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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 […]

Cultural Vultures: Public Figures Who Prey on Black Culture – Black Excellence 2/7

This week, Ash talks about her frustrations with celebrities who think it’s ok to take black culture and then wonder why the black community gets so fed up with it. Is culture appropriation up for debate? Black Excellence is a live radio show/podcast where you can hear local hip-hop and r&b artist from Denver to […]

Bonfils Blood Center: When every drop counts

Bonfils Blood Center: When every drop counts

Have you ever wondered about those bloodmobiles on campus that come and go every other month? What about the donation process? Where does your blood travel after all? Maybe you even thought about donating, but didn’t.  Whatever the reason – hesitation, lack of information or time – it’s never too late to become a blood […]

A Real Life Inspiration

A Real Life Inspiration

I will admit that I’m late to this party, but can we all just agree that this man, officer Tommy Norman of the North Little Rock Arkansas Police Department is simply amazing. I honestly can’t remember ever feeling so warm-hearted and inspired by the positive actions taken by others. Norman takes a proactive approach to […]

Transgender Day of Visibility offers succes stories

MSU Denver’s Transgender Day of Visibility helped to show that the GLBT community is growing larger and gaining more support than ever before. On April 3, in Sigi’s Cabaret in the Tivoli, writer, counselor, and MSU Denver psychology graduate Jennifer Blair shared the story of how she became a happy, successful transgender woman. Blair kicked […]

Visiting professor promotes diversity and hope

Follow your dreams and lead by example, no matter what your background— this was the message visiting professor Freeman Hrabowski left the students of Auraria to think about. Feb. 18 in the Tivoli Turnhall, Hrabowski, the President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, explained how he transformed his commuter school into one of the […]

Vincent Harding inspires community at the 2013 MLK Peace Breakfast

Vincent Harding inspires community at the 2013 MLK Peace Breakfast

The 22nd annual MSU Denver MLK Peace Breakfast was all about inspiration. The event centered around a public conversation with civil rights activist Dr. Vincent Harding, choir music, sermons and poetry. Peace Award recipients from MSU Denver and the surrounding community were also acknowledged for their dedication in keeping Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream […]