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There’s never a dull moment at MSU Denver

Roadrunners can observe Black History Month, learn about Greek life and hear from an influential philosopher and a civil-rights activist.

By Lindsey Coulter

February 3, 2020


Roadrunners who identify as queer and transgender people of color are invited to attend the first QTPOC Meet Up Group event of the semester. Hosted by the LGBTQ Student Resource Center, the event will include refreshments, crafts and a chance to build community with fellow Roadrunners. Please note this is a closed group for queer and transgender people of color on the Auraria Campus.


3:30-4:30 p.m.

Tivoli 213


Ade HogueVisiting Artist Scholar and Designer Program Public Lecture

Adé Hogue will visit campus as part of the Visiting Artist Scholar and Designer Program Public Lecture series hosted by the Department of Art. Hogue is an art director, designer and lettering artist specializing in hand-created type. He has worked for brands such as Nike, ALDI, Mercedes-Benz, Moen, Teavana and the Atlantic. Doing more than pushing pixels, he takes ideas and turns them into something physical using his hands to blend the beautiful with the practical. Adé runs his own design studio and freelances for a range of clients while teaching lettering and typography courses at DePaul University.


5-7 p.m.

Tivoli 440/540

Free and open to the public


Yard Show 2020

Fraternity and Sorority Life of Metropolitan State University of Denver invites you to the fourth annual Yard Show. The event includes dance performances by MSU Denver’s sororities and fraternities and a chance for the campus community to learn more about our campus’ Greek life.


6 p.m.

Tivoli Turnhalle


Keeping the Hope in Student Activism

Join DeRay McKesson in a conversation on equity, community organizing and student activism. McKesson is an educator, acclaimed civil-rights activist and author of the memoir “On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope.” He is the co-founder of Campaign Zero and the host of the award-winning podcast “Pod Save the People.”

Feb. 12

11 a.m.-noon

Tivoli Turnhalle


Five Points: Harlem of the West

Join Terri Gentry and Terry Nelson in a conversation on Denver’s Five Points neighborhood, known as the Harlem of the West.

Feb. 12

1-3 p.m.

Confluence Assembly Rooms


D-phi Discussion With Simon Critchley, Ph.D.

Join the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry for a discussion with Simon Critchley, Ph.D. Critchley, an influential philosopher, is the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School of Social Research and moderator for the New York Times’ philosophy series “The Stone.” He is also the founder of the International Necronautical Society and half of the band Critchley and Simmons. Critchley will speak about his recent book “Tragedy, the Greeks and Us.”

Feb. 13

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Tivoli 440

Topics: Arts, Community, D-phi, Events, LGBTQ Student Resource Center

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