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Spease: Virginity is more important than society thinks

Spease: Virginity is more important than society thinks

Holly Spease March 23, 2017

In recent years virginity has been under attack by feminists. They argue that it is sexist, unhealthy and anti-gay. Last week, Allison Danish wrote an article entitled “Virginity is a social construct,"...

Spease: It is time to end teacher tenure

Spease: It is time to end teacher tenure

Holly Spease March 7, 2017

Editor’s Note: The views expressed in the following column are those of the writer only and do not necessarily represent the views of the Collegian or its editorial board.   Teacher tenure has...

Spease: The abandonment of gender roles killed healthy relationships

Spease: The abandonment of gender roles killed healthy relationships

Holly Spease February 21, 2017

One of the most common conversations I have had with fellow millennials is how hard it has become to develop meaningful relationships in college. Men and women blame the opposite sex for being superficial,...

Spease: The Womens March was a feel-good get-together and nothing more

Spease: The Women’s March was a feel-good get-together and nothing more

Holly Spease February 2, 2017

On Saturday, January 21st the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, millions of people flooded the streets in the name of women’s rights. Political scientists...

Spease: Liberal protesters at Yiannopoulos event prove they are anything but tolerant

Spease: Liberal protesters at Yiannopoulos’ event prove they are anything but tolerant

Holly Spease January 26, 2017

The views expressed in the following column are those of the writer only and do not necessarily represent the views of the Collegian or its editorial board. “Move along fuck boy” “you have betrayed...

Spease: The military disqualifies too many recruits for injuries

Spease: The military disqualifies too many recruits for injuries

Holly Spease January 19, 2017

America is blessed with the most powerful military in the world. According to Business Insider, the US government allocates $612 billion dollars towards national defense. There is no denying that our soldiers...

Spease: Politically correct culture breeds intolerance by discouraging discussion about politics and religion.

Spease: Politically correct culture breeds intolerance by discouraging discussion about politics and religion.

Holly Spease December 7, 2016

One of the first things we are taught before attending a social event is to never bring up politics or religion. Whenever my friends and I go out on the weekends, they ban me from talking about anything...

Spease: Sorority versus Fraternity recruitment, and why it sucks.

Spease: Sorority versus Fraternity recruitment, and why it sucks.

Holly Spease December 1, 2016

Although I am a sorority girl, I think our recruitment system sucks. In no way am I bashing Greek life; I think the men and women who dedicate their time and money to their chapter should be proud of themselves...

Spease: Why I appreciate paying for my own college

Spease: Why I appreciate paying for my own college

Holly Spease November 28, 2016

I complain about a lot of things… I’m a total whiner. The thing that most often comes to mind when I bitch is money. I tend to resent people who are born rich, and I am always comparing myself to them....

Spease: I am proud to be a Christian, even if there is no God

Spease: I am proud to be a Christian, even if there is no God

November 14, 2016

In college, my Christian faith has been put to the test. I entered Colorado State not necessarily knowing why I was a Christian, but just going to church and following the Bible because that is what made...

Spease: The presidential election doesnt matter as much as you think

Spease: The presidential election doesn’t matter as much as you think

November 3, 2016

One of my favorite things to do is vote. I literally registered a guy to vote on a first date, so I don’t want anyone thinking I am against voting for the next president. Unfortunately, the presidential...

Spease: College is academically and socially easier if you’re a liberal

Spease: College is academically and socially easier if you’re a liberal

November 1, 2016

I began my freshman year at CSU in 2014 as a double major in political science and sociology. Coming out of high school, I loved discussing politics and, because I was student body vice president, I was...

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