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Joseph Halter

DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE     It is the beginning of the school year. Classes are starting, and with the annual resurgence of bodies on campus, both new and familiar faces are flooding Auraria. Students are being sent on office scavenger hunts to find

Aisha Mohamed

MOHAMED STRIVES FOR FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION International Studies major and Pre-Law minor Aisha Mohamed is striving to educate others on the negative stereotypes of Islam, though her work with student organizations and volunteer work. From serving as President of the Muslim Student Association, to

Robert Fikes IV

FIKES RISKED FINANCIAL SECURITY FOR DREAM JOB After transferring schools and deciding to chase his dreams, Robert Fikes is now a junior flourishing at CU Denver. “I went to San Diego State University and I majored in Computer Science for about two years,” Fikes said.

Jack Kroll

CU DENVER ALUMNI RUNS FOR CU REGENT A CU Denver alumnus John ‘Jack’ Kroll has gone from being an active student on campus to a CU Regent candidate. Kroll attended CU Denver from 2006– 2011 where he majored in Economics and English Literature and minored

Phillip Mann

MANN BALANCES TEACHING AND ART The Auraria sculpture and 3D design department couldn’t operate without its lab tech and part-time professor Phillip Mann. Mann can almost always be found in his office in the Auraria sculpture studio, drifting about like an omniscient sculpture guru. Mann

Johnnie Nguyen

CU DENVER STUDENT AND POLITICAL ACTIVIST It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say CU Denver sophomore Johnnie Nguyen is one of the busiest students on Auraria Campus. He’s juggling extensive volunteer work, political internships, and schoolwork. Part of his determination may be from a personal

Prateek Bhadsavle

BHADSAVLE ENJOYS TEACHING AND TRAVEL As soon as the Sentry walked in, the first thing Business Statistics Lecturer and Graduate student Prateek Bhadsavle did was offer sweets that he brought from the Middle East, from one of the 33 countries he’s travelled to. Hospitality, he

Candice Shelby

SHELBY SEEKS TO UNDERSTAND ADDICTION As soon as the Sentry arrived in Associate Professor of Philosophy Candice Shelby’s office, Shelby eased into her chair and talked about her recent trip to Washington D.C. where she and few students went to compete in an Ethics Bowl

Rachel Harding

Ethnic Studies Professor Rachel Harding is a civil rights activist on campus

Sam Kim

Sam Kim opens up about his time at CU Denver as an administrator.