Cathy Lucas

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Marvin Hamlisch sets Metro on "Fire:" The (mostly) forgotten story

    Marvin Hamlisch, one of the most famous and decorated film and theater composers of the 1970s and beyond, died this week at age 68. But when he passed, few remembered his connection to Metropolitan State University of Denver, for which he wrote the now-anachronistic school song, "The Fire of M.S.C." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Metro State name change official after six years, thousands of surveys, $95,000

    What's in a name? For the newly minted Metropolitan State University of Denver, about six years of research and discussion, thousands of surveys, numerous focus groups and $95,000. That's a portion of what went into a name change from Metropolitan State College of Denver that was made official yeste ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Metro Provost Gets a Steep Grade

    Metro’s new provost, Rodolfo Rocha, had a chance to lead the school into the future. Instead, he became a faculty pariah in less than a year.

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    Pro Boner

    Auraria's effort to offer students "free" legal services cost plenty and ended badly.

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Class War

    Metro State's Chicano Studies program has given students identity. Now it wants to keep its own.

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Going Down?

    The CVA plummets overnight from the art world's penthouse to the basement.