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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Master Carver Teaches Art Of Victorian Pumpkins

FAMILY-OWNED ENTERPRISE Pumpkin carving has become one of mainstream society’s primary rituals to celebrate Halloween. Every year, people get together with their friends and family and see who will be the first to break the carving knives that came with the Target template book. While

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Feminist Agenda: Taylor Kirby

  Let’s talk about the Netflix revolution. Luke Cage, Marvel’s newest gift to humankind, has been streaming for nearly a month. I admit saying that is a product of my Marvel bias—the show is far from perfect. It suffered the same bloatedness and thinly sketched

Walking Tour Of Denver’s Haunted Past

CAPHILL GHOST TOURS OPEN ALL YEAR As one of the most cosmopolitan neighborhoods in the metro area, Capitol Hill is often considered the heart of Denver. In addition to being rich with contemporary counterculture, it has a wealth of bizarre and fantastic history. It is

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Black Holes: DMNS Buys Into Space Craze

OFFERS REAL-WORLD, POST-HALLOWEEN SCARES Space: the final frontier. The endless bounds of the universe no longer daunt the astroscientists of Earth, even when they’re faced with fantastical phenomena like black holes and the puncture those holes create in the fabric of space-time. The Denver Museum

CU Personality: Linda Alcott

FRENCH PROFESSOR HIGHLIGHTS FANTASTIQUE HAITIAN AUTHORS Linda Alcott, an associate professor at CU Denver, was interested in French long before she started teaching it. “French goes way back for me,” she told the Sentry. “I grew up in the South, and my family had a

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

Last week Savannah and I had the pleasure to travel to Washington, D.C. for the 2016 Associated Collegiate Press Media Convention. At this conference we were able to take workshops, hear from amazing guest speakers, and collaborate with other students working for their college newspapers.

Fear-Based Pranks Are Scarcely Appropriate

CONSENT IS IMPORTANT TO SCARING Just when it seemed 2016 couldn’t get any more outlandish, clowns started showing up across the nation’s neighborhoods, campuses, and nightmares. Some clowns are more menacing than others. People have been caught on video clad in wigs, ruffles, and red

Journalists Gather For D.C. Convention

ACP WELCOMES STUDENTS TO NATIONAL MEDIA HUB The Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) hosted their annual National College Media Convention on Oct. 20-23 in Washington, D.C. The national event, welcoming over 2,000 student journalists from all over the US, took place at the Washington Grand Hyatt.

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From the Editor: Savannah Nelson

Six months ago, I worried for my future. I woke up every day for weeks, stressed and concerned; though I had been hired as Editor in Chief, it was uncertain if the Sentry would continue to exist. A large chunk of my identity— including my

Autograf Aims To Make Their Mark On Colorado

Passion, DIY production, and a bunch of shoes where they aren’t supposed to be. This sets the scene for Autograf, a trio who aims to redefine EDM’s irking obsession with wasting the live experience, but still finds time to store all their shoes in the