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Roadrunners Outlast Bobcats To Win RMLC Championship

Roadrunners Outlast Bobcats To Win RMLC Championship

After finishing the regular season with an overall record of 8-3, the MSU Denver lacrosse team would make it their mission to come into the RMLC playoffs and claim their first championship. Mission. Accomplished. The Roadrunners would first face off against their in-state rivals, the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers in the RMLC semi-finals. It […]

Cannabis enthusiasts flock to annual rally

Cannabis enthusiasts flock to annual rally

Fifty thousand people celebrated Denver’s annual 4/20 rally at Civic Center park, proving that this year’s smoke out was another hit for event organizers. “Colorado currently holds the largest open range cannabis music festival with headlining performances and entertainment,” said Santino Walter, one of the new owners of Civic Center productions, which organizes the event. […]

Tokin’ with Tolbert: Bussing around the 4/20 bazaar

Tokin’ with Tolbert: Bussing around the 4/20 bazaar

Denver is the pioneer city fueling the marijuana industry. The hoopla surrounding the 4/20 stoner holiday seems to grow every year from the annual Civic Center Rally to more unconventional events like a cannabis-friendly church and pot themed wedding expos. As marijuana becomes more mainstream, the commercial aspect will continue to be excessive, but I […]

Softball prepares for RMAC tournament run

Softball prepares for RMAC tournament run

After enjoying a five game winning streak, the MSU Denver softball team has lost four in a row just prior to the conference tournament. Head coach Annie Van Wetzinga’s Roadrunners hadn’t had trouble within the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference until they traveled to Golden to take on Colorado School of Mines April 22-23. Before the […]

Committee re-evaluates Tivoli event pricing

Committee re-evaluates Tivoli event pricing

Auraria Higher Education Center partners with the Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board to adjust pricing programs for exterior and interior spaces on Auraria Campus. Auraria is home to more than 44,000 students at three different higher education institutions. While many know of the collaboration between the three schools, there is an overlooked price […]

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 […]