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Seriously: Libertarian Party to give up paying taxes for Lent

Sean Kennedy March 6, 2017

Editor's Note: Seriously is a satire column, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. The views expressed do not necessarily represent the views of the Collegian's...

Seriously: Cory Gardner skips town hall to go be yelled at by family instead

Seriously: Cory Gardner skips town hall to go be yelled at by family instead

Sean Kennedy February 27, 2017

  Deadened by the injustice of actually having to speak with other human beings, Colorado senator Cory Gardner told reporters Tuesday that he has decided to skip a town hall meeting with his constituents...

Rachel Acker, a junior environmental engineering major, studies with Alexa Garfinkel, center, the activities director of the Society for Women Engineers, in the Internet Café Tuesday. Acker and Garfinkel represent the record breaking cohort of women interested in Engineering at CSU.

CSU ahead of national curve for women in STEM

Sean Kennedy February 23, 2017

At a time when issues of gender equality are coming under national scrutiny, Colorado State University can take pride in the fact that it is ahead of the curve where it counts: in the classroom. Data...

Kennedy: Welcoming refugees a duty, not a whim

Kennedy: Welcoming refugees a duty, not a whim

Sean Kennedy February 9, 2017

America was founded on freedom. Can we agree on that? Our country was built by courageous leaders who, despite their now-arcane views on equality of race, gender, etc., believed in the idea that this New...

Seriously: Endangered Species Act added to Endangered Species List

Seriously: Endangered Species Act added to Endangered Species List

Sean Kennedy January 30, 2017

For the first time in history, the Endangered Species Act has been added to Endangered Species List, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday. The agency placed the federal wildlife protections...

Seriously: Trump replaces White House Christmas tree with supermodel

Seriously: Trump replaces White House Christmas tree with supermodel

Sean Kennedy December 7, 2016

Declaring that he wanted to "make Christmas great again," president-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday his plans to replace the National Christmas Tree at the White House with a supermodel clad in...

Kennedy: Objectifying men is anti-feminist

Kennedy: Objectifying men is anti-feminist

Sean Kennedy December 6, 2016

The push for gender equality is one that benefits all of society, regardless of gender. Countless people have fought, bled and cried to break down the idea that a woman is nothing more than an object of...

Seriously: Study finds CSU students unaware that school has sports other than football

Seriously: Study finds CSU students unaware that school has sports other than football

Sean Kennedy November 29, 2016

Explaining that participants left the survey in disbelief, a study published Monday by researchers at Colorado State University found that students are entirely unaware that the school has sports teams...

Seriously: Life somehow still going on whole week after election

Seriously: Life somehow still going on whole week after election

Sean Kennedy November 16, 2016

Contradicting the predictions of pundits, life is still—somehow— going on an entire week after the election, according to political scientists from across the country. "It's amazing! A lot of people...

Donald Trump talks to his supporters during a rally in Loveland, Colorado on October 3, 2016. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

Seriously: Donald Trump actually elected president

Sean Kennedy November 9, 2016

ARE YOU F*CKING SERIOUSThere is no joke. WE are the joke. Collegian Assistant Opinion Editor and Blogger Sean Kennedy can be reached at blogs@collegian.com or on Twitter at @seanskenn. He also hosts a...

Kennedy: Congratulations, Mike Pence

Kennedy: Congratulations, Mike Pence

Sean Kennedy November 9, 2016

I would like to extend my definitely sincere congratulations to Mike Pence on winning the election to become the next President of our United States! It was a long, hard fight that no one expected that...

Kennedy: Issues left unaddressed in election

Kennedy: Issues left unaddressed in election

Sean Kennedy November 3, 2016

With Election Day fast approaching and the presidential campaigns largely done crafting and promoting their respective stances on policy, it seems like an appropriate time to talk about what we missed...

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