Saving heritage through art

Saving heritage through art

Powwow dancers of all ages, from tots to elders, swayed in their colorful regalia to the thundering drum and the belting of native singers during the 28th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration on Sept. 9 hosted by the Denver Art Museum. Hundreds gathered at the Acoma Plaza, the space between the Denver Public Library […]

Water percolates to the forefront in art exhibit

Water percolates to the forefront in art exhibit

Sculptures of colorful repurposed plastic waste, a daily journal of the relationship between a river in New Delhi and its inhabitants and a simple pitcher of water are examples of the thought-provoking works sharing an  artistic home under MSU Denver’s Center for Visual Art until Oct. 21. “Visitors will learn not only about the challenges […]

Survivors share stories and support at SlutWalk

Survivors share stories and support at SlutWalk

Donning pasties, attendees adorned with colorful tattoos, fishnets, combat boots and wrapped in yellow caution tape marched toward the west steps of the Capitol holding signs while chanting, “autonomy for all bodies.” Survivors of sexual violence and their allies first gathered at the amphitheater in Civic Center Park to kick off the 7th Annual SlutWalk […]

Betsy DeVos visit comes with protest at council meeting

Betsy DeVos visit comes with protest at council meeting

About 1,500 people attended the 44th American Legislative Exchange Council annual meeting that took place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Denver beginning July 19. Conservative legislators, lobbyists, corporate stakeholders and ALEC members came together under one roof to network and discuss government policies. One of the major topics discussed was school choice voucher […]

Tensions on campus rise in response to revised travel ban

Tensions on campus rise in response to revised travel ban

Revised travel restrictions under President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13780, most widely known as the travel ban, continue to decrease refugee admission into the US. On March 6, President Trump signed the new order, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry, as a modification of the first one signed on Jan. 27. Six Muslim-majority […]