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Microaggressions Toward LGBTQ Community

GAY BFFS ARE NOT FOR SALE After gay marriage was legalized in the US, it seemed as if the nation had finally, for once, reached equilibrium. People could marry whomever they wanted without judgement and finally feel a part of a community without remaining buried

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

A break, no matter how brief, can do a person a lot of good. This past weekend I returned to my hometown of Gunnison, Colo. and recharged my batteries—surrounded by fallen leaves, snow-topped mountains, and plenty of small-town charm. One perk to dating my high

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Timed Quizzes: Yes or No?

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE By the time students get to college, no matter what the situation, they will have been in school for at least 12 years, which is enough time for a student to learn a skill such as taking a timed test.

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

Sunday night the second presidential debate took place at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and once again America was reminded why Donald Trump should not be president. Again, the victor was Hillary Clinton. Trump failed to answer a single question he was asked— even

The High Cost Of Trendy Neighborhoods

RINO ART DISTRICT LOSING GALLERIES Denver is a booming city. According to the US Census Bureau, between 2014 and 2015 the population increased by 18,582 people. This means that Denver is one of the most popular places to move to in the nation. Thanks in

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From the Editor: Savannah Nelson

FEELINGS OF FALL Fall drips with nostalgia. Memories trickle and dribble as they resurface, simultaneous to falling leaves as they drift and sway to the ground. The cold months are nothing short of misery, where we aim to forget; autumn serves as a lasting grasp

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Learn With Purpose: Yes or No?

TOO MUCH INDIVIDUALISTIC LEARNING CU Denver has gone into a recruiting frenzy in efforts of attracting the brightest students from around the nation. To get the word out about our university, CU Denver has stamped the school motto, “Learn With Purpose,” on every potential surface

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City Scapes: Morgan Mackey

After last week’s debate, I heard a new term floating around social media: manterrupting. This word by definition means “an unnecessary interruption of a woman usually by a man.” This word was coined a few years ago, but became a topic of discussion after Trump

Service Dogs and Handlers Need Respect

YOU WOULDN’T PET A WHEELCHAIR Dogs are great. There are reasons they’ve been dubbed man’s best friend: they’re cute, ridiculous, steadfast, and dependable. They love unconditionally, and people love them too. There has even been a game created on social media— Dogspotting—to let people know

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FROM THE EDITOR: Savannah Nelson

I’M NOT SICK According to Time Magazine, ‘baby fever’ is a real physical and emotional phenomenon; both men and women can fall subject to the symptoms of feeling a sudden, inexplicable urge to produce a baby—usually after spending time with newborns. Luckily for me, however,