April Fools’ Day editions

A sampling of satire and humor from the nation’s college media

Student editors voice opinions on travel ban

As journalists around the country seek to cover the new administration and its policies, student journalists offer opinions on the effectiveness of the travel ban and its impact on college campuses. Here’s a sampling of what students are saying. Washington State University, The Daily Evergreen http://www.dailyevergreen.com/opinion/article_97f3e3b0-e8f5-11e6-b7d4-c35a378ba3b3.html Northern Illinois University, The Northern Star http://northernstar.info/opinion/fill-in-the-blank-the-immigration-ban-is/article_f439cc6c-ea61-11e6-949e-07658bc5f38a.html Rice University, […]

Colorado mayor declares December “Student Media Celebration Month”

The mayor of Fort Collins, Colorado, has made December “Student Media Celebration Month.” Wade Troxell presented a proclamation earlier this week in honor of the 125th anniversary of The Rocky Mountain Collegian, the independent student newspaper of Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins. The proclamation read in part: “… The Rocky Mountain Collegian reflects […]

Colorado State’s Rocky Mountain Collegian Quickly Mobilizes, Provides Coverage of Theater Massacre

Student staffers at The Rocky Mountain Collegian deserve kudos this weekend for quickly and impressively mobilizing to cover and reflect upon various newsworthy components of the Colorado movie shooting. Along with a basic recounting of the known facts related to the massacre itself, the Colorado State University campus newspaper has posted stories online focused on CSU student reactions, state gun laws, and the legal gauntlet shooter James Holmes will soon face– the latter based on an interview with a law professor.