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People are slaves to the modern workforce

A man is only worth his weight in labor The Industrial Revolution, which occurred between the late 18th and early 19th centuries, changed the face of labor forever. Large corporations were able to use technology in place of workers that not only cut their workforces

Get rid of the negativity in your life!

Block your professors on Canvas The never-ending list of notifications from Canvas disappoints students when they reach for their phone hoping to find a text from their latest crush only to find they have a reminder for the due date of their paper that they

Greek life does not belong at CU Denver

It continues to perpetuate racism, sexual assault, and elitism According to the CU Denver Greek Life Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Statement, “Encouraging a culture of empathy and inclusion, members of social Greek letter organizations are required to participate in a comprehensive leadership development curriculum

Gender-neutral pronouns are always correct

Only cowards don’t use they/them in the singular  Pronouns are a funny thing, and everyone seems to either have a hard time understanding how important they are or have some sort of heated opinion on it. Unfortunately, some hold the position that they/them pronouns can’t

Disney should stop making live-action remakes 

They should produce more original content  With the recent release of the Dumbo and Aladdin trailers, and with Mulan in the works, it is evident that Disney’s live-action remakes are in full bore. While these upcoming remakes, and those that have already been released, entertain younger generations,

Good is not a word to describe Campus Village

Flooding and hot water  plague the residency Campus Village accommodates for a lot of amenities, such as parking, utilities, laundry facilities, and even a dining hall. Compared to the standard of living in Denver, which can be difficult to make a decent living off of

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Kaitlin Bennett’s most problematic tweets

How her tweets facilitate hate and ignorance Anyone who has Twitter has probably come across Kaitlin Bennett at one time or another. The Ken State alumna rose to infamy in 2017, posting her graduation photos onto her account featuring Bennett walking through campus toting her

Stop calling lower back tattoos tramp stamps

Tattoos are not a statement on sexuality Lower back tattoos initially became popular for women because it’s an area that one covers in a professional setting but also because low-rise jeans were in style in the late 90s and early 2000s. As a result, women

Stop hating on Valentine’s Day

A day of love should not be associated with hate  Once upon a time, Valentine’s Day had evolved to symbolize a day of romance. Today, it is notoriously defined by cards, chocolates, and flowers, causing the day itself and the connotations that accompany it to

Profits not progress

Gillette’s ‘We Believe’ advertisement misses the point The P&G company Gillette, which specializes in men’s and women’s safety razors as well as other personal care products, released an advertisement titled, “We Believe” as part of their The Best A Man Can Be campaign. Instead of