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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The outgoing 2018-2019 Rocky Mountain Collegian Editorial Board poses for a final group photo May 12. Refer to page 7 for senior goodbye columns. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Hodge: Farewell from your opinion editor

Jayla Hodge May 12, 2019

Editor’s Notes: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. The first note I ever took in my first journalism...

Opinion Editor Jayla Hodge and Assistant Opinion Editor Leta McWilliams sit on the stump on the plaza.(Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Our satire offended, but it was meant to highlight a bigger issue

Leta McWilliams and Jayla Hodge May 8, 2019

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. Dear readers, On May 5, we...

The 2018-2019 Opinion Desk. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Collegian Opinion Desk Reflections: What we’ve gained from different opinions

Jayla Hodge April 21, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the authors only and does not represent a stance taken by the Collegian or editorial board. The opinion section of The Rocky Mountain...

A sign advocating for students to go vote hangs near the Plaza on Tuesday, November 8th. (Forrest Czarnecki | Collegian)

Hodge: Democracy is not a spectator sport

Jayla Hodge April 9, 2019

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. Editor Jayla Hodge represents...

Young boy holding a sign at the annual Fort Collins Martin Luther King Jr. Day march. 
(Anna von Pechmann | Collegian)

Hodge: We are not living up to the true legacy of MLK

Jayla Hodge January 22, 2019

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. Martin Luther King Jr. is...

Law enforcement ride on a armored vehicle next to the CSU police station on Oct. 29, 2018, prior to Dennis Pragar speaking in the Lory Student Center. (Wout Bouckaert | CTV)

Hodge: The University finally strikes a balance between safety and free speech

Jayla Hodge October 30, 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. Yesterday, we watched the...

Hodge: Candidate attitude makes a governor

Hodge: Candidate attitude makes a governor

Jayla Hodge October 17, 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. The second gubernatorial debate...

A football-field sized American flag is unfurled before the start of Colorado State Universitys first football game of the season against Oregon State, on Saturday, August 26th. Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian

Hodge: We can appreciate both the military and the kneeling movement

Jayla Hodge September 7, 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. Football and the military have...

The CSU marching band preforms at halftime during the inaugural football game at the new on-campus stadium on August 26, 2017. (Jack Starkebaum | Collegian)

Seriously: Plans for a second football stadium leaked

Jayla Hodge August 27, 2018

Editor’s note: This is a satire piece from The Collegian’s opinion section. Real names may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read editor’s notes are subject to being offended. FORT...

Aleesha Bun, a freshman biochemisty major, deals with stress on a regular basis. Some ways she likes to unwind include hammocking and playing her ukelele. Photo by Olive Ancell | Collegian

Thompson: How to decrease stress to stay successful this semester

Jayla Hodge August 21, 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. Maybe you just turned 21, your...

Collegian Opinion Editor Jayla Hodge (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Meet your editor: Jayla Hodge, Opinion Editor

Jayla Hodge August 19, 2018

Editor’s note: As part of a media transparency initiative, on Aug. 20, 2018, The Collegian spent the first day of publishing of the year telling our readers about us. You can read more about the people...

CSU student activists stand in solidarity with Native American students in front of the Administration building.  Some Native American students have put together personal testimonies on microaggressions and racism, like the recent campus tour incident, and ideas on how to improve the college experience of Native American students. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Hodge: Reflecting on “Check your biases before calling police” column

Jayla Hodge August 19, 2018

Editor’s note: As part of a media transparency initiative, on Aug. 20, 2018, The Collegian spent the first day of publishing of the year telling our readers about us. You can read more about the people...

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