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New Colorado Laws Effective in 2020

Amendments made to existing laws From guns to marijuana to gender identity, Colorado residents can expect to see big changes in 2020. As the 2019 legislative session came to a close, several new laws and amendments will begin implementation in 2020, including the Red Flag

Global Education Office puts Studying Abroad within Reach

Opportunities available for every budget On the flight back home from a study-abroad experience, the pre-departure stress and worries have drifted away, miles behind. Before taking off into the new and unknown, it can be exhausting and nerve-wracking. It’s daunting for many to imagine leaving

An event for every kind of raver

Meow Wolf’s Dark Palace provided opportunities for all types of Denver ravers to let loose. The psychedelic event took place on November 22, 23, and 24 of 2019.  Held at the National Western Complex, organizers put every bit of space to use, converting the arena

Amanda Blackman’s Dark Place

Here’s to new beginnings If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my time as a writer at The Sentry, it’s that people love to talk about themselves. I love hearing others’ stories, but there’s something to be proud of in my own.  For the past

Drones Make Nightly Appearances on the Eastern Plains

Illustration: Rigby Guerroro · The Sentry Rural areas deal with unusual nuisance The plains of eastern Colorado are, on most days, a place of desolate dirt roads and wide expanses of farmland. Residents of everybody knows everybody towns like Hugo, Colorado go about their days

Governor Polis announces new state park near Trinidad

  Fishers peak makes an iconic acquisition On the southern edge of Colorado lies a mountainous wilderness soon to be the next State Park. Previously known as Crazy French Ranch, the vast area surrounding Fishers Peak will provide a space for recreation likely by 2021.

CU Boulder’s College of Media cuts funding to paper

A bold move into the future of news media  As the spring semester begins for college students around the country, extracurricular activities recommence as well. While all may be business as usual for most returning students, less than 40 miles away from Denver, a select

Leaked CU Presidential Candidate List Ignites Controversy

Leaked list includes “more qualified” candidates Nearly eight months after the CU Board of Regents announced Mark Kennedy as the sole presidential nominee for the CU system, the previously unknown list of other applicants was leaked to The Colorado Independent. The list of nearly 30

Hancock vs. Giellis in wildest Denver mayoral race

How Jamie Giellis blew voters away The 2019 Denver mayoral race was a wild one. Between the run-off, the debates and the scandals, mayoral candidates Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis reminded the public that local elections are just as exciting as national elections. While Denver

The best of 2020 democratic presidential candidates

What to look forward to next year Meet your 2020 Democratic candidates. Elizabeth Warren: Presidential candidates should be judged primarily on the SNL cast’s ability to effectively pretend to be them on TV. Kate McKinnon has already perfected her performance as America’s father’s side (and