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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

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

A break, no matter how brief, can do a person a lot of good. This past weekend I returned to my hometown of Gunnison, Colo. and recharged my batteries—surrounded by fallen leaves, snow-topped mountains, and plenty of small-town charm. One perk to dating my high

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

Sunday night the second presidential debate took place at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and once again America was reminded why Donald Trump should not be president. Again, the victor was Hillary Clinton. Trump failed to answer a single question he was asked— even

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From the Editor: Savannah Nelson

FEELINGS OF FALL Fall drips with nostalgia. Memories trickle and dribble as they resurface, simultaneous to falling leaves as they drift and sway to the ground. The cold months are nothing short of misery, where we aim to forget; autumn serves as a lasting grasp

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

I’M NOT SICK According to Time Magazine, ‘baby fever’ is a real physical and emotional phenomenon; both men and women can fall subject to the symptoms of feeling a sudden, inexplicable urge to produce a baby—usually after spending time with newborns. Luckily for me, however,

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From the Editor: Savannah Nelson

SPLISH SPLASH Water is attractive. Summer doesn’t feel complete without a trip to a beachy oceanfront, and an apartment can’t meet my expectations without a pool. When the first flakes of snow start drifting and temperatures plummet, I immediately wonder how expensive the nearest hot

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

FORWARD THINKING Things don’t always go as planned. This has become a personal mantra of sorts—I’ve come to accept it time and time again, when my car was stolen or I witnessed the death of a  deer by lightning strike. Three recent narratives have reinforced

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

STEADY BLOOM College is the place where students figure out their passions, decide their future careers, and take the steps for long-term success. We learn academic terms like “intersectionality” or “media conglomeration” and slowly start to integrate our lectures into our everyday discussions—what we learn

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

LIGHT UP THE DARK In a world that holds so much beauty and love and happiness, it’s often a surprise that for some, it can be impossible to see anything but darkness. Because so many people are burdened with anxiety and depression, Suicide Awareness Week

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

FALLING INTO PLACE The first few weeks of school are always emotional. Sometimes students feel a rush of excitement as they make new friends, other times there’s a lamenting haze over classrooms as people realize that summer fun has slipped out of their fingertips, replaced