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.

Immigration Services addresses legal questions

Immigration Services addresses legal questions

MSU Denver’s Immigration Services Program will be hosting legal advice sessions throughout the spring semester concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and other immigration policies. After President Donald Trump’s announcement in September that the DACA program will stop renewing permits on March 5, many people across the country are unsure of what their […]

Dialogue on race and policing fosters unity

Dialogue on race and policing fosters unity

Community members congregated in an old Victorian house for an event called “Poetry, Race, and Policing: a Community Conversation,” on Feb. 2. Denver Citizen Oversight Board hosted the event at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop building. Attendees formed small groups to discuss Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric”. The event was part of the Denver Talks […]

New marketing campaign strives for appeal

New marketing campaign strives for appeal

MSU Denver’s Run Your Own Road marketing campaign is getting a makeover from the school’s Marketing and Communications department. The school hopes to reach potential students while retaining old ones through new messaging. The Run Your Own Road campaign was a marketing effort started in 2017 to reach students considering MSU Denver as their college of […]

Environmental campaign comes to campus

Environmental campaign comes to campus

Environment Colorado is bringing their fight to preserve the Canyon of the Ancients and Browns Canyon to the Tivoli Quad on Feb. 1. They will be hosting an event called Day of Action to collect signatures on their petition to save Colorado’s national monuments. There is concern for those national monuments because their safety has […]

Dreamers unite to secure their future

Dreamers unite to secure their future

Thirty young people stepped out of the shadows, declaring they were undocumented and unafraid. The applause from 250 of their peers filled the Driscoll Student Center at the DU  Campus. Activists touched on the themes of resiliency at the first student-led United Leaders in Higher Education conference over the weekend. Their mission was to bring […]

Colorado Motorcycle Expo: chrome, leather and custom craftsmanship

Colorado Motorcycle Expo: chrome, leather and custom craftsmanship

Custom-built choppers. Vintage bikes. Live music, food, beer, wall-to-wall art, motorcycle accessories, leather and a wet t-shirt contest were just some of the highlights at the 40th anniversary of the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. Motorcycle enthusiasts filled the National Western Complex for the largest indoor motorcycle swap in the country Jan. 27-28 in Denver. This year’s […]