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Pencil Shavings | Tessa Blair

The word divorce has such a negative connotation. In our world, people are supposed to find “the one,” be with them forever, and live happily ever after. If they can’t do that, they’re seen as a failure. But why should life-long commitment be the ideal

How important is campus involvement?

EVERY STUDENT SHOULD PARTICIPATE | Matt Kriese Before students step into the professional world, it is crucial that they first understand the importance of community. College is a unique opportunity to begin establishing this community and using it to propel forward into future professional endeavors.

African Americans deserve a voice

FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS STILL BEING OPPRESSED “They have their right to have their First Amendment off the field.” “They can do free speech on their own time.” These words were spoken by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin regarding the NFL protests of the national anthem. Similar

Pencil Shavings | Tessa Blair

I recently decided to start a crochet, craft, and dog blog to post patterns, projects, and ideas, and donate a portion of my profits to organizations that help animals in need—like shelters and rescues. However, like with many new ideas, I have been procrastinating. I’ve

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Adaptations should take artistic liberties

A DIRECTOR’S CREATIVITY SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED From iconic films like Tod Browning’s Dracula in 1939 to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, book-to-film adaptations have proven an effective way for producers to gain credibility and draw in larger crowds. Inevitably, though, while adapted films often appeal to

Tuition lock needed at CU Denver

FEE INCREASES ARE UNFAIR TO STUDENTS With the cost of attending college throughout the United States on the rise, CU Denver often attracts students because it has an affordable price tag without sacrificing valuable academics when compared to other universities. With nearly 80 percent of

Pencil Shavings | Tessa Blair

The random man in the car next to me is looking my direction, a look of confusion and concern on his face. I don’t stop though. You can’t just stop singing at the climax of “Defying Gravity.” Besides, why should he care if I’m belting

Baby pics on social media: Yes or no?

THE CUTENESS SHOULD BE SHARED | Dilkush Khan Using social media platforms, users are able to share every part of their life, whether it be their lunch or their children—the latter being beneficial to both the parents and the viewers, since they’re so darn cute.

Stop romanticizing controlling behavior

WOMEN ARE NOT A PRIZE TO BE “WON” Recently, a man in the UK attempted to win back his “true love” by sitting in a park and playing piano until she came back to him. Just to be clear: this man dated a woman for

Raul’s Report: Find your “Why”

Whether you’re a first-year student or a continuing student, you’ve probably noticed there are a couple of things you can’t get away from here at CU Denver advice and opinions. Everybody’s go ’em including me, and we’re always willing to share. THAT RAUL GUY Thanks