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West Classroom Test Results

August 28, 2019

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DENVER – MSU Denver President Janine Davidson, and other school officials help put students, faculty and staff members minds at ease on Aug. 12, by providing West Classroom’s clean test results from two independent environmental companies. After discovering that four employees who worked in the West Classroom were diagnosed with three different types of cancer, […]

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Board of Trustees Announces New President

February 25, 2017

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Board of Trustees Announces New President By Celeste Zubia DENVER, Auraria Campus- MSU Denver Board Chairman Michelle Lucero, announced Feb. 14, that Janine Davidson Ph.D. would be the new president of Metropolitan State University of Denver. A student forum was held for students to listen and ask questions for Davidson who take Stephen Jordan’s, Ph.D., position […]

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The Loss of a Legacy

November 19, 2016

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“I attended the Homegoing Celebration for the life of Larry Borom at Park Hill United Methodist Church, where the impact of his life was much in evidence.  The church was filled with people whom Larry had touched in some way—government officials, community leaders, activists, educators, students–and tributes to him that we heard had come in […]

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A College Perspective on Obesity

November 7, 2015

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DENVER— The movie “Fast Food Nation” (’06) and “Super Size Me” (’04) has one thing common — obesity. Obesity is a complex condition containing an unnecessary amount of body fat with a high-body mass index (BMI). According to the website ProCon.org, the United States is the second most obese developed country in the world. A report in […]

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Sweet Tooth Anyone?

May 8, 2015

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DENVER — Sweet tooth anyone? One of the widely popular tastes among children and adults is sugar. “Soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages are the primary source of added sugars in Americans’ diets,” says World Health Organization’s Olivia Lawe Davies. “A single can of sugar-sweetened soda contains up to 40 grams (around 10 teaspoons) of […]

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Auraria Students seem to know more about the Ray Rice incident than Obama’s ISIS Press Conference

September 17, 2014

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Presidential Speech and the NFL Discussed by Students at Auraria Campus By Mackenzie Matt, Sabrina Naccarato, and Michelle Perez DENVER- So far, September has had students at Auraria Campus talking. The news circulating around campus has included everything from the recent presidential address to top pop culture stories concerning the National Football League. President Obama […]

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Got insurance?

April 17, 2014

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With few exceptions, the Affordable Care Act requires all U.S. residents, even busy and financially challenged college students, to have health insurance coverage or face a penalty.  Though some students may qualify for insurance under their parents’ coverage, many MSU Denver students take advantage of the school’s insurance program or other options. If not insured […]

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Rights collide over smoking policy at Auraria

March 19, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — A survey conducted by MSU Denver’s Student Government Association in 2013 showed clear support for stricter smoking limitations in outdoor common areas. But for many, how the smoking policy on the Auraria Campus is determined is unclear, in part, because it is influenced by complex factors. In spite of those survey […]

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Taekwondo at Auraria Campus

November 19, 2013

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DENVER, Auraria campus —  Nearly 50 years ago, Taekwondo- a form of Martial Arts, grappled its way onto the Auraria campus. Master of Taekwondo, Bill Pottle, a 6th Dan black belt, has dedicated his life to teaching others the gift of self-defense on Auraria for 10 years. Auraria campus provides students with the opportunity to […]

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Radical Chicana Feminist and Artist Alma Lopez Challenges Traditional Interpretations of La Virgen de Guadalupe

October 31, 2013

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — Alma Lopez, Metropolitan State University of Denver’s 2013 Richard T. Castro Visiting Professor, questions traditional interpretations of culturally Latino icon La Virgen de Guadalupe during this year’s Our Lady of Controversy panel discussion. As a self-described “queer Chicana feminist activist,” her intention is to start a dialogue and examine the community […]

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