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Matt Kennedy

Matt Kennedy
Matt Kennedy is a sophomore mass communication major from Colorado Springs. He is in his second year with The Criterion where he was a writer all of his freshman year and is now the assistant sports editor. Kennedy went to Doherty High School where he wrote for his school paper for three years and he aspires to continue in the sports journalism field after graduation to pursue a career as a sportscaster.

Why football season came to an abrupt close

In the FBS, only four of the top teams in the country will have the right to play for a National Championship and everybody...

Griffins end Mavericks five-game win streak

This season is definitely the start the Colorado Mesa University men’s basketball team needed after only winning eight games last year. Before Thursday the Mavericks...

Mavericks’ season comes to an abrupt end

Anybody can beat anybody on any given day and sometimes consistency doesn’t last forever.  This is how the Colorado Mesa University football team’s season...

CMU goes winless on opening weekend

A new season doesn’t always bring new habits, as it was evident over the weekend for the Colorado Mesa University men’s basketball team.   Two...

ASG to pursue investigation into senator’s grievance against Criterion

During the final meeting of the semester, Associated Student Government (ASG) Vice President Gabby Gile announced a decision to pursue an investigation of Sen. Richard...

CMU instructor and attorney searches for Cantonese interpreter

Grand Junction attorney and Colorado Mesa University instructor Stephen Laiche has been working on a case that sprung up in October of 2017...

Police Blotter: Burglaries occur on campus

Nov. 8: Oscar Rodriguez, 24, was arrested for second degree assault in the 2800 block of Hall Avenue and booked into the Mesa County...

One of the toughest degrees: nursing

Ping Yang, a student in the Practical Nurse (LPN) program at Colorado Mesa University, has overcome multiple obstacles and pushed through barriers to get...

The rising success of Jaylyn Duran

The women’s basketball team is running hot right now, and that is due in large part to the play of their leading scorer Jaylyn...


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