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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

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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

New Urban Fest Highlights Changing City

RINO MUSIC FESTIVAL BARES NEW OPPORTUNITIES Four years ago the RiNo district (the area north of the Platte River) was home to the only two places any sane person would dare venture to: the beloved DIY venue Rhinoceropolis and The Source, a trendy artisanal food

Ryan Adams’ Triumphant Return to CO

ADAMS BLASTS THROUGH 4.5 HOUR RED ROCKS SET Red Rocks Amphitheatre is regarded world-wide as one of the most premier music venues. It’s basically the nirvana of musical performances, only a step ahead of Madison Square Garden. With so many musicians yearning to play at

Prodigy Fortifies Community with Coffee

COFFEEHOUSE HIRES LOWER-INCOME YOUTH A coffee shop is not the first platform that comes to mind when thinking about bringing together a community or improving a broken education system, but with those very things in mind, Prodigy Coffeehouse is taking Denver by surprise. Prodigy—so named

Beloved Harry Potter returns. Sort of.

CURSED CHILD BEGS QUESTION: ARE YOU SIRIUS? A new Pokemon game has been released, the Clintons are trying to re-enter in the White House, and another addition has been made to the Harry Potter series. This year appears to be a revival of the 90s,

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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

Train-to-plane settles at CU Denver

RTD’s NEW A-LINE MAKES AN IMPACT Since its inception in the early 2000s, Denver’s RTD light rail has allowed Denver metro dwellers to commute throughout Denver and its surrounding urban regions. The newest addition to the lightrail network—the A Line—opened on Apr. 23 of this

Awkward Family Photos lives up to its name

YOUR FAMILY DOESN’T COME CLOSE    The Awkward Family Photos Exhibition, created by Mike Bender and Doug Chernak, is an unconventional collection of the most ridiculous family photos currently in existence. The portraits were collected via online submission, and they are all real, non-staged, horribly

Activists Challenge Denver Law Enforcement

POLICE AIM TO REDUCE RACIAL BIAS   This month, the Denver Police Department announced a plan to collect racial and ethnic data for select traffic and pedestrian stops by the end of 2016. Activists have been pushing for this policy to become routine for years,