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 [...]
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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 [...]
Before Barack Obama came to Denver in August 2008 to be formally received at the Democratic National Convention as the party’s nominee for president, he visited the Mile High City on Jan. 30, 2008, to deliver his message of hope and change to a crowd of more than 14,000 gathered [...]