Taking a stand for students: Students United lobbies lawmakers in DC, St. Paul
Students United leaders with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (center) in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The students attended Klobuchar’s weekly “Minnesota Morning” gathering in the Hart Senate Office Building. Photo courtesy of Students United

Taking a stand for students: Students United lobbies lawmakers in DC, St. Paul

Students United sent nine university students to Washington, D.C. with a lengthy legislative agenda and a mission to lobby lawmakers.

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Q+A with President Arthur: New chancellor, cybersecurity, campus safety
President Ginny Arthur at the Spring Faculty Conference in New Main Great Hall on February 17, 2018. Photo courtesy of Metropolitan State University

Q+A with President Arthur: New chancellor, cybersecurity, campus safety

President discusses Chancellor Devinder Malhotra, legislative funding prospects (including a potential $10 million for a cyber security center at Metro State), and campus safety in the wake of the Parkland shooting.

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Q+A with President Arthur: Financial stress, budget and cuts
President Ginny Arthur will host campus budget forums in March. According to materials prepared for the forums, if student enrollment drops by 2 percent, Metro State will face a budget deficit of $1.8 million to $2 million for fiscal year 2019. Photo courtesy of Metropolitan State University

Q+A with President Arthur: Financial stress, budget and cuts

President discusses Metro State’s financial health, serving adult students and her own academic journey

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Calling all artists: Metro State wants to buy your work
"Tile Diptych (Falling Tulips)," an earthenware work by studio arts faculty member Ursula Hargens, won a 2017 Art Purchase Award. It is on display in a study room on the first floor of the Library. Image courtesy of Art Exhibition Committee

Calling all artists: Metro State wants to buy your work

Students, alumni and faculty can submit art for $1,000 award.

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Arab Film Fest brings ‘The Preacher’ to Metro State
Amr Saad plays Hatem, a moderate young preacher in Cairo, in the film “The Preacher.” The film shows March 23 at Film Space as part of Mizna’s Arab Film Fest 2018 Tour to college campuses. Photo courtesy of Mizna Arab Film Festival

Arab Film Fest brings ‘The Preacher’ to Metro State

Free screening for students at Film Space on March 23.

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Indecent exposure reveals lack of student safety alerts
According to policy, the Safety and Security Office issues campuswide safety notifications when a situation "constitutes an ongoing and continuing threat to the university community." Safety notifications are distributed via email and paper flyers. They are also posted on the website metrostate.edu/student/university-info/university-info/safety-and-security/campus-security-reports. Photo by Kathryn Ganfield

Indecent exposure reveals lack of student safety alerts

The Metropolitan investigates: Following an indecent exposure incident on the St. Paul campus on Feb. 15, staff and faculty were alerted via email. Why weren't students notified?

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‘The Human Anomaly’ at  Gordon Parks Gallery
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‘The Human Anomaly’ at Gordon Parks Gallery

“It’s some­thing you assume your col­lege has. And I feel slighted that we don’t,” said Jes­sica Maistro­vich, Stu­dent Sen­ate Trea­surer, in explain­ing her drive to cre­ate a mascot for Met­ro­pol­i­tan State Uni­ver­sity. “Mas­cots cre­ate a sense of com­mu­nity and belong­ing. Hav­ing one can add that sense of fun that some­times we’re miss­ing as a more adult col­lege,” she said.

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‘Philando Feeds the Children’ distributes first funds to J.J. Hill Elementary
Pamela Fergus, some of her students in PSYC 212, and Nutrition Services staff pose for photos at J.J. Hill Montessori in St. Paul on Oct. 13, 2017. The class presented a check for $10,000 to the school to pay off more than a year’s worth of student lunch debt. Photo by Kathryn Ganfield.

‘Philando Feeds the Children’ distributes first funds to J.J. Hill Elementary

Psychology students raise $94,000 to eliminate lunch debt for St. Paul schools.

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Mascot for Metro State?
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Mascot for Metro State?

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