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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

How to take advantage of Groupons in Fort Collins

How to take advantage of Groupons in Fort Collins

Casey Setash November 29, 2017

College is expensive, but having fun doesn’t have to be.  Groupons are online coupons that allow people to get the most out of their city on the cheap while also discovering new places to eat,...

Theresa Laverty holds a bat up at her field site in northwestern Namibia. (Photo Courtesy of Theresa Laverty)

Dracula effect: CSU grad student discredits bat’s spooky reputation

Casey Setash October 31, 2017

Of all the symbols representing a spooky Halloween, bats are often the most feared and the most misunderstood.  Exploiting people's fear of their blood-sucking tendencies and their attraction...

Poster preview for the new Netflix Original Series, Mindhunter.

‘Mindhunter’ investigates the minds of serial killers

Casey Setash October 19, 2017

Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers about the show “Mindhunter.” David Fincher is back with a mind-bending new drama. The Netflix Original, “Mindhunter,” premiered Friday the...

Shane Sheridan raises a flashlight to his face in the basement of Prost Brewing to tell a ghost story of murder most foul.

FoCo Haunted Pub Tour is a frightening, festive activity

Casey Setash October 12, 2017

Walking down the narrow steps to Prost Brewing’s basement is not for the easily scared.  Musty, fetid air engulfs a group of eight Haunted Pub Tour attendees as they sink lower into an earthen...

Autumn brings with it a surge of school spirit through homecoming events. (Field Peterson | Collegian)

How to spend homecoming weekend if you hate football

Casey Setash October 11, 2017

As the stalwart Rams are fighting on next Saturday, some students may prefer to celebrate Homecoming in less traditional ways. If the parade or the lighting of the “A” are not your jam, you can...

Students interact with a severe weather drone as graduate students answer questions.

Teen Science Café provides interactive education for FoCo students

Casey Setash September 26, 2017

A group of starry-eyed students leans forward, focusing their gaze on footage of a severe storm taken by a drone. “Almost all of the atmosphere we study is only about 16 kilometers high,” said...

Chelsea Ermer chats with participants of the Pinots Palette Paint a Pint night. Photo credit: Casey Setash

Art and beer make for a fine pairing at Pinot’s Palette

Casey Setash August 30, 2017

Zwei Brewing’s open floor plan was teeming with jovial chatter Tuesday night as residents enjoyed a post-work beer or two. Beneath the kitschy local art scattered along the walls sat a group of...

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