Puerto Rican pride brings heat to Civic Center Park

Puerto Rican pride brings heat to Civic Center Park

Between the weather, the music and the dancing the Taste of Puerto Rico festival brought the heat this year. June 11 marked the 12th anniversary of the celebration that draws more people every year. According to festival organizer, Alvin Velazquez, over 10,000 people came out to the Civic Center to celebrate Puerto Rican pride and […]

Female entrepreneurs gather for Women on the Rise

Female entrepreneurs gather for Women on the Rise

Setting out to create a business from scratch can be daunting for anyone. Although women have made great strides over the years in business, it can still be challenging to prove themselves in a male dominated world. Women in Colorado have proven they are ready to meet that challenge. According to Forbes, Denver rates the […]

Gooey goodness escapes cheese lovers grasps

Gooey goodness escapes cheese lovers grasps

Grilled cheese, beer and supporting a good cause. It sounds like the recipe for the perfect Denver evening. What could possibly go wrong? Denver’s first Grilled Cheese Festival started smoothly Wednesday evening on April 12 at the McNichols Civic Center Building. Vendors planted themselves evenly throughout the building’s two floors and by 6:30 p.m. the […]

A closer look at DiNK

A closer look at DiNK

The second and third floors of the McNichols Civic Center were packed this weekend with sci-fi and fantasy characters from modest and demure to political and outrageous. They were drawn in every style on the covers of comics and graphic novels, enticing visitors walking by to pick them up and give them a read. MSU […]

Anthropologist by day, comic creator by night

Anthropologist by day, comic creator by night

As students, we sit in our classrooms listening to professors that we often know little about. They tell us their credentials the first day of class and as the semester passes they might offer tidbits about themselves, but we rarely learn much about their hobbies or passions. Professor Jeremy Stoll is no different. He teaches […]

Anime Club Celebrates Close Friendships and ‘90s Nostalgia

Anime Club Celebrates Close Friendships and ‘90s Nostalgia

Anime is a huge part of American culture. Kids in the ‘90s grew up watching programs like “Sailor Moon,” “Dragon Ball Z” and “Naruto” among other animated shows. They were the Saturday morning cartoons, indistinguishable from the rest. Members of the Auraria Campus Anime Club reminisce about their childhood memories when they meet every Tuesday […]