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CSU’s Engineers Without Borders to display completed projects

Alaysha Powell April 27, 2017

On May 3, Colorado State University's chapter of Engineers Without Borders will be hosting their biannual fundraising event, Bands Without Borders. Engineers Without Borders is an organization branched...

Jones the dog enjoys the nice breeze, wild costumes, and excentric festivities of Tour de Fat this past Saturday as his owner, Kathleen Holland, bikes him around.

Bike tips for the summer

Alaysha Powell April 26, 2017

Anyone who has ever been in Fort Collins can see that bike riding here is a very common thing. There are plenty of beautiful bike paths designed to give riders a glimpse of what this town has to offer...

Arbor Day 5k proceeds to benefit Colorado forests

Alaysha Powell April 19, 2017

Colorado State University's Alpha Gamma Omega fraternity is hosting a 5k marathon on Saturday, April 22. The goal of the marathon is to help raise money to go towards the restoration of Colorado's forests....

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4/20 promotions at Fort Collins shops

Alaysha Powell April 19, 2017

Even though it has been a while since Colorado legalized the use of pot, more and more businesses are joining in on the festivities. If you are of age and are ready to celebrate 4/20, read on to see some...

Ashly Perez is an editor and producer at Buzzfeed. She spoke about her success in the journalism industry at the LSC Tuesday night. Photo credit: Alaysha Powell

Buzzfeed’s Ashly Perez inspires CSU students with story of finding success as a multi-racial journalist

April 13, 2017

Ashly Perez is as an editor and producer at Buzzfeed. Her background story inspired Colorado State University students Tuesday night as she visited the Lory Student Center to discuss obtaining your dream...

Brown sets off on his 16 mile walk for his 83rd birthday. (Collegian | Alaysha Powell)

Happy and healthy: 83-year-old man walks 16 miles for his birthday

Alaysha Powell March 6, 2017

Fort Collins resident Don Brown stepped out into the cool, crisp air Saturday morning to begin a 16 mile walk. This long walk was in celebration of his long, healthy life. He turned 83 that same day. Brown...

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CSU Health Network, Women and Gender Advocacy Center’s Body Acceptance Week begins today

Alaysha Powell February 27, 2017

Colorado State University students are coming together to celebrate all body types for Body Acceptance Week. The CSU Health Network is teaming up with the Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC) to teach...

How to treat yourself on Valentines Day

How to treat yourself on Valentine’s Day

Alaysha Powell February 14, 2017

Valentine's Day, some love it some hate it. The idea of spending one day to show someone your love and affection is an age-old cliche that has been exhausted. It does not really matter what your preference...

Comedian Nate Jackson comes to present to CSU students as part of the Black African American Cultural Centers Black History Month events. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Nate Jackson tackles social issues with comedy at CSU

Alaysha Powell February 12, 2017

Snowflakes. That is the new term being used to describe the millennial generation when discussing sensitive topics. However, during Nate Jackson's comedy show at Colorado State University's Lory Student...

Guest speaker Kai Roberts opens up about his struggle with anxiety for CSU students

Guest speaker Kai Roberts opens up about his struggle with anxiety for CSU students

Alaysha Powell February 10, 2017

On Feb. 8, audience members began to file into the Lory Student Center Ballroom in anticipation for guest speaker Kai Roberts' "Active Mic: Mental Health Through Music" seminar. RamEvents and Active Minds...

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Lyric Movie Review: ’20th Century Women’ sheds light on single parents

Alaysha Powell January 25, 2017

Until recent times, a large majority of films have portrayed families by a very basic standard: a straight, monogamous relationship with children and grandfather snoring in the corner. While there is nothing...

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‘Almost Christmas’ shows a different side of family holidays

Alaysha Powell November 21, 2016

Growing up, the holidays were something that almost everyone looked forward to celebrating. As we get older, however, we begin to see a different side to the holidays that is not as great. "Almost Christmas"...

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