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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

Photography Club Empowers Students’ Creativity

Student photographers find community. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and it can reveal a new world outside of our own. The Photography Club is a place at CU Denver where members can enjoy and express themselves in all things

CU Denver cam professor fosters diversity, inclusivity

Presidential Diversity award winner tells diverse stories through film As a massive civil rights movement rages on throughout the country, the concepts of diversity and inclusion have become even more heightened in college spaces. Here at CU Denver, Roma Sur, a screenwriting professor with the

ARC Supports Students Struggling with Addiction

Auraria Recovery Community helps students grow  According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, collected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 19.7 million Americans struggle with addiction. In Denver alone, over 400,000 people reported having a substance abuse disorder

Brett Lagerblade discusses club sports at CU Denver

CU Denver offers extracurricular activities for every student College can be tough, especially for freshmen coming in right after high school. Luckily, there are many activities that will help release the stress one may come across when on campus. Besides the usual binging of TV

Pricilla Rahn runs for CU regent

What this means for CU Denver students The Univeristy of Colorado regent positions are similar to what people would expect to see on a board of education for K-12 schooling systems. The regents make decisions for all schools in the CU System, including overseeing the

Shawn “Boz” Bosley lives a life that inspires

Turning adversity into a success story When Shawn “Boz”  Bosley walks into a room, his presence comes with an affable warmth. Most of the time people already know him (indicated by the number of smiles and greetings lighting up the room)—and they know him as

New club brings wushu to campus

A look at CU Denver’s newest martial arts club The contemporary style that Wushu embodies is not only incredible to witness, but it offers a chance to develop personal discipline. Wushu is the contemporary style of Shaolin Kung Fu that serves as a performance sport.

Graduate student Angie Adame follows her dreams

Adame finds community in sports  Grad student assistant Angie Adame is doing nothing less than chasing her dreams. Adame works at the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center as the Competitive Sports Program Manager and right-hand woman to Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and

CAM student creates pinhole camera

An alternative process leads to purpose Kay Nowicki, a student at CU Denver, discovered when she was 23 that she once had a twin, but she vanished in the womb.  This phenomenon is known as vanished twin syndrome and many who suffer from it are never properly