Editor’s Note: Letters from the editor do not represent a stance taken by all Collegian employees, and are a stance taken by the Editor-in-Chief. Erin Douglas is the Collegian’s Editor-in-Chief and covered student government between fall 2015 and spring 2017. Last Wednesday, for the first time after two years of covering CSU’s student government, I spoke on the floor during a meeting.
Joe Miller’s longtime friend and neighbor committed suicide in the early 1990s. Signs were there – a farmer struggling to make ends meet after consecutive years of downturn coupled with a divorce – but he didn’t reach out for help when Miller drove him home the same night that he killed himself. “He didn’t say a word,” said Miller, who operates a family farm 15 miles east of Longmont.
I intended to introduce myself earlier to you, so I apologize for the delay. I didn’t anticipate that my first words to you as editor-in-chief would be about a fake noose found on campus, but the resident assistant who it targeted didn’t anticipate that some of his first conversations with his residents would be about racism. News is ever changing, and our world is turbulent. And so, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to run this newspaper and its place on this campus.
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