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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The outgoing 2018-2019 Rocky Mountain Collegian Editorial Board poses for a final group photo May 12. Refer to page 7 for senior goodbye columns. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Potts: My experience at CSU has been anything but a straight line

Ashley Potts May 12, 2019

Editor’s Notes: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Dear readers, I'm writing to you now as the...

Team USAs Kendall Coyne (26) and Hannah Brandt (20) celebrate after Coyne scored a goal in the second period on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Kwandong Hockey Centre during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Sports for Dummies: The consequences of not paying female athletes

Ashley Potts May 8, 2019

"We are fortunate to be ambassadors of this game that we revere so deeply and yet, more than ever, we understand the responsibility that comes with that ambassadorship: to leave this game in better shape...

Haley Donaldson watches the ball after hitting against Utah State March 30. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Potts: Softball team has earned recognition, next step facilities

Ashley Potts May 1, 2019

The Colorado State University softball team has had a truly outstanding year. On the field, they currently boast a 36-8 record (17-4 in Mountain West play). They have had multiple players win conference...

Sports for Dummies: The joy of a busted bracket, rooting for underdogs

Sports for Dummies: The joy of a busted bracket, rooting for underdogs

Ashley Potts April 30, 2019

My first round Stanley Cup Playoff bracket can be described a number of ways: atrocious, painfully wrong, a dumpster fire, etc. Put simply, I was incorrect. Of the eight first-round matchups, I got three...

Jessica Ozoude sprints towards the finish line during the 4x100 relay, at the Doug Max Invitational. CSUs relay team finished first in the event and broke a CSU record with a time of 44.06 seconds (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Rams set multiple records in California meets

Ashley Potts April 21, 2019

If it seems like Colorado State University's track and field team sets a new record every week, it's because they do. This week was no different.  While the Rams were on the road for a trio of meets...

Marybeth Sant launches from the start blocks in the 4x100m relay on April 14, 2019. Gale and her team would complete the race with a new school record and in first place. (Alyse Oxenford | Collegian)

Women’s 4×100 relay team smashes CSU all-time record time for second week in a row

Ashley Potts April 15, 2019

The new Jack Christiansen Track at Colorado State University saw some incredibly fast times recorded over the weekend at the Doug Max Invitational meet. The meet featured athletes from Air Force, University...

Womens basketball head coach Ryun Williams coaches the team during the Mountain West Tournament game against Boise State on March 7. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

CSU Women’s Basketball signs Makenzie Ellis to financial aid agreement

Ashley Potts April 8, 2019

After a season of struggles, the Colorado State University women's basketball team has started looking to the future. The team announced April 8 that they signed graduate transfer Makenzie Ellis to a financial...

A fireman stares at the homecoming bonfire while tending to it. (Matt Tackett | Collegian)

SERIOUSLY: CSU super fan burns entire closet after watching Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up”

Ashley Potts March 31, 2019

Colorado State University Police responded to a call yesterday afternoon after multiple parties reported seeing smoke near Braiden Hall. Students walking on the sidewalk around the dorm building said...

Jenny Cavnar (left) sits with Ryan Spilborghs (middle) and Jeff Huson (right) in the Colorado Rockies broadcast booth on April 23, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Jenny Cavnar)

Sports for Dummies: Women’s History Month inspiring for female athletes and sports media professionals

Ashley Potts March 27, 2019

I've seen lot of inspiring content coming out throughout March — which is Women's History Month — regarding women in sports. I've seen stories of women playing sports despite health issues and cultural...

Ashley Michelena crosses home plate to a celebration with her teammates after hitting a home run in the game against Fresno State. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

CSU Softball stays hot over spring break

Ashley Potts March 24, 2019

For most Colorado State University students, spring break was a time to relax, unwind and take it slow. CSU Softball, however, took no breaks in their current hot streak. Things stayed strong for the Rams...

Senior, Amber Nelson steps up to the plate and readjusts her self for the upcoming pitch from the Seahawks pitcher. (Joshua Contreras | Collegian).

Amber Nelson receives Mountain West Player of the Week

Ashley Potts March 13, 2019

Colorado State University's softball team has been on fire since the beginning of their season. The team currently boasts a 17-4 record and is on an eight-game winning streak in front of a home crowd....

Nico Carvacho (32) waves to the crowd before CSUs game against WYO. Carvacho now holds the all time rebounding record. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Nico Carvacho named first-team All-Mountain West

Ashley Potts March 11, 2019

It's no secret that Nico Carvacho has had a very impressive season. He has broken school and league records and won Mountain West Player of the Week for the first time in his career. This week, while at...

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