diversity

You can’t stop the beat at Town Hall

When a show is as popular and produced as many times as Hairspray one has a different attitude when seeing it. You know the songs, you know the story and have it seen many times before, therefore you don’t get the same aw and wonder. Town Hall Arts Center latest production of Hairspray immediately wipes away all of those […]

Belles and Chimes

Belles and Chimes

Women of all ages looking for social interaction and a new way to challenge their skill sets have found an underground community with a different kind of playing field. Like flappers of the 1920s, Belles and Chimes, a pinball club for women in Denver, is resisting out-of-date stereotypes. For these ladies, the focus of their […]

Sex Week promotes diversity

Sex Week promotes diversity

Auraria celebrates Sex Week on the eve of Valentine’s Day to promote diversity and sex positivity. The events began Feb. 8 and concludes Feb 11. The panel on Feb. 8, covered the perspective of feminine or femme individuals. Regardless of orientation or gender, the term “femme” is used to describe the mannerisms or personality traits […]

MSU Denver celebrates fall commencement

MSU Denver celebrates fall commencement

MSU Denver’s most diverse fall undergraduate class ever became part of the school’s newest group of alumni Friday. The class included 40 master’s and 1,375 bachelor’s students, with a record 17 ASSET graduates, an increase from last year’s eight graduates. Twenty seven percent of graduates were first-generation students, while 31 percent of the graduating class […]

Archuleta represents diversity in the federal workforce

Archuleta represents diversity in the federal workforce

Katherine Archuleta, a Metropolitan State University of Denver alumna, became the highest-ranking Latina in the Obama administration in October last year. Archuleta was sworn in by the U.S. Senate to direct the U.S. Office of Personnel Management — the first Hispanic to head the organization. Archuleta’s family’s presence in Colorado dates back to the 1600’s, […]

MSU Denver top Colorado college for enrolled students of color

Ethnic demographics among students in Colorado’s four-year institutions are rising each school year. But the title for the most diversity on campus belongs to an Auraria school. As of fall 2012, MSU Denver held the highest percentage of students of color with 33 percent, according to a university fact sheet available on the school’s website. […]

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 […]