SIOUX TRIBE SUCCEEDS IN HALTING DAPL This year has been nothing short of tumultuous for Americans—especially the 8,250 Standing Rock Sioux Native Americans living where the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) was going to be built, along the border of North and South Dakota. However, on
This year, I’m thankful that I managed to avoid nearly all political talk with my family over Fall Break. And, yes—it was as difficult as it sounds. With the election having just passed, there’s no doubt that politics was a popular table topic during Thanksgiving.
GSA HOST FUNDRAISING EVENT On Nov. 17, the CU Denver Genders and Sexualities Alliance hosted their annual Queer Lives event to celebrate LGBTQ+ students and raise awareness about suicide in the queer community. The event was organized by GSA President Lucian Salazar, Vice President Brandon
GIVE THE GIFT OF CHARITY THIS SEASON Tis the season for giving thanks, whether it be for food on the table or surviving such a tumultuous and emotionally draining election season. Christmas lights are going up and people are flooding shopping malls trying to find
TEACHING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM When speaking with Tony Robinson one thing comes to mind, and that is passion. Passion and a desire for positive change are at the core of Robinson’s responsibilities and reputation within the Denver community. Robinson is the Chair of the Political
THIS ARTICLE IS COMPOSED OF SENSITIVE CONTENT Rape cases are handled differently around the country, especially when it comes to university and college settings. In September of this year, student Cecilia Carreras from the University of Richmond in Virginia reported being raped and assaulted by
Currently, 43 percent of CU Denver undergraduates and 57 percent of the incoming class are students of color, making CU Denver one of the only premiere universities boasting such a high level of diversity in Colorado. A hub for student culture, diversity, and inclusion, the
DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT ELECT President-elect Donald Trump was voted into office by electoral college majority on Tuesday, Nov. 8. “It is time,” Trump said in his acceptance speech. “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be President for all Americans, and
In the words of great fictional political leader Leslie Knope, “I… Sad.” The night of the election, when production night at the Sentry office had finished, I went to my friend’s house and I sobbed. I cried thinking about the possibility that Trump might win,
DENVER ONE OF MAJOR CITIES RALLYING On Thursday, Nov. 10, a crowd of nearly 5,000 gathered in front of the Colorado State Capitol building in peaceful protest of President-elect Donald Trump. The protest, organized by activists on Facebook, exceeded the estimated number of attendees exponentially.