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Letter to the Editor: “The True Minority”

Conservative discrimination on campus by Wayne Lela Some anti-Trump professors at CU Denver want teachers to use their classrooms to spread anti-Trump propaganda (or as they spin it, they want to help students “contest increased social inequality and exclusionary discourse toward immigrants that is now

New Year’s resolutions: Pointless or powerful?

THEY ARE A SETUP FOR FAILURE by Padideh Aghanoury On Jan. 2 of every year, without fail, gym memberships skyrocket as the start of a new year inspires many to take on new challenges. People who tend to set lofty, and even perhaps downright impossible,

Best and worst breakout artists of the year

Billie Eilish | A bright new star The year 2017 brought an influx of musical artists and new music content that has made the industry more competitive than ever. This year, artists have emerged in the industry with originality and creativity, so the bar to bring

Should all majors require science classes?

NOT EVERYONE NEEDS THEM | By Kendra Hardin The promise of the opportunity to focus on one’s passions in college is only a half-truth for non-science majors. While useful for aspiring scientists, required science classes are excessive and distracting for all other majors. At the cost

Should national parks charge entrance fees?

FEES PROTECT THE ECOSYSTEM | Amanda Blackman Congress founded the National Park Service in 1916 with the mission of protecting natural landscapes and historical sites. The 58 national parks protected by the NPS welcome over 331 million visitors annually, according to their website. For years, the

Is Canvas a useful resource for students?

IT IS  INCONSISTENT AND CONFUSING | Tyler Halas CU Denver uses Canvas to organize all online course information and assignments for classes. Instructors use the online program as a major source of information. Courses utilize Canvas to take tests, quizzes, and homework online, but it is

Was the JFK assassination a conspiracy?

THE GOVERNMENT WAS INVOLVED | Sarai Nissan These are the known facts: President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, slain by a bullet to the neck and a bullet to the head while driving down Dealey Plaza in Dallas in a limo

The Wellness Zone: Reducing Stress

COUNSELING CENTER DIRECTOR SHARES TIPS Ah yes! It’s fall. Shimmering gold aspen, a little snow, and cool mountain air will swathe the soul. Wait, what? It’s October already? The first half of the semester is finished? Season of increasing stress October is a beautiful time

Is spoiler culture good or bad?

SPOILERS INFORM THE AUDIENCE | Amanda Blackman In a golden age of storytelling—with popular movies, books, and TV shows in constant release—spoilers are bound to happen. They have almost become a new normal, but many people still try to avoid them at all costs. However, this mindset

Should bands tour without key members?

THE BAND IS NOT THE SAME | Amanda Blackman Plenty of young adults have grown up listening to the music beloved by their parents. While listening to classic songs, a beautiful type of nostalgia is felt. When hearing that some of these seminal bands like