Name change passes through Senate

Name change passes through Senate

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.

Where has the time gone? Metro’s name change

  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 […]

Religious group dances on Auraria Campus, plans to keep at it

Religious group dances on Auraria Campus, plans to keep at it

  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 […]

Romney coming to Tivoli Tuesday

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. […]

Library renovations underway

Library renovations underway

[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 […]

CVA, Colorado Ballet join forces for performance on communication

CVA, Colorado Ballet join forces for performance on communication

Megan Mitchell mmitch46@mscd.edu 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 […]