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Opinion: The challenge of being a student and a parent

Opinion: The challenge of being a student and a parent

My life can be pretty tumultuous at times. It’s filled with sleepless nights and early mornings, random outbursts, crying fits, snotty shoulders, scabby knees and crappy pants. My day is also filled with impromptu ‘I-love-yous’, singing sessions, tickle fights ending in sloppy kisses and some of the best snuggles. These are just the parts of […]

Red hair and nail polish in a male dominated field

Red hair and nail polish in a male dominated field

If you would have told me upon my high school graduation that working for the Geek Squad would provide me the drive and confidence that I lacked at the time, I wouldn’t have believed you. Yet, the negative attitude that surrounds women in technical fields all over the world became all too real for me. […]

From one Auraria paper to another

From one Auraria paper to another

The CU Denver Sentry student vote began Monday this week and will continue through April 15. The referendum will decide if the student-run newspaper for UCD students will continue to exist in years to come. Metropolitan staff members and journalism students comment on the importance of the student voice and what the Sentry means to […]

Caitlyn Jenner: The unwanted face of the LGBT community

Caitlyn Jenner: The unwanted face of the LGBT community

As ratings for “I Am Cait” steadily plummet and producers scramble to save the show, it is apparent that Caitlyn Jenner has lost her appeal. We were all overly excited to see Jenner grace the cover of Vanity Fair’s June 2015 issue. Wearing a white corset with flawless hair and makeup with the words “Call […]

My blood pressure can’t handle this election

My blood pressure can’t handle this election

As we anxiously wade through elections, polls, presidential candidates and their wives, a thought emerges that politics “back in the day” must have been the epitome of class and democracy. Sadly, American politics and the race for the oval throne has always been closer to intestinal mud wrestling than a civil debate of differing views. […]

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