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.

Annual Security Report details campus crime

Annual Security Report details campus crime

Auraria Campus remains one of the safest higher education environments in Colorado according to Auraria’s Annual Security Report. “I feel safe. I have night classes and I don’t feel uncomfortable walking from campus to my car.” said MSU Denver senior Hailey Knight. She said that as a woman she can feel threatened but was reassured […]

New additions to Nuggets look to build on remaining core

New additions to Nuggets look to build on remaining core

The Denver Nuggets will tip off their 50th season on Oct. 18 against the division rival Utah Jazz. The Nuggets come off an encouraging season in which they missed the playoffs by just one game in the standings. In a stacked division and star-powered Western Conference, they will have their hands full this season.  In […]

MSU Denver raises faculty members’ salaries

MSU Denver raises faculty members’ salaries

At their meeting in September, the Board of Trustees approved pay raises for faculty and administration for the current fiscal year. The 2017-18 budget allows for full faculty and administration to receive a one percent bump in their salaries. Affiliate faculty will see a 2 percent raise. At the same time, Student Engagement and Wellness, […]

Men’s and women’s soccer both chasing playoff seeding

Men’s and women’s soccer both chasing playoff seeding

As MSU Denver men’s and women’s soccer teams head into the final weeks of the regular season, both teams have their eyes fixed on taking a conference title back to Denver. The MSU Denver men’s team began the season by losing their first five games as they devolved into a what seemed like a lost […]

Coloradans join in national peace march

Coloradans join in national peace march

It was a sunny, breezy day around Confluence Park as people gathered for a 1.8-mile march to the Colorado State Capitol for the Nationwide Solidarity March for Peace. Young and old people from all races and cultures took the streets of Denver on Oct. 14. Before the protest started, marchers gathered for a Native American […]

MSU Denver excels at reaccreditation

MSU Denver excels at reaccreditation

MSU Denver was officially reaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission after a multiple month long process. The HLC is responsible for accrediting universities in 19 different states. Many current and future students choose MSU Denver partially because it’s accredited. Accreditation is a form of endorsement that colleges and universities use to let potential students know […]

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