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Letter from the editor: Thank you, goodbye and keep fighting the good fight

Letter from the editor: Thank you, goodbye and keep fighting the good fight

Erin Douglas May 7, 2018

Dear readers and every Collegian staff member past and present: Today I am no longer the editor-in-chief of your student newspaper. In reflection, allow me to recall three flashbulb memories I have...

The Denver Post. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Trickle-down newsonomics: If the Denver Post dies, so has part of our citizenry

Erin Douglas April 11, 2018

Editor’s Note: Letters from the editor do not represent a stance taken by all Collegian employees, and are instead a stance taken by the Editor-in-Chief. Erin Douglas is the Editor-in-Chief of the Collegian...

Feisty and intelligent advocates: How women shaped The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Feisty and intelligent advocates: How women shaped The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Erin Douglas March 29, 2018

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. Erin Douglas is the Editor-in-Chief...

Students, community members and activists gather outside the Cristol Chemistry and Biochemistry building on CU Boulders campus to protest Turning Point USAs guest speaker Ann Coulter. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

Students protest, walk out of Ann Coulter event at CU Boulder

Erin Douglas March 21, 2018
Ann Coulter came to CU Boulder campus, members of the CSU community attended.
The sun sets over the Poudre River near the North Shields Ponds Natural Area in Fort Collins on Sept. 4. (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

Women: Walking alone is scary, but that’s why we have to

Erin Douglas March 8, 2018
Last week I tried to take my dog for a walk at 5 p.m. on a Monday night. It’s still winter in Colorado, so it was about to get dark, but it wasn’t yet. It's the kind of dark in which the trees lose their color, only appearing as silhouettes — the kind of dark in which only half of the cars passing by have headlights on.
Letter from the Editor: We retracted the column Dont pull every author accused of sexual assault from the shelf

Letter from the Editor: We retracted the column “Don’t pull every author accused of sexual assault from the shelf”

Erin Douglas February 22, 2018

Dear readers, We want to be fully transparent in our decision today to retract the column "Don't pull every author accused of sexual assault from the shelf" that was published on Thursday, February 22...

Tony Frank announcing the next speaker at the Board of Governors meeting on Oct. 5th 2017. Accompanied by Chair D. Rico Munn (Right) and Vice Chair Nancy R. Tuor (Left).
 (Jordan Reyes | Collegian)

CSU’s lack of transparency reaches the highest level, but it’s a simple fix

Erin Douglas February 13, 2018
A conversation about Colorado State University’s future at the highest university level happened this past weekend — 173 miles from Fort Collins. CSU's Board of Governors convened Thursday and Friday at the CSU Pueblo campus to discuss, among other topics, the Hughes Stadium property, the on-campus stadium's projected income statement, political tension surrounding free speech and a possible tuition increase.
CSU adopts free speech policy for all campuses

CSU adopts free speech policy for all campuses

Erin Douglas February 9, 2018
PUEBLO — Colorado State University’s Board of Governors adopted a system-level free speech resolution Friday to ensure each campus had and adhered to first amendment policy on campus.
CSUs stadium more profitable, more expensive than forecasts, income projections show

CSU’s stadium more profitable, more expensive than forecasts, income projections show

Erin Douglas February 9, 2018
PUEBLO — Colorado State University’s new on-campus stadium outperformed expectations for net income, projections for the end of the first year showed during a Board of Governors Meeting Thursday.
Nearly 200 Colorado State University students paint the A above Hughes Stadium, August 27, 2011. CSU Photography: 23014_10953

Hughes Stadium property approved to be annexed to City, CSU decides

Erin Douglas February 8, 2018
Hughes Stadium and its surrounding 162 acres of property can be annexed to the City of Fort Collins, the Colorado State University Board of Governors decided Thursday afternoon. The board voted to authorize the submission of a petition for the annexation of the property—a move that represents the first step in the process of redevelopment for the area.
Dr. Tony Frank and Rico Munn discuss a question posed at the Board of Governors meeting on Friday, October 6, 2017. (Collegian File Photo)

CSU projects 3 percent tuition increase for academic year 18-19

Erin Douglas February 8, 2018
Colorado State University presented a 3 percent tuition increase as the most likely decision for next academic year’s tuition rates at the Board of Governors’ meeting Thursday morning.
Fort Collins residents gathered for peaceful protest in light of the recent presidential election at Civic Center Park for the Peace and Solidarity Rally hosted by Fort Collins for Progress.

CSU puts efforts towards free speech education as campus awaits controversial speakers

Erin Douglas February 1, 2018
Colorado State University will defend student safety and its students’ free speech. The two values could be in opposition on Friday. 
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