Archive for May, 2007

Ricks Center students earn big bucks in stock market game

Wall-streeters had better take notice — some “small” streeters are ready to take over the market. They may only be in grade school, and some may call them “small” businesspeople, but when it comes to picking stocks, they know what they’re doing. A group of elementary school students at the Ricks […]

Equestrian club riders compete in nationals

Three riders from the University of Denver club equestrian team have qualified for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) national finals to be held this week in Springfield, Mass.  Jessica Stone, Whitney Stahl, and Nicole Stern all earned the right to compete at nationals after winning or placing second in their […]

War and peace are topics for Bridges to the Future lecture

Marc Gopin — a professor of religion, diplomacy and conflict resolution at George Mason University — will speak at a Bridges to the Future lecture on May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Newman Center’s Gates Concert Hall. The free event is the final in this year’s lecture series, which […]

Art teacher exhibit in its last week

This is the last week to view work by some of the University of Denver’s best-known artists and art teachers. On May 6, the Myhren Gallery will close the exhibit “Eight Painters and Sculptors at the University of Denver, 1930–65.” The exhibit is the first in a series featuring distinguished […]

High-rise at light-rail station gets green light over opposition

Centennial Halls may be getting a stepsister on the north side of Buchtel. The new sibling would be a 12-story, private rental apartment for graduate students at the west end of the University of Denver light-rail platform. Plans for the building took a major step forward April 30 despite heated […]

Freshman-senior debate pair takes on national tourney

For first-year international studies major David Milavetz, collegiate debate is a game. Not the playful sort, but the kind of sport that takes 30 hours of practice a week, can be fiercely competitive and even in the face of a difficult defeat, keeps the die-hards coming back for more. Last […]