Imbue review: Go Set a Watchman

When Harper Lee published “To Kill a Mockingbird,” it immediately became an icon of American literature among the works of Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain and J.D. Salinger. Such success made her one of few women to receive a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and worldwide recognition. It was the first and the only novel Lee ever […]

Sanctuary story: Felipe

Sanctuary story: Felipe

In a recent YouTube video message, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said, “If being a sanctuary city means that we value taking care of one another, and welcoming refugees and immigrants, then I welcome the title.”  What does it feel like to hold the title of “undocumented” in Denver? Here’s one man’s story. He stood there […]

Seen and heard

Seen and heard

That night Ramon had dinner at McDonald’s. He ate so fast, you would think he had never eaten before. He made himself sick. That was Ramon’s first night with his new family. His mother and father couldn’t take care of him anymore. Ramon’s parents lacked the money and the capacity to invest in their child’s development. His […]

Bonfils Blood Center: When every drop counts

Bonfils Blood Center: When every drop counts

Have you ever wondered about those bloodmobiles on campus that come and go every other month? What about the donation process? Where does your blood travel after all? Maybe you even thought about donating, but didn’t.  Whatever the reason – hesitation, lack of information or time – it’s never too late to become a blood […]

The developing art scene of Denver

The developing art scene of Denver

All photos by The Metropolitan’s Photo Editor Alyson McClaran Denver is a city rapidly embracing creativity with growing art districts that are becoming more and more popular among the public and artists themselves. “I remember back in the ’80s, there was nothing,” said Jill Mustoffa, a photographer and a multimedia artist. “There was maybe three […]