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More than 60% of Colorado teens are not engaged in sexual activity: Study

DENVER, CO— This June, the CDC released 2015 data from the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). On a national level, 58.8% of teens are not having sex. For Colorado in particular, 64.6% of Colorado teens

An open letter to the #NeverTrump coalition

(By Ellen Densmore, '76 Contributor) It’s the question of the century for conservatives: should I vote for Donald Trump or should I vote with my conscience? Personally, I plan to do both. To the NeverTrumpers and my

A new vision on abortion

(By Charles J. Patricoff, '76 Contributor) Since my last anti-abortion article, approximately 1.2 million babies have been murdered in their mother’s wombs.  I am writing to followers of Jesus, The Messiah of Israel.  I pray His disciples

The YOLO lifestyle: It’s time to act

(By Jaimie Erker, 1776 Scholar) That’s it. America has its two presidential candidates to choose between. If you have been on any form of social media, the outlook for this election is pretty bleak, especially among

Book Review – “That Day by the Creek”

(By Charles J. Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) In his work of accurate historical fiction, Author John Buzzard takes his readers up to, through, and beyond the events, which shaped the single most demonstration of government evil

None dare call her treasonous

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Treason is defined in Article III Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution: “Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving

The speech Trump must give now to expose Hillary

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Here it is, Mr. Trump: Let’s talk about Hillary Clinton, folks. She’s been selling America out on a gigantic international scale, to unfriendlies like Russia and Iran for many, many years. Selling

Amendment 69 – “ColoradoCare”

(By Charles J. Patricoff, '76 Contributor) This article is written for my friends, neighbors, associates, and family members who are voting citizens of Colorado.  Earlier this year I learned and wrote about a potential amendment to the

Nixon & Watergate, Trump & Hillary, Then & Now

Richard Nixon’s resignation under threat of impeachment, 42 years ago this week, can teach us enduring lessons about ethics, politics, and the presidency, as I reflected in a TV news interview yesterday.

Should Christians engage in politics?

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) As our country approaches election season, an engaged citizen cannot help but observe a malicious side to politics. Nasty campaign advertisements, emerging scandals, and hypocrisy emerge under the national spotlight.