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North Classroom Undergoes Renovations

CONSTRUCTION ON CU DENVER BUILDING The North Classroom on Auraria Campus has been under construction for the past few months. The $33 million renovation will continue at least through Fall 2017 and possibly even until Spring 2018. The Sentry spoke with Cary Weatherford, the Associate

Student Talent Agency Bridges Professional Gap

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS FACE THE GIG ECONOMY Students in the College of Arts and Media (CAM) have faced the prospect of graduating without traditional full-time employment since they first considered majoring in the arts. However, CU Denver’s new Student Talent Agency’s ambition is to encourage arts

CU Denver Wellness Center Breaks Ground

STUDENT INITIATIVE BECOMES A REALITY After a journey of feasibility studies, student surveys, and a student referendum vote, the new CU Denver Wellness Center broke ground on Thursday, Sept. 22. The road to the groundbreaking ceremony was years in the making, and the project was

Transfer Student Stories: How They Got To CU

CU IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR MANY CU Denver has been rumored to be a “stepping stone” school: a place for high school graduates to go while they figure out their next choices in life, to kill time while they get their act together and

Sonia Sotomayor Returns to Auraria Campus

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE INSPIRES STUDENTS “They hate it when I do this,” Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said before being guided by her visibly-anxious security team into the crowd of students and faculty from Metro State and CU Denver. This refusal to stay seated on

CU Mentors Strives to Make College Attainable

LYNX CREATES THE LINKS TO A PROSPEROUS FUTURE According to the New York Times, “President Obama and the Common Core Standards [have put] the ‘college and career ready’ mantra on the lips of K-12 educators across the country.” Deciding what college to attend is now

Campus Parking Increase Troubles Students

FEES INCREASE BY 25 CENTS THIS YEAR Back to school means back to late night studying, bottomless cups of coffee, and, for many, back to parking nightmares. While most campus commuters make their way to school via buses and the light rail, thousands of students

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City of Denver Misuses Homeless Donations

MAYOR PAYS FOR SWEEPS WITH DONATION FUNDS It has become apparent that in the city of Denver during the last few years, there has been an increase of people who are homeless. With more than 10,000 individuals displaced—an all-time high—recent allegations of misuse of homeless

Presidental election most controversial yet

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FIGHT TO GET THE JOB     Lately, the US has been through some turbulent times. From several mass shootings to safety issues and conversations about gun laws, a majority of Americans have begun fearing for their lives.      The 2016 presidential