Military

Podcast: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow Interview (3/8/17)

Podcast: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow Interview (3/8/17)

Met Media welcomed United States Army Major General Jeffrey Snow to the Met Radio studios Wednesday to discuss opportunities for college students with the U.S. Army. Met Radio music director Vinnie White, a Marine Corps veteran, conducted the 15-minute interview and also asked Maj. Gen. Snow to recite the best advice he has ever received. Earlier Wednesday afternoon, […]

New bill accelerates veteran education

New bill accelerates veteran education

Any veteran seeking higher education at MSU Denver may find their degree load easier thanks to a new bill introduced into Colorado’s House of Representatives. House Bill 17-1004 seeks to direct Colorado’s Commission on Higher Education to draft a metric that would make it possible for military education and training to count toward academic credit. […]

The Daily Met – 9.19.16

The Daily Met – 9.19.16

The gang discusses cultural appropriation in contrast to capitalistic ventures. We discuss the trend of rape cases receiving more light in the media. We discuss the growing rise of the elderly in China in contrast with there high demand military. The Daily Met staff talks the outcome of Chipotle E-coli case.

United in remembrance

United in remembrance

Coloradans gathered at Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the 8th annual 9/11 Memorial Stair climb, honoring the lives, memories and courage of those lost. Organized by West Metro Fire Rescue, the Colorado climb served as a memorial for the FDNY firefighters and victims lost in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters in full gear, their families […]

On police militarization, training and tactics, not tools, are trouble

On police militarization, training and tactics, not tools, are trouble

As I’m both a military veteran and a science fiction fan, one of my favorite quotes comes from the 2004 “Battlestar Galactica” reboot: “There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of […]

Consuelo Kickbusch advises to give of the heart

Hugs, tears, laughter and applause filled Tivoli Turnhalle March 1 as keynote speaker Consuelo Kickbusch shared personal anecdotes illustrating her message: give of your heart. Kickbusch peppered her speech with humor, sincerity and warmth as she spoke to about 75 attendees at the Auraria’s 17th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference. “Go for understanding your character and […]

The troublesome Iran consensus

As we go deeper into the election season, it may seem like the politics of both our major political parties couldn’t be further apart, but not in the case of Iran. President Obama recently asserted his support for Israel at the 2012 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, saying Israel’s security is “sacrosanct” and […]

Breakbone Fever

I did not want to be like Goodstein. I knew that. Goodstein worked hard and even showed initiative, and he landed a good job—what had since revealed itself as “a daily gauntlet of go-getting, flexibility, right-thinking, another too-much-for-too-little-with-prospects-of-a-brain-aneurysm-by-forty fate-fuck.” No, Goodstein was not happy. “You can’t even tweet that job description,” he boasted one night […]