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THE ROBLES RANT

Gunslinger After seven brutal months, NFL football is finally back.  Yet, after the preseason moments of wild speculation, what -ifs, and pointless exhibition performances, some things never change. Tom Brady and the Patriots keep on winning, despite having arguably their worst wide-receiving core in a

THE ROBLES RANT

  What ever happened to the mobile quarterback revolution?  It was wasn’t too long ago that everyone thought it was only a matter of time before the dinosaur “prototype” quarterbacks like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning—who had the best quarterback minds but could move just

THE ROBLES RANT

Dear NFL, MLB, NCAA Football, NCAA Basketball, Stop trying to inject feigned morality into your sports, stop trying to legislate phony morality rules into your game, stop trying to lord yourselves as moral authorities.  Stop. In recent years, the NFL and MLB in particular have

THE ROBLES RANT

  A summer full of sports has taught me a few things: soccer is still king, the NBA off-season is infinitely more exciting than the actual season, and—much to the chagrin of American politicians and team owners—politics will never be exorcised from sports.  The 2018 World

STRANGER THAN FICTION

I am at a point in my life right now that I literally can’t think of any words to describe how I’m feeling. I’ve never thought about my own situation in life so much and been so unable to put words to what it I’m going

STRANGER THAN FICTION

Over the course of the past semester, I have taken very few chances to properly editorialize in this column. I often have drawn on world events and tried to make some attempt to relate them back to the student body here at CU Denver. But,

Stranger than Fiction

Nervousness, in my experience, is what separates those who excel and those who fall short. I have been forced to think about nervousness in recent weeks. As I have begun on the campaign trail, there has been a whole slew of events that have caused

Stranger Than Fiction

Because of a paper I’m researching for, I have spent a lot of time over the past year thinking about the weird reasons we  human beings have changed the ways  we perceive natural phenomena. Naturally occurring plants like spices and peppers and tea and coffee

STRANGER THAN FICTION

President Trump has done well to capture his voice on social media. Twitter has become the President’s go-to soapbox. Yet, I fear Americans are forgetting perhaps the best policy he has ever shared with us on the web way back in October 2012. “Robert Pattinson

Stranger Than Fiction

Stress seems to be the foundational component of being a college student today. I feel like all I hear is I’m drowning or you wouldn’t understand what it’s like to take 15 credits and work 30 hour weeks. I guess these people are sort of