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.

Women’s soccer season ends in Pueblo

Women’s soccer season ends in Pueblo

The MSU Denver women’s soccer team saw their season come to a close after losing in the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament on Oct. 31. The Roadrunners dropped their matchup at four seed Colorado State University-Pueblo in a 1-0 loss, eliminating them from the tournament. As the schedule ends, so does […]

Rampage down the mountain

Rampage down the mountain

For the first time in its history, Red Bull Rampagenow has a three-time winner. Rampage is a creative mountain bike line competition. Kurt Sorge secured his place in mountain bike history with a dominating score of 92.66. This was the 12th time that Red Bull gathered the world’s best freeride mountain bikers for a fierce […]

‘Whose Streets?’ film brings Belong Church closer

‘Whose Streets?’ film brings Belong Church closer

Visitors stepped out of the brisk, fall air into the warm confines of Belong Church, where patrons assembled to watch a documentary named “Whose Streets?” The church went through three sold-out showings of the movie beneath the building’s towering ceilings and colorful windows. “Whose Streets?” is a documentary that looks at the history of police […]

MSU Denver’s undergraduate voting record stands above nation

MSU Denver’s undergraduate voting record stands above nation

Although millennial voting is down nationwide, the opposite holds true for MSU Denver students. The school boasted the highest undergraduate voting rate out of 589 campuses nationwide that compete in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. The challenge honors campuses for excellence in student voter engagement. The results of the challenge were announced at a […]

A fighter on the court, the slopes and in the gym

A fighter on the court, the slopes and in the gym

Decorated tennis player and standout student Emily Kerr has established herself as a superb student athlete during her tenure at MSU Denver. Her academic accomplishments include making her way onto the athletic director’s honor roll twice,  first team all-academic in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference last spring and RMAC academic player of the year for […]

Caffeine addiction helps pay way for DACA students

Caffeine addiction helps pay way for DACA students

Dazbog Coffee is donating $1 to DACA students for every $4.99 travel mug purchased at their Auraria Campus location. Anatoly and Leonid Yuffa, the founders of Dazbog Coffee Company, actively seek to better the lives of students on Auraria. “We’ve had a great partnership with MSU Denver for long time,” said Kevin Wehrly, senior vice […]

Gentile’s save sends Roadrunners to RMAC semi-finals

Gentile’s save sends Roadrunners to RMAC semi-finals

MSU Denver punched its ticket to the semi-finals of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament in a dramatic penalty kick win over UCCS on Halloween. After the game was scoreless following both regulation and overtime play, the Roadrunners beat the Mountain Lions in penalty kicks by a score of 5-3. Junior Hector Banegas was the […]

Auraria sends a clear message to Betsy DeVos

Auraria sends a clear message to Betsy DeVos

Recent changes to how schools handle Title IX violations spurred Phoenix Center counselors and campus officials to connect students to campus safety resources. The result was the “Dear Survivor, Title IX Rally” held on Auraria Campus Oct. 18. It reminded students of the multiple support resources available to all Auraria students. Secretary of Education Betsy […]