The University of California – Berkeley fell $150 million short for 2015-2016, according to the Office of the Chancellor. However, that is not stopping the university from moving forward with student funds for gender inclusive locker rooms for their student recreation center.
The College Fix reports that Cal will invest $2.7 million in the “gender-inclusive” Recreational Sports Facility locker rooms upgrade. The project is being funded by the school’s Wellness Initiative Fee, paid for by students as part of their annual fees. Continue reading Cal to offer gender inclusive locker rooms
An unprecedented 635 day streak has come to an end as another Fighting Hawk found himself on the short end of the long arm of the law June 18th. Star sophomore basketball player Geno Crandall was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of DUI in Grand Forks. Crandall averaged 15.5 points this past season.
The last Fighting Hawks player to get three hots and a cot was a football player, Dustin Iverson, who shoplifted $16 worth of Nike bicep bands while wearing his North Dakota Football jersey at a Scheels sporting goods store. He got away with the heist but went back to the store later that afternoon and was apprehended and charged. He lost his scholarship. Continue reading North Dakota streak ends at 635 days
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.
The justices ruled that the 71-year-old trademark law barring disparaging terms infringes free speech rights. Continue reading Even the Supreme Court can’t save the “Fighting Sioux”
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You may (or may not) have noticed yesterday that the University of Utah announced it would start a Division I Men’s Lacrosse program in 2018-2019. In doing so, the Utes will become the western-most school to offer NCAA D-I men’s lacrosse, thus displacing DU (and Air Force) as the current westernmost schools to field D-I men’s lacrosse programs. Continue reading UTAH GOES NCAA D-I IN MEN’S LAX: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR DU?
The nickname for Holy Cross is the Crusaders. And, not surprisingly, the school’s newspaper is called The Crusader, a weekly newspaper published by the students of this small Jesuit college in Worchester, Massachusetts. DU athletic fans may recall that this university is the landing spot for former DU head basketball coach Joe Scott. Continue reading What’s in a name? Just ask Holy Cross faculty
We’ve talked about Louisville basketball a number of times. Mainly, would the NCAA have the courage to penalize Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals – the most valuable collegiate basketball program in the nation.
Well, the penalty came out Thursday and it is harsh. Of course, Louisville plans to appeal (again). Continue reading Slick Rick gets stripped
Our own Puck Swami asked the question about the Pioneers’ recent success and concluded that coaching played a critical role in Denver’s success along with recruiting the right players to build a winning culture.
After some thought, what role does Denver’s altitude play in Denver’s success? Continue reading Does altitude make the difference for Denver?
JLG Architects, the architecture firm that designed and built the locker room for Omaha and the locker room renovation for Minnesota, released their plans for the DU hockey’s locker room renovation to be completed this summer. You can get the entire panorama here. It is quite impressive and befits a program of Denver’s caliber. Continue reading Initial plans for new locker room released by JLG Architects
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LetsGoDU friend CD Dunks reminds us that there is no need to use the term ‘mid-major’. And the same goes for ‘secondary sport’ – i.e. any sport that is not called football or Power-Five conference basketball. The big question is: Has Peg Bradley-Doppes simply built one of the finest athletic department in the land? Continue reading Crimson & Gold touch propels Denver to national powerhouse status