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 Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Rachel Baschnagel

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Chief

Rachel Baschnagel is the current copy chief at The Rocky Mountain Collegian. She enjoys working with friend and Night Editor Renee Ziel as Ziel teaches her everything she'll ever need to know (and a whole lot she probably never will) about copy editing.

Baschnagel understands the sometimes faulty nature of news in the current age, and at The Collegian, she strives to ensure no bias, misinformation or misleading comments weasel their way past the copy desk.

Baschnagel is a third-year journalism and media communication major pursuing a minor in business administration. While she wasn't always sure she wanted to build a career in journalism, she's always had an eye for detail and enjoyed writing, especially news-style. She likes most topics of her degree but is particularly fond of copy editing and hopes to continue doing it after she graduates.

At Colorado State University, she's discovered an interest in web design as well and has built a portfolio website, a multimedia storytelling site and hand-coded a sustainable lifestyle site fully populated with her own research and ideas. She is currently working on a total website overhaul for an author and professor at CSU.

Outside of work, Baschnagel likes to read — a trait passed down from her mother — and work on sudoku puzzles. She also enjoys dabbling in small home improvement and construction projects, a skill learned from working with her father. Her favorite pastime, though, is hanging out with her sweet black lab, Tres, who has been by her side since she was 11 years old.

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