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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Technological Impacts of VR

Virtual reality (VR), a simulated virtual experience that seeks to deceive the mind into believing that it is a true reality, is in its infancy today. However, with the rumored upcoming VR headset from Apple and the recently released Oculus Quest 2 from Facebook, the VR industry is picking up speed with a focus on lighter, more accessible headsets

Oscars End 2020 with a Whimper

Awards were given and few cared The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, have long loomed large in the Hollywood landscape. More than WGA awards, SAG awards, or BAFTAs, they have been seen as the authoritative awards, indicative not only of the best the

WTF are NFTs?

How NFTs may change the music industry It’s no secret that the world of music has been digitalizing faster than the industry can keep up with. Since the correction of Napster’s global music heist at the turn of the century and the idea of listening

City Heights CU Denver Set to Open this Fall

New campus building to house students and campus offices. Over the last few months, while most students attended class from the cabin-fever comforts of home, yet another new building sprouted on Auraria Campus. Situated in between the Tivoli Student Union and the CU Student Commons

An Interview with State Rep. Leslie Herod

Elected in 2016, Herod advocates for her community Recently, a writer with The Sentry sat down with State Rep. Leslie Herod to discuss her tenure in the legislature. Herod represents Colorado House District 8, which encompasses parts of central and Northeast Denver and is centered

A collection of nocturne ambient lullabies

Music for avoiding insomnia Life is stressful; and while the solace of sleep provides some respite, it can also feel like chasing the sunset. So, get comfortable and listen to any of the following albums to calm the mind and sink back into slumber. Nocturnes

The Best-Best Picture Breakdown

An Analysis of Oscar-Worthy Movies On April 25, a movie-going year characterized by disruption will be capped by an industry mainstay: the Oscars. While there is sure to be social distancing, masking, and Zoom calls, the ceremony itself is yet another wonderful step toward normalcy.

Sticky Post

The Gay ‘90s

Four romantic comedies that are bursting with rainbows When a homosexual couple or any member of the LGBTQ+ community sits down to watch a movie that reflects themselves, they must wade through a sea of tragic stories to find something lighthearted.  Much of this community’s

A grand reopening 

Live music making a comeback with vaccinations With the likelihood of herd immunity approaching this summer, venues are posed with the daunting task of safely reopening—and the task isn’t the same for every venue. While some outdoor festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury have cancelled for