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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Cornelius: Thank you, Collegian, for the best experience of my life

Cornelius: Thank you, Collegian, for the best experience of my life

Devin Cornelius, Digital and Design Managing Editor May 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. For the past five years, working at The...

Krisa Gonna performs at the annual Colorado State University Drag Show April 16.

Dragshow: Main Event

Lucy Morantz and Luke Bourland April 22, 2022

Jessica L’Whor performs at the annual Colorado State University Drag Show April 16.

Drag Show: Resurrection

Lucy Morantz, Photo Editor April 22, 2022

The Pride Resource Center worked in collaboration with Housing & Dining Services and RamEvents to bring back the long-standing tradition. The show was free and open to the public and featured student,...

Beer Edition: Editors’ Picks: Best brews, perfect pours

Editorial Staff April 13, 2022

Fort Collins is home to more than 20 craft breweries, and with so many places to try beer, we wanted to pick a few of our favorites to recommend. We hope you're enjoying this special edition and you're...

Mark Gabert, CW, and Jodie Woodward play their guitars together.

Let Your Light Shine benefit concert provides relief

March 23, 2022

On Feb. 20, singer Hazel Miller and nonprofit Let Your Light Shine hosted a benefit concert at Arvada Elks Lodge in support of the Marshall Fire Victims. The concert featured Hazel Miller & the Collective,...

Brothers, Tobin and Brodik look at the foundation of their home.

Sifting through memories

March 23, 2022

The Howe’s were one of many families whose homes were destroyed in the Marshall Fire. Shaun, Keaton and their two sons, Tobin and Brodik, drove up to Winter Park for a day of skiing on Dec. 30, 2021....

Kaz’s transition

March 23, 2022

Self portrait taken by Kaz Smith.

Finding comfort in being yourself

March 23, 2022

Kaz explained that it's okay if someone starts doing something to affirm their identity and it doesn't feel right. Telling them, out of fear, to not pursue a path that may or may not help them be who they...

Colorado State Junior, and Women’s and Gender Studies major Kaz Smith boulders at Asecent Studios Oct. 27. (Colin Shepherd | The Collegian)

Practicing inclusivity 

March 23, 2022

Ash Powers, a Colorado State University fifth-year social work major, said that being more conscious before speaking would help inclusivity.  “We do not know people’s gender the way that gender...

Colorado State Junior, and Women’s and Gender Studies major Kaz Smith recovers and watches TV at his home in Boulder, CO a day after his top surgery Jan. 29. (Colin Shepherd | The Collegian)

Relief

March 23, 2022

After surgery, Kaz felt one emotion: relief.  “If you have a cold and you notice you have a cold because your nose is stuffy, you miss being able to breathe properly through your nose," he said....

(Graphic Illustration by Brian Peña | The Collegian)

Recent Illustrations

February 20, 2022

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