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THE CALL OF THE VOID

  I’d have to say this year that I’ve put quite a lot on my plate. Between taking 15 credit hours, being the newly appointed Managing Editor at The Sentry, and currently scouting for another part-time job to meet my financial burdens, it’s safe to

Are off-campus or on-campus jobs better?

ON-CAMPUS JOBS ARE MORE FLEXIBLE By Leshaye Williams It’s a well-known fact that money is needed to get through college and an on-campus job can be an ideal way to get some extra money. This not only helps to cover school-related expenses but also life-related

Hollywood’s uphill battle with POC

WHITEWASHING IN CINEMA CONTINUES TO CAUSE PROBLEMS Hollywood has been a breeding ground for passing over the casting of minorities in film and television. Roles portraying minorities such as African Americans, Asians, and Native Americans are frequently subject to whitewashing and colorism in contemporary film

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Are Celebrity Summits worth the time and money?

Should people really invest in this Comic Con experience? Denver Comic Con gives people a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet their favorite celebrities and discuss the depths of the morals, themes, and characters that are associated with their beloved comics, movies, manga, and TV shows. With all

Pencil Shavings

Most people would probably put The Office’s Michael Scott on the very bottom of a list of people to be compared to. He’s selfish, ignorant, offensive, and pretty much the definition of secondhand embarrassment. But I still don’t mind being compared to him. Just to

Don’t get mad at the weather people

Meteorologists deserve some credit Weather forecasters have a hard job. They use the latest technology, science, and math to predict the unpredictable forces of nature. People look to meteorologists for wardrobe guidance every morning, and forecasters save lives by warning cities of impending natural disasters.

Momento mori

I am a construct of cusps. Born in the space between Aquarius and Pisces, I was given a birth certificate that listed my father as “unknown” even though my mother chose to give me his last name. He was in my life on and off

Where are the female record producers?

The music industry needs more women For decades, there has been a great disparity between how men and women are perceived—especially in the workforce. This is still the sad fact in the contemporary music industry; female music producers are sorely underrepresented in the music business.

why i turned off auto-capitalization on my phone

I’ve always been aesthetically drawn to the singular lowercase “i,” so without much justification, I shut off the settings on my iPhone that forced the subjects of my sentences to stand tall as capitals. It was visually pleasing. Casual. An easy way of distancing myself

Should designated smoking areas apply to e-cigs?

Vape be gone Opinion by Haley Frank E-cigarettes have often been labeled as healthier than traditional cigarettes, but studies have shown that they may not be the healthy alternative the public perceives them as. People should still have the right to choose whether or not