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.

Young conservatives discuss school choice

Young conservatives discuss school choice

Header image from Mountain West Regional Conference website. The Mountain West Regional Conference came to the Grand Hyatt in downtown Denver on March 18. The conference was intended for young conservatives and was sponsored by Turning Point USA, a nonpartisan group. TPUSA focuses on specific, usually more conservative issues. Their platforms include school choice, capitalism […]

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

BREAKING: Derrick Clark out as MSU Denver basketball coach

After a tumultuous and tense season, MSU Denver has fired men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark, the athletics department announced today. Clark, who had one year remaining on his contract, had a forgettable season. After a promising start to the year in which they lost to the eventual national champions by only two points, the […]

Student journalists receive mark of excellence

Student journalists receive mark of excellence

Hard work and dedication are the main reasons why the Region 9 Mark of Excellence Conference in Salt Lake City greeted the students of MSU Denver with just desserts of 20 awards: eight winners and 12 other finalists. Metrosphere took the award for best student magazine. Metrosphere photographer Brandon Sanchez won the award for best […]

Theater Corner: Jesus in Arvada

Theater Corner: Jesus in Arvada

Sometimes you just need to return to a classic to truly appreciate the art of theater. The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities latest production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” certainly lets audiences appreciate theater in full force. This timeless show that opened more than 40 years ago in 1971 on Broadway has gone on […]

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 […]

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