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Where are my pandas? The fury over the furry side of the shutdown

By Alyssa Davis Pandamonium struck the government as some of its programs closed. The government shutdown affects federal workers, U.S. military, food programs like WIC, public health, the Smithsonian National Zoo’s panda cam, national parks, federal courts, veterans appealing the denial of their disability and much more. Most important of this is the panda cam.

MSU Denver Department of Aviation and Aerospace taking off

By Alisha Keppel Since winning the Loening Trophy, the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science has worked to promote the aerospace side of the department. The Loening Trophy is named after Grover Loening, the first aeronautical engineer and is awarded to colleges for their excellence in aeronautical skills and overall collegiate aviation program. The MSU

Road rage not the answer

By Alyssa Davis   I would say that I am a person with angst. I outwardly show my problems by wearing mostly all black clothing. It’s only natural that my auto would be the same. She, my car is a female, is a 1999 black Honda Accord. She is a mini-“Christine” because the person behind

OWOW donation to help water studies students

By Melanie Moccia A $20,000 donation was made to establish the Edward Krisor Endowed Urban Hydrology Fund to help support the One World One Water (OWOW) Center at MSU Denver and its students. Ken and Ruth Wright, prominent water engineers and water policy advisors in Denver, made a $15,000 cash gift to the foundation. Another

Looking to follow her minor to France, MSU Denver sophomore Erica Wessbecker (left) checked out the Study Abroad Fair Sept. 4 in the Tivoli Commons. 
Photo by Holly Keating •

Study abroad fair encourages students to go global

Photo and story by Holly Keating MSU Denver’s Office of International Studies participated in a Study Abroad Fair held Sept. 4 in the Tivoli Commons. “We work with [programs] on every continent, except Antarctica,” said Jennifer Provizer, an MSU Denver study abroad advisor and program assistant. She said they work with just about every

Grant offers future chemists a full-ride education

By Holly Keating Metropolitan State University of Denver chemistry majors might have the solution for a full-ride scholarship. More than 20 MSU Denver chemistry majors will soon be awarded full tuition plus a lot of extra support until graduation, thanks to a federal grant award. The Denver Metro Chem Scholars grant submitted last year has