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Trash Talk: 2022 Denver Broncos draft profile: Nik Bonitto

Trash Talk: 2022 Denver Broncos draft profile: Nik Bonitto

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist May 4, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft certainly did not offer the same high level of intrigue for Denver Broncos fans as in years past. This is due to the fact that almost all of the Broncos’ premium picks for this year’s...

Sonny Perdue is sworn in as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with his wife Mary Ruff and family at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. April 25, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Preston Keres via Wikimedia Commons)

Hontz: Congress must act to uphold public trust in the Supreme Court

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist April 24, 2022
The public's trust in the Supreme Court has dwindled in the last decade due to a growing distrust in media and government, and Congress should gain this back through transparency and rigidity.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) of the Pittsburgh Steelers jogs on field prior to a game Sept. 29, 2008. (Photo courtesy of Andy via Wikimedia Commons)

Hontz: The NFL upholds rape culture

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist April 5, 2022
Deshaun Watson's recent trade and contract extension amid his 22 pending civil lawsuits serves as further proof that the NFL has a serious problem in its culture when handling instances of sexual misconduct or violence.
Javonte Williams (33) runs the ball against the Washington Football Team at Empower Field, Denver, Colorado, Oct 31st, 2021. (Photo by All-Pro Reels via Wikimedia Commons)

Trash Talk: Denver Broncos making moves; where do they go from here?

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist March 22, 2022
As a follow-up to my previous article, "The Denver Broncos: 5 years of irrelevance," I now provide an updated outlook for how the Broncos should proceed in free agency.
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Hontz: The Ukraine invasion shows how fractured U.S. conservatism is

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist March 7, 2022
Russia engaged in an unprovoked military invasion of Ukraine, and the conflict exposed some troubling stances and opinions from hyper-conservative politicians and media personalities alike.
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MLB is stuck in its own way: The death of a national pastime

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist February 22, 2022

Proudly touted as “America’s national pastime," Major League Baseball has fallen a long way in recent decades. The sport that has long been considered a staple of American society has significantly...

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Hontz: Media personalities have an ongoing war with truth

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist February 8, 2022
Media literacy in the U.S. is decreasing, and media personalities are choosing click-ability over facts.
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‘Don’t Look Up’: A disturbingly accurate parody of US society

Chase Hontz, Arts and Culture Reporter February 3, 2022

Over the course of his career, director Adam McKay has proven that he is not one to shy away from bold social or political commentary. While many know him best for his mindless and hysterical classic...

Students for Trump stickers on the Students for Trump table Nov. 3. “I know it’s a controversial image for us to have,” co-founder and Vice President Gabby Reichardt said. “But it is really a place for people to come and talk those issues out, those social issues, the way they want to vote and really tease out some of those conversations, since it can get a little hostile in other areas of campus.” (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Hontz: Trump left an everlasting effect on American politics

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist January 24, 2022
Former President Donald Trump completely altered how the United States approaches democracy.
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The Denver Broncos: 5 years of irrelevance

Chase Hontz December 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: This is opinion based content that reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. On Feb. 7, 2016, the...

Dr. Juan Belardinelli micropipettes a solution for COVID-19 research in the microbiology building March 4. Dr. Belardinelli is a research scientist working on a variety of projects, including COVID-19 research. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

Hontz: Science is not a debate; get the vaccine

Chase Hontz November 3, 2021

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. By this point, we are unfortunately...

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