Science Corner: The Metropolitan leaves fantasy for reality

Science Corner: The Metropolitan leaves fantasy for reality

Almost forty years ago in October, an astronomer hosting a television special posed a simple question: Why did newspapers run astrology columns, all of which wildly differed in their predictions, but no science columns? That astronomer was Carl Sagan and the show was Cosmos. Across 13 episodes he introduced ordinary Americans to the wonders of […]

Kerbal space and pixels combine to educate at Denver Comic Con

Kerbal space and pixels combine to educate at Denver Comic Con

Liam Kleinberg sends rockets into space. His mother, Tamara, stands behind him and watches. The little green men that crew Liam’s rocket cheered as the ship reached a safe orbit. However, not all launches have a happy ending. “So, on my first joint, I’m looking to make a one stage engine rocket go up. I’m […]

Tax Payer Bill Of Rights (TABOR) at center of heated debate

Tax Payer Bill Of Rights (TABOR) at center of heated debate

Kristi Hargrove voted for Donald Trump in the last election. From Crested Butte, which she calls a liberal town, she identifies as a proud Republican. “My daughter came home from school, she was in middle school, complaining about how cold she was at school,” Hargrove said. It was around 2003. “I said to her, well […]

Board of Trustees finalizes Janine Davidson as new president

Board of Trustees finalizes Janine Davidson as new president

Months of searching concluded Feb. 14 when the MSU Denver Board of Trustees moved to formally appoint Janine Davidson as the successor to President Stephen Jordan. The appointment was preceded by a two-day visit to campus during which Davidson met with faculty, staff, administrators and others. Students had the opportunity to meet Davidson in an […]

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Community leaders outlined their plans to protect immigrants by turning Denver into a sanctuary city at a forum held at North High School Feb. 2. Hosted by the Colorado Latino Forum, the event brought Democratic lawmakers, city attorneys and law enforcement officials together to discuss how Denver would handle immigration policy in light of President […]

Denver rallies around Islamic community

Denver rallies around Islamic community

Denverites answered a Facebook call to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries at Civic Center Park Feb. 4. Brandishing handmade signs written in Arabic and English and waving American flags, protesters stood in solidarity with their Muslim neighbors. Kristen Andersen stood beneath the greek pillars in the amphitheater wearing pink […]

New bill accelerates veteran education

New bill accelerates veteran education

Any veteran seeking higher education at MSU Denver may find their degree load easier thanks to a new bill introduced into Colorado’s House of Representatives. House Bill 17-1004 seeks to direct Colorado’s Commission on Higher Education to draft a metric that would make it possible for military education and training to count toward academic credit. […]

Not all students gloomy over Trump

Not all students gloomy over Trump

Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 20 was welcomed enthusiastically by MSU Denver’s conservative students. “His speech addressed something that people miss about him,” Isaac Cree said. “His entire speech was, ‘I’m not just gonna work for the conservatives who voted me in, this is going to be a government for all Americans. It’s going to […]