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Daily Archives: April 13, 2016

Guitar Night Eclectic Range of Sounds

CU PROFESSORS SHOWCASE TALENT There are few other places where a faculty Guitar Night would even be possible. “Every college in Colorado and all the surrounding states might have one part-time guitar teacher there. We have seven,” said Guitar Program Director Sean McGowan. “Guitar Night

‘Banned in DC’ is Artistic Punk Treasure

CYNTHIA CONNOLLY EXPLORES PUNK EXPERIENCE Banned in DC is the first book of its kind, documenting the DC punk scene and its connective power. Compiled by artist Cynthia Connolly, the book is a testament to the communal nature of the scene, the anti-establishment ideals of

Robert Fikes IV

FIKES RISKED FINANCIAL SECURITY FOR DREAM JOB After transferring schools and deciding to chase his dreams, Robert Fikes is now a junior flourishing at CU Denver. “I went to San Diego State University and I majored in Computer Science for about two years,” Fikes said.

Staff Picks 4/13: At the Beach

“Riders On the Storm” – The Doors I love “Riders on the Storm” because The Doors use sound effects that sound like rain throughout the song and the piano used matches up with the beat of the raindrops. The sounds reflect the feeling of melancholy

2016 Campus Election Referendums

STUDENTS CAN VOTE ONLINE FOR REFERENDUMS CU Denver Student Government Elections are during the same week as the referendum elections run by the university as well as Auraria Higher Education Center. This year there are a few referendums up for student votes. Students will receive

Art by Architects Gives CU Scholarships

RENOWNED ARTISTS EXHIBIT WORK AT CAP On the second floor of the CU Building lives an art showcase unique to the College of Architecture and Planning. Students, staff members, and artists roam around with plates of snacks and admire the artwork done by renowned artists,

Save Yourself by SBTRKT (Self-Released)

Elusive British producer SBTRKT quietly released a collection of tracks—not quite long enough to be an album, nor succinct enough to be considered an EP— titled Save Yourself late March. Collaborating heavily with rapper The-Dream, Save Yourself carries in it a buoyancy and hopefulness, tempered

CU Denver Literary Journal Awarded

COPPER NICKEL WON BEST SHORT STORY AND POETRY The accomplishments of two writers, Lisa Ko and Mark Holiday, were recognized through their creative work done with Copper Nickel, CU Denver’s literary journal. Writers from all across the country can submit pieces to CU Denver’s literary

FREE VERSE: Forget “Whip It”

My earliest memory of Mark Mothersbaugh was from Devo’s music video for the popular song, “Whip It.” The eccentric video frightened and confused me even into my teens, and led me to dismiss Mothersbaugh, Devo’s frontman, as a wacky pop 1980s nut job without the

COFFEE PLEASE: Support the Sentry

This week the CU Denver Sentry is up for a referendum vote. I wanted to take this week’s column to express how working at this paper has changed my life and defined my college career. I started on this paper as a staff writer in