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People need to see diverse cinema

Audiences are the solution to increasing representation With Marvel’s Black Panther poised to become the third highest domestically grossing film of all time, it’s time to have a discussion about diversity in cinema. Diversity is a two-way street. While audiences demand diversity, both in ethnicity

Katy Perry kissed a boy and he didn’t like it

The sexual assault double standard should not be tolerated American Idol is a singing competition where contestants have the opportunity to make their dreams come true— but for Benjamin Glaze, he got more than what he asked for. Walking in, Glaze was prepared to make

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On the Record with Raul: Your Lynx ‘edge’

Commencement day is just around the corner Say it out loud with me, in bold, with all capital letters: COMMENCEMENT! What are we, about a month away from the big day? I never hide the fact that commencement ceremonies always make me emotional. I actually

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Wellness Zone: Get ready to unplug, play, and study

The Lola and Rob Salazar Student Wellness center is opening soon By Amber Long I hope your semester’s going well. It’s been a busy one at the new Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center, and our excitement is sky high. The construction crew is

Should students take summer classes?

It will help in the long run Opinion by Tara Perticone Summers are long and there is work to be done, and that is why courses are offered during that time. One class during an otherwise relaxing summer can help students get ahead or allow

Pencil Shavings

As I was walking around the dog park with my pups, I saw a man searching the ground in the middle of the field—grocery bags overflowing from his pockets, a large bag of poop hanging from one hand, and an inverted bag covering his other

Looking back from Lookout Mountain

There’s a hill somewhere in Denver with a startling nighttime view. As a child, I’d hold my breath as we approached the crest of it, viscerally anticipating the moment when the dark pavement would drop out ahead of our car and give way to the

Mayor Hancock should resign

Sexual harassment should not be tolerated Mayor Michael Hancock must resign from his role as Mayor of Denver. Mayor Hancock, a CU Denver alumnus, has taken advantage of his position as mayor to harass Denver Police Detective Leslie Branch-Wise, who was assigned to his security

Pencil Shavings

This semester has been keeping me busy—very busy. With creating a weekly newspaper, taking classes packed with assignments, and caring for two big fur babies, one of my biggest fears is having to miss a day due to an accident or illness. And last week,

Should students walk at graduation?

There are better ways to celebrate Opinion by Tara Perticone Graduation is a special time of the year where students see their hard work pay off and finally move on to another part of their lives. That, however, doesn’t mean that it is necessary to