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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

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)

Rodenbaugh: Dear readers: Thank you; Support student media

Mikaela Rodenbaugh 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 time has come for me to write my goodbye...

Angling for puppy-vote, ASCSU puts forth first-ever canine candidate

Angling for puppy-vote, ASCSU puts forth first-ever canine candidate

Mikaela Rodenbaugh April 1, 2019

In a most unorthodox move for an Associated Students of Colorado State University election, the student government body made the decision to put its first-ever non-human candidate on the ballot. The...

Colorado State University students Chandra Sidwell, left, and Jess Winer, right, talk while standing by the new stump in the plaza on Friday afternoon.(Forrest Czarnecki | Collegian)

Here’s why we started a new email newsletter, The Stump

Mikaela Rodenbaugh October 11, 2018

This week, The Rocky Mountain Collegian debuted an email newsletter called The Stump, named after our much beloved Free Speech Stump on campus installed by Collegian employees in 1964. It’s an email...

Meet your digital production manager: Mikaela Rodenbaugh

Meet your digital production manager: Mikaela Rodenbaugh

Mikaela Rodenbaugh 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...

CSU President Tony Frank presents the Incremental Education in General Budget to the ASCSU Senate body on April 11. The budget reviewed a number of costs such as student fees and funding. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

A guide to CSU student fees

Mikaela Rodenbaugh April 11, 2018

Student fees add about $2,300 to the cost of attendance each year for students. And, this year, fees are expected to rise again. Ahead of next week's Student Fee Review Board presentation to CSU...

Rodenbaugh: Grad students are a part of the campus community too

Rodenbaugh: Grad students are a part of the campus community too

Mikaela Rodenbaugh April 4, 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.  This week is graduate student...

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Seriously: Did Tony Frank give CSU a snow day?

Mikaela Rodenbaugh February 20, 2018

No.  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...

Rodenbaugh: Kevin Spacey was the author of his own downfall

Rodenbaugh: Kevin Spacey was the author of his own downfall

Mikaela Rodenbaugh November 9, 2017

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.  Anthony Rapp stepped forward...

Rodenbaugh: Weinstein sex scandal indicates deeper issue with powerful abusers

Rodenbaugh: Weinstein sex scandal indicates deeper issue with powerful abusers

Mikaela Rodenbaugh October 17, 2017

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. Recently, allegations of sexual...

Rodenbaugh: Fort Collins should honor Indigenous People’s Day, not Columbus Day

Rodenbaugh: Fort Collins should honor Indigenous People’s Day, not Columbus Day

Mikaela Rodenbaugh October 9, 2017

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. Today is Columbus Day, a holiday...

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

Rodenbaugh: DeVos again perpetuates ‘victim blaming’ mentality with revisit of Title IX policy

Mikaela Rodenbaugh September 12, 2017

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. This column was originally published...

Roxie, 7 years, waits patiently for her owners to finish dinner tied to the patio at Blue Agave Grill. Photo: Mikaela Rodenbaugh | Collegian Photo credit: Mikaela Rodenbaugh

A guide to dog-friendly businesses in Fort Collins

Mikaela Rodenbaugh July 31, 2017

Video by Oliver Homan Northern Colorado is an ideal place for dog owners, with plenty of natural features ideal for trekking with your furry friend, but what about going out in Fort Collins? If you're...

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