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.

MSU Denver steadfast on Title IX protections

MSU Denver steadfast on Title IX protections

Secretary of Education Betsy Devos raised fears about Title IX protections against sexual violence being weakened, after she said that the guidelines imposed by 2011’s dear colleague letter would be revised. Students are concerned that the revisions threaten to reduce sexual violence protections. Title IX is a federal law that ensures educational institutions that receive […]

Confederate statues: Point/counterpoint

Confederate statues: Point/counterpoint

FOR For decades people have been petitioning and protesting for the removal of Confederate-era statues and monuments, but with no success. Until recently. NPR conducted a poll recently finding 44% of African-Americans want the monuments to stay compared to the 40% who want them removed, and six out of ten Americans in general want the statues to […]

Rapid reaction: Broncos edge Chargers

Rapid reaction: Broncos edge Chargers

The Denver Broncos (1-0) defeated the Los Angeles Chargers (0-1) by a score of 24-21. Denver entered the fourth quarter with a three possession lead, but mental errors that were easily avoidable nearly lost them the game. It was a shaky win with plenty of positives and negatives to takeaway. Let’s be clear, the Chargers […]

Denver meditation studio invites all to experience focus and healing

Denver meditation studio invites all to experience focus and healing

The Lotus Meditation Studio, located at 228 Broadway, celebrated their grand opening on Aug. 21. For those seeking a place to learn and practice meditation, the entire community is invited to come experience the many benefits of this mindful tradition. Whether you’re new to the term or consider yourself an enlightened yogi, the studio offers […]

Water percolates to the forefront in art exhibit

Water percolates to the forefront in art exhibit

Sculptures of colorful repurposed plastic waste, a daily journal of the relationship between a river in New Delhi and its inhabitants and a simple pitcher of water are examples of the thought-provoking works sharing an  artistic home under MSU Denver’s Center for Visual Art until Oct. 21. “Visitors will learn not only about the challenges […]

Athletics department launches rewards app, SuperFanU

Athletics department launches rewards app, SuperFanU

The MSU Denver athletics department announced the addition of a free app to their Roadrunner Rewards program. The app, officially called SuperFanU MSU Denver Roadrunner Rewards, is an easy-to-use portal into the Roadrunner Rewards program. It offers students, fans and users a variety of MSU Denver-oriented benefits. It is named for the platform it is […]

Forum introduces midterm state candidates

Forum introduces midterm state candidates

Prospective voters filled Armstrong Hall on the Colorado College campus to the brim on Sept. 2 for the State of the State forum. The forum, organized by the El Paso County Democrats and the Colorado College Democrats, allowed local and state candidates for the 2018 mid-term elections, as well as activist groups to meet the […]

Review: ‘Appropriate’ looks at racism with white eyes

Review: ‘Appropriate’ looks at racism with white eyes

People are actively seeking out various forms of expression to analyze our current political status. For Curious Theatre Company this makes an opportune time to start their 20th anniversary season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate”.