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Campus Events Are Worth the Time

LOW-ATTENDANCE EVENTS A WASTE CU Denver students don’t attend enough events on campus. Every week, a number of events, small and large, are put on by different campus student organizations, including the Student Government Association, the Office of Student Life, the Career Center, and even

Religious Freedom Laws Not Quite Free

LGBTQ RISKS MORE DISCRIMINATION It takes hard work, dedication, and a certain amount of disregard for common decency to make something like “freedom” sound insidious. And, yet, lawmakers across the US— including Colorado—have done exactly that through proposed religious “freedom” bills. For the uninitiated: Religious

Social Media Post Fuels Deportation

FREEDOM OF SPEECH LOST On Feb. 3, an Egyptian pilot student posted a status on Facebook stating he’d be willing to serve a life sentence for killing business mogul and presidential candidate Donald Trump. About a month later, he was arrested and is being forced

Hoverboards a Growing Campus Nuisance

NEW TECH A PEDESTRIAN PAIN It’s refreshing to be able to commute to Auraria Campus without needing to own a car, truck, or SUV. This is a great advantage for urban and suburban living, but most bus and train stops are still blocks away from

Rape Legalization a Backwards Idea

ONLINE FORUM IN BAD TASTE A neo-masculinist online group known as “Return of the Kings” (ROK) has been the source of controversy and antagonism caused by their ideals, and rightfully so. The group offered suggestions for the advancement of society earlier this year, through advocating

Social Slurs Have No Place in School

BEING ‘PC’ ISN’T THE ISSUE Social slurs do not belong in a classroom. When it comes to using a word that classifies a group of people as a negative adjective, it goes beyond hurting people’s feelings or going against political correctness. It continues to objectify