Opinion

No Mo’ FOMO

Feb 02, 2024

I’m bored. I’m stressed. Curious. Lazy. Excited. Out-of-touch. Looking for a way to relax. These are just a few reasons we sit down and scroll social media until our eyes glaze over.   This summer, I got into the habit of doomscrolling. I’d get home from a long day of work and would want ...

50 States for 50 Students: Texas

May 07, 2023

What is your name?  Chloe Fowler.   Which state are you from?  Texas.  Have you lived there your whole life?  Yes.  Describe your state in three words.  Hot, flatish, and ...

50 States for 50 Students: California

May 05, 2023

What is your name?  Hannah Macfarlane.  Which state are you from?  California.  Have you lived there your whole life?  Yes! I’ve lived in the same house and the same town my entire ...

50 Students for 50 States: Nevada

May 03, 2023

What is your name?   Lily McCandless.   Which state are you from?  Nevada.   Have you lived there your whole life?  Yes.  Describe your state in three words.  Desert, dichotomous, ...

50 States for 50 Students: Tennessee

May 02, 2023

What is your name?  Emma Rowe.    Which state are you from?  Tennessee.   Have you lived there your whole life?  No, I was born in Ohio but I moved to Tennessee when I was 8.  Describe ...

The Bad Name Building

May 01, 2023

Are you a fan of Kit Carson? Are you glad CCU has a residence hall named after him, just to the right of Anschutz as you drive onto campus? Well, I don’t. I (Will Klumpenhower, First of his Name, ...

50 States for 50 Students: Ohio

Apr 28, 2023

What’s your name?  Grace Beck.  Which state are you from?  Ohio.  Have you lived there your whole life?  I lived in Missouri for two years, but besides that I’ve lived in Ohio my whole ...

50 States for 50 Students: Missouri

Apr 26, 2023

What is your name? Konrad Bradt.  Which state are you from?  Missouri.  Have you lived there your whole life?  Yes, my whole life.   Describe your state in three words.  Unpredictable, ...

50 States for 50 Students: Iowa

Apr 22, 2023

What’s your name?  Josh Thomas.  Which state are you from?  Iowa.  Have you lived there your whole life?  No, I’ve also lived in Costa Rica, Nebraska, and Ecuador.  Describe your ...

50 Students for 50 States: Illinois

Apr 20, 2023

What is your name?  Grace Budill.  Which state are you from?  Illinois.  Have you lived there your whole life?  Yes.   Describe your state in three words.  Flat, cloudy, and ...

Stories with Strangers

Apr 19, 2023

Welcome to week eight of Stories with Strangers and I hope you all are having a wonderful week as the semester slowly comes to a close! The setting for this week’s story was a little bit different ...