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Giving Thanks

After this week, there will be two weeks left in this semester, and for me, my last semester with some of my favorite professors. Fittingly, with Thanksgiving right around the corner, I have decided to dedicate this column to my English professors and how thankful

Lord of the Rings v Game of Thrones

Rings is the grandfather of fantasy Opinion by Trevor Leach When it comes to fantasy, nothing compares to the seemingly endless world of Middlearth. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien set the standard for all other works of fantasy after it.

New Mexico v Colorado: Who does chile better?

Hatch is the golden standard Opinion by Isaiah Mancha Pick any restaurant, a diner even. Look at the menu. See that? If Colorado Green chile is supposedly better than New Mexico chile, why is that on the menu, it says Hatch Green Chile Cheeseburger and

The Plot Thickens

How I Met Your Mother My parents met at a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1985. They would go on to date for four years, then get married on March 10, 1990. It’s a pretty simple story that can clearly be conveyed

Crispy As Fuck

On the first Sunday of November, I woke up and took my happy ass to Popeye’s to finally get that elusive chicken sandwich that had caused the country to abandon all common decency.  I thought I was hot shit using the Popeye’s app to order

Scared Little Big Boy

Sometime in the year 2012, when I thought I was a big boy, I saw my first scary movie in theaters. During the semi-cold winter of New Mexico, where a single snowflake makes the public schools want to have a snow day, I was watching

Be vigilant of how public companies spend their profits

don’t support companies with questionable morals On Oct. 10, Reuters reported, “Uganda announced plans on Thursday for a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals, saying the legislation would curb a rise in unnatural sex in the east African nation.  The bill—colloquially known

Don’t talk about someone’s mental health without their consent

respect others’ vulnerability Up until recent years, nobody wanted to discuss mental health. Now, the world is (thankfully) more attuned to treating mental health with the seriousness it deserves. Conversations about mental health struggles have swung from being avoided to being encouraged.  But now, the

The Plot Thickens

Photograph Outside the registration room of the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Conference there was a small display of cardboard posters on stands. Each poster board was printed with pictures that were being awarded prizes in a competition. As I made my way down the display,

A Work in Progress

This semester has been one of the most challenging semesters  of my college career thus far and it has made it very hard for me to be appreciative and proud of what I have and accomplished because it seems there are external forces of nature