On, Jan 24, 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke at DU. He spoke before a crowd of 600 in the old Student Union Building (now the south end of the Driscoll Student Center) in an appearance sponsored by the local Shorter Community AME Church.
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50 Years ago… DU wins its third NCAA hockey championship 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of DU’s third NCAA national championship in hockey. The Pioneers also had won the NCAA championship the season before. The team also won the 1961 WCHA regular-season and tournament titles. In the 1961 NCAA […]
Nov. 24, 1960 DU plays last football game The last DU football game was played at Hilltop Stadium November 24, 1960 (Thanksgi9ving Day) vs. Colorado State University. DU won 21 -12 in front of 6,927 .
October 2010 Alumni win award for Tuskegee Airmen documentary It took communication majors Shane Carrick (BA ’08) and Bobby Deline (BA ’07) a few tries to find the right subject for their documentary film, but when they met Lt. Col. James Harvey they knew they had their man. Harvey, who […]
Colorado Women’s College graduates final class May 1982 For the Colorado Women’s College Class of 1982, the graduation ceremony on May 15 marked the conclusion not only of their undergraduate study but also the end of 94 years of independent operations for their alma mater. Three months earlier, on […]
Student sit-in April 1968 On April 30, 1968, DU students gathered in the Office of the Registrar to demand the inclusion of several controversial amendments, known as the “Student Bill of Rights,” to the AUSA constitution. Days earlier, Chancellor Maurice Mitchell had warned students against such measures, saying “this […]
Pioneers basketball vs. People’s Republic of China February 1980 On Feb. 2, 1980, the DU Fieldhouse played host to an international athletic competition when the Pioneers men’s basketball team took on the People’s Republic of China’s Junior National Team in an exhibition scrimmage. Although the young team was “quick […]