This Saturday at Magness Arena on the University of Denver campus, the Head and the Heart is sharing a bill with Mayer Hawthorne, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Foxfield Four, Places and Vetta Star for Music Fest. We've got several pairs of tickets up for grabs if you and a guest would like to be ... More >>
Last week, Patricia Calhoun wrote about the apparent decision by University of Denver officials to exclude the controversial Denver Boone mascot from future affiliation with DU. The move frustrated a number of our readers, including this one.
The University of Denver is hosting a free screening of American Meat -- a documentation of the meat industry in America -- tonight on the campus. And Westword editor Patricia Calhoun will moderate a panel discussion afterwards. See also: - Denver Restaurant Week and plenty of beer on the culinary ... More >>
The passage of Amendment 64, which became law earlier today, presents challenges for Colorado colleges, since lotsa students are as confused about the measure as many members of the public. That likely explains why the University of Denver chose last week to send enrollees a copy of its drug policy ... More >>
Your bank balance is falling faster than leaves in autumn. But it's possible to have a blast without blowing your budget. Here are ten things to do this weekend for under $10 -- including eating breakfast for dinner, a Young Frankenstein Halloween party, and lots more. And six are absolutely free! ... More >>
Some sports fans and barflies are going to be very unhappy tonight. That's when many of their favorite bars will switch channels from whatever game is on to the first of the three presidential debates, which will be happening right here, at the University of Denver. Those tickets are impossible to c ... More >>
As we opened our laptop to file our first story from the University of Denver today, we realized we were missing a key ingredient: wireless. And that led us to a discover that, despite all the awesome swag given out at the presidential debate, reporting (comfortably and wirelessly) comes with a pric ... More >>
This past February, we introduced you to the DU Meme page, where University of Denver types declared comedy war on everyone. We checked in at the page earlier today, and sure enough, the memers had some memorable takes on tonight's presidential debate at DU. Look below to see samples from the site ... More >>
Let the hyperbole fly: Depending on whom you ask, the presidential debate coming to town this Wednesday is either the biggest event of the election season, the biggest-ever boon to the University of Denver's place in the national spotlight, or the biggest political anything to happen in Denver since ... More >>
On Wednesday, the University of Denver will host this election's first presidential debate -- and the first of its kind in Denver. DU has been getting ready for its close-up for months, and the stakes are high for both the school and the candidates. If the night is a success, no matter which candida ... More >>
Barack Obama will be speaking in Golden Thursday, marking the umpteenth recent visit to Colorado by a presidential candidate or surrogate. And he'll be back again on October 3, when he's scheduled to face Mitt Romney in 2012's first presidential debate -- at the University of Denver, which is alread ... More >>
As Barack Obama was visiting CSU, where he was greeted by 13,000 supporters and an attack sign with a typo, the folks behind Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, released a letter with an academic flavor. It features the signatures of 100-plus professors who back the measure, inclu ... More >>
The University of Denver has unveiled the logo for the first presidential debate, to be held at DU's Magness Arena on October 3. The university also launched a website today dedicated to the debate, which includes a countdown ticker: 226 days to go. One thing it doesn't include? Ticket information. ... More >>
Big logos below.Back in March, Metro State's Board of Trustees announced their plan to change the school's name to Denver State University -- a lackluster choice that also managed to piss off the folks at the University of Denver. So Metro is now asking students to choose among three new poss ... More >>
We've got a new college intern around here and her youthful energy and endless fascination with all things cannabis remind me of my own college-age years. Back then, getting ounces of herb wasn't as easy as walking down to the nearby dispensary. You had to be somewhat in the know to find qual ... More >>
Big pics below.U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of the best colleges in the country -- but finding Colorado institutions will take a while if you start from the top. None appear in the top fifty, and of the three that appear in the top 100, Colorado School of Mines tops t ... More >>
Starting tonight and running through Sunday, April 3, the University of Denver and the Iliff School of Theology will host what organizers says is a first-of-its-kind conference, which will bring academics together to discuss one of the world's hottest topics: human trafficking.
We had a lot of fun with our recent top ten suggestions for new Metro State names other than Denver State -- but many of the comments have taken the proposed moniker swap very seriously. Among the more interesting is a post suggesting that Denver State will cause confusion with the University ... More >>
As in they ain't nothin' to fuck with. The video, for The Hollyfeld's excellent song "Ain't It Something" from 2009's Black Heart Blue was a collaboration with the University of Denver's CAM Records. In it, singer Eryn Hoerig has a one-night stand that'll wind up on her permanent record. Watc ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The University of Denver will host an Academic Adventure for the Generations: Those Who Eat Well, Live Well, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the newly renamed Knoebel School of Hospitality Management. On the agenda: Elise Wiggins of Panzano giving a cooking demonstration, ... More >>
Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill has moved into the former home of University Sports Grill at 2442 South University Boulevard, near the University of Denver campus. This is the latest link in a Texas-based chain that got its start in 2001, when founder Doug Guller was on a much-needed vacation in ... More >>
Culture on a stick. That's the new concept that Hutch Phanichamnuay and his wife, Wattra Phairatphiboon, are bringing to the University of Denver neighborhood in November when they unleash Skew, a fast-casual joint at 2070 South University, located in the former Stick-e Star space, which clo ... More >>
Caution, pedestrian jumping over TO, HERE.The jumble of words and pictures on the sign shown above indicate that University of Denver traffic engineers are firm believers in the use of picture puzzles to sharpen the mind. This roadway rebus is located on East Asbury Avenue between the Rickets ... More >>
Keep drinking that milk, Chauncey.Surf the web globally; read blogs locally. The Nuggets will turn to Anthony Carter to fill in during the short term for groin-injured Chauncey Billups, says Nick Sclafani of the Nugg Doctor. Hope that prescription won't have to be renewed. The Colorado Inde ... More >>
Lori Midson Illegal Pete's, home of the fat fish burrito, has just opened its sixth location at 1744 East Evans Avenue, a textbook's toss from the University of Denver campus. Like its other outposts, the fast-casual coastal Mexican, whose beer-battered fish filets (and counter staff that mixes u ... More >>
As part of our search for a marijuana-dispensary critic, we asked applicants to write in and tell us what marijuana means to them. In the coming weeks, we'll publish some of our favorites, including this one from a female college student.
It's been a bad year for newspapers, with cities acorss the country losing important institutions like the Rocky Mountain News. But it's been a very good year for homeless newspapers, judging from the entries in the first annual North American Street Newspaper Association Newspaper Awards. I ... More >>
Photo courtesy the University of DenverMichelle Kwan collects another trophy -- of sorts. Star figure skater Michelle Kwan wanted to be seen as just another University of Denver student during her stint at her school. But, of course, just another University of Denver student wouldn't have been feat ... More >>
Al Hood has a very crowded agenda. The trumpeter teaches fulltime at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music in addition to contributing to a slew of ensembles, including the Denver Brass and the Ken Walker Jazz Sextet. Somehow, though, he also found time to record a new CD entitled Just ... More >>
Just received word that psych-pop magicians Widowers are making an appearance on KVDU, the University of Denver's college radio station (wait, DU has a college radio station? Who knew?). Tune in to your Internet -- it appears that KVDU is an Internet-only radio station (sorry commuters!) from 4 to 6 ... More >>
Paula Poundstone stands up for KBDI-TV at the Newman Center.
DU's School of Art and Art History celebrates its own.
Granny's got the true holiday spirit.
The old sound gets a makeover.
May Day's Music Festival
Zamantakis: From the Earth, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery University of Denver
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The "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" freshman seminar
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