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Holiday Drink Battle Royale: Eggnog vs Cider

Eggnog for the win Opinion by Adrian Toca The glorious seasonal drink called eggnog is a Christmas delicacy. The only thing more Christmas than the ‘nog is the milk the jolly fat man himself drinks while on his delivery route. Eggnog is the hearty and

Should students travel home for Thanksgiving?

TRAVELING IS NOT WORTH THE STRESS Opinion by Samantha Register Students shouldn’t feel obligated to go home for Thanksgiving or feel guilt-tripped by family members into making the trip. Traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday has become so inconvenient that it’s understandable for students to want

Are classic Disney films appropriate for children?

They are simply works of fiction Opinion by Amanda Blackman Classic Disney movies are meant to be a source of entertainment. These stories should be taken for what they are: works of fiction meant to create a feeling of wonder. Instead, they are interpreted as

Are couples Halloween costumes good or bad?

They inhibit individuality Opinion by Amanda Blackman Halloween is the time for people to express their individuality by dressing up as their favorite character. Instead of being endearing, couples costumes cause one individual’s preferences to be amplified and the other repressed. Additionally, it reinforces the

Does true crime help its victims?

It minimizes the struggles of victims Opinion by Samantha Register Surprisingly, many people don’t seem concerned that true crime turns violence and human tragedy into entertainment. True crime stories follow disturbing trends which both minimize the realities of crime victims and fail to highlight strategies

Should people send nudes?  

Sending nudes is not smart   Opinion by Sarah McLaughlin Relationships in the digital age have allowed people to be intimate in more ways. More and more people are exchanging nude photos of themselves as a sign of sexual attraction. While sending nudes might seem

Should CU Denver cap student work hours? 

Student success comes first Opinion by LeShaye Williams CU Denver currently caps the hours students can work in on-campus positions and should continue to do so. The University’s top priority is the academic success of its students, and that can’t happen if there is an

Are online classes better than on-campus classes?

On-Campus provides structure Opinion by Amanda Blackman Online classes offer more setbacks than benefits to most students. Students pursuing online classes are faced with unnecessarily steep student fees, separation from their professors, and a lack of structure. Every semester, students are faced with paying their

Should schools monitor students’ social media? 

It is a breach of Privacy Opinion by Samantha Register With the increase of reported shootings in American schools, administrators are seeking out new and innovative ways of preventing gun violence. Because many high school students today are active on social media, school districts have

Is it okay to wear another college’s apparel?

Be true to your school Opinion by Amanda Blackman It’s not unusual to see students wearing gear from colleges they do not attend. The act of doing so does nothing beneficial for the school’s community or the wearer’s reputation. When someone is wearing gear from