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MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mail to Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu

IT: Email switchover confusing, but needed

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mailto Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu MSU Denver Information Technology Services’ migration of student, faculty and staff emails to a unified Microsoft Office

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mail to Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu

IT: Email switchover confusing, but needed

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mailto Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu MSU Denver Information Technology Services’ migration of student, faculty and staff emails to a unified Microsoft Office

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mail to Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu

IT: Email switchover confusing, but needed

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mailto Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu MSU Denver Information Technology Services’ migration of student, faculty and staff emails to a unified Microsoft Office

Word on the street: What does the Clothesline Project mean to you?

Photos by Daniel Fairbairn The need to raise awareness The Clothesline Project is a globally recognized, month-long project that visits the Auraria campus yearly. The t-shirts crisscrossing the Tivoli tell stories of strength and sadness. Brightly colored garments give courage in the face of sexual assault and abuse. But 82 percent of students polled on

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mail to Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu

IT: Email switchover confusing, but needed

MSU Denver seniors Lindsey Erickson, left, and Ryland Dominguez answer questions and phone calls at the IT department from students regarding the university switching student email accounts from Google Mailto Microsoft 365. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu MSU Denver Information Technology Services’ migration of student, faculty and staff emails to a unified Microsoft Office

In case of emergencies, these quick guides are located throughout the Auraria campus.

Campus emergency procedures a “must read”

In case of emergencies, these quick guides are located throughout the Auraria campus. Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu May in Denver looked a lot like Kansas. And Oklahoma. And Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa. As tornadoes touched down in Denver and her suburbs, many on Auraria came to a harsh realization. They had no idea

Metrospective

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles • poster from Nickelodeon Movie Studio

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles • poster from Nickelodeon Movie Studio The relaunch of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Aug. 8 lured audiences in with the high-tech action trailer, then gave them a story that tasted like turtle soup. There was an apparent disconnect between director Jonathan Liebesman and producer Michael Bay (director of the Transformer

Partygoers are over the moon at Supermoon event

Whenever a full or new moon happens at the time of its closest point to earth in its orbit, you get what’s called a “perigee-syzgy” — or, to the layman, a supermoon. And in celebration of the biggest and brightest moon of the year, friends and Denver musical cohorts booked a do-it-yourself, bring-your-own-drinks-style supermoon party

Lese Majesty by Shabazz Palaces • album art from Sub Pop

Review: Shabazz Palaces “Lese Majesty”

When listening to “Lese Majesty,” the new album by Seattle-based hip-hop group Shabazz Palaces, it’s easy to pick up on a sort of aged wisdom. The writing is smart, the instrumentals are precise, and the album has a the type of confidence that only comes with years of roaming the earth. Thus, it wasn’t exactly

Annalyse Garcia, Brittney Padilla, Danni Hedstrom, Caitlin Jenks, Molly Clark and  Amber Roundtree pray after softball practice on April 29. The six players are all members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Photo by Rachel Fuenzalida ¥ rfuenzal@mscd.edu

Metro Christian athletes use club to put prayer into practice

In summer 2009, Tyler Cline, Metro women’s assistant basketball coach, and Andy Schlicting, Metro’s sports information director, founded Metro State’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which welcomes students of all denominations of Christianity.“[We] just bring in athletes, talk about God and how we can bring God more into our lives, especially through the sport aspect,” said Danni Hedstrom, Metro’s softball rightfielder and FCA’s vice president. “It definitely is [an expectation] to apply faith on the field, [for] how we play our game, how we relate to situations that happen in our specific sports, instead of just life in general.”

Wazee Supper Club located at 15th and Wazee has been a Lower Downtown resturant staple for the last 40 years. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu

Wazee Supper Club is more than a fan favorite

Wazee Supper Club located at 15th and Wazee has been a Lower Downtown resturant staple for the last 40 years. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu On the western edge of Lower Downtown sits a gem, a 40-year-old restaurant mainstay — a “diamond in the rough” by some standards. Founded in 1974 by two brothers

National Blood Donor Month saves lives

Bonfils wants your blood. During the winter, the number of blood donations drops by about 20 percent, according to the Bonfils Blood Center. “[The drop in donations has] just historically been that way due to either the weather or if the road conditions are poor,” said Bonfils representative Dianna Hemphill. “In the cold weather, people

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles • poster from Nickelodeon Movie Studio

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles • poster from Nickelodeon Movie Studio The relaunch of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Aug. 8 lured audiences in with the high-tech action trailer, then gave them a story that tasted like turtle soup. There was an apparent disconnect between director Jonathan Liebesman and producer Michael Bay (director of the Transformer

Sports

Invesco Field at Mile High officially became Sports Authroity Field at Mile High Aug. 16, 2011 as part of a 25-year agreement worth $6 million per year. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

New Mile High still jewel of Colorado

Invesco Field at Mile High officially became Sports Authroity Field at Mile High Aug. 16, 2011 as part of a 25-year agreement worth $6 million per year. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Julie Jacobson Peyton’s Place became our home away from home 10 days ago. Sports Authority Field at Mile High seats roughly 76,000 fans but

Hand highlights series win

The Roadrunners earned their first series win of the season when they took three of four games from Adams State University April 25-27. Metro (13-26 overall, 11-23 conference) rattled off three consecutive victories against the Grizzlies after dropping the series opener 6-3 on Friday at the Auraria Field. Sophomore left fielder Alex Walker highlighted the

Brandon Jefferson poses for a photo at the Denver Nuggets workout.Photo by Evan Batten • ebatten@msudenver.edu

Familiar Roadrunner works out for Nuggets

Brandon Jefferson poses for a photo at the Denver Nuggets workout. Photo by Evan Batten • ebatten@msudenver.edu Reigning Division II player of the year, Brandon Jefferson was on fire from behind the arc. As the buzzer went off, Jefferson calmly drained a last-second shot, resulting in applause and encouragement from players and coaches alike. Jefferson

Paul Marcely

Marcely: Club baseball player finds that he still has it

Story by Paul J. Marcely Light Rail. School. Light Rail. Ask my roommate (mom) what’s for dinner. Homework. Sleep. Do it again tomorrow. I had become the definition of routine. As a transfer student to MSU Denver from a party school and town in Arizona, I had reluctantly grown up and come home. I came

AD Honor Roll Totals 53 for Fall

Metro sports saw 53 student-athletes named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2013. To qualify, a student-athlete must hold a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Metro’s 199 student-athletes combined for a 3.14 GPA during the fall semester. In addition, 11 former student-athletes graduated in December: Kelci Newlin

Invesco Field at Mile High officially became Sports Authroity Field at Mile High Aug. 16, 2011 as part of a 25-year agreement worth $6 million per year. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

New Mile High still jewel of Colorado

Invesco Field at Mile High officially became Sports Authroity Field at Mile High Aug. 16, 2011 as part of a 25-year agreement worth $6 million per year. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Julie Jacobson Peyton’s Place became our home away from home 10 days ago. Sports Authority Field at Mile High seats roughly 76,000 fans but

MSU Denver golf wrap-up

The Roadrunners golf team tied for third place along with Colorado Christian, at the Regis Invitational at the Fox Hollow Golf Course with an overall score of 683 (353 for Day 1, 330 for Day 2). Junior Nathalie Gallacher shot a Day 2 score of 75 for a final score of 153, which put her

Men’s soccer heads into new season

Fall of 2014 is a new season for the Metro men’s soccer team, and its young talent works to prepare. The Roadrunners fell short last season of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship after two losses late last season, which gave them an 8-4-2 mark in the RMAC and a 10-6-3 record overall. Although they

Junior left fielder Mary Towner readies to contact a pitch in game two of a tripleheader against Chadron State College Feb. 28 at the Auraria Field. The Metro softball team finished the 2014 campaign 33-17.
Photo by Courtland Wilson • cwils104@msudenver.edu

Van Wetzinga puts the ‘W’ back in softball

What a difference a year makes. After finishing a combined 43-55 over the past two seasons, the Metro softball team flipped the switch in head coach Annie Van Wetzinga’s inaugural season and went 33-17 overall. The Roadrunners made the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament and qualified for their fourth NCAA tournament as a No. 5

Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu

Op-ed: Snyder has big decision to make

Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu The world of sports has many aspects that fans come to love. The most popular aspect is the face of franchise. Our name makes us who we are. It’s our identity, and it’s what defines us. Without it, then it would be nothing more than players with no identity.

Diver Hannah Herbold sets two national records

Metro diver Hannah Herbold won two gold medals April 20-21 at the East Coast Collegiate Swim Club Nationals in Atlanta, Ga. This is her first year on Metro’s swimming and diving club team, but that hasn’t stopped her from leaving her impact on the sport. “It’s been a lot of fun,” Herbold said. Herbold won

Junior Nick Baker connects on a forehand in his No. 3 singles match against Western New Mexico University April 11 at the Regency Athletic Complex.
Photo by Lorenzo Dawkins • ldawkin1@msudenver.edu

Tennis can’t ace Western New Mexico

Junior Nick Baker connects on a forehand in his No. 3 singles match against Western New Mexico University April 11 at the Regency Athletic Complex. Photo by Lorenzo Dawkins • ldawkin1@msudenver.edu In a day that felt like the Australian Open with the scorching heat, Metro’s men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to Western New Mexico

Metro track and field advances to RMAC Championship

The Metro track and field team geared up at the Jack Christiansen Invitational April 26 in Fort Collins and secured four wins in different events in the tune-up meet. Sophomore mid-distance runner Breanna Hemming competed in the 800 meters and took first place with time of 2:12.09, but for altitude it was converted to a

AD Honor Roll Totals 53 for Fall

Metro sports saw 53 student-athletes named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2013. To qualify, a student-athlete must hold a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Metro’s 199 student-athletes combined for a 3.14 GPA during the fall semester. In addition, 11 former student-athletes graduated in December: Kelci Newlin

Rants+Raves

Shovel Knight
Shovel Knight image from Yacht Club Games

Review: Shovel Knight

If there is only one game you play all summer, make sure it’s “Shovel Knight.” Shovel Knight image from Yacht Club Games “Shovel Knight” digs back into the golden era style of gaming. Everything about it will make you feel nostalgic. The 8-bit graphics, the music and the games extremely difficult stages will having you

Insight

Writer found freedom in columns

I knew from the time I was in my late teens that I wanted to write news. News. No opinions, no bias, no slant, no adjectives that might hint at any of the three. Just the facts. But something happened one day that led me down a path I didn’t expect. My editor asked me

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TOL1

Metrospere: Leo Tolstoy, meet my grown-up self

The older I’ve grown, the more a trip to the bookstore has become an all-encompassing excursion. I can spend hours wandering around Barnes and Noble (RIP Borders), browsing titles, sections and leafing through the pages of someone else’s imagination. My last trip to the bookstore, however, found me in a section my high school English

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