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.

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Get Back on Track Against Adams State

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Get Back on Track Against Adams State

DENVER (Mar 27,2017)– The Roadrunners baseball team took three key games from Adams State University this weekend to bounce back from a disappointing series at School of Mines. MSU Denver outscored the Grizzlies 36-10 in the four-game set, thanks in large part to a 17-run outburst in game three and over matching their opponents on […]

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Drop Series to Colorado School of Mines

Baseball Weekend Recap: Runners Drop Series to Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN (Mar 19, 2017)– Poor pitching and defense hindered the ability of the MSU Denver baseball team to be competitive in their four-game series at Colorado School of Mines, losing three games. The series drops their overall record to 10-12, and their conference record to 6-6. An alarming pattern is beginning to show, as they are […]

Wildflowers rock the basement of the Tivoli

Wildflowers rock the basement of the Tivoli

Photos by Mikala Redel • mredel@msudenver.edu Take the long hallway toward the Tivoli brewery and follow the half-hidden staircase to the right. Walk down one flight of stairs, past the door to the billiard’s room, down another flight of stairs and you’ll find a brightly decorated sign that reads, “DIME DENVER.” This basement studio is […]

Annual Seed Swap event culitvates community connections

Annual Seed Swap event culitvates community connections

Over the hills and through the woods, under the I-70 overpass we go. While the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood sits only 15 minutes from downtown Denver, the landscape and demographic changes drastically over the short trek. This neighborhood, which has always been a hub for dirty industry, is the most polluted neighborhood in Colorado. The GrowHaus, a […]

Colorado’s hidden gem is just a Johnstown away

Colorado’s hidden gem is just a Johnstown away

Up north in Johnstown, Colorado there are two distinct theater cornerstones. The first is the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. This unique theater has brought joy and entertainment for almost 10 years to the Colorado theater community. The second is the fierce and talented skill of Beth Beyer inside the playhouse. Beyer grew up in Colorado Springs […]

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

Orlando “El Gato” Melendez is many things. He’s a former North Carolina Tar Heel. He’s a former professional basketball player. And now, he’s the first native Puerto Rican to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. Melendez started playing basketball at a young age in Puerto Rico. He used to walk two miles to the local basketball […]

Broncos fail to make a splash early in free agency

Broncos fail to make a splash early in free agency

The NFL free agency period has begun, signaling the start of the new league year. Blockbuster trades accompanied by potentially franchise changing signings flooded the headlines but a notable team hasn’t made the news: the Denver Broncos. John Elway and the rest of the Broncos front office have made it a priority to upgrade their […]

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