Campus Events

Wildflowers rock the basement of the Tivoli

Wildflowers rock the basement of the Tivoli

Photos by Mikala Redel • mredel@msudenver.edu Take the long hallway toward the Tivoli brewery and follow the half-hidden staircase to the right. Walk down one flight of stairs, past the door to the billiard’s room, down another flight of stairs and you’ll find a brightly decorated sign that reads, “DIME DENVER.” This basement studio is […]

BaoBao festival celebrates West African culture

BaoBao festival celebrates West African culture

The BaoBao Festival was held on March 10 at the King Center to honor traditional West African culture through music, dance and storytelling. The festival began with the echoes of a Ghanaian drum called the Kpanlogo mi. Shortly after, the Mokomba Ensemble made their entrance. The booming acoustics harmoniously intermingled with each skip, shimmy and […]

Latina blogger empowers women to ‘dream big’

Latina blogger empowers women to ‘dream big’

Auraria Campus hosted “unapologetic” leaders during the 21st Annual Women’s Leadership Conference in the Tivoli Turnhalle on March 10. The keynote speaker of the event was Prisca Dorcas Rodriguez. Rodriguez is a writer and blogger who founded the online organization Latina Rebels, which empowers young Latinas. Her speech recognized some difficulties of being a person […]

Going with the flow: Water careers on display

Going with the flow: Water careers on display

The Water Association of Student Steward Urban Program held their third annual career event on at St. Cajetan’s Event Center Feb. 28. “This third fair was the most successful,” he said. “We’re going to maintain momentum from that and go forward,” said MSU Denver student McCarthy Kessler. He has been a WASSUP member for two […]

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 […]

Love Your Body workshop educates body love when the world tells you to hate it

Love Your Body workshop educates body love when the world tells you to hate it

With today’s easily accessible technology, people are constantly being barraged with images that influence how they think they should look. Am I thin enough? Does my hair have a natural shine?  Is my skin clear? The pressure to fit society’s concept of beautiful can be a heavy additional burden to an already stressful life. MSU […]

MSU Denver Theatre Tackles the Mattress

MSU Denver Theatre Tackles the Mattress

  MSU Denver Theatre Department’s latest production of ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ opened last weekend in the Eugenia Rawls Courtyard Theater and provided a fun night at the theatre.   ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ is a musical rendition of the Princess and the Pea with music and lyrics by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer. The […]

Students gather to discuss student-athlete compensation

Students gather to discuss student-athlete compensation

The ongoing issue of student athlete compensation was debated by MSU Denver Associate Director of Athletics John Kietzmann and MSU Denver Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Ethics and Social Justice Samuel Jay on Feb. 16. Kietzmann, Jay and about 20 students gathered for the conversation, which was a part of the weekly tri-institutional Hot Topic series. […]

Love is a drag with an entertaining show

Love is a drag with an entertaining show

Ever feel like Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a drag? Well, for the folks at the LGBTQ Student Resource Center on the Auraria campus, Drag is just a way of life. This year’s Valentine’s Day marked the seventh annual drag show, Love is a Drag, in the Tivoli Turnhall. The event was created around […]

Daytime Duo 2/9/2017

This week’s guests are Leah Marvin-Riley, Matt Rouch and Nick Thomas, plus Avery and Deanna dish on the Lady Gaga, the Santa Clarita Diet, the NOH8 campaign comes to Denver and more.

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