Let’s talk about Boone, baby

We are well into 2014 and we still do not have a mascot. But what I find most disturbing is not that we still lack a symbol of school spirit, but that discussion on the matter has virtually come to a halt. There should be as much discussion as possible ...

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Boone statue unveiled

    Pioneer Bar on South University Boulevard has recently unveiled a new outdoor patio that includes a ping-pong table, a bar, a firepit and a seven-foot-tall statue of former DU mascot Denver Boone. Owner Mark Berzins said the statue has nothing to do with the current mascot controversy and has been a ...

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USG senator tries to resurrect Boone

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted against Resolution 7, which would have granted student organizations and athletics the ability to purchase merchandise with the Boone logo with the use of student activity fee money. The resolution, proposed by USG Junior Senator Adam Hammerman, proposed that “any committee ...

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USG turns down resolution to lift Boone ban

On Tuesday Oct. 1, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted against Resolution 7, which would have granted student organizations and athletics the ability to purchase merchandise with the Boone logo with the use of student activity fee money. The Resolution, proposed by Senator Adam Hammerman, proposed that “any committee ...

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DU releases potential mascots

  Yesterday the DU Mascot Steering Committee released their mascot survey to approximately 75,000 recipients to receive feedback on three final potential mascots. The mascots included are an elk, a jackalope and finally a mountaineer. The images were also released with personal stories about the characters. Head of the Mascot Steering Committee Will ...

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