What do you tell yourself to justify not joining a student organization? “I’m too busy.” “I’m only on campus once a week.” “I’m too old for student clubs.” Well, it’s time to ditch the excuses.
It’s time to admit it. It’s time to stop denying it. Something needs to be done. America’s unhealthy obsession with guns is killing our kids.
I recently heard about a faculty proposal to drop or reduce the eight-credit liberal studies graduation requirement at Metro State. My first thought was: so what?
Psychology graduate student laments her lack of classmates and course offerings.
Feb. 6 precinct caucuses kick off the 2018 midterm elections.
On our first day of class, we went around and did the usual introductions: name, major, and why we were taking LIT 377 Shakespeare. Many of my fellow students said they put off taking the class until their very last semester.
I read with interest Mitesh Rai’s opinion piece (“Charlottesville on my mind”) in the September 2017 issue of The Metropolitan. I agree with Rai that the events in Charlottesville on August 11 – 12 were tragic and represented a significant step backward as a nation.
Surreal. That’s the only word I can find to describe my emotions that day. It’s one thing if you see a disaster hit somewhere else and you think, “Oh, those poor people”.
The list of issues that affect our day-to-day lives goes on and on: body cameras on police officers; well-maintained roads; bike lanes; fair and affordable housing; property taxes; parks and libraries; garbage collection; good schools; and the fight over the $15 minimum wage.