Green light for campus greenhouse renovation
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Green light for campus greenhouse renovation

A vacant green­house next to the Library and Learn­ing Cen­ter on the St. Paul cam­pus will gain new life thanks to a $400,000 appro­pri­a­tion from the Min­nesota State Leg­is­la­ture. By 2019, the build­ing will become the GROW-​IT Cen­ter, an inclu­sive research cen­ter for stu­dents, fac­ulty and the community.

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Psych class raises $63K to pay off St. Paul school children lunch debt
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Psych class raises $63K to pay off St. Paul school children lunch debt

n the first few weeks of the fall semes­ter, Pamela Fer­gus and the 32 stu­dents in her PSYC 212 class have already taken com­mu­nity engage­ment to a new level. Thanks to them, nearly all the lunch debt in the St. Paul Pub­lic Schools will be retired.

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Film Space brings best in movies to Metro State
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Film Space brings best in movies to Metro State

“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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Defying labels & making an imprint
Studio arts professor Amy Sands discusses depth and contrast in Yareli Ortiz Villarreal’s ballpoint pen drawing assignment in the Introduction to Drawing class during the summer semester. Students were asked to complete 2 pieces: a countour line drawing from a still life using graphite (bottom) and a perspective drawing using a ballpoint pen (top). All assignments were displayed on the wall of the fine arts studio as students took turns offering feedback to their classmates for the final project. Photo by Dominique Hlavac.

Defying labels & making an imprint

It all started with paper. “My father worked at a paper mill so he used to bring huge rolls of paper home and I used to draw grow­ing up. So I’ve always had a strong love of paper,” said Amy Sands, Metro State’s new asso­ciate pro­fes­sor of Stu­dio Arts.

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Protecting Our Online Privacy
Are your current online habits safe? These are privacy and security solutions for you to try. (Image by: Sandip Rai)

Protecting Our Online Privacy

This article focuses on specific tools and applications that can help us prevent the leakage of our online privacy to outsiders.

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