Community Briefs for 8/28/12

Bikes impounded for Obama visit will be returned Wednesday

Students that left bikes at the Clark building on Monday will have to take a trip to the police station to get them back.

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To secure the area surrounding the Monfort Quad, the CSU Police Department moved all of the bike racks between Clark A and Clark C on Monday evening, cutting the locks of all bikes left attached to the racks.

The police had posted notices of the removal on Sunday afternoon and had originally intended to begin moving bikes at 5 p.m. Since many bikes remained when the police arrived, they waited until 6 p.m. to begin cutting locks, according to Lieutenant Frank Johnson.

Owners of impounded bikes can pick them up, free of charge, at the police station at 750 Meridian Ave. on Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Anyone looking for a bike must provide proof of ownership, such as bike registration or purchase receipts.

Rocky Mountain Showdown student ticket sales extended

The deadline to get $25 student tickets for the showdown against the CU Buffs has been changed to Wednesday Aug. 29. Full fee-paying students may purchase tickets may be through CSURams.com.

ASCSU is also providing round-trip transportation for $15, which will arrive at Sports Authority Field well before the game begins at 2 p.m.

As a further incentive for students to purchase tickets, Athletic Director Jack Graham will have a random drawing of student tickets and select one winner who will stay the night with a friend in the Rams’ team hotel before the Sept. 29 game at Air Force.

Celebrate the Morgan Library Renovation with some cheese

The glass study cube opened at the end of last semester, but renovations to the Morgan Library continued throughout the summer, and today’s celebration marks the end of the $16.8 million renovation.

The celebration, which spans both today and Wednesday and includes a visit from the New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Carr, begins today with hourly tours—lasting 25 minutes in length— from 9 to 3 p.m. In addition, students can participate in eating a giant cube of cheese at 2 p.m.

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The celebration culminates with Carr’s speech Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Fort Collins on Prospect Road.