Khaleel Herbert

About Khaleel Herbert

Khaleel Herbert is a Denver-area freelance writer, photographer and poet. Visit his sites: The Lens Feature Writer https://thelensfeaturewriter.wordpress.com/ & Khaleel A. Herbert Photos https://kaherbertphotos.wordpress.com/

Khaleel Herbert's Stories

Pose, Pose, Design: Olivia McLean’s Chronicles in Denver’s fashion scene

April 26, 2018

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Olivia McLean hails from Portland, Oregon, in a world where she couldn’t fully express herself or develop her own tastes in fashion due to her time in Catholic school in Portland and Denver.  Upon entering public high school, she developed her own tastes in fashion. In 2009, she enrolled in a fashion design program at […]

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What’s That Sound? A Q&A with Denver Trombonist Adam Bartczak

March 29, 2018

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DENVER — For most kids, the first day of fourth grade can be nerve-racking. But for Adam Bartczak, it was a time of musical discovery. Bartczak picked up the only available instrument left for his band class at Dora Moore Elementary–the trombone. His teacher, Rod Buckner of Buckner Funk and Jazz, showed Bartczak the ropes […]

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MSU Denver students share pizza and questions with President Davidson

March 23, 2018

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DENVER, Auraria Campus–On March 13, some MSU Denver students had an opportunity to ask questions and chow down some pizza with MSU Denver President Janine Davidson at the Pizza with the President event in the Jordan Student Success Building. Pizza with the President was planned by Davidson and MSU Denver’s Student Government Assembly for students […]

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Athena Project empowers artsy Denver females in sixth annual festival

March 19, 2018

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DENVER–With the arrival of March, what do people normally look forward to? Maybe it’s the first day of spring, St. Patrick’s Day or finally breaking out the garden tools. March is also a time to celebrate the arts. Specifically, women in the arts. Angela Astle’s Athena Project, an organization dedicated to empowering women in the […]

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A break in the Monday Blues: MSU Denver’s music department offers free student/faculty concerts to all on Mondays

February 12, 2018

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For most college students, Monday is the worst day of the week. They have to urge themselves out of bed from their relaxing or work-filled weekend to commute to campus and start a new week of homework, tests and lectures. But for MSU Denver’s music department, Mondays are something to look forward to. The music […]

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The Traveling Playwright: Rebecca Gorman O’Neill’s Journey in the World of Theater

December 3, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — For 14 years, Rebecca Gorman O’Neill has taught the drama writing workshop class in the English department at MSU Denver. She’s the only person certified to teach the course because she holds a Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing. Life in Akron Before her life in Denver began, she was […]

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Brian Flynn: The Comedian of Many Mediums

November 26, 2017

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DENVER — Brian Flynn isn’t your typical college student. When Flynn isn’t studying English at Metropolitan State University of Denver or making dough from his grind at the Crema Coffee House, he does stand-up at local Denver clubs, records his own podcast and hosts a late-night comedy show. The Beginning of a Beautiful Passion Flynn’s […]

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STEM Day: MSU Denver’s second annual conference encourages women to enter STEM field

November 7, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — On Oct. 27, Metropolitan State University of Denver joined some of the greatest minds in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at the second annual Women in STEM Conference at Auraria Campus’ St. Cajetan’s. Dr. April Hill, an MSU Denver chemistry professor, got the idea for this conference after […]

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America Ferrera Talks Voting at Auraria

November 5, 2016

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – Actor and Activist America Ferrera and Voto Latino visited to Auraria Campus Oct. 26 to discuss the significance of voting and participating in the 2016 Election. The rally was sponsored by Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Student Activities, the University of Colorado Denver’s Student Life and the Community College of Denver’s Student […]

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Living Better than Average: Unfurling the Life & Times of Jonathan McMillan

October 7, 2016

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DENVER–Former MSU Denver student Jonathan McMillan transformed his lifestyle from average to better than average, working as a life coach for his own company, Better Than Average, and as an employee in the city of Denver’s Public Safety Department. But this transformation didn’t happen overnight.  Live Fast, Die Young McMillan was born in Denver in the […]

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