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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Freshmen Mark Currie, left, and Ben Boucher walk past the Corbett parking lot to their dorm Sunday evening. Starting today, the Corbett parking lot will be closed to make room for Laurel Village, the new student housing project scheduled to be completed in Fall of 2014.

Ortiz: A letter of advice and support to CSU resident assistants

Kenia Ortiz May 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. To my fellow resident assistants,...

Greta Thunberg addresses climate strikers at Civic Center Park in Denver. (Photo courtesy of Andy Bosselman, Streetsblog Denver via Flickr)

Ortiz: Greta Thunberg sticker indicates toxic masculinity, rape culture

Kenia Ortiz March 8, 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. Last week, a sticker with...

Family plays in park. (Photo Via Flickr)

Ortiz: Toxic parents deserve to be cut out

Kenia Ortiz March 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. We live in a society where...

Ortiz: The importance of Hair Love winning an Oscar

Ortiz: The importance of ‘Hair Love’ winning an Oscar

Kenia Ortiz February 20, 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. For a long time, Black hair...

Senator Bernie Sanders spoke about his presidential campaign at Moby Arena at Colorado State University. The caucus in Colorado was March 1, 2016. (Collegian file photo)

Ortiz: Bernie Sanders is a good choice for students

Kenia Ortiz February 17, 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...

emergency contraception (Courtesy of Pixabay) https://pixabay.com/photos/emergency-contraception-4767936/

Ortiz: Emergency contraceptives are noninclusive

Kenia Ortiz February 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. According to a National Survey...

Seriously: 5 ways to be a great student and classmate

Seriously: 5 ways to be a great student and classmate

Kenia Ortiz January 30, 2020

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 editor’s...

Pile of move-in items outside Newsom Hall on Aug. 22. (Anna von Pechmann | Collegian)

Ortiz: Stop making assumptions about those who withdraw from college

Kenia Ortiz January 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. It's the beginning of the...

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.

Ortiz: We need to stop protecting acts of hate

Kenia Ortiz December 12, 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. A picture of the West Virginia...

Kidnapped Runaway Poster Street Missing Person (Courtesy of Max Pixel)

Ortiz: Students should know about Black, Indigenous women going missing

Kenia Ortiz December 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. Black and Native American...

Ortiz: Thanksgiving history makes the holiday not worth celebrating

Ortiz: Thanksgiving history makes the holiday not worth celebrating

Kenia Ortiz November 27, 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. Thanksgiving is a holiday...

An alter created by Gloria García Díaz titled “Honoring My Father,” is displayed in honor of Day of the Dead at the Global Village Museum Oct. 8. Díaz is a bilingual Mexican writer, essayist, and poet who has lived with her family in Fort Collins, Colorado for over a decade. (Colin Shepherd | The Collegian)

Ortiz: Stop misinterpreting Día de los Muertos

Kenia Ortiz November 5, 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. Día de los Muertos is a holiday,...

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