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Unpaid internships: yes or no?

GET PAID OR BUST // ASHLEY BAULER Every year when April rolls around prospective students have existential crises in regards to trying to find an internship. They encounter issues when they have to decide between experience and compensation, an unfair choice. It seems that the

Owning a pet in college: yes or no?

A FLUFFY STRESS RELIEVER // Ashley Kim Everyone had a childhood pet. And if they didn’t, they wanted one, and envied those who did. These domesticated creatures bring humans joy because of their contagious happy moods and their general ignorance to life and complex thought.

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Myers-Briggs testing: yes or no?

MISUSED, MISLEADING, MISERABLE // Mia Dorsey Whether it was an activity at school or a team-building exercise for work, people have probably come across the Myers-Briggs Test. And while the idea of discovering what type of person you are after answering a couple questions is

Will anyone read this: yes or no?

Nope not a single reader anymore Generally, people don’t read anymore for many reasons. No one understands the Constitution when they read it, no one cares what Apple’s Terms and Conditions have to say, and everyone already heard the abridged version of the Bible. Why

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Metric System// yes or no

WHY CHANGE WHAT WORKS // Matt Kriese The United States of America is perhaps the only nation on the planet that possesses a system of measurement that supports our own conception of exceptionalism. It doesn’t need to go any where.  In the eyes of many

Road Rage: Yes or No?

BREATHE, DRIVE, LET IT GO  // Tessa Blair Driving anywhere can be stressful. Traffic can slow down a commute to a standstill, people in a hurry cut off cars freely, and road construction makes people late. However, no matter the circumstance, road rage is never the

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Point/ Counterpoint: Slacktivism

SLACKITIVISM IS NECCESARY // Gem Sheps Although protesting is a right under the First Amendment of the US Constitution, the ability to protest is a privilege. The current political climate of the US has led to an increase in protests around the nation and the

Professors swearing in class: yes or no?

KEEP IT CLASSY IN THE CLASSROOM Learning is a privilege that is so often forgotten by those attending college. In such a space, it’s paramount for those present to be respectful. Namely professors with their languages. The opportunity to be in a classroom surrounded by

Denver’s Population Boom // Yes or No?

THE MORE THE MERRIER Denver was considered number one on the list of best cities in the United States, according to US News & World Report, which makes sense since the weather, the culture, and the mountains can easily seduce anyone seeking a new place

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Buying Textbooks // Yes or No?

IT ENHANCES LEARNING Textbooks have been accompanying students since their original establishment in the 18th century. Their value has stood the test of time: they make a difference.   Textbooks, like Webster’s Grammatical Institute of the English Language, were then meant to guide people into