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Save the environment in the bathroom

Go plastic-less and eco-friendly In the bathroom, a lot of plastic gets used. From shampoo bottles to toothbrushes to hand soap, almost every product uses some form of plastic. It has come to the point where globally, humans buy a million plastic bottles per minute.

People should be cautious of cosmetics

Buying cruelty- free can save a life With all the resources and knowledge about the cosmetics industry today, consumers should refrain from buying cosmetics that aren’t cruelty-free. Likewise, in the cosmetics industry, companies should be making and selling cruelty-free products.  In the beauty industry today,

Audiences must be more progressive with musicians

Local entertainers need further support The US music industry has notably grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry, making it harder for smaller musicians to break into. Because of the vastness of the music industry, supporting local artists has grown to be important for  artists and musicians

Minorities, music, and mental health

How rap calls attention to mental health Rap music has a large influence on setting the trends for what’s cool and acceptable in society. And as it continues to evolve with every new generation, it also continues to set the agenda for what people converse

Hollywood’s uphill battle with POC

WHITEWASHING IN CINEMA CONTINUES TO CAUSE PROBLEMS Hollywood has been a breeding ground for passing over the casting of minorities in film and television. Roles portraying minorities such as African Americans, Asians, and Native Americans are frequently subject to whitewashing and colorism in contemporary film

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Don’t get mad at the weather people

Meteorologists deserve some credit Weather forecasters have a hard job. They use the latest technology, science, and math to predict the unpredictable forces of nature. People look to meteorologists for wardrobe guidance every morning, and forecasters save lives by warning cities of impending natural disasters.

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Where are the female record producers?

The music industry needs more women For decades, there has been a great disparity between how men and women are perceived—especially in the workforce. This is still the sad fact in the contemporary music industry; female music producers are sorely underrepresented in the music business.

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People need to see diverse cinema

Audiences are the solution to increasing representation With Marvel’s Black Panther poised to become the third highest domestically grossing film of all time, it’s time to have a discussion about diversity in cinema. Diversity is a two-way street. While audiences demand diversity, both in ethnicity

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Katy Perry kissed a boy and he didn’t like it

The sexual assault double standard should not be tolerated American Idol is a singing competition where contestants have the opportunity to make their dreams come true— but for Benjamin Glaze, he got more than what he asked for. Walking in, Glaze was prepared to make

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Mayor Hancock should resign

Sexual harassment should not be tolerated Mayor Michael Hancock must resign from his role as Mayor of Denver. Mayor Hancock, a CU Denver alumnus, has taken advantage of his position as mayor to harass Denver Police Detective Leslie Branch-Wise, who was assigned to his security