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LTTE: Life behind bars - animal captivity

LTTE: Life behind bars – animal captivity

Janet Barrientos May 1, 2015

Zoos are prisons for animals. If you look at the overall concept of zoos, it’s a justifiable way of internment camps for animals. Due to these extremities, zoos should be shut down or follow stricter...

Ryan Deuschle

What is transhumanism, and where it might take us

Ryan Deuschle April 16, 2015

Evolution is staring the human species in the face. For decades, science fiction writers have fantasized about the unification of humans and machines. Never before has that fantasy started to look...

LTTE: A year of giving back

LTTE: A year of giving back

Jeffery Smith April 1, 2015

After I graduate from CSU in May with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, I’ll return to Denver, my hometown, to begin a year of service as a member of the City Year AmeriCorps team. I...

The Fort Collins City Hall deals with many issues involving illegal camping. Recently there have been several meetings to discuss the topic. (Photo Credit: Megan Fischer)

LTTE: Endorsement of Ward Luthi for Mayor of Fort Collins

Sandy Lemberg March 27, 2015

I am writing to enthusiastically recommend Ward Luthi for Mayor of Fort Collins. I was present for a candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Larimer County March 5, 2015.  Ward's...

LTTE: Recent Israeli elections should concern Americans

LTTE: Recent Israeli elections should concern Americans

Kristin O'Neill March 26, 2015

Mr. Sean Kennedy recently wrote an article deploring the attention which American media gave to the latest Israeli election. Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu was re-elected to serve his fourth term as Israel's...

Ryan Deuschle

A 21st Century Bill of Rights

Zack Burley March 25, 2015

Every generation has its moment of coming to power. When it does, it can accept or reject the laws, ideas, ethics and values of the past. As millennials take the reins of power, it becomes our time...

Zack Burley

Cory Gardner’s wrongheaded comments on letter to Iran

Zack Burley March 12, 2015

Point-scoring is, and always will be, part of politics, but sometimes the "game" goes too far. The open-letter to Iran signed by 47 Republican Senators is one of those times. Tom Cotton, author...

LTTE: Dear Conflict Resolution

LTTE: Dear Conflict Resolution

Conflict Res March 12, 2015

Dear Conflict Resolution, How do I get my roommate to pick up her mess?  - Frustrated With Filth Dear Frustrated, Ah, the classic messy roommate problem.  One of the reasons this particular...

A Series of Tubes with Zack and Jesse- Episode 2: Memes

A Series of Tubes with Zack and Jesse- Episode 2: Memes

Zack Burley and Jesse Carey March 8, 2015

In this episode, Zack and Jesse invite Troy Wilkinson on the show to talk about what memes are, how they navigate around the internet, and why they matter. LINKS Viral Mining http://www.wired.com/2013/11/data-mining-viral-texts-1800s/ Richard...

A rendering of the on-campus stadium at CSU, which is expected to break ground in summer 2015.

LTTE: CSU’s excellence is due to its people, not the administrators

Carl Patton March 5, 2015

Letter to the Editor submitted to The Rocky Mountain Collegian On Feb. 24, Fort Collins residents Dave and Paula Edwards, who have done much for CSU, had a Soapbox in the Coloradoan that gave a huge...

Ryan Deuschle

Return of the bison

Ryan Deuschle February 27, 2015

Bison are expected to return to part of Fort Collin’s Soapstone Prairie and Red Mountain Open Space Parks this year. This marks a return of genetically pure bison to the Northern Colorado grassland...

Zack Burley

Fox News and Bill O’Reilly are more of the same

Zack Burley February 26, 2015

Bill O'Reilly is a hack. A recent Mother Jones article outlines various inconsistencies in the FoxNews talk show host's account of his time covering the war in the Falklands. The criticisms were...

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