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Hats in ring, gubernatorial candidates debate

Hats in ring, gubernatorial candidates debate

Seven gubernatorial candidates made a play to stand out on Nov. 12 at St. Cajetan’s event center. A mix of businessmen, former politicians and civil servants debated Colorado politics during the three hour debate. The debate was hosted by a coalition of 13 different non profit and activist groups such as Together We Will Colorado […]

Live: Colorado Governor Candidate Forum on Energy, Immigration & Elections

Live: Colorado Governor Candidate Forum on Energy, Immigration & Elections

Met Media’s joint production between The Metropolitan, The Met Report and Met Radio live from the Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Energy, Immigration & Elections. Dayna L. Himot (Met Radio, Host) and Esteban Fernandez (The Metropolitan, Editor-in-chief) moderate a debate with Madison Lauterbach (The Metropolitan, News Editor ), Janis Carrasquel (Noticiero TVMet, Producer) Cassie Ballard (The Metropolitan, Web […]

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 […]

Panama Papers: Portrait of a Pulitzer Prize

Panama Papers: Portrait of a Pulitzer Prize

On April 10 the Denver Press Club welcomed Kevin G. Hall, the chief economics reporter for McClatchy DC, to speak about President Trump’s business dealings, his connection to Russia and the Panama Papers. Hall and his team, along with reporters at the Miami Herald, found out earlier the same day that they had won the […]

Student presidential election heats up

Student presidential election heats up

Kicking off on April 11, the MSU Denver Student Government Assembly election week is in full swing. Campaigns began in late February and the final list of the candidates was released on April 3. The student government president helps make many crucial decisions regarding student funding and spending. Three students are finalists for the position. […]

New law protects free speech rights on campus

New law protects free speech rights on campus

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill April 4 aimed at protecting free speech rights at public institutions. Senate Bill 62, sponsored by Republican legislators Sen. Tim Neville and Rep. Stephen Murphy, along with Democratic Rep. Jeff Bridges, passed the House unanimously, 64-0, in late March. The new law will prohibit public institutions, such as universities, […]

Joe Salazar eyes attorney general seat

Joe Salazar eyes attorney general seat

As the Trump presidency approaches week 11, Joe Salazar has reached the conclusion that Coloradans need protection from Trump’s terrorizing administration. Not one to sit on his hands when communities are targeted, Salazar has decided to step up and take action.  Democratic state Rep. Joe Salazar filed paperwork for attorney general for the 2018 election […]

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