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Rowdy the Roadrunner poses in the Auraria Event Center. The nickname came after students had to run across streets to get to campus during the ‘70s.
Photo from facebook.com/msurowdy

How we became the Roadrunners: A history and geography of our school mascot

How we became the Roadrunners: A history and geography of our school mascot

Rowdy the Roadrunner poses in the Auraria Event Center. The nickname came after students had to run across streets to get to campus during the ’70s.Photo from facebook.com/msurowdy   Every school has a mascot, as a way to show its pride. For Metro State, that pride is in the form of a roadrunner. As a

Not all athletes are created equal: High participation rate does not mean equality

Black History month is upon us, and I can’t help but wonder if black student-athletes are really getting a fair game. I read recently that the participation rate of black collegiate athletes is at an all-time high, but graduation rates are not. This poses the question: is high participation rate a sign that black student-athletes

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