tate Taylor (“The Help” and “Winter’s Bone”) directing, audiences were probably expecting to see Brown in all of his humanity. It never happened. Chadwick Boseman, who portrayed Jackie Robinson in the 2013 film “42,” did a fair job […]

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