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A mental discipline sport

April 7, 2011

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Englewood, Colo. — Physical education in schools used to be about more than baseball, football and soccer. “Spares” and “gutter balls,” “birdies” and “bogies.” Today it’s“back-hands” and “chop-shots,” “quivers” and “Shafts. Circa Colorado 1993, these terms are associated with alternative Physical Education activities that were once offered at local high schools in the Denver-Metro area […]

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Foxy: Female film phenom

March 20, 2011

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Foxy: Female film phenom

Pam Grier, 61, former Metropolitan State College of Denver student, was the guest speaker during the 20th Annual Bridge Speaker as part of Women’s History Month. The bridge speaker is symbolic to bridging Black History Month with Women’s History Month. Being the bridge speaker means a lot to Grier. “Today, I’m exactly where I’m supposed […]

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Perception is a problem for MSCD students

February 23, 2011

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Perception is a problem for MSCD students

    The proposed name change at Metropolitan State College of Denver supposes that the perception surrounding the campus is one of a “community college” as opposed to the more highly regarded perception of a “university.” And when perceived value is critical to receiving funding, as well as, appealing to and attracting new attendees and […]

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