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Daily Archives: April 20, 2016

Witchcraft and Wizardry a Symphonic Event

MAGICAL MUSIC OF HARRY POTTER COMES TO DENVER Sounds of witchcraft and wizardry were fully dialed-up at the Magical Music of Harry Potter. On April 10, Boettcher Concert Hall hosted its annual symphonic celebration of one of the Potter franchise’s crowning jewels: the films’ illustrious

ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: We Did It

A year ago, if someone had told me that I’d spend the last months of my Managing Editor career campaigning, it would’ve been taken with a grain of salt. It’s hard to imagine the organization you love and are responsible for—the Sentry, for example— tip-toeing

State of the University (April 2016)

With the end of election week, we are proud to announce that next year’s SGA executives will be Alex Pong, serving as President, and Akshay Kumar, as Vice President. A huge congratulations to the senators who were elected, the Student Advisor Committee to the Auraria

Local Cafe Equal Parts Coffee and Cats

PURR-IFIC TIME WITH KITTENS, BOOKS, AND GAMES To celebrate the national Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month, why not adopt a cat while ordering your morning coffee? Denver Cat Company—one of the first permanent cat cafes to open in the US—stars a rotating cast of cats

Wages Gap US National Soccer Teams

WOMEN MAKE MARGINALLY LESS The United States women’s national soccer team is nearing their one-year anniversary of winning the World Cup Soccer Championship. After exhibiting immense athleticism and nationalism for the US and inspiring women around the world, a fair payment for each player would

First Annual Campus Prepareathon

EVENT EDUCATES STUDENTS ON ACTIVE SHOOTER The first-annual Auraria Prepareathon kicked off March 13 in the Tivoli Turnhalle. The free event premiered an informational video about how to prepare for an active shooter situation, and hosted various wellness and safety organizations to talk to attendees.

COFFEE PLEASE: Thank You for Voting

Friday night I received the best possible news: the Sentry referendum passed. After a week of intense campaigning and the lurking anxiety of ‘what if this vote doesn’t pass?’ having the vote pass validated all our hard work. We weren’t sure where we stood for

CBCG Influence Resides in Denver

DIRTY FENCES CHANNELS 1970S PUNK SCENE There will be nothing as gritty, rough, punk rock, and pure as CBGB circa 1977. But seeing Dirty Fences at the Moon Room on April 18 came pretty damn close to it. The band was supported by Denver’s hometown

FREE VERSE: Music Writing Matters, OK?

Much of my life revolves around music. As the Noise Editor at the Sentry and the host of a music radio show, it’s important that I spend my time immersed in music. I must admit, however, that I often second-guess this being my life’s work.

Denver Puts Pressure On the Homeless

LAW RENDERS BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS ILLEGAL Last month’s police sweeps marked another advancement in Denver’s systematic criminalization of people experiencing homelessness. The Denver Police Department’s collaboration with Denver Public Works employees to seize the belongings of homeless citizens made national news on March 8. The