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My Fruit Diet Drove Me Bananas

My Fruit Diet Drove Me Bananas

If you’ve never heard of Freelee the Banana Girl, this may come as a shock. Freelee is a vegan YouTube sensation, but she’s far from the person who encourages a balanced vegan diet that includes Oreos good for the soul and oatmeal good for the body. She’s one of the brains behind Raw Till 4 […]

Seasoned coach, athlete chosen to lead

Seasoned coach, athlete chosen to lead

Amidst the bustle of the offseason, the Metropolitan State Women’s Soccer program has landed a new head coach. Tracy Chao began her duties on March 6. Following the departure of former nine-year head coach Adrianne Pietz, Athletic Director Anthony Grant named Chao the head coach of the program in late February 2017. The challenge of […]

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Beer and food pairings are rarely combined with the calculating precision of science. If anything, picking out the perfect cheese or cured meat to go with a glass of wine or beer growler seems more like fine art than anything else. That said, how many combinations must one go through before finding the best combination […]

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 […]

Trans-students protected on Auraria

Trans-students protected on Auraria

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan issued a statement making it clear that the university’s non-discrimination policy will still protect transgender students regardless of the federal decision that was recently made. On Feb. 22, President Trump withdrew federal protections for transgender students. The decision is now being left up to the states. There are still many […]

Health Center at Auraria announces travel safe event

Health Center at Auraria announces travel safe event

Each year, college students go travel to fun destinations either over Spring Break or at some point in the year. These trips can lead to college students making bad decisions and may experience injuries, sexual assault, or legal issues. Providing educational information to students prevents and reduces the risks involved with risky or unsafe behaviors. […]