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.

Let’s talk UFOs

Nuclear weapons cause concern in the world. Robert Hastings, guest speaker at Metro’s “UFO’s: the Secret History” April 8, puts a whole new perspective on the subject, said Jason Cordova of Metro’s Crypto Science Society. Hastings will talk about ongoing documented UFO activity around nuclear sites.

Hastings ventured into the lecture circuit after getting hundreds of interviews from former and retired U.S. Air Force personnel with first-hand experience about UFOs. He has spoken at more than 500 universities and colleges. His first degree is from Ohio University in photography, but in the mid 1980s he retrained in electron microscopy and also received a certificate in Materials Science applications. He was employed by Philips Semiconductors as a laboratory analyst while continuing to educate others about UFOs in his spare time. According to, his book, “UFOs and Nukes,” answers many questions and poses more.

‘Clash of the Titans’ remake falls short

Plot: The mortal son of the god Zeus embarks on a perilous journey to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens. Bottom Line:   While the special effects dress this remake into something grand, newer and cooler doesn’t always mean better. In the age when […]

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Beat the Devil’s Tattoo

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club seems to improve on each album and Beat The Devil’s Tattoo is no different. Inspired by a book of poems from Edgar Allen Poe, the San Francisco natives, guitarist Peter Hayes and bassist Robert Levon Been, decided they were ready to move in a new direction, which included a new drummer.

She & Him – Vol. II

Like Volume One of the She & Him catalogue, this second compilation of tracks presents M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel creating some sweet and savory pop tunes. Deschanel’s original songwriting is whole-heartedly catchy and Ward’s instrumentation and production values have been tightened up, letting his vintage sounds really come through.