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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

How to handle frustrating professors

How to handle frustrating professors

April 30, 2014

There are seven empty mugs of coffee on your desk, nine marked up drafts in your trashcan, and one pristine final copy in your backpack. Two weeks later, that ten-page essay returns with one extra...

Why are we miserable for money?

Why are we miserable for money?

April 15, 2014

  If the day you graduated someone offered you a starting annual salary of $1 million, would you take it? What if agreeing to this career meant you would never actually enjoy your job?   Sadly,...

Maintaining long-distance friendships

Maintaining long-distance friendships

March 25, 2014

When you left for college, you probably left a lot behind. This may include a friend who you felt you couldn’t live without, and are still struggling to live without. Moving into the dorms or a new apartment...

Apathy vs. discontent in college

Apathy vs. discontent in college

March 4, 2014

Everyone hits a stage in life, the year, the semester, or even the day when everything that requires academic effort seems pointless or impossible. It's not that you're too depressed or sad to do anything,...

Decision Impossible: How to Make Choices

Decision Impossible: How to Make Choices

February 26, 2014

In every stage of life, we have to make decisions. As children, very small choices seemed so extraordinarily important: which seat in the classroom? which color of candy? which swing on the playground?...

Maybe shes born with it, but probably not: were all plain Janes

Maybe she’s born with it, but probably not: we’re all plain Janes

February 12, 2014

Every morning I use eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, foundation, an eyelash curler, lip gloss, powder, and bronzer. I straighten my hair, bleach my roots, use fake tanner, and whiten my teeth. This doesn’t...

To perfectionists: why it’s okay to lose the A

To perfectionists: why it’s okay to lose the A

February 5, 2014

I’ve always been that kid who gets A’s in everything. Although I do apply myself, a lot of that success came naturally. I just got it in all of my classes. Whatever parts of my brain that needed...

Confidence Gaps

Confidence Gaps

January 28, 2014

I’m pretty sure most people who frequent the internet or watch enough TV know what a thigh gap is. When someone has a “thigh gap,” their thighs don’t touch even when they put their legs close...

CSU Freshman, Erin Ems, enjoys the cozy fall weather on campus as she writes letters to high school friends away at other universities.

Fall Break: Five Ways to Relax

November 25, 2013

Fall break is finally here! If your alarm is still set and you aren't in your pajamas already, you've got some work to do (or not do). Read on for a few ideas on how to make the most of these cozy, lazy...

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