Archive for April, 2010

Zingers to pop up in former Quiznos store

Zingers to pop up in former Quiznos store

Quiznos is being replaced on South University Boulevard by a chicken, sandwich and chili shop that’s one of a kind. “It’s the first of many to come,” promises co-owner Dennis Krieger, who plans to open Zingers in the Quiznos location at 2075 S. University Blvd. and possibly franchise the concept. […]

New strength center a marriage of science, sweat

New strength center a marriage of science, sweat

Tucked under the seats of DU’s new soccer stadium is the University’s not-so-secret weapon in the battle to be competitive in Division I sports. That weapon is a brightly lit, trapezoid-shape tunnel, its ceiling contouring the soccer rows above it, then rising to meet the Ritchie Center’s west wall. Banks […]

Women’s team aims to do better with more

Women’s team aims to do better with more

Today’s pop quiz is a math question. If the DU women’s basketball team can win 18 of 31 games this season using only six to nine players, how many games next season can the team win with 15 players? Hint: Two players graduated but seven return next year. One veteran […]

Basketball’s beginning to bounce DU’s way, Scott says

Late in the evening of March 8, two notable moments for DU men’s basketball occurred simultaneously in an Arkansas arena 941 miles from DU. The Pioneers’ post-season ended in a seven-point loss to North Texas, and year four of the Joe Scott coaching era got under way. It was a […]

Sturm exhibit is a journey in Navajo weaving

Each piece is a journey for Navajo master weaver Roy Kady, and visitors to an exhibit of his work opening April 2 in Sturm Hall can take their own walk along his path. Titled Na’ashjé’ii Biką’ Biyiin (Chant of the Male Spider) and co-curated by Kady and anthropology master’s student […]

Morgridge faculty to help Colorado in education reform

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter recently created two education task forces to help address and make recommendations for improving the state’s education system for K-12 students and to establish the state as a national education leader. Two faculty members from DU’s Morgridge College of Education have been named to the task […]

Campus Safety officer to get commendation from Denver police

Campus Safety officer to get commendation from Denver police

Perhaps as important as having nearly 400 security cameras across campus is having people watch what those cameras reveal. One of those watchers is Sgt. Steve Banet, an eight-year Campus Safety officer with nearly four decades of investigative experience. Among other duties, Banet watches surveillance monitors in the Ritchie Center […]

This month in history: April

This month in history: April