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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Graphic illustration by Abby Flitton | The Collegian)

Taste of Philly offers authentic Philadelphia flavor from Colorado

Alexandra MacDonald March 1, 2021

In a college town like Fort Collins, it is often difficult to discern which stores are local favorites and which are bigger chains, jumping at the bit for a location in a busy city full of hungry students....

Raska International Cuisine & Sauce is located at 128 Laurel St. and provides Ethiopian cuisine to the Colorado State University and Fort Collins communities. (Luke Bourland | The Collegian).

Black-owned restaurant brings rich Ethiopian flavors to FoCo

Alexandra MacDonald February 11, 2021

Black History Month presents itself as an opportunity to reflect on history and celebrate the accomplishments of Black Americans. Within this annual event, there is an opportunity to embrace global...

(Graphic illustration by Rachel Macias | The Collegian)

MacDonald: Didn’t vote? Then shut up

Alexandra MacDonald November 2, 2020

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. With the 2020 election results...

Graphic Illustration by Katrina Clasen | The Collegian

MacDonald: Taylor and Schindler may be giving empty promises

Alexandra MacDonald September 13, 2020

Editor’s Note: In order to evaluate each candidate, a few Collegian columnists discuss where they believe each candidate thrives and where they fall short. All opinion section content reflects the views...

(Anna von Pechmann | The Collegian)

Meet the editor: Alexandra MacDonald, opinion editor

Alexandra MacDonald September 2, 2020

Alexandra MacDonald is a third-year journalism major with a minor in creative fiction writing. She’s been working with Rocky Mountain Student Media for about a year writing for the opinion desk and has...

Teen sits outside scrolling through Instagram. (Connor McGrath | The Collegian)

MacDonald: Gen Z will first see the results of 24/7 device use

Alexandra MacDonald July 29, 2020

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. At the turn of the 21st century,...

The Lyric, a movie theater that primarily shows indie films located on College Ave., hosts the Denver Film Festival from Oct. 31 to Nov. 10. (Megan McGregor | The Collegian)

MacDonald: Support independent movies and theaters

Alexandra MacDonald May 3, 2020

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. Do you wonder where the meaning...

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MacDonald: Quarantine affects those struggling with eating disorders

Alexandra MacDonald April 26, 2020

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. If you or anyone you know...

The Walnut Building, part of Aggie Village and the University Apartments April 14.  (Ryan Schmidt | Collegian)

MacDonald: Fort Collins residents should not go on rent strike

Alexandra MacDonald April 6, 2020

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. Since the stay-at-home order,...

In the tailgate walk, there were many stations set up giving away free prizes to participants and winners. Coca-Cola had a booth set up where anyone could walk up and just take a nice cold drink. (Asia Kalcevic | Collegian)

MacDonald: Take the Coca-Cola out of CSU vending machines

Alexandra MacDonald March 10, 2020

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. At Colorado State University,...

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MacDonald: Providing student debt relief isn’t the same for everyone

Alexandra MacDonald March 5, 2020

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. We've all heard quite a few...

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. (Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore)

MacDonald: Elizabeth Warren is a good choice for students

Alexandra MacDonald February 24, 2020

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. In the weeks leading up to...

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