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PSA: Play Animal Crossing After today, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is expected to be released in less than 10 days and I have not only pre-ordered it to arrive the day of its release but have cleared my entire Spring Break schedule to build my

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Don’t pressure people to be vegan

It’s exclusionary and rude In his Oscar acceptance speech, Joaquin Phoenix preached about veganism. At a Bernie Sanders rally in Nevada, vegan activists stole the mic and poured pink liquid on themselves—all in the name of being cruelty free and morally just.   Whether for

The Plot Thickens

The Wolf Man Just like Guillermo Del Toro, I grew up watching many of the ‘30s/’40s Universal Monster movies. While they are by no means my bread and butter, they do remind me of childhood. One day, while I stayed home from school sick, my

Sexual assault is always sexual assault

Gender has no effect on the impact of assault There is a disturbing trend in American society that says only women can be the victims of sexual assault. The myth has been perpetuated so thoroughly by Hollywood that it has now invaded every aspect of

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Time in a Bottle So, here’s the thing: There is simply too much content to digest in this day and age and I’m tired of keeping up. It’s getting to the point where I just get so overwhelmed with music, tv shows, and movies that

Should the electoral college be abolished?

the college protects from tyranny of any sort Opinion by Gillian Russo A common misconception among the public is that the United States functions as a democracy, when it actually was established as a republic. A democracy favors the majority vote, whereas a republic is

CU Denver lacks a journalism program, and that’s a problem

the program is more relevant than ever before Universities of the United States have a problem: the death of the “working-class” journalist in America seems to have prompted, concurrently, the loss of journalism programs in American universities. Seeing as reliable journalism is so integral to

The Plot Thickens

The Call of the Wild Over the weekend, I ventured down to Colorado Springs to spend less than 24 hours with my mother, and even less of that time with my father. The point of my visit was to go to a mini-Mardi Gras parade

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Womb Bros.  I’ll admit that sometimes I can’t remember how old my brother and sister are. Or what grade they are in off the top of my head. Does this make me a terrible older sister? Slightly. To be fair, they are incredibly annoying, but

Grieving shouldn’t mean idolization

It’s important to recognize kobe bryant’s mistakes too On January 26, the world lost an all-star athlete. A father. A mentor. And an alleged rapist.   In 2003, basketball legend Kobe Bryant was accused of raping a 19- year old girl in a Colorado ski