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Valentine’s Day: Yes or no?

Just another hallmark holiday Opinion by Sarai Nissan Feb. 14 is the day that many dwell over with intense anxiety. The unsurmountable pressure of getting the perfect gift for a loved one for no considerable reason, the fear of them hating it (or faking loving

Does Logan Paul deserve a second chance?

Everyone makes mistakes Opinion by Amanda Blackman Every person needs an opportunity for a second chance, no matter how atrocious their actions may have been. In the case of Logan Paul’s actions in the Aokigahara Forest of Japan, he deserves an opportunity to be redeemed.

Should students add a minor to their degrees?

Minors matter by Amanda Blackman While at college, more students should pursue minors in addition to their major. Minors, while costing marginally more, allow for students to increase their chances for employment after graduation, as well as an opportunity to study a passion. Having any

How does binge culture affect viewer experience?

It is more convenient and fun By Jaleesia Fobbs Streaming services have given viewers instant gratification through content anytime and anywhere. Services such as Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Prime give consumers the opportunity to be able to watch original content and catch up on both old

New Year’s resolutions: Pointless or powerful?

THEY ARE A SETUP FOR FAILURE by Padideh Aghanoury On Jan. 2 of every year, without fail, gym memberships skyrocket as the start of a new year inspires many to take on new challenges. People who tend to set lofty, and even perhaps downright impossible,

Should all majors require science classes?

NOT EVERYONE NEEDS THEM | By Kendra Hardin The promise of the opportunity to focus on one’s passions in college is only a half-truth for non-science majors. While useful for aspiring scientists, required science classes are excessive and distracting for all other majors. At the cost

Should national parks charge entrance fees?

FEES PROTECT THE ECOSYSTEM | Amanda Blackman Congress founded the National Park Service in 1916 with the mission of protecting natural landscapes and historical sites. The 58 national parks protected by the NPS welcome over 331 million visitors annually, according to their website. For years, the

Is Canvas a useful resource for students?

IT IS  INCONSISTENT AND CONFUSING | Tyler Halas CU Denver uses Canvas to organize all online course information and assignments for classes. Instructors use the online program as a major source of information. Courses utilize Canvas to take tests, quizzes, and homework online, but it is

Was the JFK assassination a conspiracy?

THE GOVERNMENT WAS INVOLVED | Sarai Nissan These are the known facts: President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, slain by a bullet to the neck and a bullet to the head while driving down Dealey Plaza in Dallas in a limo

Is spoiler culture good or bad?

SPOILERS INFORM THE AUDIENCE | Amanda Blackman In a golden age of storytelling—with popular movies, books, and TV shows in constant release—spoilers are bound to happen. They have almost become a new normal, but many people still try to avoid them at all costs. However, this mindset