Metrosphere

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Metrosphere, an arts, lit and culture magazine, is a monthly multimedia publication that professionally showcases the creative work of students and alumni of Metropolitan State University of Denver. In print since 1984, Metrosphere offers a creative alternative to commercial news outlets. In 2007 and 2011, Metrosphere added the Associated Collegiate Press’s prestigious Pacemaker Award to its record of recognition and achievement. This year, Metrosphere was awarded the SPJ Region 9 Mark of Excellence award for Best College Magazine. Metrosphere is supported by Met Media, which exists to provide a comprehensive, multimedia learning experience for MSU Denver students.

 

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Behind the Strings

Behind the Strings

There is something exceptional about a married couple that works, performs and teaches alongside one another. Violinist Emily Ondracek-Peterson and violist Erik Christian Peterson met when they were 14 years old while performing in the Chicago Symphony Youth Orchestra. Their journey with music and art as a couple spans two decades and extends beyond the […]

Hello World

Hello World

  Hello World. Today I was told I had to choose what to do for the rest of my life.   I was told that this would determine my place and my future in a World where I felt so small.   I was told that these hours set me up for a future of […]

Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

Be inspired, Be connected; BeAfrica

From the consumer’s side of the computer, BeAfrica is the online destination for African-inspired accessories such as scarves, head wraps and intricate patterned clothing. On the other end is creator and owner Tiffany Boyd, making every product by hand with love and pride. “I should let you know this order is from Paris,” she said […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

If not us, who is responsible for this spreading racial divide? According to a September newspaper article, at least 3000 advertisements are being called “the Russian campaign” to exploit America’s racial divide and sway the presidential vote. The Russians wouldn’t have been as successful if America didn’t already have a long standing history of racial […]

4 TV Characters Who Inspired My Style

4 TV Characters Who Inspired My Style

Personal style seems like something of an anomaly. Being bombarded by different aesthetics through the media used to make me question whether my style was personal of just a derivate of what I saw on screens. I’ve come to learn that personal style is personal, because it’s what I choose to wear and how I […]

October Theater Preview: Time to Get Wild

October Theater Preview: Time to Get Wild

Denver’s first full immersive musical, the first in the Arvada center’s Black Box productions, a world premiere, a regional premiere and a fundraiser with the Killer Kids.

RAC Live at the Bluebird Theatre in the Mile High

RAC Live at the Bluebird Theatre in the Mile High

RAC visits the Mile High City to perform their their new album ‘EGO.’  RAC is a five piece band that specializes in remixes as well as original pieces. They have had music featured in ads for Citigroup and Hulu. The band switched up every role while performing. They made a stop in Denver at the […]

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

On Wisdom and Maturity If you’re between 18 and 25, consider this list. Acting on any of it, and how you act, is up to you but at least read through, and keep it, in mind. There’s nothing scientific about the list. It’s just my opinion but, from what I’ve noticed, the most mature, wisest, […]