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GEM SHEPS: Queerly Beloved

After a weekend of vacationing in my terrible hometown, I’ve been looking forward to being back on our nice, progressive campus. My hometown of Woodland Park isn’t diverse—I knew about three out queer kids in high school out of a total of 700, and pretty

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GEM SHEPS: Queerly Beloved

We are gathered here today to discuss the resources we have access to as LGBTQ+ students. The GLBT Student Services (GLBTSS) office is one of the major LGBTQ+ friendly resource centers on campus. It can be found in the Tivoli, and it provides information to

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Gem Sheps: Queerly Beloved

Queerly Beloved, we are gathered here today to have a talk.As a community I am happy to represent through the news section of the Sentry, we have made some incredible strides. Last year, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage was legal in all 50

COFFEE PLEASE: Thank You for Voting

Friday night I received the best possible news: the Sentry referendum passed. After a week of intense campaigning and the lurking anxiety of ‘what if this vote doesn’t pass?’ having the vote pass validated all our hard work. We weren’t sure where we stood for

COFFEE PLEASE: Support the Sentry

This week the CU Denver Sentry is up for a referendum vote. I wanted to take this week’s column to express how working at this paper has changed my life and defined my college career. I started on this paper as a staff writer in

COFFEE PLEASE: Paying for the Experience

To no avail, I have been trying to find an internship for this summer. At first, I thought I could do it all on my own, but that lead to only finding dead ends. I went to a workshop through the Experiential Learning Center to

COFFEE PLEASE: The Attack in Brussels

Within the past few weeks there have been eight bombings across Europe and the Middle East. One of the latest cities to be under attack was Brussels, Belgium. The Brussels metro station and airport were bombed leaving 35 people killed and dozens more with injuries.

COFFEE PLEASE: It’s Time for a Break

Spring Break is next week, and I could not be more ready for a week-long vacation. The typical Spring Break for college students is to find a beach somewhere and drink all the stress away. I have never had that experience, but I will find

COFFEE PLEASE: Photographing Dementia

For the photography class I am taking, our next project is designed to tell a story. We have to take several images and choose a handful to tell a sequential story. I’m choosing to tell the story of Dementia. My grandpa was diagnosed with Dementia

COFFEE PLEASE: Unaffiliated Voters

Tuesday was Super Tuesday and, like all registered unaffiliated voters, I was not allowed to participate. To vote in a caucus, a person must be registered Republican or Democrat, and they then vote for the person who they would like to see as the final