Collegian Digest: Daniel Bejarano’s story of endurance, plus five more top stories


Your one stop to get the top headlines on Colorado State University news and find out what is  trending today.


Top Heads:

1. Our very own Daniel Bejarano shares his story

Bejarano talks to Collegian Sports reporter, Keegan Pope about  his difficult childhood, his love for basketball and how he has become the man he is today.  Read more about DB’s remarkable story here.

2. Get to know some of the coolest Fo Co locals

Sky Perry and Thersea Norton of Glass Antixx share their stories and love for glass blowing.  Perry and Norton met in 2001 and soon married in 2006.  They say that their relationship enhances their art.  Read more here.

3.  Will technology harm our education?

As college students, we know how the internet works, but does it’s existence make our studies easier? Carol McCarthy, 66-year old in-class transcriber thinks that students in her generation had to work harder because the information wasn’t as readily available. Check out the story here.  

4. CSU on Ice

This past Saturday, EPIC Ice Arena hosted an CSU on Ice, where CSU students could skate for free while NBC’s The Voice star Jaime Lono performed. Watch the video here.

Mary Wagner, Starbucks' senior vice president of global research and development, presents innovative ideas that Starbucks is currently seeking in Moby Arena Friday afternoon.
Mary Wagner, Starbucks’ senior vice president of global research and development.

5. Starbucks shares its secrets of innovation

Starbucks Coffee Company, Executive, Mary Wagner  visited campus today.  She spoke about Starbucks customer service and the company’s need for creative fresh minds.  Wagner’s talk was a part of The Vice President of Research‘s Innovative series.  Dr. Rudoloph, the Vice President of Research, says that this series is intended to bring new opportunities to the community.  Get the whole story here.


6. The CSU Board of Governors welcomes new members

The CSU System Board of Governors has welcomed two new members, Jane Robbe Rhodes of Pueblo and Nancy Tuor of Parker, and re-appointed Scott C. Johnson of Kitt Carson.  The CSU Board of Governors consists of 15 members.  Nine of them are appointed by the governor as voting members and six are students and faculty. Read more here.

What’s trending:

Last night’s Oscars of course! Check out Jennifer Lawrence’s antics and the break down of Leonardo DiCaprio’s sad face after losing to Matthew McConaughey . . . again. And of course the single tweet that crashed Twitter.

Here’s another one of last night’s big Oscar moments: