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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Brett Bruyere, a professor of environmental communication at CSU, is set to receive the 2017 International Humanitarian Award. Bruyere is being recognized by the United Nations Association of Northern Colorado for his work on developing sustainability in Kenya. {Abby Flitton | Collegian}

CSU professor receives International Humanitarian Award

Abby Currie December 11, 2017

Brett Bruyere worked in Africa for 12-13 years, attempting to make the world a more sustainable place. Bruyere, an assistant professor of environmental communication at Colorado State University,...

Academic Village offers dorms for Honors & Engineering communities.

CSU Honors Program works to increase diversity

Abby Currie November 14, 2017

In an honors program that is predominately white, it can be hard for students of color to connect. According to Abel Ykalo, a sophomore honors student majoring in computer science at Colorado State University,...

Fort Collins Police Chief Terry Jones speaks to the City Council on behalf of the Fort Collins Police Department to report recent incidents within the community. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

Fort Collins works to hire new police chief

Abby Currie November 9, 2017

Since Fort Collins Police Chief John Hutto announced his resignation on April 18 the City has been in search of a new chief. According to a City of Fort Collins press release, retired Aurora Police...

Akinz: Casual Clothing For An Active Lifestyle. (Abby Currie | Collegian)

Akinz sells leggings made from water bottles

Abby Currie November 2, 2017

Leggings have become a common sight in a world, balancing comfort with fashion; but leggings sold at Akinz are made of no ordinary material: water bottles. Suzanne Akin started her brand in 2005 before...

Protesters against Donald Trumps executive order banning travel to the U.S. by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries cheer at Denver International Airport on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. The protest was one of several that took place nationwide. Photo courtesy of Daniel Sauve.

Travel ban students still face fear, separation from family

Abby Currie October 26, 2017

While the recent executive order for a travel ban allows international students from banned countries to stay and continue their studies at Colorado State University, the ban does not allow family from...

Author and archaeologist to speak about lost city of Honduras

Abby Currie October 19, 2017

Colorado State University Archaeology professor Chris Fisher worked on archaeological sites spanning from Angamuco, the pre-Hispanic city of Michoacán Mexico, to the lost city in the tropical forests...

The exterior of Foothills Unitarian Church. (Abby Currie | Collegian)

Foothills Unitarian Church becomes sanctuary congregation

Abby Currie October 11, 2017

Video by Sunday Miller Sanctuaries like Foothills Unitarian Church provide a safe place for immigrants when they are in need. Senior Minister Reverend Gretchen Haley said after the 2016 presidential...

New this year, feminine products are being distributed free of charge in all gender bathrooms across campus such as this shown in the Plant Sciences building. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

CSU provides free period products in all-gender restrooms

Abby Currie October 4, 2017

A small sign reads, "You Matter… Period. Take one if you need one,” above supplied period products in an all-gender restroom. "You Matter ... Period" is a way of supporting essentials to the...

Authorities investigate officer-involved shooting

Authorities investigate officer-involved shooting

Abby Currie October 1, 2017

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office released information about an officer-involved shooting Sunday morning. According to a Fort Collins Police video statement released on Twitter, the Fort Collins 9-1-1...

Jason Frazier addresses the crowd at the opening of the Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition. Frazier is the co-director of the event and a graphic design professor in the Department of Art and Art History. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Human rights activists discuss poster art at CSU panel

Abby Currie September 22, 2017

Video by Marlo Lundak Colorado State University hosted a panel featuring two artists who start social conversations with their art. The panel was held Sept. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m....

Josh Garrels on guitar and vocals at the Lincoln Center. 
Abby Currie | Collegian

Josh Garrels inspires love at Lincoln Center concert

Abby Currie September 21, 2017

When Christian folk musician  Josh Garrels introduced his song “Colors,” he said his music has a visual feeling. He compared the phenomena to the condition where people see color with sound,...

Police arrested CSU student Tinus Kogoya on Sept. 18 in connection with the peeping incident at Westfall Hall. (Photo courtesy of Larimer County Sheriffs Office)

Suspect in Westfall peeping incident identified

Abby Currie September 19, 2017

Authorities released the identity of the Westfall Hall peeper suspect as Tinus Kogoya, a Colorado State University student. Spokeswoman Dell Rae Ciaravola confirmed in an email to the Coloradoan that...

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