Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Chancellor Chester M. Alter welcomes the students to a new University year. Kangaroo Court, Australia's gift to the University, reconvenes to reprimand the unfortunate Freshman students. DU Caravan Football Game planned to be in Wyoming on October 2, 1954. Welcome Week Features introduction to life at DU. Parents Night to be held on October 8, 1954.
Dates: 1954 September 20
Overview We’re The Champs – DU concludes greatest Football Season with Thanksgiving Victory. Defeats Colorado A and M (34-0), and their first undisputed Skyline Conference Championship since 1917. Housing Program reorganized, Catherine Northrup named new head. Original Opera Heralds Yuletide. MSF Yule Dinner.
Dates: 1954 December 3
Overview Martha "Marty" Garrison crowned Denver U’s May Queen by Chancellor Alter on April 28, 1955. Junior-Senior Prom “Jungle Jive” to occur at the Student Union on April 30, 1955. Sleepy Time Gal – Cathy Smith. Bill Walen – head of the 1955 May Days, annual spring fiesta on the DU campus. Football time again – kickoff time rolls around at Hilltop Stadium at 2pm on Saturday April 30, 1955.
Dates: 1955 April 29
Overview Cowbabies Protest – Wyoming Rooters say “we wuz robbed” – University of Wyoming Football team lost to the University of Denver Pioneers. Christmas at Bizad. Bizad 550 Veterans. P.J.’ers Parade on Turkey Eve. Union Ruling – The Student Union Board of Governors ruled that they would no longer loan chairs to various campus organizations. Groups Protest – DE “Not Involved” in Hotel Controversy, states Alter. Engineers to hold election.
Dates: 1955 November 29
Overview Football game on October 14, 1955 crucial as DU must win in to stay in Championship Race. Financial trends at the University upward. Homecoming Queen applications due on October 14, 1955. Dr. Margaret Mead, noted Anthropologist and author will speak at the Student Union on October 17, 1955. Chancellor Alter says DU has made much progress.
Dates: 1955 October 14
Overview DU Welcomes Freshman Today – Orientation Program Begins Academic Year. Fall Registration Plans Announced. DU to Caravan to Wyoming. Tryouts for First Theater Production to be this week. Chancellor Alter Welcomes New Students.
Dates: 1956 September 17
Overview Camera Retraces DU Homecoming Events. Various images from Homecoming Activities – Chancellor Alter crowns Homecoming Queen Elaine Petersen. Image of the BYU-Denver Game. Image of a Float. Beard Growers Extraordinary. Petticoats of Paris.
Dates: 1956 November 13
Overview Career Book Being Distributed for Student Use. Homecoming Queen Finalists Selected for Tuesday Voting. High School Meeting to be Held Here. Chancellor Alter Elected as President of Organization of Urban Universities. DU Directories to be Distributed Free to Students. Chapel Topic Order. DU Gunning for Unbeaten Air Force Falcons. Correction.
Dates: 1958 November 7
Overview Phipps Ten Acre Belcaro Park Estate Given DU by Former Senators Wife Will Ultimately be Conference Center. Football Tickets Available Now to Air Force Game. Foothills Accepts Art Contributions. Elect Neri, Rintels, Sutow for First Centennial Class Officers. Alpha Phi Omega is being organized at DU.
Dates: 1960 November 1
Overview No More Football – Chancellor Alter’s Statement. Ski Club Announces “Snow Queen” Finalists – Events Scheduled. Newman to Serve as 1961 May Days Over-all Chairman. Scholars’ Winter Program Planned. Fraternity Council to Meet Tonight.
Dates: 1961 January 10