Proposed state budget could increase tuition

Proposed state budget could increase tuition

Students may be footing the bill for a $76 million shortfall in the state’s higher education fund. The $76 million figure is comprised of a $20 million budget cut to the higher education fund as well as an estimated $56 million rise in higher education operating costs across the state. “The state is abandoning families […]

Ethnic eatery to replace campus Taco Bell

Ethnic eatery to replace campus Taco Bell

The Taco Bell site in Tivoli Student Union is up for lease, leading Auraria Higher Education Center to call for bids on an ethnic food option for students. The proposed restaurant will provide a new food service option beyond the ones that already exist in the Tivoli. The winning bid must provide a form of […]

Students weigh in on new lightweight technology

Students weigh in on new lightweight technology

Boeing has created a new metal structure inspired by bones. The structure is made of 99.99 percent air, which could produce less expensive planes and air travel for consumers. “If your car is lighter, you will spend less on fuel,” said Michele Durant of HRL Laboratories, formerly Hughes Research Laboratories, where the new material was […]

Latino ecofest highlights activism on campus

Latino ecofest highlights activism on campus

The Americas Latino EcoFest served as a hub for activism and combatted the misperception that Latinos are uninterested in climate change. “Latinos do care about the environment and if you look at the statistics, usually over 80-90 percent of them want to elect officials that have environmentally sound policies and they care about the environment […]

MSU Denver to open Aerospace and Engineering Sciences building 2017

MSU Denver to open Aerospace and Engineering Sciences building 2017

    MSU Denver broke ground for construction of a new building that will house the university’s growing aerospace program Oct. 8. “I think one of the most exciting initiatives in our recent history has been the creation of this aerospace and engineering sciences program, which has been designed specifically to meet industry’s needs,” MSU […]

MSU Denver to add new degree programs

MSU Denver to add new degree programs

Board members Thursday approved a partnership with the Detroit Institute of Musical Education. During the same meeting, they also approved an expansion to the current graduate programs available to students. The new location in Detroit will provide students in the city with the opportunity to receive a degree from a four-year nationally accredited institution while […]

Relationship violence raises red flags

Relationship violence raises red flags

Students planted red flags symbolizing victims of relationship violence by the Plaza Building last Wednesday, Sept. 9. The event was attended by representatives from the Phoenix Center as well as student government representatives from all three schools on campus.The Red Flag Campaign, created by the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, is intended to […]

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