AHEC

Panel assures DACA students of their safety

Panel assures DACA students of their safety

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 […]

Friction continues between AHEC and custodial union

Friction continues between AHEC and custodial union

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 […]

Potential Price Increase on Parking

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.

Smart card technology tracks student participation

Smart card technology tracks student participation

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 […]

Ethnic eatery to replace campus Taco Bell

Ethnic eatery to replace campus Taco Bell

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 […]

Campus smokers confined to zones

Campus smokers confined to zones

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 […]

Auraria pool remains closed

Auraria pool remains closed

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 […]

Interview with Michael Phibbs, new chief of Auraria Police Department

Interview with Michael Phibbs, new chief of Auraria Police Department

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 […]

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