Pucks, Pans, and Passion: A Trip into the Heart of Darkness with Hockey Student Section Leaders

Editor’s Note: This article was originally slated to run ahead of the hockey team’s NCHC quarterfinal series with Omaha, which was later canceled along with the rest of the 2019-2020 NCAA season.

If you happen to find yourself in need of a toothbrush, Ilona Kovacs might be able to help you out.

That’s because a student once bribed her with one, in exchange for being able to sit in the first row of the student section. Sitting there allows one to be next to DU Whiteboard, the large dry erase board Kovacs and fellow sophomore Jack Fowle write taunting messages on for the other team. Continue reading Pucks, Pans, and Passion: A Trip into the Heart of Darkness with Hockey Student Section Leaders

4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Community Commons/Student Union

Prior to today’s snowstorm, work continued on the Community Commons (i.e. Student Union) along Evans Avenue. Workers have nearly completed the copper wall treatments and roughed in the roof structure as they rush to complete as much work outside today as possible. There is a lot of construction noise and traffic on Evans avenue so be sure to turn the sound down before clicking play. Continue reading 4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Community Commons/Student Union

4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Bullet Proof Sculpture and Carnegie Green

The campus is shut down but some students are still on campus along with locals strolling Carnegie Green with their kids and dogs. Take a few minutes to enjoy an afternoon on the Green with the ‘Bullet Proof’ sculpture, created during another time of uncertainty at the University of Denver. Continue reading 4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Bullet Proof Sculpture and Carnegie Green

4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Burwell Center Construction

Campus is effectively closed. You’re quarantined in your home because you’re a responsible citizen and you’re starting to go a bit stir-crazy with the news and lack of sports.

So here, take four stress-free minutes out of your day to enjoy the sights and sounds on DU’s campus – the rhythm of work continues for many in construction, facilities and grounds crew. Construction continues on the Burwell Center for Career Achievement. Continue reading 4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Burwell Center Construction

4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Ritchie School of Engineering

Campus is effectively closed. You’re quarantined in your home because you’re a responsible citizen and you’re starting to go a bit stir-crazy with the news and lack of sports.

So here, take four stress-free minutes out of your day to enjoy the sights and sounds on DU’s campus that you’re missing so dearly right now: Continue reading 4 Minutes of DU’s Sights & Sounds: Ritchie School of Engineering

And now, some good news: spring athletes to be granted extra year of eligibility, per reports

The last two days have felt like a decade. Every five minutes, the news cycle delivered a new body blow and the bad news flowed flowing like the dang Colorado River. On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA delivered the news that fans would not be permitted to attend any winter sports championships including March Madness and the NCAA Hockey Tournament. This news, of course, was followed up by the NBA suspending its season Wednesday night after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus, better known to some as COVID-19. And that was just Wednesday. Continue reading And now, some good news: spring athletes to be granted extra year of eligibility, per reports

DU Ski Team Quest for Championship #25 Ends with NCAA Cancellation

Tim Healy is a regular contributor to LetsGoDU on collegiate skiing.

Denver Skiing exited Day 2 of the NCAA championships in a two-horse race in Bozeman, Montana. Denver fell behind the University of Utah following today’s men’s and women’s freestyle events. With two days remaining and several of Denver’s strongest events remaining, the NCAA pulled the plug with a nationwide cancellation of NCAA events due to the Coronavirus. Continue reading DU Ski Team Quest for Championship #25 Ends with NCAA Cancellation

NCHC cancels Tournament, NCAAs still on without fans – for now

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated and includes information from yesterday’s news and be sure to keep returning to this post as it will continue to be updated with more information as it becomes available.

The same day the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a ‘pandemic’, the NCAA sprung into action Wednesday afternoon.  The NCAA basketball and hockey tournaments will be played without fans. And, this announcement further impacts other NCAA sports which Denver plays in the spring. Denver is scheduled to host Omaha in NCHC first-round hockey action this upcoming weekend, Denver hockey is hosting the Loveland NCAA Hockey Regionals March 27th and 28th and Denver Gymnastics is hosting NCAA Regionals April 2-4th at Magness Arena. Continue reading NCHC cancels Tournament, NCAAs still on without fans – for now

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