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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Letters from the Editor

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...

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...

Photo illustration of a cake

LFTE: Happy 130th birthday to The Collegian

Serena Bettis and Katrina Leibee December 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: All letters to the editor reflect the views of the editorial board only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian. Dec. 1 marked the 130th anniversary of The Rocky Mountain...

How we are covering George Flyd/BLM protests

LFTE: History is not black and white: Why we made this special edition

Katrina Leibee and Serena Bettis November 17, 2021

Editor’s Note: All letters to the editor reflect the views of the editorial board only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian. As November is Native American Heritage Month and The...

(Graphic Illustration by Jake Dunaetz | The Collegian)

LFTE: The Collegian is happy to be transitioning to an alt-weekly

Katrina Leibee September 22, 2021

Dear Readers, We are so happy to be starting out the 2021-22 school year so strong. Already, we have reported on campus dining halls closing, discussed protests around hateful anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric...

(Graphic Illustration by Jake Dunaetz | The Collegian)

LFTE: Introducing The Collegian’s new cannabis section

Katrina Leibee June 21, 2021

Dear readers, We are excited to share with you that The Collegian has created a new desk dedicated to cannabis. As we welcome a new staff of editors, writers, photographers and designers, we also...

Taylor: Working for The Collegian set me on the right path

Taylor: Working for The Collegian set me on the right path

Ceci Taylor May 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. In fourth grade, we were asked...

Isaiah Stevens (4) shoots over a defender during the University’s basketball game vs Boise State University at Moby Arena Jan. 29. CSU loses 85-77. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Bassett: Thanks, Collegian, for helping me to pursue my dreams

Bailey Bassett May 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. Almost every child's dream growing up is...

The Collegian newspaper. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Studley: Goodbye Collegian, I’ll miss you

Laura Studley May 4, 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. Dear Collegian reader,  My journalism...

Ye: Goodbye, Collegian, I’ve never been good at headlines

Ye: Goodbye, Collegian, I’ve never been good at headlines

Samantha Ye May 3, 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 never expected to make it this far with...

Content Managing Editor Abby Vander Graaff, Editor in Chief Lauryn Bolz and Digital and Design Managing Editor Matt Tackett. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Vander Graaff: The Collegian provided me with a place to be

Abby Vander May 2, 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. Saying goodbye to the newsroom is almost...

(Graphic Illustration by Jake Dunaetz | The Collegian)

LFTE: Seeing discrimination through our Campus in Contention series

The Collegian April 28, 2021

Dear readers,  As we worked on this project, we noticed patterns of events in our community. From divisive speakers and conflicts breaking out on campus to media reactions about racial justice protests...

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