Metro name change

House passes second reading of name change bill

After a full postponement last week, the bill to change Metro’s name to Metropolitan State University of Denver today passed its initial reading through the Colorado House of Representatives, according to a press release. Senate bill 148 now needs to pass its third and final reading before it’s sent to Gov. John HIckenlooper’s desk to […]

Metro students letter to Pres. Jordan on name change

President Jordan, As a third-year student of Metropolitan State College of Denver, I have enjoyed the opportunity to embrace the culture and community of our students, faculty, and staff. Our students work hard to achieve success in the face of life’s challenges, including commuting, full-time jobs, families, and financial hardship. Yet, in spite of these […]

Denver State University a no-go. Metro goes back to drawing board

[media-credit name=”Illustration by Andrey Matveyev” align=”aligncenter” width=”400″][/media-credit] Brad Roudebush The voice of the 8,700 voters who responded to a March 2011 survey regarding Metro’s proposed name change has been ignored. Contrary to the votes of the 36.1 percent plurality, Denver State University will not be the new name of the college. In fact, the […]