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.

Committee re-evaluates Tivoli event pricing

Committee re-evaluates Tivoli event pricing

Auraria Higher Education Center partners with the Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board to adjust pricing programs for exterior and interior spaces on Auraria Campus. Auraria is home to more than 44,000 students at three different higher education institutions. While many know of the collaboration between the three schools, there is an overlooked price […]

Earth Day the Denver way: March for Science

Earth Day the Denver way: March for Science

The morning of April 22 greeted Earth Day marchers with cold and rain, but the clouds parted and sun welcomed an estimated 10,000 attendees at Denver’s first March for Science Rally in Downtown Denver. Marchers gathered in and around Civic Center Park’s amphitheatre to march for the spirit of Earth day. The event took place […]

Criminal Justice majors fight negativity

Criminal Justice majors fight negativity

A new activist group called Of the People held trivia night for its soft opening on April 20. The group is currently composed of eight criminal justice majors dedicated to combating anti-government, pro-militia and white supremacist ideologies. “We want to defy the hate ideology by promoting nothing but positivity,” said associate professor of criminal justice and […]

A long wait pays off when you are waiting for ‘Godot’

A long wait pays off when you are waiting for ‘Godot’

As the old saying goes, ‘Good things come to those who wait.’ This phrase could not be more appropriately applied to the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities production of “Waiting for Godot.” This classic show by Samuel Beckett was originally produced in French in 1953. At the time the show was meet with […]

Theater Corner: “Disgraced” does not disgrace the Denver Center

Theater Corner: “Disgraced” does not disgrace the Denver Center

The topic of Islam and Muslims has been the center of heated conversations in current events generating discord and conflict. That did not stop the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company from facing the topic head on. “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar is strong, blunt and honest conversation about Islam in modern America. It […]

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Art has always been an outlet for society to express themselves. Whether it be the oppressed or the oppressors, art is a vehicle that is used to affect change and affect perception of events. “The Gun Show” is a new work that points the barrel of criticism at gun rights in America and takes a […]

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