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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 new addition to the Warner College of Natural Resources has classrooms, study spaces, a balcony and adds new life to the old building just off the Plaza. (Joe Oakman | Collegian)

Tougaw: CSU must update old facilities or pay for it later

Ryan Tougaw August 28, 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. Colorado State University...

Collegian Assistant Opinion Editor Ryan Tougaw (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Meet your editors: Ryan Tougaw, assistant opinion editor

Ryan Tougaw August 20, 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...

Orientation leaders Luke Contreras, Taylorae Dewitt and Christian Kalenga chant “I’m proud, to be, a CSU Ram!” July 10 while incoming CSU students walk by as part of the Preview Orientation. The Preview program runs through June and July, and helps incoming freshmen and transfer stuents to get accustomed to the university and Fort Collins community.

Tougaw: Freshman orientation doesn’t help all incoming students

Ryan Tougaw July 12, 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 transition from high school...

Amy McLean and her son Everett showed support for their cause during the protest on Friday, April 27. She said they were both there to represent the underfunding [of teachers] in colorado and hopefully get fully funded classrooms as soon as possible. (Josh Schroeder | Collegian)

Tougaw: The Teacher’s March needs a specific policy goal

Ryan Tougaw April 29, 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. Arizona, Colorado and numerous...

Tougaw: Ban the use of public funds for private settlements

Tougaw: Ban the use of public funds for private settlements

Ryan Tougaw April 25, 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.   Most college students work...

A fracking site in Greeley, significantly smaller than the proposed project at Bella Romero, just hundreds of feet away from a playground.

Tougaw: Recognize the benefits of fracking

Ryan Tougaw April 25, 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.   Fracking gets a lot of...

Junior communication studies major and budtender, Brendon T. Greney displays several jars of marijuana while explaining strain differences to a curious customer at Organic Alternatives, located at 346 E. Mountain Ave. Beginning Friday, Organic Alternatives will be open until 8 p.m. as a result of the new ordinance. (Photo credit: Zane Watson)

Tougaw: Cannabis economics 101

Ryan Tougaw April 19, 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.   It seems that the complete...

Portions of the stained glass windows in the Danforth Chapel are pictured on January 23rd. The Danforth Chapel, located on the north side of the Oval, recently had one of its stained glass windows broken. (Forrest Czarnecki | Collegian)

Tougaw: Don’t let a bad experience with religion destroy faith

Ryan Tougaw 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.   When I talk to college...

President Tony Frank reads a copy of the Collegian. (Photo Credit: Megan Fischer)

Seriously: Tony Frank caught writing mean comments on Collegian Facebook page

Ryan Tougaw March 31, 2018

Colorado State University President Tony Frank was caught in the act of writing off-color comments on The Collegian's website late Friday night. Frank, writing under the pseudonym “Frony Tank,” was...

Church pipe organ at St Marienkirche. Berlin, Germany

Tougaw: Religion will always be relevant for college students

Ryan Tougaw March 27, 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.   Religion is a funny...

Colorado State University student Heath Elliott, right, and Jed Smock, left, get into an animated argument about this years presidential nominees while in the Plaza on Tuesday afternoon. Elliott and Smock argued back at forth on viewpoints surrounding the election, race, sexuality, and religion. (Forrest Czarnecki | Collegian)

Tougaw: Religious recruiment on campus doesn’t work

Ryan Tougaw March 20, 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. As a Christian, I have...

Tougaw: Republicans need to shake up the Colorado election to grab a win

Tougaw: Republicans need to shake up the Colorado election to grab a win

Ryan Tougaw February 15, 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.   Colorado is 1 of 36 states...

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