produced by the students of
Colorado State University
The world needs saving. Serious threats are beginning to plague the globe. Not only are there the usual international conflicts like the ones surrounding Russia and ISIS, but there are larger, more overarching problems such as global climate change, overpopulation and the depletion of the world’s resources that need... READ MORE
The effects of social media are many, but there are clear times when it serves as a boon to society. In Philadelphia, on Tuesday, social media users responded to a video posted by the Philadelphia Police Department, helping the detectives... READ MORE
Ahhh, autumn weather. The air is cool, the leaves are changing, and divorce is in the air… wait a minute, what? I was just strolling along the Oval and heard the geopolitical gossip that our wry neighbors from across the pond are in a bit of a domestic crisis.... READ MORE
On Sept. 8, the U.S. Senate advanced an early proposal for a constitutional amendment that would have allowed Congress to regulate campaign reform going forward. This would have effectively nullified Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee, a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 2010 that demolished a century’s worth of... READ MORE
Disclaimer: This column is a result of an informal survey conducted with 100 randomly approached CSU students. The results do not represent the entire Colorado State University student body, or every group within that body, only a small sampling that evaluated these individuals’ preferences.
The term “hook-up culture” started appearing in psychological... READ MORE
A Fort Collins police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged for stalking a Fort Collins woman. The officer, Jarrett Branson, was accused of stalking and trespassing Sept. 9, and after a weeklong investigation, Bronson was fired from the police force, arrested and charged with stalking.
The Collegian applauds the Fort Collins Police... READ MORE
Ray Rice, former running back for the Baltimore Ravens, is not the only professional sportsman or NFL darling to be charged with domestic abuse. Infamously dropped from the Ravens on Sept. 8, along with an indefinite suspension from the NFL for assaulting his then-fiancé, Janay Palmer, in an elevator last... READ MORE
Urban Outfitters finds itself amidst controversy yet again — this time, instead of a shirt with the phrase “Eat Less” that caused an uproar in 2010, it’s a sweatshirt that’s been so faded and distressed that it looks like it’s bloodstained. The words “Kent State University” are on the front, the name of... READ MORE
The NFL has come under fire recently for its handling (or lack of) of domestic violence charges against some of its players, namely Ray Rice. The media firestorm has consumed the organization, and many are all calling for the commissioner, Roger Goodell, to be fired. While there certainly is... READ MORE
We cannot rest on our laurels. Last week, in his annual Presidential Address, Tony Frank spoke about the pride he has in all that CSU has accomplished in recent years, and we do indeed have a lot to be proud of. In the last five years, we have improved... READ MORE
On the 50 year anniversary of the University of California at Berkeley Free Speech Movement, we reflect on a generation of rebels who helped make major strides for our country. Today, there are many of us who are involved in causes that will ultimately shape our generation; from GLBTQ rights to gun... READ MORE
We have all heard the phrase “rebel without a cause,” and many of us immediately picture the James Dean stereotype: the troubled soul hidden underneath bad habits and a leather jacket. The far-reaching cultural acceptance of this image and its ties to the idea of rebellion lead many of... READ MORE
As our summer comes to a close and we enter the new school year, we come rejuvenated and ready for a fresh start. Most of us bring positive attitudes and determination to make the best of the upcoming semesters, and what better way to do this than to pledge... READ MORE
Recent developments with ISIS have the potential to ease tension in another region: Gaza.
The Washington Post reported 1,369 Palestinian civilians casualties (418 children) during Israel’s ground offensive from July 8 to August 6. The Washington Post created an interactive graphic to chart the death toll.
Civilian slaughter made a startling debut on the world’s... READ MORE
Imagine you are a citizen of one of the African countries infected so far: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone. You have a friend who is at home exhausted with a fever. She has lost her appetite due to abdominal pain, and she complains of headaches and diarrhea.
You see the signs.... READ MORE
North Carolina State students Ankesh Madan, Stephen Gray, Tasso Von Windheim and Tyler Confrey-Maloney have caused quite the stir with the recent creation of Undercover Colors, nail polish that will potentially (it’s not out of the lab just yet) act as an indicator for the presence of certain date rape... READ MORE
In modern America, it is not uncommon to hear a person describe themselves as “spiritual, but not religious.” According to a 2012 Pew poll, less than a third of Americans would identify as atheist/agnostic. Many people are caught up in a belief in something “else,” but they don’t find... READ MORE
Colorado State University President Tony Frank will be delivering his annual fall address Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. on the Oval, and we encourage all students to attend and hear Frank... READ MORE
While once a fantasy football household name, Ray Rice’s football fame has turned to national notoriety following a domestic violence incident involving the player and his then-fiancee. The terrible truth of the matter is that the institutions surrounding this crime have committed grave error.
Ray Rice was initially given a two-game... READ MORE