CELEBRITY DRAMA PERFECT FOR SEXISM Welcome to 2016, the year where the US desperately needs to get a grip. There has been an abundance of tragedy since January, from the uprising of a dangerous demagogue to an alarming increase of terrorist attacks worldwide.
WOMEN MAKE MARGINALLY LESS The United States women’s national soccer team is nearing their one-year anniversary of winning the World Cup Soccer Championship. After exhibiting immense athleticism and nationalism for the US and inspiring women around the world, a fair payment for each player would
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Iowa Democratic Caucus ended in a problematic coin-toss.
Racism isn’t just disparaging someone for their ethnicity. Sometimes it’s more subtle.