NICOLE WEISJAHN January 14 2021 Staff Editor Spring Semester 2021 is here and online classes are here to stay. Most universities (including Metropolitan State University)
NATHAN HOYHTYA Opinion Editor With the climate change threat escalating, environmentalists are increasingly forced to examine all their options to reach net-zero carbon emissions before
By Mandy Hathaway Freedom of religion is an important but polarizing issue. It is important because the freedom of religion is one of the founding
ERIK SUCHY Opinion Writer With COVID-19 infecting millions and claiming hundreds of thousands of innocent lives, desperation for a vaccine that will stop the surge
NATHAN HOYHTYA Opinion Editor Following a record breaking turn out for the Nov. 3 election, America watched in suspense for days as over 161 million
ERIK SUCHY Opinion Writer In these times of deep racial tension and turmoil, I feel at odds with tossing the phrase “China virus” around casually
NATHAN HOYHTYA Opinion Editor November 3rd 2020 When asked to provide a condemnation of white supremacist and militia groups, President Trump responded in terrible fashion
ERIK SUCHY Opinion Writer “It’s time to talk issues; to use the dreaded ‘L’ word; to say the policies of our opposition and the congressional
By Pierre Young Social Media/Web Editor September 23 2020 This year has been hard for us all, especially students in clubs and organizations who have
By Mandy Hathaway September 12, 2020 Significant changes are coming to the Metropolitan State University bookstore on the St. Paul Campus. According to Metro State’s
by Erik Suchy August 17 2020 Moviegoers line up at nationwide theatre chains to experience a film that will bring the “found footage” movie
BY: NICOLE WEISJAHN Staff writer August 14 2020 Fall semester is rapidly approaching and with it comes a wave of uncertainty. While it’s become
Are vaccines safe and could one truly bring this COVID-19 pandemic to an end?
COVID-19 has already played havoc with states contesting their 2020 election primaries late in the season. Is mail-in voting the answer for Minnesota in November’s general election?
As June comes to an end, members of the LGBTQ community remembers the Stonewall riots and the impacts the riots had on the modern gay rights movement.
Student provides a seven step guide for surviving the quarantine active and healthy
In this part of the series, we’re going to explore the risks associated with AI development. From lost jobs to biased systems, we’ll explore the realistic ethical and social risks that AI poses.
Student highlights the tragedy of the AIDS pandemic as something we can learn from.
After spending the quarantine cleaning house, it’s time to figure out what to do with the gently used belongings you can’t justify throwing away.
What does COVID-19 reveal about how we handle global existential threats? What will happen when the next one comes? Listen to reputable journalists
Student insists that there is an important story and a lot of questions about who we are as humans underneath all the COVID-19 coverage.
Tips and resources to help people who are struggling due to the COVID-19 outbreak cope with not being able to pay their bills
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Because of its simplicity, this article is not meant to be the whole of the learning experience and educational links and videos will be provided throughout.
On March 3, Metropolitan State University held a seminar designed to assist the public in identifying ways to combat the ongoing opioid epidemic. The event
After overcoming addition, student finds the courage get the degree that always seemed just out of reach.
Opinion Editor April Carlson sat down with her for a 40-minute discussion that centered on three main topics: the campus climate survey that will be conducted next fall; the results of the recent advising assessment; and preparations for Metropolitan State University’s 50th anniversary.
Sex trafficking is not just a thing of the past. Here’s what Metropolitan State University is doing for survivors.
Community professionals share information, resources and tips about protecting yourself and others from sex trafficking.
Metro State theater and Minneapolis Community and Technical College come together to produce a joint theater production at the Whitney Fine Arts Theater.
Democratic hopefuls debate policy plans designed to address climate change. Here’s what they said that’s worth remembering.
Alan Lessik explores themes and motivations in his “gay global” novels: 2016’s “The Troubleseeker” and the forthcoming “The Kenzo Koan.”
Part time work as a personal care attendant (PCA) can provide busy nursing students with direct medical work experience.
Arthur unveils six new commitments to students before the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Campus content creators congregate on the University of Minnesota campus for journalism training.
Ms Marvel’s Sandbox Circus brings bigtop fun to Metro State library grounds
Leaders in the black community were recognized and celebrated during the Sons of Bransford Awards. The annual event was part of the Black Men Healing Conference held on Metro State’s St. Paul campus on June 20-21.
Four listening sessions offered students, faculty and staff resources and updates following a racially motivated assault on Metro State’s St. Paul campus.
Share: Metropolitan State University President Ginny Arthur confirmed today the victim of Wednesday’s “racially motivated physical assault” on the St. Paul campus was a university
Student shares knowledge gained as intern for the “Somalis + Minnesota” exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.
Student discovers quiet reflection and beautiful photographs at the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary.
Student makes the case for companion animal welfare—and boycotting predatory puppy mills.
To promote his first novel, Metro State alumnus Raymond Strom returned to familiar ground: Minnesota. His home state provided the inspiration for the coming-of-age story in “Northern Lights.”
“Go further in your advocacy” was the message social work students heard as they prepared to lobby legislators on April 8.
Student points to presidential hopefuls Inslee and Sanders as most capable to tackle the climate change crisis.
Metro State cybersecurity students advance to Midwest regionals after second place finishes in a wildcard round and at the Minnesota Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
Creative writing student says we should all dare to share our stories in the pages of campus publications.
In the final frantic weeks of spring semester, nursing majors hope fellow Metro State students don’t forget one critical thing—their health.
The Metropolitan talked with Professor Ed Bok Lee as he launches his third book of poetry, “Mitochondrial Night.”
The Psychology Club celebrated Brain Awareness Week with a guest lecture, hands-on brain games and optical illusions.
Our tech columnist shows graduates what to do before their student email accounts expire.
“We don’t have to be CEOs to make a difference.” That was the message of Professor Raj Sethuraju at a leadership development workshop for Metro State students.
Keynote speaker will uplift liberal arts education at Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival on March 29.
Game on! Student wants to give game studies extra life and make it a major at Metro State.
Student wins opportunity to join the jury of an international film festival in Mexico.
A joint production of Metro State’s Theater Underground and MCTC puts the spotlight on the racist housing policy called redlining—and shares the playwright’s remarkable family history. “Behind the Sun” premieres Feb. 21.
Suzanne Nielsen was recently appointed to what she calls her “dream job,” as an assistant professor in Metro State’s creative writing department.
Student clears the air on likelihood of legal marijuana in Minnesota this year.
Feeling weather-beaten? Metro State librarians endorse the best books to take your mind off meteorological conditions (and midterms).
Metro State STEM students learned the mightiness of metacognition from an expert’s lecture. STEM Association members meet up monthly to enrich their studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Graduate students in Metro State’s co-occurring disorders recovering counseling program share a common mission: to shatter the stigma of mental illness and addiction.
Metro State community faculty member G.E. Patterson served as guide to explorers of the new home of the Minnesota Museum of American Art in downtown St. Paul.