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Words from a wallflower

While spending my break in Washington, I realized that my bedroom feels a bit like a time capsule. The numerous slots I have for pictures hold images from over 10 years ago and those of people who are no longer in my life. I strategically

John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch

Christmas Eve was even more delightful with the release of John Mulaney’s most recent special, John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch. The hour-long special puts a Barney and Friends twist on Mulaney’s dry humor, and the unique ensemble of child actors and adult guest

Richard Serra brings Equal to Robischon Gallery

In their first exhibition of the 2020s, Robischon Gallery presented Equal, the work of famed artist Richard Serra, along with several other practitioners of abstraction. New York artists Don Voisine and Stephen Westfall, along with Colorado artists Kate Petley and Derrick Velasquez, showed that abstract

Hidden films worthy of being in the spotlight

Television today means options—a lot of options. But given the choice between Avengers: Endgame, an epic showcase of super abilities with a bottomless CGI budget, and Vincent Grenier’s Interieur Interiors, a slow-paced, silent exploration of the mental opportunity found in boredom, the overwhelming pick of

Best time for class

The best time for class is really never, but that unfortunately is not reality for college students. There are different groups of thought when picking classes; some think to start early and finish early, while others prefer the nightshift. The best class period is 11

Worst time to be stuck in traffic

The worst time to be on the road in Denver is really all the time; traffic feels as if it is non-stop in the city. But is there a worst time to be driving in Denver? For argument’s sake, take weather out of the equation

Best meme of the decade

Intergenerational bickering is eternal. Older adults have long bemoaned “these damn kids and their music!”   The bickering between baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1965, and millennials (and, to a lesser extent, Gen Z), have been particularly nasty at times. Not only do

Most iconic movie scenes

While movies as a whole get attention, sometimes individual scenes can make a movie memorable. Even those who did not see these movies in their entirety could still recognize them from their iconic scenes.  For Marvel fans, Avengers: Endgame was a spectacle, but everyone knows

Craziest stories of The Sentry

The Sentry staff can’t always share their personal stories in the newspaper, but sometimes stories are too crazy not to share. Frankie Spiller: Last summer, I had the pleasure of gaining a hands-on learning experience about raccoons. One, raccoons are pretty cute. Two, the sounds

Most perfectly disatrous gender reveal

For expectant parents, nothing is quite as exciting as finding out whether the nursery will be plastered with blue airplanes or pink flowers. This bubbling over of excitement put the world into the golden era of gender reveals. Artificially colored cakes have been sliced, watermelons