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Mental health and addiction needs more talk

Demi Lovato’s overdose sparks up conversation With recent news of Demi Lovato being rushed to the hospital due to an overdose, there is a lesson to be learned here. It is said that over 50 percent of people who have a substance abuse problem at

Are off-campus or on-campus jobs better?

ON-CAMPUS JOBS ARE MORE FLEXIBLE By Leshaye Williams It’s a well-known fact that money is needed to get through college and an on-campus job can be an ideal way to get some extra money. This not only helps to cover school-related expenses but also life-related

Should students take summer classes?

It will help in the long run Opinion by Tara Perticone Summers are long and there is work to be done, and that is why courses are offered during that time. One class during an otherwise relaxing summer can help students get ahead or allow

Should students walk at graduation?

There are better ways to celebrate Opinion by Tara Perticone Graduation is a special time of the year where students see their hard work pay off and finally move on to another part of their lives. That, however, doesn’t mean that it is necessary to

CU Denver is targeting the wrong students

An untraditional campus calls for untraditional students Adam Smith, the father of economics, proposed that countries should specialize in their most efficient means of production relative to others. Today, this translates into businesses cutting non-revenue generators to focus on producing efficiency. Universities are businesses that

Music: for entertainment and therapy

Music is mentally and physically healing When people listen to music, it’s likely that they aren’t listening to music to have a healing experience; however music has been found to be effective for many different types of patients. According to the Music Therapy Association of

CU Denver celebrates cultural diversity

Students experience campus diversity With a swipe of a student ID, doors were open to CU Denver’s fourth annual Cultural Diversity Festival held in the Tivoli Turnhalle on Feb. 27. The event, intended to celebrate the diversity of CU Denver’s campus and students, featured various

Foreign language education is lacking

CU Denver needs more language requirements Currently, according to ilanguages.org, 60 percent of people in the world speak multiple languages—meaning that a minority of the world population can only speak one language. However, according to The Atlantic, only one percent of American adults can speak

Love Your Melon and the Nuggets team up

A night to remember for children battling cancer CU Denver’s Love Your Melon Crew headed to the Pepsi Center on Jan. 19 to celebrate their very own themed night. They cheered on the Denver Nuggets in a matchup against the Phoenix Suns. “Love Your Melon

Wellness Center now plans to open in May

UPDATE (January 19, 2018): The Sentry previously reported that the Salazar Family Foundation’s donation would prevent student fees from being increased. Though the Student Wellness Center has no plans to raise fees at this time, funding may be reassessed when the Foundation’s endowment is spent. 80 percent