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Brewing and history combine for fun study time

Brewing and history combine for fun study time

Tucked back in the south wing of the 162-year-old Auraria Higher Education Campus building, you will find Colorado’s oldest brewery. The Tivoli Brewing Company dates back to the late 1800s. German immigrant John Good, father of the Tivoli Brand, arrived during the Colorado gold rush. Over the next hundred years Tivoli Brewing changed names and […]

Video game tournament fights for a cause

Video game tournament fights for a cause

Fighting for a cause is a term often used in charity events, but a local group of Colorado gamers have taken the phrase to a literal meaning for the holiday season. Focus Attack Donate Cans, or FADC for short, is a charity fighting-game tournament held annually in November. Competitive players come together to compete in […]

‘Whose Streets?’ film brings Belong Church closer

‘Whose Streets?’ film brings Belong Church closer

Visitors stepped out of the brisk, fall air into the warm confines of Belong Church, where patrons assembled to watch a documentary named “Whose Streets?” The church went through three sold-out showings of the movie beneath the building’s towering ceilings and colorful windows. “Whose Streets?” is a documentary that looks at the history of police […]

If faith ignites violence, only balance can be the answer

If faith ignites violence, only balance can be the answer

Almost 3,000 people died on 9/11. An estimated 1.7 million‌ people died in the Crusades. And between 3-11.5 million people died in the Thirty Years’ War. These are just a drop in the flood of religious conflicts that have resulted in high death tolls. In an effort to understand how religion is misused and exploited, MSU […]

Mystery of the Rocky Flats

Mystery of the Rocky Flats

Nine-year-old Dani Ball sat in her classroom with a blank stare, unaware anyone had called her. Her teachers noticed something changed about her. At first, doctors thought it was attention deficit disorder, however, a Ritalin prescription induced grand mal seizures. That was a step up from the petit mal seizures which is what was actually […]

Zombie Crawl paints the town blood red

Zombie Crawl paints the town blood red

Downtown Denver became Halloween central as low moans, growls and shuffling feet replaced the usual hustle and bustle on Oct. 7 along the 16th Street Mall. Hordes of people attended Denver’s 12th Annual Zombie Crawl, decked out in their finest gore, blood, scars, gashes and peeling skin.   Designed as a way to kick off […]

MSU students invited to explore faith and violence

MSU students invited to explore faith and violence

At their core, most religions are built on foundations that faith will be rewarded with positives like peace, love and unity. Yet, the world’s history is filled with people who have used their beliefs to justify heinous acts toward religions different from their own. In an attempt to understand why this happens and what we […]