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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Opinion Editor Leta McWilliams and Assistant Opinion Editor Abby Vander Graaff pose for a photo, Oct. 17. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

McWilliams: Thank you, Collegian: You gave me the home I needed

Leta McWilliams May 10, 2020

Editor’s Notes: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. It’s a weird feeling to look back on my...

Photographic proof that the moon landing was a hoax. Do you see the lights and fans!? Do you see it!?!? (Smack Attackit | The Wake Up Slap)

McWilliams: The moon landing was fake

Leta McWilliams March 31, 2020

Editor’s Note: This is an April Fools' 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...

The New York Times editorial board has endorsed Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar as presidential candidates this year. (Photo via Pixabay)

McWilliams: The NYT wants unity, but their endorsement is the opposite

Leta McWilliams January 20, 2020

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. Since 1860, the New York Times...

The turnout at the DACA solidarity rally is larger than expected as the community of Fort Collins brings their signs and their opinions to Senator Gardners front yard. (Maya Shoup | Collegian)

McWilliams: If you don’t feel represented, come work for us

Leta McWilliams December 11, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. I’m not going to sugarcoat...

Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Charlie Kirk speak to one another during Kirk’s “Culture War” tour at Colorado State University Oct. 22. (Colin Shepherd | The Collegian)

McWilliams and Vander Graaff: The ironic culture of ‘Culture War’

Leta McWilliams and Abby Vander October 23, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. For weeks, the Fort Collins...

Candace Owens listens as Charlie Kirk speaks on Oct 3 during their first stop on their Campus Clash tour. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

McWilliams: CSU needs to step back from the free speech argument

Leta McWilliams October 13, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. A previous version of this article...

Leta McWilliams, Opinion Editor. (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

Meet the editor: Leta McWilliams, Opinion Editor

Leta McWilliams August 25, 2019

Leta McWilliams is a fourth-year English student focusing on creative writing with a minor in journalism who will serve as The Collegian opinion editor for the 2019-20 school year. She started writing...

Colorado State University students from across the globe walk outside the Andrew G. Clark Building Mar. 1st. (Alyssa Uhl | Collegian)

McWilliams: Don’t let fear of failure ruin your college experience

Leta McWilliams August 11, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. Dear incoming freshmen, Earlier...

Opinion Editor Jayla Hodge and Assistant Opinion Editor Leta McWilliams sit on the stump on the plaza.(Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Our satire offended, but it was meant to highlight a bigger issue

Leta McWilliams and Jayla Hodge May 8, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. Dear readers, On May 5, we...

Doctor Johns adult store sells a variety of toys and apparel, including lingerie of all shapes and sizes. (Maya | Collegian)

McWilliams: Fetishizing people of color isn’t a compliment, so don’t act like it is

Leta McWilliams April 29, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. Names have been left anonymous...

The 2018-2019 Opinion Desk. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Collegian Opinion Desk Reflections: What we’ve gained from different opinions

Jayla Hodge April 21, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the authors only and does not represent a stance taken by the Collegian or editorial board. The opinion section of The Rocky Mountain...

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McWilliams: ‘Diversity of thought’ means nothing without actual diversity

Leta McWilliams April 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. During the Associated Students...

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