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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

D-L Stewart, a professor in the Colorado State University School of Education, discusses the intersectionality of being both trans and Black at the annual TEDxCSU conference in the Lory Student Center Theatre March 9, 2019. (Alyssa Uhl | The Collegian)

‘We didn’t just arrive’: Professor shares experience, trans research

Meagan Stackpool November 16, 2020

Not only is D-L Stewart a professor in the Colorado State University School of Education and a co-coordinator of Student Affairs in Higher Education, but they are extensively published on how higher...

A man holds a sign calling for racial justice at the Rally for Justice. (Tri Duong | The Collegian)

‘Black lives still matter’: Community rallies for justice

Meagan Stackpool September 27, 2020

The Fort Collins People’s Initiative for Equity held a Rally for Justice Friday night. The demonstration took place in front of the Fort Collins Police Services building, where approximately 20 people...

Fort Collins community members line up to sign petitions to remove school resource officers from Poudre School District at the Juneteenth rally in front of the Colorado State University Administration Building June 19. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

PSD community discusses school resource officer contracts

Meagan Stackpool June 30, 2020

Amid protests across the country calling out racial inequalities and biases, the Poudre School District Board of Education voted on Tuesday, June 23 to decide whether or not PSD would continue their contracts...

Hundreds of protesters march to Fort Collins City Hall from The Oval June 2. The march follows a week of protests after the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in Minneapolis police custody. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Protesters gather for racial justice, end to police brutality

Meagan Stackpool June 2, 2020

Another round of protests sparked in Fort Collins on Tuesday, June 2, after an Instagram post went viral inviting people to join in a Unity March.  The independently organized protest began on The Oval...

Citizens mourn the murder of George Floyd Friday evening outside the Fort Collins Police Department on Timberline Road May 29, 2020. (Serena Bettis | The Collegian)

Citizens rally outside police department after death of George Floyd

Meagan Stackpool May 30, 2020

Members of the community gathered in front of the Fort Collins Police Department to hold a candlelight vigil for George Floyd on May 29. Supporters arrived wearing face masks and carried signs and candles....

Selling feet pictures has never been easier now that you are stuck in quarantine. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Earn cash now with a picture of your foot

Meagan Stackpool March 31, 2020

Selling feet pictures online has never been so popular. Ever since Colorado State University closed its doors and the main source of revenue for hundreds of college students has dried up, students are...

The MAX bus stations are popping up all along Mason Street thoughout Fort Collins. The system is currently undergoing testing and training before finally being installed.

Weird sounds at MAX bus stops part of unique station design

Meagan Stackpool March 5, 2020

Heard anything odd at the MAX bus stops? A cat purring but no cat to be seen? Someone mowing their lawn but not a lawnmower in sight? You aren’t crazy! As a part of the Art in Public Places project,...

Fort Collins residents can use the ballot box outside the Larimer County courthouses building to deliver their ballots. (Photo illustration, Brooke Buchan | Collegian)

5 commonly misunderstood words to know before you vote

Meagan Stackpool March 2, 2020

Ahead of Super Tuesday, many candidates have frequently used buzzwords to describe their positions, or their opponents have used them to cast doubt. However, many of these words as we commonly use and...

Photo by Meagan Stackpool.

Black History Month speaker discusses disability advocacy, inclusion

Meagan Stackpool March 1, 2020

As this year's Black History Month drew to a close, one final keynote speaker came to Colorado State University to talk about disability as a disabled person and a disability rights advocate herself.  Haben...

Dr. Z Nicolazzo speaks about a wide range of topics including research, heterogenderism, and gender in society in the Lory Student Center on Feb 6. Prefacing some of these topics, Dr. Nicolazzo said that “gender is anything but naturalized, we get to make choices about our gender.” (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

Session focuses on how to better support trans students

Meagan Stackpool February 8, 2020

In an age when the voices of transgender people everywhere are often suppressed and ignored, one person came to Colorado State University to discuss how trans students can be better supported on campus....

A pin printed with the logo of the sex trafficking prevention organization, U Count, rests on top of colorful products at the Human Trafficking Symposium Thursday, Feb. 6. U Count hosts a marketplace of handmade products from women in countries like India and Spain to make a profit and support themselves after escaping human trafficking. (Brooke Buchan | The Collegian)

Annual Human Trafficking Symposium aimed to support survivors

Meagan Stackpool February 8, 2020

Colorado is no stranger to human trafficking: an issue that has been especially prevalent in Northern Colorado recently. In 2019 alone, Colorado saw a little over 100 human trafficking cases, according...

the door to the department of military science. (Luke Bourland | The Collegian)

Campus gears up for Border War with annual Bronze Boot Run

Meagan Stackpool November 21, 2019

Running 42 miles for a morning workout routine may seem a little excessive to most, but for the Colorado State University ROTC squad, it's a tradition. Their mission? Deliver a heavy bronze trophy to the...

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