In life, Carlos Moreno lit a flame that refuses to fade past his death. A man whose impact was felt, be it at work or at home with his family, no longer walks the halls and fields of Auraria. He is sorely missed by all who knew him. “Carlos stretched far beyond just the Auraria […]
CORRECTION: The version of this story in the Sept. 13 issue of The Metropolitan contained inaccuracies. A quotation about immigration enforcement should have been attributed to Auraria Police Chief Michael Phibbs, not to Steven Lee, assistant director of the MSU Denver Counseling Center. Also, the CARE Team (Consultation, Assessment, Referral, Education) is a part of […]
On our parking centered episode we sat down with AHEC parking director Brent Spahn to discuss the parking issue on campus and some solutions around them. We also chatted with Michelle Brier from RTD to discuss ways that students can use RTD as an alternative to on campus parking.
Friction continues between custodians on campus and the Auraria Higher Education Center. Colorado Workers for Innovative and New Solutions, the union representing the custodial staff, claims that AHEC is jeopardizing their ability to collect a second source of income. “We have not been treated fairly. We would like for our bosses to treat us according to what […]
Parking prices may increase! University of Colorado Denver and Community College of Denver Student Government Associations are advocating against the rise of the Auraria Parking rates with a petition. To sign the petition click here or visit https://www.facebook.com/notmyparking/ for more information.
MSU Denver students can expect to tap their student IDs on scanners at campus events, the recreation center and student services to track their involvement on campus. The project is the result of a collaboration between the Auraria Higher Education Center, Campus Recreation at Auraria and MSU Denver’s Information Technology Services. The smart cards are […]
The Taco Bell site in Tivoli Student Union is up for lease, leading Auraria Higher Education Center to call for bids on an ethnic food option for students. The proposed restaurant will provide a new food service option beyond the ones that already exist in the Tivoli. The winning bid must provide a form of […]
A new policy from the Auraria Higher Education Center will restrict smoking to nine areas througout Auraria. Effective January 2016, the policy is the result of an initiative started by the Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board. The SACAB collaborated with the campus health clinic to come up with a proposal they presented last year to […]
The 30-year-old Auraria Campus pool has been closed indefinitely due to maintenance and environmental issues. The aging pool recently underwent repairs, which included patching the liner and painting lane stripes. However, this did not fix the leakage issues that had been occurring. The neighboring building, Emmanuel Gallery, experienced major damage that may be from the […]
After a nationwide search, the Auraria Higher Education Center appointed Michael Phibbs as chief of the Auraria Police Department. Phibbs joined ACPD on Aug. 11, 2014. Phibbs brings with him 20 years of experience, and, as a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver, his familiarity with the Auraria Campus. The Met: How does it feel […]