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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

Which fast food chain has the best chicken sandwhich?

Popeye’s new item takes the throne Opinion by Sam Weigel The Popeye’s/Chick-fil-A debate has gone on long enough. If the clear favorite hasn’t already been made abundantly obvious, then perhaps some clarity is in order.  First off, a Popeye’s chicken sandwich is a guilt-free hunger

Which remix of “Old Town Road” gives the most yeehaw?

Billy Ray Cyrus reigns supreme Opinion by Sam Weigel In 50 years, “Old Town Road” is going to be remembered as a generational icon. It’s already broken the record for longest number of weeks spent on the Billboard 100, and its long-term effects are still

Should Denver have curfews for people under 18?

It hinders teens from having fun Opinion by Kennedy Erhart Denver’s recent enforcement of the 11 p.m. curfew on school nights and midnight on weekends for those under 18 is ludicrous for those just under the age cutoff. While the intentions for the curfew are

Which console is best for Animal Crossing?

The GameCube is the move Opinion by Abby Wehrman The GameCube is the superior device to play Animal Crossing on, forever and always. The nostalgia of winter mornings fighting over whose turn it was to hold the silver controller, the little pitter-patter of the character’s

Should students try to graduate early?

No, students will miss opportunities Opinion by Samantha Register Most of us are only in college once. Why rush through the experience? While undergraduates may want to graduate college early, often in three years instead of four, to either enter the full-time workforce sooner or