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Students Are Not Single-Issue Voters

STOP YOUR POLITICAL PANDERING Politicians are desperately trying to connect with the college voter demographic, and their platforms have inevitably revolved around student loans and tuition costs. On Aug. 12, 2015, Hillary Clinton’s official Twitter page tweeted out “How does your student loan debt make

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From the Editor: Savannah Nelson

SPLISH SPLASH Water is attractive. Summer doesn’t feel complete without a trip to a beachy oceanfront, and an apartment can’t meet my expectations without a pool. When the first flakes of snow start drifting and temperatures plummet, I immediately wonder how expensive the nearest hot

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

FORWARD THINKING Things don’t always go as planned. This has become a personal mantra of sorts—I’ve come to accept it time and time again, when my car was stolen or I witnessed the death of a  deer by lightning strike. Three recent narratives have reinforced

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Bikers vs. Pedestrians

STAY IN YOUR LANE Green definitely means go. Red means go if no one is around. For the life of a biker, it is about looking out for yourself. The road is shared with a two-ton-plus brick of motorized madness vs. a 55-oz frame and

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Morgan Mackey: City Scapes

Over the summer I helped some family friends move across the country. In the middle of all the chaos it seemed like the list of things to do prior to the move only got longer, and once the trek finally happened, the list only doubled.

To Sit Or Not To Sit, That Is The Question

COLIN KAEPERNICK MAKES HIS CHOICE Football season has begun, and that means the coming months will be filled with Fantasy Football Leagues, Sunday Night football, and even controversy, which Colin Kaepernick has already got a head start on. Kaepernick, the starting quarterback for the San

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Attendance: Yes or No?

SERIOUSLY GO TO CLASS Over a month into the semester, Auraria’s once full-to-bursting classrooms have been noticeably thinned out. Campus veterans know better than to assume half of their peers have simply dropped courses and left academia behind them—in the near future, many of these

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

STEADY BLOOM College is the place where students figure out their passions, decide their future careers, and take the steps for long-term success. We learn academic terms like “intersectionality” or “media conglomeration” and slowly start to integrate our lectures into our everyday discussions—what we learn

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Morgan Mackey: City Scapes

Hillary Clinton sat down with Humans of New York mastermind Brandon Stanton last week to discuss being a woman in politics specifically. During her interview she talked about being a woman in a position of leadership. Despite your political views, we can all find value

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No Trump: Why Hillary Must Win

THIS ELECTION IS ONE FOR THE BOOKS Donald Trump’s presidential campaign style has often mirrored his approach to hosting the reality show “The Apprentice:” blunt, caustic, and unable to refrain from degrading insults. Trump’s attacks on Khizr and Ghazala Khan, parents of an Army captain