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Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Reframing gun violence in a new light

Mental health needs to be address to combat this crisis It is an unfortunate reality that mass shootings in the United States no longer really affect people. News stories run for a day or two, and then people move on to the next massacre. Meanwhile,

Developing From A Negative

Desert Island The desert island ice breaker poses an extreme scenario that forces a person to declare their pinnacle musicians or movies. I’ve taken this game a step further with my inner circle of people and I will often pose variations of this classic like,

The Plot Thickens

Sibling Rivalry By this time next week, my sister will be in London. She’s going there for a year to study at the University College of London. My sister is an interesting person, especially when it comes to education. Since middle school, or maybe even

Cookbook of The Sentry

College students often struggle finding time to  cook and enjoy a meal that reminds them of home. These simple recipes can help bring home-cooked meals and desserts to dorms. Spicy Chicken Tacos with Cabbage Slaw Ingredients: 2 medium chicken breasts, each cut into 1-inch cubes

Book v. movie: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

As children’s horror folklore anthologies go, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark excels in searing both the frightening stories and disturbing illustrations into the memories of readers. Yet, as an attempt to string individual stories (that tend to have no satisfying conclusion) into one

Words from a wallflower

These past couple weeks have brought me many firsts: my first time acting as a board member for clubs, my first time going to the Block Party, my first time mentoring freshmen, and my first time as a section editor. I was holding back my

Birthday Blues

I entered this world on Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999 at 2:08 p.m. And by the time you read this column, it will be approximately 26 hours before I officially celebrate turning 20 years old. If you asked pubescent Jaleesia what she would be doing at 20

Ninth annual pet expo approved by wags

The ninth annual Denver Pet Expo welcomed those with two to four legs to partake in the pet-centric vendors spread out across the National Western Complex.  There was a booth for everyone, from custom leashes and collars, to mobile photo booths and even a large