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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.

New Mexico v Colorado: Who does chile better?

Hatch is the golden standard Opinion by Isaiah Mancha Pick any restaurant, a diner even. Look at the menu. See that? If Colorado Green chile is supposedly better than New Mexico chile, why is that on the menu, it says Hatch Green Chile Cheeseburger and

Is a bucket or pillowcase better for collecting candy?

A bucket doesn’t take away from the costume Opinion by Frankie Spiller As Halloween rolls around, boys and girls of every age will be seen wandering the streets in festive costumes, searching for their favorite sweet treat. Many will choose to opt out of a fun and

Which type of chicken is superior?

Nuggets are the way to go Opinion by Amanda Blackman When it comes to crispy chicken cravings, nothing hits the spot quite like the delicious, perfectly balanced chicken nugget. Who rolls through the McDonald’s drive-thru with a late-night craving for chicken tenders? Nobody! Chicken nuggets

Should children be political activists?

Leave the responsibility to adults Opinion by Amanda Blackman When it comes to serious issues, children should not be leading the charge. The entire purpose of activism is to influence those with opposing viewpoints. When that job is doled out to someone with an undeveloped