The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved Metro’s proposed name change to Metropolitan State University of Denver Feb. 23. Senate Bill 148 was then moved to the Senate floor Feb. 29, where it passed a final reading unanimously in only five days.
“The individual came across the field for a brief second,” Sports Information Director, Andy Schlichting said. “We went over to try and see what was going on with this guy and it was obvious he was out of it, intoxicated or on some kind of drug. So we called the Auraia Police to send someone over.”
Metro’s new name carries quite a saga. Four years, hundreds of thousands of dollars in campus polling research, and a yearlong battle with the University of Denver over trademarks and branding rights loosely summarizes the roadblocks encountered through this process. Metro President Stephen Jordan and DU Chancellor Robert Coombe finally tied the last stray […]
A religious demonstration resembling a cheer squad of 12 female dancers wove around Auraria students Feb. 14. They took over Tivoli Commons dressed in all black clothing and thick yellow scarves, chanting and dancing to upbeat music and trying to spread their message to Aurarians. The group is affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventists […]
Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, spoke in Tivoli Turnhalle Feb. 7, in the midst of an uncomfortably tight Colorado caucus race between himself and Rick Santorum.
Metro Student Activities confirms that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be at Tivoli Feb. 7 to respond to the outcome of the Colorado caucus. According to Public Policy Polling, Romney leads Colorado with 40 percent as of today. Rick Santorum follows with 26 percent, Gingrich with 18 percent, and Ron Paul with 12 percent. […]
Metro students and staff got a preview of some of the action to come for the spring’s homecoming festivities during a test-run of adult Big Wheels outside Tivoli Jan. 20.
[media-credit name=”photo renderings provided by Catherine Ostrander” align=”alignnone” width=”333″][/media-credit] AHEC gives library financial priority as 35th birthday present The 35-year-old Auraria Library’s face lift has been pushed off for more than a decade. As of this week, the Auraria Higher Education Center voted to move the aging renovation plan to the top of their […]
Megan Mitchell email@example.com The Colorado Ballet unleashed complete chaos within the pristine walls of Metro’s Center for Visual Art last weekend. Guests ran circles around the gallery and bumped into paintings and sculptures that hung on the walls. Staged telephones rang off the hook, people ripped the chords out of their sockets and jumped rope […]