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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

7 jobs that don’t require a college degree, and are totally worth dropping out for

Anna Nixon May 3, 2017

For many, finals week is a time of stress, panic and existential crises. Cramming a whole semester’s worth of material into the last few days before the final exam and saving a 20-page paper for the...

Penguins jumping ship to Virtual Penguin in Club Penguins final days. Photo credit: Anna Nixon

A personal story: On coping with the Club Penguin shutdown

March 30, 2017

As of yesterday, the Disney-owned online multiplayer game Club Penguin ceased to exist. For some, this day came and went like any other. For others, such as myself, that day marked the end of an era. I...

Fifth graders Billy, Brayden and Emma pitch their ideas to Seth Webb, Angela Mitchell and Minidi Pryce. Photo credit: Anna Nixon

Fifth graders pitch natural resources plan to CSU’s Mountain Campus

Anna Nixon March 22, 2017

Fifth graders at Shepardson Elementary teamed up with Colorado State University to brainstorm ways to decrease the amount of non-renewable energy use at the university’s Mountain Campus. They learned...

McCabe Callahan at Mugs Coffee Lounge on College and Laurel Photo credit: Anna Nixon

Q&A: Meet the man behind Mugs

March 2, 2017

McCabe Callahan opened Old Town's Mugs Coffee Lounge in 2002 during his last semester at Colorado State University. Since then, he has expanded with another location and continued his mission of bringing...

Anna Nixon at the summit of Rainbow Mountain in Peru, while on her semester abroad last fall. Photo credit: Anna Nixon

Reverse culture shock: The downside of studying abroad

February 27, 2017

Most universities offer a wide variety of programs that can take you almost anywhere around the globe. The months leading up to your departure are filled with anticipation, planning and overpacking. When...

Reverse culture shock: the dark side of studying abroad

Anna Nixon February 22, 2017

Editor’s Note: The views expressed in the following column are those of the writer only and do not necessarily represent the views of the Collegian or its editorial board. Studying abroad is a fantastic...

Alleycat on College and Laurel (Anna Nixon | Collegian) Photo credit: Anna Nixon

Fort Collins’ best chai tea lattes

February 16, 2017

It is a cool morning, and you have just gathered the strength to peel yourself from your warm bed. You knew that binge watching "Friends" until 3 a.m. was not a good idea, and now you are feeling the consequences...

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