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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,

CU Personality: Linda Alcott

FRENCH PROFESSOR HIGHLIGHTS FANTASTIQUE HAITIAN AUTHORS Linda Alcott, an associate professor at CU Denver, was interested in French long before she started teaching it. “French goes way back for me,” she told the Sentry. “I grew up in the South, and my family had a

CU Personality: Kasey Martinelli

A DOGGONE GREAT ADVOCATE FOR DISABLED STUDENTS Most people go through life not thinking about the simple things that help them get through their day. Things like walking up the stairs, opening a door, and walking around campus to get to class on time are

CU Personality: Alex Landau

ACTIVIST WINS EMMY FOR ANIMATED SHORT ON POLICE BRUTALITY When CU Denver Communications student Alexander Landau attended the 68th Emmy Awards on Sept. 18 in Los Angeles, he encountered an array of emotions that many wouldn’t feel at a television awards ceremony. Landau’s goal, as

Nadeen Ibrahim

PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENT TAKES ON SOCIAL JUSTICE Public Health Pre-Medicine major Nadeen Ibrahim is an all around working-class person, known by peers and strangers alike for her persistance in promoting equality. And she hasn’t even graduated yet. One look at her calendar might cause a