Campus livens up as it hosts “Latino Welcome”

DENVER, Auraria Campus — Tuesday Sept. 18, the annual “Latino Welcome” was held outside St. Cajetan’s Center, located on the southwest side of campus. The event, featured tables and booths set up by various departments on campus, to inform students about the different possibilities to succeed on campus. Featuring about 20 different booths, it all came […]

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The Student Body of LatinX

DENVER, Auraria Campus — Students of the annual LatinX event welcomed the Fall semester on Sept. 19, by hosting an event for the Aurarians of Metropolitan State University. In front of the steps of the St. Cajetan’s Center, tents of red and blue could be seen from across campus and the tempting aroma of Mexican […]

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DREAM AND BELIEVE

A citywide walkout brought, students, faculty and families together on the Auraria Campus to rally against rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DENVER, Auraria Campus — Tuesday Sept. 5, was an emotional day for many DACA recipients as they gathered together on the Auraria campus to hear speakers talk about their experiences […]

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MSU welcomes LatinX students in wake of DACA repeal

DENVER, Auraria Campus — After a state-wide student walk-out that ended on the Auraria campus after the DACA ruling on Sept. 5, 2017, MSU Denver is upholding its dedication to Latinx students. For over 15 years, the university has held The LatinX Welcome, an event that kicks off Hispanic Heritage month. The goal is to recruit […]

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Schafer garners CPS Outstanding Teacher Award

DENVER, Auraria Campus – Journalism and Technical Communication Chair Shaun T. Schafer Ph.D., received the CPS Outstanding Teaching Award on Sept. 12, at the CPS breakfast at the St Cajetan’s Center. Schafer’s nomination came from fellow colleagues, and the award was presented by Interim Dean Jenn Capps of MSU Denver’s College of Professional Studies. “It […]

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Protesters gather on Auraria Campus to fight for Dreamers

DENVER, Auraria Campus – Dreamers and non-Dreamers came together Tuesday, Sept. 5, to protest the Trump administration’s decision to resend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy. Former President Obama created the policy in June 2012 to protect young immigrants from deportation for a certain amount of time. There are approximately 800,000 individuals […]

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