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President Janine Davidson’s vision for the future

President Janine Davidson’s vision for the future

President Janine Davidson unveiled her vision for MSU Denver at a pair of events last week on Sept. 13 and 14. Rebranding the annual president’s breakfast as a “Welcome Home” event for Davidson, the president announced the creation of five new councils. The role of those councils will be to advise the president’s cabinet on […]

Judge declares Sex Offender Registration unconstitutional

Judge declares Sex Offender Registration unconstitutional

A federal judge declared that the Colorado Sex Offender Registry was unconstitutional because it violates the Eighth Amendment’s cruel and unusual punishment clause. While the decision only regarded the three plaintiffs in the case, it leaves the door open for others to pursue a similar decision using the case as a precedent. “It is usually […]

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 […]

MSU Denver steadfast on Title IX protections

MSU Denver steadfast on Title IX protections

Secretary of Education Betsy Devos raised fears about Title IX protections against sexual violence being weakened, after she said that the guidelines imposed by 2011’s dear colleague letter would be revised. Students are concerned that the revisions threaten to reduce sexual violence protections. Title IX is a federal law that ensures educational institutions that receive […]

MSU Denver graced by former Mexican president

MSU Denver graced by former Mexican president

Denouncing populism, former Mexican President Vicente Fox called Americans to their best values during a speech at MSU Denver. University President Janine Davidson introduced Fox to a packed auditorium in the King Center on Aug. 29. The event was presented by both MSU Denver and Global Chamber Denver. Fox touched on the value of international […]

The Metropolitan sports briefs: August 23, 2017

The Metropolitan sports briefs: August 23, 2017

MSU DENVER BRIEFS Athletics department launches Roadrunner Rewards app The MSU Denver athletics department announced on Aug. 22 that they have added an app to their Roadrunner Rewards program. The app features seven tabs that perform different functions.  The tabs include events, rewards, awards leaderboard, Roadrunners social media, video highlights, roadrunners athletics news and a […]

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