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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

Will new on-campus housing increase community?

It creates more free time to engage Opinion by Tommy Clift Whether it be Student Life, The Global Education Office, or the Diversity and Inclusion Office, from an organization’s perspective, student engagement is one of the hardest challenges facing a commuter campus. And why wouldn’t

Should canvassers be on college campuses?

They’re not trying to harass people Opinion by Lorraine Kelly Everyone has seen a canvasser before and felt the panic. “Oh, no, someone’s going to try to talk to me and I have places to be.” It can be anxiety-inducing to have a stranger yell

To stay or not to stay (in state)? That is the question.

There’s no place like home for college Opinion by Jaleesia Fobbs CollegeBoard cites that as recently as Fall 2016, 78 percent of first-time public year college students stayed in state for school. For Colorado specifically, TheCollegeSolution reports 84 percent of students who stayed in state

Is Friends actually a good television show?

It has problematic characters Opinion by Amanda Blackman Friends just isn’t as good as everyone says it is. Saying that it is relatable content for young adults is taking things a bit too far. Some say the struggles shared on the show are frequently mirrored