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Should the Auraria Geese have rights?

the goose-iarchy is taking over Opinion by Frankie Spiller “My father was killed by a goose.”  This is Irene Güsehater. She sits in front of her father’s grave. The day is cold, but the souls of geese are colder. They honk in the distance, tauntingly. She

The Bachelor vs The Bachelorette

Bachelor is catty drama at its finest Opinion by Sang Dao When it comes to finding love on a television series, nothing can beat The Bachelor. What about The Bachelorette? It’s an inferior sibling series left in the dust. What makes The Bachelor better than

Should employees get fired over social media?

employees are allowed to express their opinion Opinion by Kaia Stallings It’s no secret that a large majority of the population around the world has some type of social media account. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram serve as ways for people to express themselves and share

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

Do award shows actually matter?

It’s pointless praise to those who don’t need it Opinion by Kaia Stallings There’s something sinister about the idea of the Academy Awards. Every year the art that people have put out to the masses is put up against panels, judges, and the very people

Are dating apps good for society?

they provide pure validation to users Opinion by Lorraine Kelly Tinder, Hinge, Bumble, FarmersOnly. In the 21st century, there’s a dating app for just about everyone. Gone are the days of meeting people at the bar: future mates are chosen based on a few photos,

Does Joker deserve a Best Picture nomination?

yes, it made a clear impact on cinemagoers Opinion by Alexander Elmore With 11 Academy Award nominations, Joker is already the most honored film of the year—and the 92 Oscar ceremony has yet to happen. The sheer number of nominations given to the film has

What’s better: spring or fall semester?

Springtime brings sunshine Opinion by Sang Dao When a new semester begins, there is nothing better than looking forward to warmer weather. The sun does not go down before dinner, and everything is alive rather than dead and withered by the brutal winter.   Compared

Should Hawaii have a fireworks ban?

prohibition didn’t work for a reason Opinion by Kaia Stallings In June of 2011, a fireworks ban was implemented in Hawaii. Since then, almost nothing has changed. The ban has put more people in danger than it has helped. Most of the fireworks and aerials

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.