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Earth Day the Denver way: March for Science

Earth Day the Denver way: March for Science

The morning of April 22 greeted Earth Day marchers with cold and rain, but the clouds parted and sun welcomed an estimated 10,000 attendees at Denver’s first March for Science Rally in Downtown Denver. Marchers gathered in and around Civic Center Park’s amphitheatre to march for the spirit of Earth day. The event took place […]

Counseling centers overwhelmed as demand increases

Counseling centers overwhelmed as demand increases

Overwhelmed by demand, counseling centers on Auraria are struggling to provide mental health services to students who seek it. The tri-institutional center is part of a nationwide trend showing a surge in the number of college students seeking help from campus counseling centers. According to a recent study released by the Center for Collegiate Health, […]

University accreditation campus visit

University accreditation campus visit

As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, MSU Denver looks to its future by going through the accreditation process for the next academic cycle. The accreditation of a university is renewed annually, based on the completion of criteria set by the Higher Learning Commission. Five HLC reviewers are sent to visit different institutions […]

High altitude fun on the Cog Railway

High altitude fun on the Cog Railway

Need a great weekend vacation getaway? Look no further than Colorado Springs. The Springs has many great destinations that a lot of locals tend to forget about or ignore. Colorado has much to offer in the way of vacation destinations and most are a scant fews hours drive away. The Cog Railway in Manitou Springs […]

Ian Heinisch: From behind bars to MMA

Ian Heinisch: From behind bars to MMA

Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch is an undefeated middleweight mixed martial artist training out of Factory X. The Hurricane nickname not only embodies his fighting style, but it also symbolizes the whirlwind of a journey this young fighter has faced outside of the cage. “Honestly I try to relive those dark moments right before the fight,” […]

Sports Stance: The search begins

Sports Stance: The search begins

With Derrick Clark’s firing, the Athletics Department must decide what traits and qualification they want in the basketball team’s next leader After MSU Denver parted ways with men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark on March 27, an immediate search for a new head coach began. During Clark’s seven years as head coach, he was the […]

Panama Papers: Portrait of a Pulitzer Prize

Panama Papers: Portrait of a Pulitzer Prize

On April 10 the Denver Press Club welcomed Kevin G. Hall, the chief economics reporter for McClatchy DC, to speak about President Trump’s business dealings, his connection to Russia and the Panama Papers. Hall and his team, along with reporters at the Miami Herald, found out earlier the same day that they had won the […]

Reduction of health insurance rates slated for fall semester

Reduction of health insurance rates slated for fall semester

Students can now look forward to lower numbers on their tuition bill starting in the fall semester of 2017. Student health insurance rates are going down for MSU Denver students who rely on the school’s services. Usually, rates go up and benefits get cut, making it hard for young people to have health insurance. The […]

Student presidential election heats up

Student presidential election heats up

Kicking off on April 11, the MSU Denver Student Government Assembly election week is in full swing. Campaigns began in late February and the final list of the candidates was released on April 3. The student government president helps make many crucial decisions regarding student funding and spending. Three students are finalists for the position. […]