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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

LTTE: Bill HB24-1322 opens door for more Colorado Medicaid members

LTTE: Bill HB24-1322 opens door for more Colorado Medicaid members

Guest Author April 15, 2024
A significant number of local individuals and families need your support to get behind HB24-1322, a bill that will allow Medicaid to cover housing and nutrition services. Far too many Coloradans are on the verge of homelessness or cannot get the food they need to stay healthy.
Lopez: AI is more of a resource than something to be penalized for

Lopez: AI is more of a resource than something to be penalized for

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Editor April 3, 2024
As a journalism major at Colorado State University, the closing and renovations being done in Andrew G. Clark Building have really helped me to explore the campus a bit more; I mean, there is a need for me to walk farther than five steps to get from one classroom to another. Therefore, as I continue to walk around campus, I notice more posters for different people and programs.
Garmin Monterra GPS

April Fools’: CSU should insert trackers into students

Dominant Lee, Opinion Editor April 1, 2024
Congratulations! You have signed your enrollment papers with Colorado State University and are ready for the next step: the insertion of a tracker into your neck. It's the perfect way for your new home to keep tabs on where you are at all times and help your instructors know if you really skipped their class because you had a doctor’s appointment or if you just slept in.
Vogl: Your favorite slang terms originated from drag culture

Vogl: Your favorite slang terms originated from drag culture

Claire Vogl, Copy Editor February 27, 2024
It seems as though a new word or phrase enters the limelight of popular culture every week. Whether it gains attention through TikTok or Twitter, it quickly becomes ingrained in the language of — primarily — Gen Z individuals. 
LTTE: Sign Initiative 89 petition to protect abortion rights

LTTE: Sign Initiative 89 petition to protect abortion rights

Guest Author February 19, 2024
The new fight to protect abortion rights is underway, and now is the time for students to pitch in. You may have seen the canvassers in the plaza asking “Are you a registered voter in Colorado?” or “Do you want to protect abortion?” and it is worthwhile to take a moment to sign this petition.
Lopez: Is the new iOS NameDrop feature really that safe?

Lopez: Is the new iOS NameDrop feature really that safe?

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Director November 1, 2023
New technological advancements are being made every day, but whether they are necessary or unnecessary is truly up to you. One of the newest advancements catching eyes everywhere is the newest iOS 17 feature: NameDrop.
LTTE: The mistaken arrogance of ASCSU

LTTE: The mistaken arrogance of ASCSU

Guest Author November 1, 2023
Every Transfort bus boasts a sticker that reads "Funded by ASCSU." The Associated Students of Colorado State University, our beloved student government, want you to know that they're the generous benefactors providing a range of services to Colorado State students like Campus Recreation, the Lory Student Center and RamEvents.
Lopez: More can be done for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lopez: More can be done for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Director October 20, 2023
October is a busy month for everyone. For students, it means midterms and big projects that must be completed in a few weeks time, and for Colorado State University, it means fall addresses and Homecoming week. But for those of us who have lost loved ones and experienced the tragedy breast cancer can cause, October is a month to remember and reflect.
Lopez: How does parents weekend affect Homecoming?

Lopez: How does parents weekend affect Homecoming?

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Director October 12, 2023
I’ve been participating in the Homecoming & Family Weekend activities at Colorado State University by myself for a solid three years now. And by participating, I mean I go to the game and then I go home for the remainder of the evening because I normally work all weekend.
Lopez: Have you gotten your costume yet?

Lopez: Have you gotten your costume yet?

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Director October 6, 2023
The month of the spooky season is officially here, and with that come the cool weather and, more than anything, the dilemma of what to wear for a Halloween. Whether it is a costume, a Halloween-themed shirt with a festive hat or a costume you have taken the time to DIY, it is officially the time to start thinking about it seriously.
Lopez: 5 fall activities to participate in this October

Lopez: 5 fall activities to participate in this October

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Director October 2, 2023
The hot weather doesn’t help in reminding me that it is officially October, but it is, meaning that it is time to enjoy all the fun festivities and activities that are some of my personal favorites to do during the fall season.
A reading corner next to the business section of Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins Sept. 15.

Celebrate reading freedom, Banned Book Week at Poudre Libraries

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Director September 28, 2023

"Let freedom read," promotional posters for Banned Books Week read. Beginning next week, the Poudre River Public Library District will be hosting their very own Banned Books Week in collaboration with...

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