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America Ferrera Hits Auraria Campus

LATINA ACTRESS URGES STUDENTS TO VOTE Actress and political activist America Ferrera stopped by Auraria Campus on Oct. 26th to encourage students to vote in the 2016 presidential election. Ferrera founded the organization “Voto Latino,” which educates members of the Latin@ community on voting and democracy.

So, Your Dad Is Voting For Vermin Supreme

THINK TWICE BEFORE DISOWNING YOUR FAMILY FOR THEIR POLITICAL BELIEFS It’s been a brutal 18 months. This election has subjected all US citizens and the watching world to a sort of torture that’s shattered hope for the future of the human condition. American citizens have

The Denver Post Endorses Hilary Clinton

MEDIA TAKES A FIRM POSITION ON POLITICS At the beginning of the presidential race, several hopeful candidates wanted to see his or her name on the 2016 presidential ballot. Major media outlets covered politicians announcing their campaigns and then subsequently ending them. People watched Donald

Where Colorado Stands On National Stage

THE MOVE FROM RED TO BLUE Though mainstream media continues to tout Colorado as a political battleground during national elections, its time as a definitional swing state began and ended with the Obama Administration. Colorado’s electoral votes have gone to Republican presidential candidates in seven

Double Standards Shouldn’t Be A Standard

GENDER IN POLITICS, 2016 The 2016 election is historical for having the first female nominee and the oldest nominee, but this election seems to focus on gender and politics above all, all too often. Having a potential female president is a big step forward for

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The CU Denver Sentry Endorsement

The Sentry is a member of the Collegiate Associated Press, and our integrity, ethics, and very existence depend on both Freedom of Speech and freedom from censorship. Given this commitment, we believe we must disavow the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: a candidate who, in

Boulder’s False Alarms Raise Alarm in CU Students

STUDENT SAFETY SHOULD BE TOP PRIORITY FOR UNIVERSITIES University campuses are notoriously becoming more and more susceptible to random acts of violence. With this growing concern in mind, universities can and should do everything in their power to keep their students and faculty safe—something that

Denver Joins Celebrations of Indigenous People’s Day

NATION ON THE WAY TO DUMPING COLUMBUS DAY The treatment of minorities in the US has been a disgrace since the country’s inception, but the treatment of the once-majority ethnic-group of this nation stoops even lower. The indigenous Native American populations have essentially been wiped

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Queerly Beloved: Gem Sheps

The end of October is just a few days away, and with it comes the end of LGBTQ+ history month. What better way to celebrate than with a gay Halloween weekend? The first night of Tracks Halloween starts this Thursday, Oct. 27, and if it’s

Master Carver Teaches Art Of Victorian Pumpkins

FAMILY-OWNED ENTERPRISE Pumpkin carving has become one of mainstream society’s primary rituals to celebrate Halloween. Every year, people get together with their friends and family and see who will be the first to break the carving knives that came with the Target template book. While