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DU Means Business – Attimo Wine Kicks-Off New Pioneer Retail Network

DU held a kick-off party at Attimo Wine for Crimson and Gold Trail Saturday night, a program designed to support Denver area business owned and operated by DU Alumni. With businesses in coffee, drinks, food hospitality, and retail operations in the greater metro area (see map), patrons will receive special discounts at these DU-run businesses when they sign-up for the Passport.

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Joy Washes Across Neighborhood – Denver Beer Company Moving In

The DU neighborhood, still reeling from the closure of  Fermaentra Brewing on Evans, has finally received some good news. Denver Beer Company (DBC), famous for their Graham Cracker Porter and a host of other award winning craft beers is coming to the area. In a press release Denver Beer Company announced the purchase of Maddie’s Restaurant on 2425 South Downing Street where it plans to open a third brewery and taproom room. According to the release, the Denver Beer Co. Downing Street location includes two separate buildings surrounding a communal patio and garden. The taproom will be housed in the larger 2,563 square foot building and will include a tasting room, restaurant partner to be determined, plus nearly 10,000 square feet of outdoor patio space in front of the building. The adjacent smaller 761 square foot building is slated for an additional restaurant partner or snack food purveyor to be determined. Continue reading Joy Washes Across Neighborhood – Denver Beer Company Moving In

St Cloud State Athletes Deal with Changing Landscape

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Denver faces St. Cloud State University in hockey this upcoming weekend at Magness Arena. Back in St. Cloud, the shock waves sent by Athletics recent decision to drop Football and golf (and add men’s soccer) are still reverberating across the Minnesota campus. Continue reading St Cloud State Athletes Deal with Changing Landscape

UMass-Amherst Seeks Comfort Following Last Season’s NCAA Championship Loss

These days, many universities are teeming with emotional support animals. The University of Massachusetts-Amherst leads the pack. According to a recent article, at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, emotional support animals skyrocketed from five in the fall of 2015 to 118 two years later before dipping to the current 83. Among the Minutemen menagerie in that time are “Miniature pig, bearded dragons, geckos, rats, and birds,” according to university spokeswoman Mary Dettloff. Continue reading UMass-Amherst Seeks Comfort Following Last Season’s NCAA Championship Loss

LetsGoDU’s 2020 Wish List

  • Coach T finally lets ’em break 20 – multiple times
  • 80% free throws, 45% field goal shooting, fewer than 12 turnovers per game
  • A road sweep in Grand Forks
  • Choosing which Lax Final Four to attend – DU men’s or DU women’s
  • UMass-Amherst formally acknowledges the obvious – they are UMass-Amherst.
  • New DU lax faceoff specialist is so good at the “X” that he is “Trevoring”
  • ASU Sun Devils assigned to the Loveland Regional (please, please, please – make it so)
  • DU Nordic skiing improves so much at the NCAA Nationals that they have time to stop before the finish and make perfect snow angels
  • Denver wins back the Gold Pan and quietly exits the ice as a normal hockey team does