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This month in history: Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at DU

This month in history: Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at DU

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.

This month in history: DU celebrates third hockey national championship

This month in history: DU celebrates third hockey national championship

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 […]

This month in history: November

This month in history: November

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 .

This month in history: October

This month in history: October

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 […]

This month in history: July

This month in history: July

This month in history: June

This month in history: June

This month in history: May

This month in history: May

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 […]

This month in history: April

This month in history: April

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 […]

This month in history: March

This month in history: March

This month in history: February

This month in history: February

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 […]