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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

What’s in a name?

Spelling your name at Starbucks is a venti deal A few years ago, Starbucks introduced (pardon the pun) using customers’ names on their drinks in order to both personalize the experience and reduce confusion on which drink belonged to which customer. The hope was that the

The Nuggets are the new top dog

Denver should support their best team The city of Denver has always been a Broncos town; they support that team through thick and thin and let everyone know about it. The past two seasons, however, have been less than ideal for the Denver Broncos. Quietly,

Add-on ticket fees complicate purchases

The total price should be advertised Excessive service fees on tickets to events like live shows and sporting events are not an unfamiliar annoyance for anyone that has ever purchased a ticket to any sort of entertainment event. Essentially, the annoyance isn’t in the fees

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Don’t persecute video games

VIDEO GAMES DON’T INCITE REAL-LIFE VIOLENCE There has been much debate on whether or not video games incite violence, but the truth is they don’t. The University of York conducted a study with over 3,000 participants, concluding that violent video games don’t prime players for