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The Plot Thickens

The Intern This summer I didn’t do much of anything. At least, that’s how it feels. I went home for the week of my mother’s birthday at the beginning of July, and at the end of the summer I went on a three day camping

Sweeney Todd at The Bug Theater

Ever since it premiered in 1979, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been a classic among the musical theater community, with countless performances each year, including an Off-Broadway revival that was in performance as recently as February 2018. Now, Denver’s Equinox Theater

The Plot Thickens

Joker As I was walking to the office yesterday, I decided that maybe I should dress up as The Joker for Halloween. I figured it was about time to revisit that outfit, as I haven’t been The Joker since 2008. I also figured there would

Halsey | Graveyard | Single Review

Capitol Records Rating: Thumbs Up As the newest single from her upcoming album Manic, singer/songwriter Halsey’s “Graveyard” is a return to her roots. The song finds her expressing her strong devotion to a relationship that everyone, including the singer herself, knows to be inappropriate and

The Plot Thickens

Strangers on a Train When I was getting dressed last Wednesday, I decided that I wanted to wear black jeans. I have two pairs of denim that fit that description. One I use exclusively for when it rains or snows heavily, as it’s much thicker

The Plot Thickens

Tie Tuesdays As I write this column, I’m wearing black slacks, a black dress shirt, and a Batman bowtie. If you’re wondering why that might be, it’s because this past Saturday was Batman Day and today is Tie Tuesday. Let’s backtrack a little. Tie Tuesday

The Plot Thickens

Thoughts on a job Stepping into the role of Managing Editor for The Sentry was undeniably a bit scary. Though I held the position of Leisure Editor during the 18/19 academic year, the new responsibility I was given also came with a new set of

The Plot Thickens

What’s in a name? Last summer when trying to decide on a title, I was stuck between a couple options: “The Lateness of the Hour,” “The Human Condition,” and “The Plot Thickens.”  “The Lateness of the Hour” idea came from my favorite singer Alex Clare.

Making the most out of college

College is never an easy thing to start, but attending a commuter campus can present a particularly challenging hurdle to overcome. Few people stay on campus after their classes; CU Denver doesn’t have big sporting events, Auraria is a large campus with people who go

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