The Metropolitan

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The Metropolitan is MSU Denver’s student-run newspaper. It’s produced by and for the students of Metropolitan State University of Denver and has served Auraria since 1979. Supported by advertising revenue and student fees, The Metropolitan is distributed at more than 60 locations every Thursday during the academic year and monthly during the summer semester.

After drastic roster turnover, new-look men’s soccer team

After drastic roster turnover, new-look men’s soccer team

A 1-5 record to start the season tested the mettle and unity of the new-look MSU Denver men’s soccer team. The Roadrunners started their campaign with five consecutive one-goal losses before a 3-2 victory at South Dakota School of Mines on Sept. 17, capped by the program’s first loss to Colorado Christian University since 2002. […]

Biennial of the Americans Symposium explores the future

Biennial of the Americans Symposium explores the future

The future of business and art is envisioned at the Biennial of the Americas Symposium.     Thursday night the Ellie Caulkins Opera House seats were filled for a free night of music and celebration. Denver hosted international leaders and creators at the America Symposium on Sept. 14 as a part of an event series surrounding […]

Interactive exhibit, a small taste of refugee suffering

Interactive exhibit, a small taste of refugee suffering

If you had 30 seconds to grab five essential items and knew you might never return home and faced a long journey ahead, what would you choose? Fleeing war, disaster and persecution, over 65.6 million people in other countries who fled their homes faced this dilemma. Traveling exhibition Forced From Home posed this question to […]

President Janine Davidson’s vision for the future

President Janine Davidson’s vision for the future

President Janine Davidson unveiled her vision for MSU Denver at a pair of events last week on Sept. 13 and 14. Rebranding the annual president’s breakfast as a “Welcome Home” event for Davidson, the president announced the creation of five new councils. The role of those councils will be to advise the president’s cabinet on […]

The Carelessmind Review: It

The Carelessmind Review: It

Phobias are a part of life. Fun fact Coulrophobia is the fear of clowns. Boo! Honk honk. No? Still not scared? Dang. You must be watching IT. IT is about Pennywise the Dancing Clown reappearing every 27 years in the small town of Derry, Maine to feed upon  fearful children. This is a place for […]

Denver students show solidarity for DACA

Denver students show solidarity for DACA

Dreamers of the tri-institution, including MSU Denver, share their stories of coming to their homes in Denver during the campus walk-out on Sept. 5.   Students, politicians and DREAMers react in a walk-out to the rescinding of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy by the Obama Administration. Read more about the walk-out with Madison Lauterbach.

Roadrunner sports news

Roadrunner sports news

Tennis hires head coach The MSU Denver men’s and women’s tennis teams finally have a coach. The athletics department announced on Sept. 11 that Barrett Elkins had been hired to replace former tennis coach Daniel Hangstefer. Elkins comes to MSU Denver just in time for both teams’ first competition. Both teams will take part in […]

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