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FREE VERSE: Be Prepared for the Shit

As a senior, finally exiting my life as an undergraduate student, I have taken away one belief for certain: If your college years aren’t difficult and you manage to avoid massive stress, heartbreak, criticism, and a lack of funds so severe you have to laugh,

CU Denver’s Attendance Policy

At CU Denver, the attendance policy is just as important as doing homework. The policy was updated in March 2008, replacing the 1995 attendance policy. Attendance consequences vary between courses in terms of severity or leniency. Every professor is required to give their students a

Coffee Break and Studying Sanctuaries

COFFEE SHOPS ARE OASES JUST OFF CAMPUS When spending several hours on campus, listening to lectures all day, being around other human beings, and writing down notes until your hand-cramps become unbearable, it is essential to know where the prime off-campus study spots are for

COFFEE PLEASE: Find Your Place at CU Denver

Welcome to CU Denver. My name is Morgan and I am news editor here at the Sentry. I was just like you a few short years ago. I started at CU Denver my freshman year and I have spent my time here working for the

Understanding CU Denver Acronyms

CU Denver uses many efficient acronyms to indicate where buildings are, the names of student organizations, and what college a student is in. Although the acronyms are helpful, it can be sometimes difficult to understand what they abbreviate when students first step on campus. The

Best Study Album

Greek Musical Odyssey – Bouzouki Kings | FM When you’re in the midst of studying, you want to listen to music that isn’t too distracting. Albums without lyrics not only make studying a little more enjoyable, but let you escape at the times you’re dozing

How to Win at Talking to Advisors

College is expensive and time-consuming. Students need to make sure that they take the correct classes so they don’t waste precious time and money taking classes they don’t need to graduate. To accomplish this task, talking to an academic advisor frequently is key. Academic advisors

Best Album for a Midterm Cry

I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning – Bright Eyes | Saddle Creek I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning is a 45 minute, 41 second album of pure catharsis. Bright Eyes released the album over 11 years ago, however, the lyrics in every song still resonate deeply, making

March Celebrates International Women

DENVER MARCH FOR MIGRANT WOMEN DOWNTOWN Tables were lined with posters stating “Solidaridad con Migrantes y Refugiados” and “Women Together Stand with All Refugee Families.” Busy women offered attendees food and water bottles before the marched from Centro Humanitario, a day laborer center, to the

Screen and Stage in Need of Color

THE NEED FOR BETTER REPRESENTATION (Adapted for print from our previous coverage of diversity in Denver theatre and Hollywood. Part 1 available here and part two available here.) Films and television offer narratives of the lived world. A person’s favorite movie is considered basic information, a question