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MSU Denver professor takes life lessons into classroom

MSU Denver professor takes life lessons into classroom

By Lucas Cardona | lcardon2@msudenver.edu The second thing you notice when you walk into Dr. Joe Quatrochi’s office on the second floor of the Physical Education building on Auraria Campus, is the abundance of plaques covering the walls. The plaques enclose various diplomas and awards that he has earned over the years as well as […]

Witch Collective hosts 34 local small businesses

Witch Collective hosts 34 local small businesses

Shoppers looking for locally made products perused through 34 socially conscious vendors during the two-day Winter Solstice Market held at the Mercury Café on Dec. 2 and 3. The weekend sale, organized by Witch Collective, highlighted the work of small business owners of color and LGBTQ vendors. According to their website, Witch Collective is a […]

New Rocky Flats study hopes to complement others, fill in gaps in old studies

New Rocky Flats study hopes to complement others, fill in gaps in old studies

Definitive answers are hard to come by regarding the health of residents close to Rocky Flats despite the vast amounts of data collected on the matter. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has updated studies of cancer rates near the former nuclear weapons plant, explaining the risk as minimal. However, an MSU Denver-led […]

Veterans honored at tri-institutional celebration on Auraria

Veterans honored at tri-institutional celebration on Auraria

Students and faculty from MSU Denver, CU Denver and CCD gathered in the Tivoli Turnhalle on Nov. 9 to observe a ceremony that celebrated veterans both on and off campus. The event was attended by veterans from multiple generations, uniting those who served our country throughout the past century.   The ceremony celebrated the shared […]

Military life brought to life during parade

Military life brought to life during parade

On Nov. 11, people gathered downtown for a parade to celebrate the veterans who have risked their lives for American freedom. The sound of music, horns and cheers filled the air as veterans marched down the streets, waving to the crowds of family, friends and supporters. One spectator, Suzanne Krut, spoke to the importance of […]

Mourning families gather to #SayTheirName

Mourning families gather to #SayTheirName

Four families who never crossed paths before now have one painful similarity that bonds them for life. The death or beatings of a family member by law enforcement officers brings them together. The voices of the Marshall, Eagle Feather, Ronquillo and Kindell families trembled and roared in unison as they demanded justice for their loved […]

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