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ASCSU 2016/17 presidential candidates announced

Caitlin Curley March 12, 2016

The Associated Students of Colorado State University has announced the candidates for the 2016/17 presidential election.Agricultural sciences major Ashley Higgins will be running for president with natural...

Podcast: Campaign volunteers debate Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton before Super Tuesday

Podcast: Campaign volunteers debate Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton before Super Tuesday

Caitlin Curley February 29, 2016

On Tuesday, Colorado voters will participate in caucuses to determine the Democratic nominee for the 2016 elections. Colorado is one of 11 states holding primaries on what is known as Super Tuesday,...

Larimer County Jail officials make statement on mental health after inmate bites off thumb

Larimer County Jail officials make statement on mental health after inmate bites off thumb

Caitlin Curley January 27, 2016

A Larimer County Jail inmate bit off his own thumb Wednesday, prompting jail officials to make statements about mental health issues in the jail.Around 2 a.m. Wednesday, a deputy was conducting a routine...

Alis story: Surviving sexual assault through college and the court system

Ali’s story: Surviving sexual assault through college and the court system

Caitlin Curley December 14, 2015

The Collegian would like to inform its readers that the content of this article may trigger those affected by sexual assault.  https://youtu.be/QHBGx5XjmYo Video by Caitlin Curley.Three years ago, Ali...

UPDATE:Pi Kappa Alpha responds to disaffiliation with CSU

UPDATE:Pi Kappa Alpha responds to disaffiliation with CSU

Caitlin Curley December 3, 2015

Update (12/4 10 a.m.):Pi Kappa Alpha has sent a statement to the Collegian responding to their recent disaffiliation with the University.Preston Nimtz, president of the Epsilon Theta Chapter of Pi...

The 2016 caucuses: what to expect as a Democrat or Republican

The 2016 caucuses: what to expect as a Democrat or Republican

Caitlin Curley and Mike Nickels December 3, 2015

You must register as either a Democrat or a Republican by January to participate in the 2016 caucuses and help determine which candidate from each party will be on the ticket.Colorado remains one of the...

Beyond the increase: What sexual assault numbers at CSU mean

Beyond the increase: What sexual assault numbers at CSU mean

Caitlin Curley October 22, 2015

The number of cases of forcible sex offenses reported on campus in the annual Fire and Safety Report went up from 19 in 2013 to 28 in 2014 — but this doesn't begin to tell the whole story. Firstly,...

Q and A: Larimer County Jail lieutenant uses skills to teach CSU criminology class

Q and A: Larimer County Jail lieutenant uses skills to teach CSU criminology class

Caitlin Curley October 1, 2015

Lt. Staci Shaffer started working for the Larimer County Jail six months after graduating from Colorado State University, and 20 years later she still works for the jail full time, while teaching criminology...

Larimer County Jails direct supervision model should be adopted by all jails

Larimer County Jail’s direct supervision model should be adopted by all jails

Caitlin Curley September 21, 2015

Last week, I toured the Larimer County Jail - and what I saw astounded me.A sergeant at the jail led me into a general population pod, where the inmates live, and we walked up to where a guard was stationed,...

#AskTrump: Twitter feed of all questions asked of Donald Trump

#AskTrump: Twitter feed of all questions asked of Donald Trump

Caitlin Curley September 21, 2015

Presidential candidate Donald Trump invited Twitter users to ask him questions via the hashtag #AskTrump Monday. Here is a feed of all the questions asked:#AskTrump TweetsTrump is currently the leading...

Front Range College evacuated after threat of Columbine-type incident

Front Range College evacuated after threat of Columbine-type incident

Caitlin Curley September 18, 2015

Front Range Community College was evacuated for part of the day Friday after a student published a Snapchat video referencing a Columbine-type incident.The video appeared to be shot from inside a classroom...

5 most notable Fort Collins crimes of the past year

5 most notable Fort Collins crimes of the past year

Caitlin Curley September 14, 2015

Fort Collins is an extremely friendly, cheerful place to live. It is consistently ranked as one of the happiest cities in the U.S., one of the top places to retire and was just named the third best college...

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