Ellie Knott

Ellie Knott

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Ellie is a senior Strategic Communications major with a double minor in Studio Art and Marketing. In addition, she is a member of the University's Women's Lacrosse Team. Go Pios!

Parking with Ellie and Phalan!

Senior Maddy Stevenson is playing for a Cause


Practice with DU’s Women’s Lacrosse Team

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Compiling a slideshow was a much different process than I had anticipated. I must say I underestimated the task, thinking that it would be a much simpler process than It turned out to be. I began by taking a large amount of photos. I had around 100 to work with when all was said and done. I was anticipating that I would have a hard time narrowing Down which photos I wanted to use, however It turned out that I have very shaken hands and that a lot of them were too blurry or unfocused to use! Lesson learned, I will use a tripod next time. Continue reading

From the Locker Room to the Classroom: Diary of a Student Athlete

Beep, Beep, Beep. These are the first sounds of Senior Women’s Lacrosse player Molly Danko’s mornings. Each day she rolls over in her dark room to turn off the incessant beeping that begins her day at 6:30 am. Pleasant, right?

For most of the DU Student Body, 6:30 am is a time of sleep. For members of Denver’s Women’s Lacrosse team, this is breakfast time every day of the week. The best way to describe Life as a student athlete? “Imagine having a boss while you’re in College. Deadlines are final and second chances are far and few between. And being late? Well That’s just a sure way to get you fired.” Says Danko. Thus, a 6:30 am wake up call allots enough time to prepare for an 8 am practice time. Continue reading