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Henry: Gen Z is reshaping a future without the American dream

Brendan Henry, Collegian Columnist January 19, 2022
The American Dream has long been the ideal standard of measuring success in this country, but Gen Z is changing that.
(Graphic Illustration by Alyson Serio | The Collegian)

Seriously: How CAM the Ram spends his time off

Callum Burke, Opinion Columnist January 18, 2022
When CAM the Ram isn't busy being a Fort Collins heartthrob, he enjoys a variety of hobbies and bar-hopping, just like the rest of us.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

McKissick: Stan culture is toxic and unhealthy

Nathaniel McKissick, Collegian Columnist January 18, 2022
One-sided stan relationships are unhealthy and, frankly, weird. Celebrities are not your friends.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Eckburg: Finals are stressful, so stop gendering self-care

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Editor December 8, 2021
With finals approaching, self-care is more important now than ever, and that includes men. Self-care isn't selfish or feminine, and we could all use time time for ourselves.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Gross: Stop complaining, do what’s right, wear a mask

Dillon Gross, Collegian Columnist December 7, 2021
We're entering our third year of the pandemic and people are still refusing to properly wear their masks. Stop being selfish, do what's right and protect yourself and your community.
Finals week survival guide photo illustration (Collegian file photo)

Meltzner: We need to change the final grading structure

JD Meltzner, Collegian Columnist December 7, 2021
Our academic futures should not be decided by the results of a few weeks of schoolwork, and we should not be forced to forfeit grades in some areas for better grades in others.
Ziel: Goodbye, Collegian — the shining star of my college experience

Ziel: Goodbye, Collegian — the shining star of my college experience

Renee Ziel, Night Editor December 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Contrary to the journalist I am now, I came...

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Tusinski: In this house, we believe your yard sign is performative

Dylan Tusinski, Collegian Columnist December 6, 2021
Good intentions don't excuse lackadaisical activism.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Lopez: Dropping out sounds nice, but persevering is better

Dominique Lopez, Opinion Columnist December 6, 2021
Finals are tough on everyone, and you may feel like dropping out is the next best thing, but it's important to persevere before embarking on a very well-deserved winter break.
(Graphic Illustration by Alyson Serio | The Collegian)

Seriously: Lam the Ram apprehended for serial bike theft

Callum Burke, Opinion Columnist December 5, 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 editor’s...

Cody Cooke, the fall 2021 opinion director for The Collegian. (Cat Blouch | The Collegian)

Cooke: The Collegian is a home for aspirational students

Cody Cooke, Opinion Director December 5, 2021

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. I joined The Collegian’s opinion desk...

(Graphic Illustration by Alyson Serio | The Collegian)

Seriously: Have a very merry Craigslist season

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Editor December 2, 2021
The holiday season is now in full swing, and you know what that means! It’s time to dig deep into the holiday spirit! The stress of gift-giving and decorating your home to ensure that your family doesn’t appear dysfunctional to the rest of the neighborhood can make a person crazy, so here I am, giving you the gift of all gifts: A very merry Craigslist Christmas. 
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