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Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

My list of lists Recently, I got an email from Chegg with the subject line, “If you don’t procrastinate, are you really a college student?” I think I just stood there and stared for a second. I wouldn’t call myself a procrastinator, but I’d definitely

Coronavirus: “Do Americans even care?”

International cases continue to spread The international community as a whole has been forced to face the coronavirus emergency as cases worldwide have multiplied, the death toll rising. Even with the issue garnering international attention, Americans don’t seem terribly concerned, a sentiment that led a

Denver air quality proven unhealthy

A recent report details air pollution in Colorado Nothing conjures a more disturbing image for people in Denver than the words “brown cloud.” For decades, this unnatural phenomenon has loomed over the metropolis, occasionally obscuring any view of the mountains. As a result of pollution

New club brings wushu to campus

A look at CU Denver’s newest martial arts club The contemporary style that Wushu embodies is not only incredible to witness, but it offers a chance to develop personal discipline. Wushu is the contemporary style of Shaolin Kung Fu that serves as a performance sport.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on Ethnic Studies flyers

The university denounces racism on campus On January 30, CU Denver’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students received an email acknowledging an instance of anti-Semitic graffiti on flyers posted around campus. The targetted flyers were those of the Ethnic Studies Department event, “Let’s

Opinion: Bernie Sanders vs. the media

  Bernie Sanders, who is currently running for president of the United States in 2020, has been a consistent activist since the 1960s. His messages about healthcare for all, social justice, and advocacy for the working class haven’t changed either. Another consistency in Bernie’s political

New law introduced to reinforce protections for student media

Expanded first amendment protections for faculty advisors, multimedia productions  In the era of fake news and increasing political polarization, student media organizations have struggled to stay transparent while maintaining a positive relationship with their institutions. A new amendment to an existing Colorado law would expand First

Personal trainer Ray Hernandez turns tragedy to triumph

Photo: Taelar Pollmann · The Sentry Ray Hernandez works in the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center. How a car crash changed his life To Ray Hernandez, setting goals and working hard to improve oneself is everything, and  he dedicated his life to helping

Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

The truth of “seeing” Nobody ever sees a car crash. You hear the impact. Or you see the source of it after turning to react to that sound.   So when I say I ‘witnessed’ a fatal car accident, I feel like a fraud. I

Inside the 2020 Womxn’s March Denver

Paving a way for future activism now Upon Donald Trump’s inauguration to the Presidency in 2017, hundreds of thousands of people gathered across the country to protest the incoming administration. This was dubbed the Womxn’s March and has occurred every year since. In Denver, the