Immigration debate takes center stage at Turnhalle

Immigration debate takes center stage at Turnhalle

Experts went head to head at the Tivoli on this election’s hot topic of immigration. The Nov. 10 debate was part of the Exploring Economic Freedom Lecture Series organized by MSU Denver economics professor Alexandre Padilla. It was moderated by KUSA-TV 9 NEWS reporter Jonathan Gonzales. Mark Krikorian and Alex Nowrasteh, co-authors of  “Open Immigration: […]

Women’s soccer season closes with loss to Orediggers

Women’s soccer season closes with loss to Orediggers

Metro women’s soccer lost their final game of the season Nov. 6 against Colorado School of Mines in the semifinals of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament. The Orediggers jumped ahead early with a goal in the 17th minute. Sophomore goalkeeper Raeanna Rosales kept Metro in the game with five saves in the first half […]

Metro volleyball silences Thunderwolves

Metro volleyball silences Thunderwolves

Metro volleyball defeated CSU Pueblo 3-1 Nov. 7 while on the road improving their record to 18-9 overall (14-3 RMAC). The Thunderwolves were coming off a school record-setting performance, winning their last 15 sets and sweeping their last five opponents at home. It appears that Metro didn’t take CSU Pueblo seriously heading into the match. […]

Metro volleyball knocks off Chadron State

Metro volleyball knocks off Chadron State

The Roadrunners swept the Chadron State College Eagles in dominating fashion Halloween night at the Auraria Event Center to increase their record to 16-9 (12-3 conference). Metro outclassed CSC in every facet of the game. The Roadrunner offense hit .320 while the defense allowed a stingy .204 hit percentage for the Eagles. Metro walked away […]

Controversial comments overshadow Greg Dobbs lecture

Controversial comments overshadow Greg Dobbs lecture

Comments made by veteran reporter Greg Dobbs generated controversy while he spoke at Auraria on the changing nature of terrorism. Dobbs took questions  toward the end of his Oct. 21 lecture at St. Cajetan’s. A member of the audience asked, “With the overall failure of democracy in the region, how do you explain the success of […]

Volleyball on nine-game winning streak

Volleyball on nine-game winning streak

Roadrunner volleyball earned their ninth straight victory Oct. 17 at home when they swept the Western New Mexico Mustangs. The Metro defense stole the show, holding the Mustangs to a hitting percentage of .132 in the first set, .059 in the second set and an incredibly stingy -.088 in the third set. “We’ve had a […]

The best team you’ve never known

The best team you’ve never known

The thump of bare fists on padded torsos filled the gym as rows of uniform-clad students practiced counter punching techniques at the Auraria Event Center. “Time. Take off your pads and line up,” shouted Bill Pottle, class instructor and sixth-degree black belt. The class stood neatly at attention and bowed when Pottle dismissed them. Taekwondo […]

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