Author Archives: Wesley Reyna


Nancy Pelosi speaks at Metro

Nancy Pelosi speaks at Metro

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. and Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., visited Auraria Aug. 30 to take part in a women’s business forum hosted by Metro. The all-female forum was host to seven prominent local business owners and leaders in addition to the congresswomen. A wide range of industries, from childcare to engineering, were

Painting from pain

Born in Arizona, Ben Patterson had a tumultuous childhood that led him from a strict Mormon upbringing to rebellion, drug use and eventually incarceration. After battling addiction and getting his life back, he wanted to pursue his lifelong passion for art. Now at the age of 28, Patterson is a dedicated art student in his second year at Metro.