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Why voting age should be lowered to sixteen

October 6, 2020

Allowing sixteen year olds to vote would enable millions of new voters to make decisions that directly affect them.  As a society, we elect leaders who will represent us, our beliefs, and how our tax...

Bernie Sanders deserves the Democratic nomination

As of March 13, Bernie Sanders has 725 delegates compared to Joe Biden's 881 delegates.
March 13, 2020

The Democratic nomination is one of the most important decisions for left voters this year, for beating Trump out of office is a major effort. Bernie Sanders is the best candidate for all of these endeavors....

Polarization of the Parties

Photo Credit: Marlee Mikesell

The 2020 election is already very divided, and it is only in the early stages. The republican and democratic parties have become very split overtime, and that is causing issues with this election.
March 11, 2020

It is both an honor and our civic duty to vote; however, with polarized political parties I personally am struggling with picking who I want to vote for. Since being a kid, I have always wanted to vote,...

What I did not know about a woman’s unspoken reality

Women, often facing an unspoken reality of sexism and objectification, stand together to combat their common challenges. According to Brigham Young, “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”
February 28, 2020

There is an unspoken consciousness amongst women that they must be hyper-aware of their surroundings due to their gender. When they are alone in public, they are fearful of what may happen; they cover...

Climate change is real

Bomb cyclone that hit Colorado. These crazy weather patterns are due to climate change.
Photo Credits: Creative Commons
May 9, 2019

Global warming was the first phrase used to describe the changing climates due to pollution. Since then, more research has been done to give the phenomenon a new name of Climate Change. Climate change...

Coloradans overreact to the snow and cold

 A snow plow clears the road to make it safe and drivable for people. It is important for people to get to work and school, no matter the weather.
March 21, 2019

Welcome to Colorado: the land of icy wind and fast-changing weather. When someone chooses to relocate to our area, there are some understood risks. The largest of these is bad weather conditions and hazardous...

High-school graduation, dependent on the SAT

The motto for the SAT is “Achieve More,” in recent years schools have increased expectations for students.
February 4, 2019

Colorado is ranked the 30th in the country for education, due to students college readiness, graduation rates and schools’ quality overall; therefore, it would be crazy if Colorado had some of the highest...

Blocking websites is a problem

In the U.S., 87% of students use the school computers or use the schools WiFi.  Photo credit: Startup stock Photo company.
December 11, 2018

In 27 states across America, including Colorado, publicly funded schools are required to have software on all computers that filter out sexually explicit, obscene, and potentially harmful material. Although...

War on drugs targets the lower class

The leaves of a marijuana plant shows the immorality of the drug war. The scales of moral justice weighs on the war on drugs. Photo Credits: Creative Commons.
November 14, 2018

The war on drugs in America is a highly debated topic in today’s day and age. Starting in the Nixon era, the drug war primarily attacked the lower and middle class. When President Nixon started the movement,...

Influx of Gun Violence Sparks National Controversy

Students from around the country protest gun violence at the March for Our Lives in Washington, DC. Over 2,000 protests were registered in 2018.
November 5, 2018

  Gun violence has been an issue in America since the rise of automatic weapons and the wider  availability of guns across the country. Since Colorado’s Columbine High School shooting in 1999,...

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