A resistance to ink! Coffee

A resistance to ink! Coffee

CU Denver students and administrators met on the morning of Feb. 9 to discuss the addition of an ink! Coffee in the upcoming student wellness center. At the meeting, two students described their displeasure with the school’s impending collaboration with the controversial coffee shop. Two school administrators participated in the meeting to address student concerns. […]

MSU Denver Hot Topic: A conversation on net neutrality

MSU Denver Hot Topic: A conversation on net neutrality

In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality, the first Hot Topic of the new semester focused on what protections are at stake. The tri-institutional meet-up hosted two members of MSU Denver’s staff and two net neutrality activists. Each individual focused on the threat posed by the repeal of net neutrality. “The […]

Unite Colorado offers support network for unaffiliated candidates

Unite Colorado offers support network for unaffiliated candidates

On Jan. 9, using a study by the Centrist Project Institute, Unite Colorado claims that a slight majority of voters believe that Democrats and Republicans aren’t working together well in the state legislature. Unite Colorado seeks to address these concerns, not by forming a new party to throw its hat into the ring, but instead […]

MSU Denver excels at reaccreditation

MSU Denver excels at reaccreditation

MSU Denver was officially reaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission after a multiple month long process. The HLC is responsible for accrediting universities in 19 different states. Many current and future students choose MSU Denver partially because it’s accredited. Accreditation is a form of endorsement that colleges and universities use to let potential students know […]

Confucius Institute celebrates 10 years at CCD

Confucius Institute celebrates 10 years at CCD

The Confucius Institute expands worldwide as the branch on campus celebrates its tenth anniversary. The institute’s mission is to develop Chinese cultural ties around the world. However, this expansion comes amid continued concerns regarding the Confucius Institute’s ties to the Chinese government. The institute says it “is committed to increasing intercultural understanding and Chinese language […]

Judge declares Sex Offender Registration unconstitutional

Judge declares Sex Offender Registration unconstitutional

A federal judge declared that the Colorado Sex Offender Registry was unconstitutional because it violates the Eighth Amendment’s cruel and unusual punishment clause. While the decision only regarded the three plaintiffs in the case, it leaves the door open for others to pursue a similar decision using the case as a precedent. “It is usually […]

MSU Denver steadfast on Title IX protections

MSU Denver steadfast on Title IX protections

Secretary of Education Betsy Devos raised fears about Title IX protections against sexual violence being weakened, after she said that the guidelines imposed by 2011’s dear colleague letter would be revised. Students are concerned that the revisions threaten to reduce sexual violence protections. Title IX is a federal law that ensures educational institutions that receive […]