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Students rally to help colleagues facing Crisis

CRISIS SERVES THE UNDERPRIVILEGED The committee within the Student Government Association, Students in Crisis (SIC), is working on several large projects that will impact the Auraria Campus, including grade forgiveness and helping the population of homeless students. “We want to help students who are facing

Brandon Dazzo assists student orgs

DAZZO BRINGS EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE CU Denver boasts a non-traditional aura that can, in some situations, serve as a double edged sword for students. While some students grow in this environment, others find it easy to feel alone. However, through the student involvement provided by student

Dr. Minsun Ji shares views on activism

Dr. Minsun Ji has a storied career, one that is filled with social justice and politics. Anyone would be hard pressed to find any reason not be impressed by her expansive resume and passion for her work. The CU Denver Political Science professor and Director

Amber Long prepares for new Wellness Center

NEW DIRECTOR READY TO HELP STUDENT WELLNESS “This is my dream job,” is the first thing Amber Long said when asked about her role as Director of the Wellness Center—and the sincerity of those words is evident in everything she does. She’s a natural, effervescent

On the Record with Raul

GETTING TO KNOW V.C. CARDENAS Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Raul Cardenas Jr.’s office is perched on the top floor of Lawrence Street Center, lending him a panoramic view of Auraria Campus and the city scape adjacent to it. He has an unobstructed view of

CU Personality // Alex Pongphachanxay

SGA’S STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT Alex Pongphachanxay, known by many as the current Student Government Association President, is a fourth year student majoring in ethnic studies and double minoring in communication and international studies. His commitment to the student body and future of CU Denver is

CU Personality // Mus Musculus

The Sentry office has been home to many students, but this semester it has been home to one unlikely guest: a mouse. Mus Musculus is the Sentry’s newest and most visable resident mouse. As mice have terrible eyesight, they compensate with a keen sense of

Teague Bohlen

EATING- UH, TEACHING- ENGLISH STUDENTS As campus springs back into the warm embrace of the season, students seem to still wallow in a post-break stupor. The perpetual drain of classwork has always followed students into the dying weeks of the year, which is exactly why

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