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Let’s (Not) Talk About Sex

Erin Douglas October 9, 2015

Sex has historically been a very complex issue in America. Sex: Referring to biological gender, it formed a basis for mass discrimination against women largely until the civil rights movement (and a case...

Many dollar banknotes. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Debt: Not a Life Sentence

Erin Douglas May 14, 2015

As graduates walk across the stage this spring, many will be taking more than a diploma into the real world: debt. Student loans have caused a majority of graduates in Colorado to start their career by...

Occupy Wall Street protest

Seniors’ Freshman Year in Review

Erin Douglas May 11, 2015

April 4, 2011: Obama announces he will run for reelection This news foreshadowed the president’s visit to the CSU campus during graduates’ sophomore year, Aug. 28, 2012. The graduates have had an involved...

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Intense Colorado College Rivalries and How They Started

Erin Douglas May 1, 2015

Adrenaline. The fans, the noise, the beer, the players, the sheer amount of people, the thrill of competition. But, none of these can surpass one element of adrenaline at a sporting event: rivalry. Colorado...

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Mile High Tuition: Limited State Funds Are Costing Colorado’s Students

Erin Douglas April 29, 2015

By almost all standards of economic analysis, the recession that began in 2007 is over. Colorado’s unemployment rate is the lowest since the recession, the state has found a whole new source of tax revenue...

Devil’s Head Fire Lookout Hike

13 Day Trips To Take This Summer

Erin Douglas April 22, 2015

1. Devil’s Head Fire Lookout Hike Located about an hour from downtown Denver, the 143 steps up to this fire lookout on rock formations offer a 360 degree view of the mountains. Hike distance: 2.8 miles...

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Built on College Avenue: The Music District

Erin Douglas April 2, 2015

North of the College Avenue and Laurel intersection, a new community gathering location will be available at the end of 2015. The Music District project is anticipated to open in December, and construction...

A customer stands in line at Mugs Coffee Lounge.

Mugs: A Coffee Shop With a Vision for the Future

Erin Douglas March 26, 2015

In 2002, McCabe Callahan had a vision for a coffee shop after graduating from CSU. Now, Mugs Coffee Lounge is one of the most environmentally and socially responsible businesses on College Avenue. From...

The rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, waving in the wind

LGBTQ Relationships: Breaking Out of Labels

Erin Douglas February 16, 2015

Misconceptions, lies and rumors have infiltrated LGBTQ relationships throughout the 21st century, but gender roles and sexuality within these relationships have been widely misunderstood. “LGBTQ relationships...

Valentines Day is not just for the ladies! Celebrate the man in your life too. Photo by Sydney Izienicki.

For Him: Don’t Leave the Guys Out This V-Day

Erin Douglas February 12, 2015

When it comes to making women feel loved on Valentine’s Day, retailers have got it covered. From heart-shaped bottles of perfume to massive stuffed bears (probably a little impractical for college living),...

Photo by Megan Rakoczy.

Wrapping It up: How To Make Packaging the Best Part of the Holiday

Erin Douglas December 24, 2014

The holiday season does not have to be the same routine every year. While tradition is a major part of the holidays, opening similar presents that are wrapped in a similar fashion as last year can get...

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Santa Spoiler

Erin Douglas December 23, 2014

***This article was not intended under any circumstances to be read by or read to a child (unless his or her Christmas spirit has already been spoiled).*** A deep and integrated lie deceives approximately...

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