First-generation students form friendly club
First-Generation College Student Organization members (L-R) Mai Yang, Wendy Vang Roberts, and Winnie Nyange plan future events at their club meeting on Feb. 14 in room L118 of Founders Hall. Photo by Scott Lindell

First-generation students form friendly club

First-generation college students come up against many challenges, but now they have another source of support on campus.

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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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Networking expert headlines Career Ideas Festival
Marcia Ballinger is the featured speaker at the 2018 Metro State Career Ideas Festival. She is co-founder of Ballinger Leafblad, a St. Paul executive search firm. Photo courtesy of Marcia Ballinger

Networking expert headlines Career Ideas Festival

Minnesota recruiter will reveal nine networking mistakes and how to avoid them.

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Witty writers wing it: Screenwriting students fly to Los Angeles for comedy workshop
Metro State screenwriting students Jauston Campbell, Andrew Mueller, Sam Stiegelmeier and Adam Moyer in California for Steve Kaplan's Comedy Intensive, a two-day comedy writing workshop held Feb. 24-25, 2018. Photo courtesy of Adam Moyer

Witty writers wing it: Screenwriting students fly to Los Angeles for comedy workshop

Professional development opportunity funded by student fees committee.

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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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It’s time: Safety of schools and college campuses depends on sane gun laws
Demonstrators rally for gun control legislation in the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda on Feb. 22, 2018. The rally was organized in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr Creative Commons

It’s time: Safety of schools and college campuses depends on sane gun laws

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.

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Studio arts professor wins 2018 Minnesota Book Artist Award
Rasmussen shaped her book into an infinity symbol and fit it within a wooden case made by her grandfather. "I wanted [my grandparents] to find a way to continue their conversations from life into death," Rasmussen said. "I wanted to help them carry on this love that they have for one another." Photo courtesy of Erica Rasmussen

Studio arts professor wins 2018 Minnesota Book Artist Award

Erica Spitzer Rasmussen honored for ‘The Love Affair,’ a sculptural book of her grandparents’ letters.

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