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Meet the editor: Katrina Leibee, opinion director

Katrina Leibee is the opinion director for the 2020-2021 school year. She is a third-year student double majoring in journalism and political science.

She has worked on the opinion desk since the fall of her freshman year, and she has written about many interesting topics and gotten to meet lots of cool people inside and outside of Rocky Mountain Student Media. She loves that she has watched two editors run this desk before her, and she knows opinion will do great things this year because of everything she learned from them.

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“(Leibee) wants to incorporate as many voices and perspectives as she can into the opinion section because that is what it is for.”

Leibee’s goals for this year are to publish more letters to the editor and to bring in more outside voices because she is interested in hearing what the community has to say, specifically regarding the upcoming election. She wants to incorporate as many voices and perspectives as she can into the opinion section because that is what it is for.

An interesting fact about Leibee is that she is highly musical; she plays three instruments and has been to a myriad of concerts. She hopes to be able to write for a large music publication or magazine one day or to incorporate music into her career as much as possible.  

She is so excited for this year, and she knows that The Collegian is going to do great things.

Leibee can be reached via email at letters@collegian.com or on twitter @KatrinaLeibee.

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Katrina Leibee
Katrina Leibee, Editor-in-Chief
Katrina Leibee is serving as The Rocky Mountain Collegian's editor in chief for the 2021-22 academic year. Leibee started at The Collegian during the fall of her freshman year writing for the opinion desk. She then moved up to assistant opinion editor and served as the opinion director for the 2020-21 academic year. Leibee is a journalism and political science double major, but her heart lies in journalism. She enjoys writing, editing and working with a team of people to create the paper more than anything. Ask anyone, Leibee loves her job at The Collegian and believes in the great privilege and opportunity that comes with holding a job like this. The biggest privilege is getting to work with a team of such smart, talented editors, writers, photographers and designers. The most important goal Leibee has for her time as editor in chief is to create change, and she hopes her and her staff will break the status quo for how The Collegian has previously done things and for what a college newspaper can be. From creating a desk dedicated entirely to cannabis coverage to transitioning the paper into an alt-weekly, Leibee hopes she can push the boundaries of The Collegian and make it a better paper for its readers and its staff. Leibee is not one to accept a broken system, sit comfortably inside the limits or repeat the words, "That's the way we've always done things." She is a forward thinker with a knack for leadership, and she has put together the best staff imaginable to bring The Collegian to new heights.

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