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CU Personality // Vikasini Mahalingham

As people place their orders at Kaladi Coffee, there is a familiar face among the unknown. With a warm smile and recognizable witty sense of humor, Vikasini Mahalingham jokes with the barista about the weather outside. Her endearing personality welcomes even the shy at heart,

CU Personality // Heather Lafferty

Heather Lafferty is a superwoman. As a CEO and Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver and CU Denver alum, Lafferty has helped build more than 100 homes during her active years in the organization. When talking to the CU Denver Sentry about

CU Personality // Lacie Edgars @ i-lov-iT Market

The i-lov-iT Market sits smack-dab in the middle of the Tivoli Student Union and serves as a quick stop-and-shop convenience store for students on the run. While many customer service exchanges are rushed and often forgettable, Lacie Edgars has rarely had such a plain interaction.

CU Personality // Brian Young

It’s no secret that millennials are attached to their phones, but not everyone can make a career out of snapchatting. Brian Young, however, has done just that. Young pitched the idea of creating a CU Denver Snapchat to Social Media Coordinator Matthew Kaskavitch. One month

CU Personality // Andy Guerrero

“ROK” TEACHES STUDENTS HOW TO ROCK Upon first glance, you wouldn’t know that Andrew “Rok” Guerrero has attended several Grammy Award Shows, performed on CONAN, and has a platinum record—but he has. Music Business Professor and alumni Guerrero has had quite a bit of success

CU Personality // Dora Frias

Mentoring college students has been Latin@ Student Services (LSS) Director Dora Frias’ passion since the start of her career. Frias’ involvement in student services began in her undergraduate career at Texas A&M University. During her time there she started working in student mentoring and leadership

CU Personality // Zack Strober

On either a crisp early-May morning with the dripping dew slowly evaporating into the sunrise on the Tivoli Quad, or a mid-December afternoon at the bustling Colorado Convention Center, you’ll see a myriad of people sprinting around to put the finishing touches on the biannual

CU Personality: Tony Robinson

TEACHING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM When speaking with Tony Robinson one thing comes to mind, and that is passion. Passion and a desire for positive change are at the core of Robinson’s responsibilities and reputation within the Denver community. Robinson is the Chair of the Political

CU Personality: Asian Student Association

Currently, 43 percent of CU Denver undergraduates and 57 percent of the incoming class are students of color, making CU Denver one of the only premiere universities boasting such a high level of diversity in Colorado. A hub for student culture, diversity, and inclusion, the

CU Personality: Amy Hasinoff

SEXTING FROM ACADEMIC POINT OF VIEW When Amy Hasinoff was writing her doctoral dissertation in 2008, sending explicit messages was on the rise and newly labeled as “sexting.” That movement alone prompted Hasinoff to change her dissertation. She became fascinated with the panic surrounding sexting,