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McKissick: Goodbye, Collegian — keep on keeping on

McKissick: Goodbye, Collegian — keep on keeping on

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist May 4, 2022
The Collegian put me in touch with people I'd never know otherwise and taught me valuable lessons about journalism, AP Style and sourcing. Goodbye, Collegian!
Colorado State University graduates line up for the precession into Moby Arena before their graduation ceremony begins. CSU held the graduation ceremony for the College of Agricultural Sciences on May 12, 2018 at Moby Arena.  (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

McKissick: It’s OK to not have a 5-year plan post-graduation

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist May 2, 2022
With the class of 2022's graduation just around the corner, seniors are faced with having to plan out the next step in their lives. Big decisions may be on the horizon, so try to remember it's OK to not have it all figured out yet.
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McKissick: Too much sex positivity can be a bad thing

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist April 24, 2022
Sex positivity is a growing movement, but too much of it can be dangerous.
A photo illustration of someone waiting to deliver flowers in a relationship March 28. (Collegian | Skyler Pradhan)

McKissick: Your relationship should take work, but it shouldn’t be hard

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist March 27, 2022
The sentiment that relationships should test your patience and values on all ends couldn't be further from the truth.
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McKissick: A college degree is not worthless

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist March 8, 2022
Some say that a college degree is worthless, but average salary reports and post-COVID job opportunities say the opposite.
A sign hangs in Sage Hall on the Colorado State University campus Jan. 31. Sage Hall is where the Colorado School of Public Health at CSU resides along with the Psychological Services Center.

McKissick: Students should use the psychology department counseling services

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist February 15, 2022
The waitlist for CSU Health Network therapy can make getting help seem daunting, but the Psychology Department gives us more options.
A photo illustration of a person trying to post to Twitter whos account was recently suspended.

McKissick: Social media platforms are not bound by the First Amendment

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist February 9, 2022
Our First Amendment rights protect us from government interference, but Twitter is not an agent of the state.
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McKissick: Stan culture is toxic and unhealthy

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist January 19, 2022
One-sided stan relationships are unhealthy and, frankly, weird. Celebrities are not your friends.
A view of Horsetooth Reservoir

The rise and fall of Stout, Fort Collins’ forgotten town

Nathaniel McKissick November 15, 2021

We’ve all enjoyed Horsetooth Reservoir and its beautiful waters and picturesque views set against scenic mountain landscapes, but very few of us are aware of what lurks deep below our beloved summer...

Chicken, green beans and garlic bread being prepared for dinner Nov 7. (Photo illustration by Grayson Reed | The Collegian)

McKissick: Learning to cook at home will change your life

Nathaniel McKissick November 9, 2021

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. College is a time associated...

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McKissick: Stop perpetuating the idea that homophobes are closet cases

Nathaniel McKissick November 1, 2021

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 2008, then-Attorney...

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Seriously: 7 sexy costumes for men to wear this Halloween

Nathaniel McKissick October 24, 2021

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...

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