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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

Should people go to movie theaters?

There’s no place like home Opinion by Taelar Pollmann With the rise in popularity of streaming services, the days of quality movies being released “only in theaters” are in the rearview mirror. This exclusivity is the last advantage the theater still holds over home entertainment,

Is mac & cheese a pasta salad or cereal?

Hands down it’s a cereal Opinion by Holly McCloskey In the long-running debate about the nature of mac & cheese, it’s time to finally recognize the truth that people have been running from. 2019 is the year to admit that mac & cheese is the

Should campus be a smoke-free environment?

No, the current system is fine Opinion by Tara Perticone The reason for wanting to ban smoking makes sense—it’s bad for those who partake and others who are around it. However, it is still a personal choice whether someone decides to smoke or not. CU

Do we need a space force?

No, it’s not necessary Opinion by Amanda Blackman Any proposed branch of the military created to engage in out-of-this-world space battle should not be a priority for the current administration. The creation of Space Force would be relying on non-existent technologies and would raise taxes

“Cancel” culture: should it exist?

Yes, celebrities are influencers Opinion by Zoë Sackett “Cancel” culture has become a pinnacle of various social media platforms and has led to an environment that many regard as toxic as it leaves very little room for celebrities, who are after all just people, to

Should people go to opening acts?

They’re part of the experience Opinion by Kennedy Erhart Opening acts are an increasingly significant factor of the concert-going experience.  While opening acts often lack in performing experience, they shouldn’t be undermined when it comes to concert attendance. After all, everyone’s favorite artist had to