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Stop calling lower back tattoos tramp stamps

Tattoos are not a statement on sexuality Lower back tattoos initially became popular for women because it’s an area that one covers in a professional setting but also because low-rise jeans were in style in the late 90s and early 2000s. As a result, women

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Creepy Political Fans Stanning is a term used for fans of certain celebrities acting obsessive and overzealous. It’s a phenomenon that tends to be particularly pronounced during celebrity feuds, as last year Nicki Minaj and Cardi B’s fans were famously involved in their months-long public

Greek Life coming soon to CU Denver

Programs to focus on diversity and inclusion On Feb. 6, CU Denver’s Office of Student Life and Campus Community hosted an information session on the newly launched sorority and fraternity program. “We’re starting a community from scratch, which is incredibly exciting,” Courtney Kristan, the Greek

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Workplace Abuse in Politics Last week, both Buzzfeed News and The Huffington Post published stories about Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s problematic interactions with subordinates. The Minnesota Senator, according to Buzzfeed, frequently “yelled, threw papers, and sometimes even hurled objects,” while The Huffington Post claimed

How #MeToo has changed the entertainment industry

More experiences highlighted, but some abusers avoid scrutiny Just over a year ago, The New York Times published an interview with actress Uma Thurman in which she claimed producer Harvey Weinstein assaulted her. The interview was particularly shocking given that Thurman had worked on many

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Northam’s Demise On Feb. 1, an old photo from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page resurfaced, displaying one man in KKK robes and another man in blackface. It was not immediately clear which man in the photo was Northam, though Northam’s claim the

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Elections and fundraising Before starting graduate school, I used to do fundraising on political campaigns. A major part of political fundraising is “call time,” which is when candidates spend hours calling through a giant list of potential donors to ask for a campaign contribution. Most

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Faith in Democracy According to an Axios poll released shortly before the 2018 midterm elections, only half of Americans report that they have faith in U.S. democracy. It’s possible that some Americans mostly feel disillusioned with the U.S. political system because of the election of

Denver holds third Womxn’s March

This year’s theme embraced inclusivity and intersectionality It has been two years since the first Women’s March on Jan. 21, 2017, which was organized in part to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump, who has a history of making controversial statements about women and

Douchiest Musicians

Chainsmokers Earn Their Spot as Total Bros It’s been more than two years since The Chainsmokers’ disastrous interview with Billboard in which DJ Alex Pale said, “Even before success, pussy was number one… I wanted to hook up with hotter girls. I had to date