The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Print Edition
Letter to the editor submissions
Have a strong opinion about something happening on campus or in Fort Collins? Want to respond to an article written on The Collegian? Write a Letter to the Editor by following the guidelines here.
Follow Us on Twitter
How Can Colorado Quarterback Shedeur Sanders Improve For the 2025 NFL Draft?
How Can Colorado Quarterback Shedeur Sanders Improve For the 2025 NFL Draft?
June 6, 2024

Colorado quarterback Shedeur Sanders stands out as a prime prospect for the 2025 NFL Draft, and it’s no surprise he's the current favorite...

Rams Remember Rams ceremony to occur Monday

Rams Remember Rams, a Colorado State University community remembrance ceremony, will take place on the north steps of the Administration Building at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 17.

The ceremony is being held to honor CSU students, faculty, staff and retired employees who passed away this academic year.

Ad

The third annual event will include a reading of a list of names of those who have passed away as well as an opportunity for silent reflection. Candles will be provided at the ceremony.

According to an article in SOURCE, the candles are “a symbol of hope and a way of showing solidarity with one another and the people being remembered.”The ceremony is not a religious event, but rather a community gathering in which all community members are invited to attend.

Anyone is encouraged to attend and there will be an opportunity for participants to mention any names that are not read on the list.

The event started in 2014, and it takes place every Spring semester. Last year, the ceremony honored a total of 86 CSU members, and over 100 people attended.

Participants are encouraged to carry a candle in remembrance of those who have passed, but they are not required. Flowers are not prohibited, however they are not encouraged.

The service will conclude at 5:30 p.m. with a candlelight processional to the Oval. Participants are welcome to take the opportunity to have a silent reflection after the ceremony in the non-denominational Danforth Chapel until 6 p.m.

Collegian reporter can reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @jenn_yingling.

Leave a Comment
More to Discover

Comments (0)

When commenting on The Collegian’s website, please be respectful of others and their viewpoints. The Collegian reviews all comments and reserves the right to reject comments from the website. Comments including any of the following will not be accepted. 1. No language attacking a protected group, including slurs or other profane language directed at a person’s race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social class, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or nationality. 2. No factually inaccurate information, including misleading statements or incorrect data. 3. No abusive language or harassment of Collegian writers, editors or other commenters. 4. No threatening language that includes but is not limited to language inciting violence against an individual or group of people. 5. No links.
All The Rocky Mountain Collegian Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *