Health

MSU Denver professor takes life lessons into classroom

MSU Denver professor takes life lessons into classroom

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 photographs of former athletic students […]

Denver meditation studio invites all to experience focus and healing

Denver meditation studio invites all to experience focus and healing

The Lotus Meditation Studio, located at 228 Broadway, celebrated their grand opening on Aug. 21. For those seeking a place to learn and practice meditation, the entire community is invited to come experience the many benefits of this mindful tradition. Whether you’re new to the term or consider yourself an enlightened yogi, the studio offers […]

My Fruit Diet Drove Me Bananas

My Fruit Diet Drove Me Bananas

If you’ve never heard of Freelee the Banana Girl, this may come as a shock. Freelee is a vegan YouTube sensation, but she’s far from the person who encourages a balanced vegan diet that includes Oreos good for the soul and oatmeal good for the body. She’s one of the brains behind Raw Till 4 […]

Health Center at Auraria announces travel safe event

Health Center at Auraria announces travel safe event

Each year, college students go travel to fun destinations either over Spring Break or at some point in the year. These trips can lead to college students making bad decisions and may experience injuries, sexual assault, or legal issues. Providing educational information to students prevents and reduces the risks involved with risky or unsafe behaviors. […]

Lack of marijuana research could lead to public health risks

Lack of marijuana research could lead to public health risks

Colorado may have unintentionally opened a can of worms a after it legalized marijuana in 2012. A study from Colorado published in December 2016 revealed that there may be a link between chronic marijuana use and acute pain symptoms in certain people. Marijuana’s illegal status under federal law has led to a dearth of research […]

Supporters rally to Planned Parenthood

Supporters rally to Planned Parenthood

Supporters of Planned Parenthood rallied outside Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-Co.,) office on Feb. 11 in downtown Denver. Julie Anne, one of the rally’s organizers, said that she and Liddy Knight-Greulich and Tiffany Caudill, also organizers, would meet on Wednesday to represent the people who attended the rally to Gardner. “We are going to reiterate the […]

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 […]

Sex Talk: The importance of oral communication

Sex Talk: The importance of oral communication

I recently had a conversation with a close friend regarding the sexual partnership that she shares with her current significant other. She expressed distaste and unhappiness concerning the oral sex that she had been receiving.  I inquired if she had openly expressed her thoughts to her partner in order to bring about some kind of […]

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