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.

Healing by Narrative: Re-Opening Histories Festering Wounds

Healing by Narrative: Re-Opening Histories Festering Wounds

Sheila Gallagher and Richard Kearney, co-authors of “Twinsome Minds: An Act of Double Remembrance” and professors at Boston College, believe in healing through narrative. They deal with history’s festering wounds, horrific stories and historical traumas like world wars, holocausts, slavery, slaughter, etc., by reopening them through narrative and allowing them to heal and scar. Gallagher […]

Preview: Guys & Dolls

Preview: Guys & Dolls

Throw together colorful dresses, Havana nights, gambling and New York City streets, and what do you get? Loesser, Swerling and Burrows’ 1955 musical “Guys & Dolls.” The MSU Denver theater department is bringing the classic show to campus for seven performances starting Feb. 22. “I think that this whole experience has been really great so […]

Knowledge leads to empowerment at Black World Conference

Knowledge leads to empowerment at Black World Conference

The aftermath of an overnight snowstorm wasn’t enough to deter students from pouring into the St. Cajetans Event Center for the 35th Annual Black World Conference. Anticipation to hear constitutional historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry speak grew the initial crowd of 25 to a full house of over 160 attendees. Sporting a peppered buzz cut, Berry’s small […]

Lambasting the monogamy trap

Lambasting the monogamy trap

Dr. Stephanie Webb led a conversation on diversity, inclusivity and social responsibility in romantic relationships at the second Hot Topic of the semester called, “Relationship Status.” The tri-institutional partnership hosted the Hot Topic on Feb. 13 in the Multicultural Lounge, where participants were asked to think critically about monogamy. “Many people follow the script of […]

Denver cracks down on landlords

Denver cracks down on landlords

Denver is closing licensing loopholes in the local short-term rental market, as reported to the Business, Arts, Workforce and Aeronautical Services Committee on Feb. 14. With the rise of marketing technology in the housing industry, search services such as Airbnb, Zillow and Craigslist have made looking for affordable housing easier. While these services can snag […]

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