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Republicans tank health care replacement bill

Republicans tank health care replacement bill

The GOP’s American Health Care Act of 2017, which had the potential to impact many lower income students, stalled due to opposition from inside the party. “Regretfully, it is now apparent that the effort to repeal and immediately replace the failure of Obamacare will not Stephen Monaco, director of the Health Center, said that the […]

Tensions on campus rise in response to revised travel ban

Tensions on campus rise in response to revised travel ban

Revised travel restrictions under President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13780, most widely known as the travel ban, continue to decrease refugee admission into the US. On March 6, President Trump signed the new order, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry, as a modification of the first one signed on Jan. 27. Six Muslim-majority […]

Female entrepreneurs gather for Women on the Rise

Female entrepreneurs gather for Women on the Rise

Setting out to create a business from scratch can be daunting for anyone. Although women have made great strides over the years in business, it can still be challenging to prove themselves in a male dominated world. Women in Colorado have proven they are ready to meet that challenge. According to Forbes, Denver rates the […]

MSU Denver expands with new school

MSU Denver expands with new school

At the Board of Trustees Meeting on May 5, the School of Hospitality, Events and Tourism was formally established. The approval for the creation of the HEaT school was backed up by the program’s substantial growth since 2012, almost doubling due to the program’s move to the Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center. President Steve Jordan […]

Poor state funding causes another tuition hike

Poor state funding causes another tuition hike

MSU Denver students can expect a tuition increase for the 2017-18 school year. The board of trustees passed a 6.5 percent hike on May 5. According to the Early Bird, state funding of higher education fluctuates significantly because it is considered optional by lawmakers. Based on the state budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Colorado higher […]

How the Post won the Pulitzer: Aurora theater coverage

How the Post won the Pulitzer: Aurora theater coverage

The Denver Press Club added another accolade to its wall of fame after reporters from the Denver Post presented their Pulitzer to the club on April 13. The Denver Post won the Pulitzer for their print and pioneering digital coverage of the mass shooting that took place in an Aurora theater in 2013. Former and […]

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, […]

Lack of marijuana research could lead to public health risks

Lack of marijuana research could lead to public health risks

Colorado may have unintentionally opened a can of worms a after it legalized marijuana in 2012. A study from Colorado published in December 2016 revealed that there may be a link between chronic marijuana use and acute pain symptoms in certain people. Marijuana’s illegal status under federal law has led to a dearth of research […]

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