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Professional sports, an unrealistic dream?

July 11, 2017

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The dream of playing high-level college sports and going professional is far-fetched for most college athletes and is just that, a dream. Only 1.5% of the 73,660 NCAA football participants were drafted, according to ncaa.com. The number is even smaller for non-NCAA schools. Seth Jones, a former National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics soccer player at […]

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Find your “Element” socialize and have fun

March 10, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – Element social club organized a volleyball game in Lawrence Street Park, for students to socialize and have fun, Thursday afternoon. Despite the wind, Element recruited around 11 students from the three Auraria Campus schools, Community College of Denver, University of Colorado in Denver and Metro State University of Denver for a friendly […]

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Students on Auraria gather to socialize and play

March 10, 2017

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — Students socialized and played volleyball at Lawrence Park on March 9, in an event put on by Element to promote campus fellowship and relationship building. Element is a social group on the Auraria campus that tries to transcend the commuter nature of the three schools on campus. Student Director James Weiner […]

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Roadrunners win streak improves to 20

December 2, 2016

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DENVER, Auraria Campus – The MSU Denver volleyball team played their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game Tuesday Nov. 16, at the Auraria Event Center. The Roadrunners hosted a quarterfinal tournament against the CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves. The Thunderwolves did not finish their regular season with a winning record, posting a season 12-15 overall and a 10-9 in […]

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The Blake Street Tavern: Sunday Fun-day Football

October 12, 2016

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DENVER — “Are you ready for some football?” The 2016 NFL is in full swing. I do not have cable or any type of NFL package. So, I decided to venture out into LoDo in search of a football friendly sports bar. I am an active participant in weekly Fantasy Football, and I love to […]

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National Football Fights Presidential Debate for Student’s Attention

October 7, 2016

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DENVER—Sept. 26, 2016 held two showdowns of equal brutality, broadcast on national television. One was the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and the other was an NFL football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers. In Auraria campus the love for football is high and the passion for political […]

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Super Bowl “Trumps” GOP Debate on Auraria

February 2, 2016

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Super Bowl Trumps GOP Debate in Terms of Student Interest By Greg Bullinger and Cat Kerr DENVER, Auraria Campus —“Don’t get me started on Trump,” said Becky Ruhter, a Human Services major. “I’m part of a minority group.” Ruhter, who is in her senior year, connects herself among three separate minority communities, finds the idea […]

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Meet Chuck Hinshaw: One of MSU Denver’s first, and current students

October 13, 2015

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — As the saying goes, “It’s never too late.” It’s never too late to switch careers, to go back to school. Chuck Hinshaw, one of Metropolitan State University of Denver’s first students, is a prime example. Among the 20,000 MSU Denver students roaming the Auraria campus, Hinshaw may not be a familiar […]

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The Mustangs Stampede the Bulldogs

October 3, 2015

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WESTMINSTER, Colo.—The high scoring Mountain Range Mustangs put there undefeated record on the line, as they face the 2-1 Brighton Bulldogs Sept. 17,  at 1st Bank Stadium. The Mustangs came into night being led by junior midfielder Collin Yeager with team leading three goals on the season and senior goalie Justin Johnson who was riding a […]

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The Beloved Journey of Bo Scaife

August 15, 2015

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DENVER– The Mile-High City is home of the Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Rockies. However, what you might not know is that there are some professional athletes who grew up in Denver, but never played for our hometown teams. That’s where this NFL athlete and Mullen High School graduate comes in. […]

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