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An Interview with State Rep. Leslie Herod

Elected in 2016, Herod advocates for her community Recently, a writer with The Sentry sat down with State Rep. Leslie Herod to discuss her tenure in the legislature. Herod represents Colorado House District 8, which encompasses parts of central and Northeast Denver and is centered

Reddit, GameStop, and the Quest for Economic Equality

How an online group caused financial chaos The stock market can seem to many, especially to college students in the midst of their studies, as a concept more foreign than debt-free living. The inner workings are dense and seemingly impenetrable, with only one aspect clear

A Look at the 2020 State Ballot

Issues regarding abortion, paid leave on the 2020 ballot. Coloradan voters have gotten their little blue books recently, and there are a variety of issues that will be voted on that could change the lives of Coloradans. All of the following ballot initiatives will be

ARC Supports Students Struggling with Addiction

Auraria Recovery Community helps students grow  According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, collected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 19.7 million Americans struggle with addiction. In Denver alone, over 400,000 people reported having a substance abuse disorder

Inside the 2020 Womxn’s March Denver

Paving a way for future activism now Upon Donald Trump’s inauguration to the Presidency in 2017, hundreds of thousands of people gathered across the country to protest the incoming administration. This was dubbed the Womxn’s March and has occurred every year since. In Denver, the

Thousands march at Denver Youth Climate Strike

Protesters call for officials to act now Around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, protesters gathered at Denver’s Union Station, and by 11 a.m. an estimated 7,500 people filled the entirety of Union Square, armed with signs demanding “Climate Justice Now!”  The protest was part

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returns to Denver

Thousands in crowd feel the Bern “I am asking you to help me wage a political revolution,” presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said at his Denver rally on Sept. 9. Sanders, having just celebrated his 78th birthday a day earlier, urged the crowd to “join the

Going green on campus and beyond

How students can get involved The threat of climate change is an ever-present thought in the minds of many young people today.  Current world reports don’t paint an optimistic picture either: the Amazon rainforest burns in large swaths, millions of tons of arctic ice are

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris comes to Denver

Crowd excited about historic candidacy Doors didn’t open until after 5:00p.m., but fans of Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris started lining up outside of Manual High School at 1:45 p.m. to see the California senator at her first campaign event in Colorado on Aug. 2.