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Jake Byrd and Caroline Distel stand on The Plaza wearing pride flags

Campus preachers return, spark protests, debates

Cat Blouch, News Reporter April 20, 2022

The Lory Student Center Plaza once again became a frenzy of protest, debates and conversations with the return of campus preachers who have long stoked controversy on campus, especially in an instance...

(Graphic illustration by Bilebeard | The Daily Bilge)

April Fools: RAMweb crashes during ASCSU voting

Meow Hiss, Newz Reporter March 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This is a satire for April Fools’ Day. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the editor’s notes are subject...

Colorado State alumni Cei Lambert speaks to the audience at TEDxCSU about Identity affirmation through Passion work at the Lory Student Centre Theatre March 5, 2022

TEDxCSU 2022 brings unique talents, sparks self-reflection

Cat Blouch, News Reporter March 8, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOuWsXPNyaY On March 5, TEDx came to Colorado State University for the 2022 TEDxCSU event. Hosted in the Lory Student Center Theatre and ballrooms, students and the...

The Stump sits on the plaza as people walk by. The stump in the plaza is a mainstay and it serves as a place for people to hang out and speak their mind Sept. 20, 2016. (Collegian File Photo)

Blouch: The Stump is still a symbol of free speech

Cat Blouch, Collegian Columnist February 7, 2022
The stump, located on the plaza outside the Lory Student Center, stands as a reminder of the university's commitment to free speech on campus.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Blouch: U+2 has a history of classism and racism

Cat Blouch November 17, 2021

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 live in Fort Collins,...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Blouch: We should adopt a permanent pass/fail grading system

Cat Blouch November 1, 2021

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 past, I have discussed...

(Graphic Illustration by Brian Peña | The Collegian)

‘Squid Game’ shows us the real horror is capitalism

Cat Blouch November 1, 2021

When "Squid Game" came to Netflix in late September, it didn't take long for it to become a worldwide hit. Millions of people across the globe tuned in to watch a compelling Korean drama about a group...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Blouch: The scariest thing about Halloween? Sexual assault statistics

Cat Blouch October 25, 2021

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. Trigger warning: This article...

(Graphic Illustration by Alyson Serio | The Collegian)

Seriously: Why self-care is good for you

Cat Blouch October 10, 2021

Editor’s Note: This is a satire piece from The Collegian’s opinion section. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the...

(Graphic Illustration by Alyson Serio | The Collegian)

Why watching tons of porn is bad for you

Cat Blouch September 26, 2021

This past week, chalk messages at the Lory Student Center have sparked many heated conversations at The Collegian's opinion desk — none of them, though, have been as polarizing as the debate over porn....

A student walks towards the Durrell dining hall from Laurel Village Feb 2. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Blouch: The Great Resignation has reached Fort Collins

Cat Blouch September 9, 2021

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. Times are changing....

Colorado State University president Joyce McConnell stands on a podium for the Fall Reflection speech Sept. 1. McConnell covered a variety of topics, but focused mostly on her excitement over the campus returning to in-person operation following the COVID-19 pandemic. There is nothing better than seeing all of you on campus, Joyce Said. I said at the very beggining and Ill say it now- when I get runover by a bike or a skateboard I know were back.

Blouch: Dear Joyce McConnell, watch your hypocrisy

Cat Blouch September 1, 2021

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. The Fall Address is a...

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