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Poor state funding causes another tuition hike

Poor state funding causes another tuition hike

MSU Denver students can expect a tuition increase for the 2017-18 school year. The board of trustees passed a 6.5 percent hike on May 5. According to the Early Bird, state funding of higher education fluctuates significantly because it is considered optional by lawmakers. Based on the state budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Colorado higher […]

How the Post won the Pulitzer: Aurora theater coverage

How the Post won the Pulitzer: Aurora theater coverage

The Denver Press Club added another accolade to its wall of fame after reporters from the Denver Post presented their Pulitzer to the club on April 13. The Denver Post won the Pulitzer for their print and pioneering digital coverage of the mass shooting that took place in an Aurora theater in 2013. Former and […]

Counseling centers overwhelmed as demand increases

Counseling centers overwhelmed as demand increases

Overwhelmed by demand, counseling centers on Auraria are struggling to provide mental health services to students who seek it. The tri-institutional center is part of a nationwide trend showing a surge in the number of college students seeking help from campus counseling centers. According to a recent study released by the Center for Collegiate Health, […]

Lack of marijuana research could lead to public health risks

Lack of marijuana research could lead to public health risks

Colorado may have unintentionally opened a can of worms a after it legalized marijuana in 2012. A study from Colorado published in December 2016 revealed that there may be a link between chronic marijuana use and acute pain symptoms in certain people. Marijuana’s illegal status under federal law has led to a dearth of research […]

Supporters rally to Planned Parenthood

Supporters rally to Planned Parenthood

Supporters of Planned Parenthood rallied outside Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-Co.,) office on Feb. 11 in downtown Denver. Julie Anne, one of the rally’s organizers, said that she and Liddy Knight-Greulich and Tiffany Caudill, also organizers, would meet on Wednesday to represent the people who attended the rally to Gardner. “We are going to reiterate the […]

Davidson’s priorities: Student success and access to higher education

Davidson’s priorities: Student success and access to higher education

On the weekend before she was officially appointed the new president of MSU Denver, Dr. Janine Davidson responded to several questions presented to her by Joella Baumann, editor-in-chief of The Metropolitan, and news editor Esteban Fernandez. The Metropolitan: What specific experiences in your background have prepared you to lead a public university, in particular an […]

Daytime Duo 2/9/2017

This week’s guests are Leah Marvin-Riley, Matt Rouch and Nick Thomas, plus Avery and Deanna dish on the Lady Gaga, the Santa Clarita Diet, the NOH8 campaign comes to Denver and more.

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