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Students attend a block party that lead to a riot on April 27 near off of Prospect Road. CSU wants students to understand the power and danger of spreading party invitations through social media.

CSU party registration service discourages advertising through social media

May 7, 2013

Most of the students and party-goers streaming back to the safety of their homes after an unruly block party last month had a few stories in common. Besides complaining about what they perceived to...

CSUs Board of Governors elects new chairwoman

CSU’s Board of Governors elects new chairwoman

May 6, 2013

CSU's Board of Governors elected Dorothy Horrell of Wheat Ridge, as chair during its annual meeting May 3. Horrell, president of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, joined the Board of Governors in 2010...

President Tony Frank addresses the board of governers at their Regular Board Meeting on Friday. The board elected Dorothy Horrel of Wheat Ridge as chair at this meeting.

CSU Board of Governors approves 9 percent tuition hike

May 6, 2013

CSU students will see tuition increase 9 percent this fall, after the CSU Board of Governors approved tuition and budget proposals from the system's three campuses May 3. All eight of the voting members...

Chemical engineering student, Waleed Alkhunaizi, grabs a USA Today paper in the Clark C building Monday morning. Alkhunaizi says he usualy finds his papers here or in the LSC.

Newspaper racks looking thin on campus

April 30, 2013

Campus readers of the Denver Post, USA Today and New York Times may have noticed that racks with the publications have been running a little thin since spring break. They’re not hallucinating. With...

CSU athletics charter planes

Have charter, will travel

April 28, 2013

The fast-paced world of college athletic recruiting is filled with frantic texts, letters, phone calls, promises of athletic glory and last minute visits by coaches hoping to nail down a commitment...

Danling Hu (left) and Emily Molzahn (right) discuss landscape concept drawings in their office in the Facilities Management building at CSU on Tuesday afternoon. Hu is a graduate landscape architect major and Molzahn is an interior design grad student.

Interior design students shape Colorado State campus

April 24, 2013

Every student that passes through CSU leaves an indelible mark on the university. For a small group of design students, this mark is a bit more visible than most. Tucked away in a small office in...

Cars at a stand-still in the Morgan Library parking lot after campus closed at noon on Wednesday. (Photo by Hunter Thompson)

CSU calls snow day too late for some students

April 17, 2013

Hell hath no fury like a CSU student who comes to campus in a snowstorm just to have classes cancelled. Judgement was quick and harsh on social media platforms Wednesday as CSU initially posted around...

Colorado State club celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity

Colorado State club celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity

April 13, 2013

When walking through CSU's halls, a student can be just as likely to overhear a conversation in Arabic or Vietnamese as English. Related articles Glee star kicks off Asian Fest at CSU With...

Director of SLICE Pamala Norris, left, hugs ASCSU President Elect Nigel Daniels.

Daniels and Olson elected 2013-14 ASCSU president and vice president

April 10, 2013

CSU, meet your new ASCSU president and vice president. At approximately 7:35 p.m. Wednesday night, Nigel Daniels and Andrew Olson were elected 2013-14 ASCSU president and vice president with 64.3...


Former NASA scientist creates DIY marijuana grow system

April 9, 2013

It started on the forbidding terrain of Mars and is ending in the marijuana grow rooms of Colorado. “The classes have been overwhelming, in that most everything that goes on in that class is knowledge...

Colorado State University Interim President Anthony A. Frank.  November 11, 2008

Increase in state funding, tuition still increasing

April 9, 2013

Note: This story was changed to reflect that the extra $5.4 million from the state will be approximately one-fifth of CSU's new proposed expenditures for 2013-14.   All joking about the trials...

Andrew Dobersen walks along the Poudre River in October after the High Park fire turned the river black due to ash. A similar problem is occuring after the Galena fire a few weeks ago.

CSU researches Poudre River ecosystem after High Park Fire

April 8, 2013

The second largest fire in Colorado history is providing CSU researchers a rare opportunity to study the effects of fire on a high altitude river. "The High Park Fire represents a unique opportunity...

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