Liberals and conservatives call for dialogue

Liberals and conservatives call for dialogue

The line between free speech and respect continues to be battled over on college campuses. The debate over political correctness did not end with the results of the election. Liberal activists have vowed to fight for greater inclusion of minorities in American culture while conservatives charge that the culture of political correctness stifles freedom of […]

Tech wizard casts spell over power chairs

Tech wizard casts spell over power chairs

Fifty bucks could be all it takes to hack a powered wheelchair.  Using two low cost chipsets, MSU Denver computer science student Stephen Chavez showed off his hack to a packed convention hall at the annual hacker convention, DEF CON, in Las Vegas on Aug. 6. “A person can hack your chair within three seconds if they […]

Activists take aim at Burger King for deforestation

Activists take aim at Burger King for deforestation

A planned rally on Dec. 13 intends to pressure Burger King to source the ingredients for its food responsibly. “Deforestation accounts for 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, a massive amount,” said Katie Chamberlain, a field organizer for Green Corp. “From the weather we’ve been getting in Denver we’re seeing that climate change is […]

Auraria students organize for activism

Auraria students organize for activism

Speaking through a bullhorn, student activists demanded an end to social injustice and rallied students on Nov. 14 outside the Tivoli. The Facebook event, which was called Urgent Campus Action by organizers, was in part a reaction to Donald Trump’s election win as well as recent events over the Dakota Access Pipeline and broader issues […]

Democrats brace for next four years

Democrats brace for next four years

Confidence turned to dumbstruck despair as Wolf Blitzer rattled off the results to the 2016 U.S. presidential election in a hotel ballroom full of Hillary Clinton supporters on Nov. 8. “I fear that this is the wrath of the ex-union voter come back to roost among Democrats who have left them behind,” said Michael Neil, […]

MSU Denver Voting Guide: 2016

MSU Denver Voting Guide: 2016

Hillary Clinton: The Democratic candidate for president started her political life in 1976 working for Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign. She served as a New York senator from 2001 to 2009 and was President Obama’s Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. Clinton’s website has a raft of policy proposals regarding the economy. She supports increasing […]