Forum tackles the value of academic freedom

Forum tackles the value of academic freedom

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan and Provost Vicki Golich hosted a forum on academic freedom on March 6. The forum featured two speakers, Joe Goldhammer and Matthew Finkin, two of the country’s most respected academic freedom lawyers. Academic freedom is often misunderstood and misrepresented, which makes it an easy target. In today’s political climate, academic […]

The 25 annual Bridge Speaker event examines empathy through poetic expression

The 25 annual Bridge Speaker event examines empathy through poetic expression

Poetry can enact social and political activism, and is a tool for understanding difficult topics such as sexism, racism, homophobia and transphobia. It allows for people of different backgrounds to sympathize with one another and also learn about the history of each others cultures. Through poetry, people of all genders, races, religions and abilities can […]

Town hall held despite Gardner’s absence

Town hall held despite Gardner’s absence

Seven Colorado organizations hosted a “With or Without You” town hall meeting on Feb. 24 in reaction to Sen. Cory Gardner declining to meet with constituents face-to-face. The town hall was hosted by some of Colorado’s largest citizen-led organizations, including Indivisible Front Range Resistance and Together We Will Colorado. Although Gardner did not accept the […]

Colorado teachers worried over DeVos

Colorado teachers worried over DeVos

Students and teachers in Colorado are concerned with Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as secretary of education. Although the Colorado state legislature has more influence over Colorado’s schools than DeVos may have, she does have the power to push her policies. “DeVos’ policies will affect my school along with other public schools because her policies devalue the […]

Good things are brewing on Auraria

Good things are brewing on Auraria

Degree Restaurant hosted a free beer tasting featuring beers brewed by MSU Denver’s very own students. The restaurant is a part of MSU’s Hospitality, Tourism and Events program, and is located at the Northeast corner of campus. The restaurant partners with MSU Denver students to provide a real world experience. The intimate beer tasting, held […]

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime performance reflected on a larger pattern we’ve seen throughout the nation since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s controversial policies materialized. The performance came in typical Gaga style, with mesmerizing costumes, synchronized audience participation and a death- defying jump from the top of the stadium. The pop singer, who […]

Exclusive luncheon gathers state GOP

Exclusive luncheon gathers state GOP

The Colorado Republican Party communicated their agenda for this year’s legislative season with party members at a Capitol Club luncheon on Jan. 25. The Club hosted donors, current legislators and members running for seats in upcoming county races. Although the luncheon was closed to press, several attendees talked about what they hope to see done […]

Medical firm innovates on robotics with Cobots

Medical firm innovates on robotics with Cobots

A Colorado company is expanding the frontiers of robotics thanks to their research involving collaborative robots, or cobots. Auraria student Jenna Burnett interns for Terumo BCT, a medical supply company headquartered in Lakewood. “Our work is important because our products save people’s lives all over the world,” she said. “We strive to produce quality products […]