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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

The Plot Thickens

Kiss The Boy In 2018, on the day after my birthday, the film Love, Simon was released. Twelve days later, on March 28, 2018 the song “Kiss the Boy” was uploaded on YouTube and Spotify by Keiynan Lonsdale, one of the film’s stars. I wouldn’t

BANKS | III | Album Review

Capitol/Harvest Records Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars Electronic/R&B fusion artist BANKS released her third album, aptly titled III, at the beginning of July. The LP seems to show a shift in the artist’s music, as it includes both the electronic-heavy and lyrically downbeat songs

The working class goes up in flames in Sweat

Play explores 2008 financial crisis Tracy (Tara Falk) has been working at Olstead’s only a few years more than Cynthia (Cycerli Ash), but that has never hindered the fact that the two of them, along with co-worker Jessie (Leslie Kalarchian), are inseparable. They spend their

The Plot Thickens

Endless Summer A week from today, I will wake up in my new apartment, one I’m renting with my best friend. I won’t have school that day, and in theory, I will be done for the semester. Summer will have started. My plans for this

The Plot Thickens

Table of Contents If I think hard enough about it, I’m pretty sure I could map out my life in books. Even though I rarely talk about literature, there are several novels I could line up that would trace my progression throughout life. Back in

The Plot Thickens

Long Live DC Back in 2008, at the dawn of the MCU with Iron Man, DC Comics released The Dark Knight, arguably their finest film. Both movies were incredibly influential in their own ways: Iron Man  for starting the highest grossing (and yes, perhaps most