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LatinX takes Auraria

October 12, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – In an attempt to make the LatinX services on campus more aware to students, the Sept. 19, gathering at St. Cajetan’s Center was a huge hit. Multiple booths filled the area in front of the campus cathedral’s steps offering information on tutoring services, graduate programs, various clubs and organizations available to MSU Denver […]

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LatinoX welcome event exemplifies diversity

October 10, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – The LatinX Welcome event helped bring students of different backgrounds together by offering resources that all students can benefit from. The event was put on to help the large Latino community at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The event was held on Tuesday Sept. 19, outside of St. Cajetan’s Center. There […]

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MSU Denver makes it known, LatinX welcome!

October 5, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus—Shortly after the Sept. 5, DACA protest, MSU Denver held its annual “LatinX Welcome” event on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in front of the St. Cajan’s Center. Although it was a Latino event, all students were welcome to participate. Booths from various departments on campus were set up so that anyone could ask them […]

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The Man Who Captures Music

September 29, 2017

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DENVER — In a grungy coffee shop off east Colfax Avenue, is the man who captures music. How does he do it? With a body, lens, focus and a flash. As music fans, aspiring photographers and faithful followers poured into the doors of the Bellwether Coffee Shop,  5126 E. Colfax Ave., they were greeted by […]

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Campus livens up as it hosts “Latino Welcome”

September 25, 2017

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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

September 25, 2017

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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

September 25, 2017

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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

September 23, 2017

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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

September 21, 2017

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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

September 18, 2017

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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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