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Sexual misconduct and the 2020 election

Balancing the vote and moral quandry Political candidates with histories of sexual misconduct and sexual immorality are nothing new, whether the context is American politics or any civilization’s politics. Could psychopathy explain the propensity for these behaviors, especially with American presidents? Psychopathy correlates with testosterone,

CU will not refund tuition dollars

Why there should be a different solution to aid students On Wednesday, April 14, CU Denver Campus Communication’s COVID-19 Update discussed the University’s decision to only refund housing and parking, saying there will be no refund of tuition, specifically stating: “We expect that you will complete the spring

Not everyone should have essential worker status

It defeats the purpose of a stay-at-home order Now that the epicenter of the Coronavirus is the United States, day-to-day life has changed drastically for the average American. That being said, Colorado has attempted multiple measures to flatten the curve of infection; the most drastic

Let’s panic about other crises, too!

Capitalism and climate change play a big part in the coronavirus pandemic COVID-19 came seemingly out of nowhere. Once confirmed in the United States, people rushed to stock up on groceries, hand sanitizer, alcohol, cannabis, guns, and for some reason toilet paper. Considering other critical problems faced

PSA: Stop Having Kids

Kids Are Out, Dogs Are In  “Kids are bad. They’re evil, unnecessary little spawns of genetic selfishness. That is a science fact.” Who said this? Bill Nye. That’s right—the science guy. The days of fantasizing about little junior trekking up the front porch steps of

International media is not a personality

Enjoying foreign media doesn’t make you better than others This world is full of talented individuals who dedicate their time to creating wonderful and mind-blowing art. Since the invention of the internet, it has managed to keep almost everyone around the world connected in one

Psychos, zombies, and identical twins, oh my!

a few tips on how to survive friday the 13th Both the day, Friday, and the number, 13, have been considered unlucky on their own. However, when these two powerhouses of bad fortune are combined, many dastardly people and creatures tend to crawl out from

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Don’t pressure people to be vegan

It’s exclusionary and rude In his Oscar acceptance speech, Joaquin Phoenix preached about veganism. At a Bernie Sanders rally in Nevada, vegan activists stole the mic and poured pink liquid on themselves—all in the name of being cruelty free and morally just.   Whether for

Sexual assault is always sexual assault

Gender has no effect on the impact of assault There is a disturbing trend in American society that says only women can be the victims of sexual assault. The myth has been perpetuated so thoroughly by Hollywood that it has now invaded every aspect of