Journalism and Mass Communication

410 Forum



Does Organic Mean Better?

More Opinions

All natural beef. 100 percent organic. To a middle-aged consumer pushing a grocery cart down aisle 14, what does this mean? Does it conjure up images of a Hereford cow, wearing tie-dye and braiding hemp? What’s so bad about “regular” hamburgers, anyway?

GLBTA Office Deserves Center Status

Since when has sexual preference been a university funded student activity? Apparently, since the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Allies program began at UNC.

Electronic Cigarattes Offer Alternative

Marshal Peters has been a cigarette smoker since the age of 18 and decided to change to an electronic cigarette to continue his habit a month ago. Electronic cigarettes are the result of a combination of technology and a need for a safer delivery of nicotine into the lungs.

SRC Officers Earn Their Money

The economic crisis seems to be affecting everything, and universities are no exception.

Stem Cell Research: Is It Worth The Price?

If there was a way to give someone who is dying from a disease a second chance at life, but the cost may go against everything you think is morally right, then is it worth it?

Town Makes Clean Break

In this economy, the temptation to form a new business probably presents itself often to people looking for extra income. While trash collecting may not top everyone's self-employment wish list, the demand for a good trash service is high.

UNC's Crusade Chapter Seems To Be Shrinking

UNC’s chapter of Campus Crusade for Christ, also known as CRU, at UNC is playing the numbers game.

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Graffiti More Than Pictures

Whether it was Leonardo da Vinci freeing his sculptures from marble or Andy Warhol painting the same soup can over and over, artists have a story to tell, and expression is their muse. Sometimes, that form of expression can blur the lines between art and vandalism. Graffiti is one such expression.

Greeley Music Scene Not So Great

There comes a point in every student’s life when you say goodbye to the old and welcome the new, where you pack up your memories and hard work and begin the next stage of your life, the real world.

Merchant Challenges Stereotypes

The language of William Shakespeare speaks to many. Alienated youths can sympathize with Hamlet as he contemplates suicide, soliloquizing, “To be or not to be?” Lovers the world over applaud Juliet for asking the love-based query, “What’s in a name?” Yet, when another Shakespeare creation asks “Hath not a Jew eyes?” these same people back away nervously.

Photo Program Mixes Old, New

Lindsay Walker’s degree sits idle while she works as a dental assistant. Walker graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in visual arts from the University of Northern Colorado.

Visual Arts Could Do A Better Job Preparing Students

There comes a point in every student’s life when you say goodbye to the old and welcome the new, where you pack up your memories and hard work and begin the next stage of your life, the real world.

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Club Sports Need Money Up Front

Club sports teams at the University of Northern Colorado should receive more financial support during their challenging start-up periods.

Dedicated Players Deserve More Funding

The stands may not be full with people wearing head-to-toe blue and gold. There may be no ticket sales or mass advertising. But for what is considered the oldest sport in North America, the lack of funding seems unjust.

Drinking And Boarding Don't Mix

As I pull into the parking lot at Copper Mountain, I see a group of guys getting out of a 4Runner one aisle up. They pull on their snowboarding boots, zip up their jackets, and then out of the corner of my eye I catch them chugging Keystone Lights in the backseat.

More Road Games Could Mean Lower GPAs

The amount of games that the UNC baseball team plays does not only affect their win-loss record, but it also affects their academic records.

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