produced by the students of
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What expenses are essential to our college education? Are there areas in our budget that could be trimmed or funds re-appropriated to serve students’ needs more efficiently at less cost? These are the sort of questions that should... READ MORE
Zoos are prisons for animals. If you look at the overall concept of zoos, it’s a justifiable way of internment camps for animals. Due to these extremities, zoos should be shut down or follow stricter standards. There are emotional and physical struggles that animals undergo when they are in an unnatural habitat in... READ MORE
Disclaimer: individuals who don’t agree with feminism, I encourage you to read to the end. My intent is not to offend. The first step to understanding feminism is realizing it is not a gender-exclusive issue.
If you had asked me last year what my thoughts on feminism were, I... READ MORE
It’s almost been a decade since the famous documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” was released, and while the idea of global warming had been around for decades, people became hyper-aware of their actions. Going “green” became a huge movement.
To jog your memory, this was the time people switched out their light bulbs,... READ MORE
Technology has become a crucial part of education and learning, the work environment and even parenting. Younger generations, more often than not, will have the advantage of being exposed to and becoming familiar with new technology early on. This can help to instill more advanced skills related to research, discovery and creativity. However,... READ MORE
Several Fort Collins businesses could soon see their sales snuffed out by local legislation.
In February, city council members passed an ordinance banning smoking and electronic-cigarette use in Old Town, city-run events and natural areas in town. In addition to the outdoor restrictions, the legislation also prohibits smoking in... READ MORE
You guys, Hillary Clinton is running for president. Sure, this was a declaration that was more or less inevitable from the moment that Barack Obama won his re-election bid in 2012, but now it is official.
So, as part of our stupid long election cycle, we now have a... READ MORE
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of weeks, you have probably already been hearing about the upcoming 2016 Presidential Election, even though it’s still 18 months out. Though voting won’t be until Nov. 8 of next year, Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton’s campaign is... READ MORE
Coming from Kansas City, Fort Collins and Colorado State University were a refreshing change from the comfortable, Midwestern town where I spent my first 18 years. As my high school days were ending, I continued to feel suffocated by my never-changing hometown, where many people seemed to be stuck, rarely venturing... READ MORE
Slavery, destruction of World Heritage sites, terrorist attacks, genocide, and the rape of underage girls — this is but a small taste of the crimes ISIS militants have perpetrated. As a result, most of us would like nothing more than to see every single member of this felonious... READ MORE
Welcome to the debut episode of the “Existential Octopus,” a podcast that explores spirituality and all aspects of the human experience. In this episode, host Sean Stuart and guest Luc Freiburg discuss confronting biases, the personal nature of religion, and opening up to all expressions of life.
Links from this... READ MORE
Episode III: The Corporate Internet
In this episode of A Series of Tubes, I am joined by Haleigh McGill. We are talking Net Neutrality, Copyright Law, #Brand advertising, and the eternal quest for power.
Comcast is the Worst
Why you need to pay for stuff on the Internet
Lately, there’s been a strong movement toward alleviating wage inequality. For years, President Obama has highlighted the issue in speeches such as this one from December: “The combined trends of increased inequality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the American Dream, our way of life and what we... READ MORE
It’s spring again, and you know what that means: It’s time to spend those warm nights cheering on the Rockies through the highs and lows, and eventually have them break our hearts in the fall…or sooner. The beginning of the season is always exciting, even if it is a little... READ MORE
In our increasingly digitally-connected world, more information than ever before is at the fingertips of the average consumer. Moreover, freedom of information has become even more important for citizens and journalists alike to stay up-to-date on governmental proceedings and hold public officials accountable for their actions.
In Colorado, the... READ MORE
With the recent appointment of Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor to “The Daily Show“, it’s a perfect time to notice diversity in late-night TV, or rather, the lack of it. Late-night TV caters to a white audience and has been dominated by white men (with the exception of Arsenio Hall) until this year. Putting a... READ MORE
Last week, the Western Conservative Summit, which according to the Denver Post is becoming an increasingly influential conference with major players within the Republican Party (speakers like Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee and Scott Walker are confirmed for this year), gained some attention. The summit uninvited the Colorado chapter... READ MORE