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First Annual Campus Prepareathon

EVENT EDUCATES STUDENTS ON ACTIVE SHOOTER The first-annual Auraria Prepareathon kicked off March 13 in the Tivoli Turnhalle. The free event premiered an informational video about how to prepare for an active shooter situation, and hosted various wellness and safety organizations to talk to attendees.

COFFEE PLEASE: Thank You for Voting

Friday night I received the best possible news: the Sentry referendum passed. After a week of intense campaigning and the lurking anxiety of ‘what if this vote doesn’t pass?’ having the vote pass validated all our hard work. We weren’t sure where we stood for

Denver Puts Pressure On the Homeless

LAW RENDERS BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS ILLEGAL Last month’s police sweeps marked another advancement in Denver’s systematic criminalization of people experiencing homelessness. The Denver Police Department’s collaboration with Denver Public Works employees to seize the belongings of homeless citizens made national news on March 8. The

CVA Has Business Partnership with CVA

CU DENVER DOES NOT CURRENTLY OWN CVA Since the establishment of Campus Village at Auraria, CU Denver has been instrumental in bringing campus housing to students. Recently, there are have been rumors floating around campus that CU Denver has officially purchased CVA. This is not

Aisha Mohamed

MOHAMED STRIVES FOR FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION International Studies major and Pre-Law minor Aisha Mohamed is striving to educate others on the negative stereotypes of Islam, though her work with student organizations and volunteer work. From serving as President of the Muslim Student Association, to

Robert Fikes IV

FIKES RISKED FINANCIAL SECURITY FOR DREAM JOB After transferring schools and deciding to chase his dreams, Robert Fikes is now a junior flourishing at CU Denver. “I went to San Diego State University and I majored in Computer Science for about two years,” Fikes said.

2016 Campus Election Referendums

STUDENTS CAN VOTE ONLINE FOR REFERENDUMS CU Denver Student Government Elections are during the same week as the referendum elections run by the university as well as Auraria Higher Education Center. This year there are a few referendums up for student votes. Students will receive

CU Denver Literary Journal Awarded

COPPER NICKEL WON BEST SHORT STORY AND POETRY The accomplishments of two writers, Lisa Ko and Mark Holiday, were recognized through their creative work done with Copper Nickel, CU Denver’s literary journal. Writers from all across the country can submit pieces to CU Denver’s literary

COFFEE PLEASE: Support the Sentry

This week the CU Denver Sentry is up for a referendum vote. I wanted to take this week’s column to express how working at this paper has changed my life and defined my college career. I started on this paper as a staff writer in

Jack Kroll

CU DENVER ALUMNI RUNS FOR CU REGENT A CU Denver alumnus John ‘Jack’ Kroll has gone from being an active student on campus to a CU Regent candidate. Kroll attended CU Denver from 2006– 2011 where he majored in Economics and English Literature and minored