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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. […]

Queenz of Hip-Hop have all the right moves

Queenz of Hip-Hop have all the right moves

A mix of old school rap and new, hot beats escaped from the Tivoli’s Turnhalle on Friday evening. Inside, people of all ages stood in circles inviting anyone who felt the rhythm and was in the mood to step to the middle and show off their moves. B-girls and b-boys gathered to prove that break […]

Latinx summit builds on activist legacy

Latinx summit builds on activist legacy

Rising out of the fields, “Si se puede,” journeyed from a slogan popularized by Cesar Chavez during the labor struggles of the ’60s to the summer of Obama’s first election campaign. Roughly translated, it means “Yes, we can.” Cesar Chavez Day was celebrated at St. Cajetan’s Church at the 13th annual Latinx Leadership Summit. The […]

New law protects free speech rights on campus

New law protects free speech rights on campus

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill April 4 aimed at protecting free speech rights at public institutions. Senate Bill 62, sponsored by Republican legislators Sen. Tim Neville and Rep. Stephen Murphy, along with Democratic Rep. Jeff Bridges, passed the House unanimously, 64-0, in late March. The new law will prohibit public institutions, such as universities, […]

Capitol Hill: Update on General Assembly

Capitol Hill: Update on General Assembly

Colorado’s 71st General Assembly session is in full swing. The operations began Jan. 11 and have shown to be productive and complex. Legislators have their work cut out for them, as concerns about term limits and raising revenue loom over the 2017 session. The restraining eight-year limit on state senators and representatives presents the immediate consequence […]

A Robber Bridegroom at Townhall

This unique fairytale inspired musical about a robber bridegroom is now at Town Hall Arts Center. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Town Hall’s production of “The Robber Bridegroom, runs through Sunday April 30, 2017. Showtimes are Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30pm and 2pm on 4/15 and Sundays at 2pm.   Also playing: 42nd Street- Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Disenchanted- […]

Street performers descend upon San Francisco

Street performers descend upon San Francisco

At the bottom of Nob Hill, just past the loading zone for San Francisco’s cable cars, you might just catch Edward Jackson and Moustapha Thiam. They are performing a tap dance improvisation to Bruno Mars’ 2016 hit, 24K Magic. Anyone might consider this a method of panhandling. This dancing duo see it differently. Jackson and […]