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Dr. Cherie Worford speaks about the resources available to the transgender community through the Colorado State University Health Network. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Transgender health care: Shifting to the conventional

Dorina Vida November 16, 2020

Medical care for transgender and gender nonbinary people varies in accessibility and practice throughout the country. At Colorado State University’s Health Network, it’s become more mainstream.  Dr....

An Eco Leaders sign in the The Pavilion at Laurel Village April 13. The Pavilion was CSU’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified platinum building, which is one of the requirements to get a perfect STARS rating. (Ryan Schmidt | Collegian)

Humble Shapes: CSU student starts plastic-alternative brand

Dorina Vida December 16, 2019

Balancing academics, work and a social life is tough for any college student. Add starting a business to the list, and it seems impossible to still succeed while being sustainable the whole time. Waylon...

A Colorado State University student walks outside Clark  Wed. Evening. Following the National Weather Service Forecast for Northern Colorado, CSU cancelled all classes and campus events after 3pm. The NWS warned severe weather conditions would make driving to and from campus extremely difficult, if not impossible. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Professor speaks on why CSU should have an earlier break

Dorina Vida December 9, 2019

It's that time of the year again — students are scrambling to complete projects and study for finals within the two-week period between Thanksgiving break and finals week. But it's easy to see why students...

Ryan Forrey, Senior at CSU, was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and received a generous donation from FarmHouse fraternity. (Nathan Tran | Collegian)

‘It really took a lot of stress off my shoulders’: FarmHouse helps finance student’s lymphoma treatment

Dorina Vida December 2, 2019

Stereotypes can pin sororities and fraternities as seemingly vain and egotistical at times, but those same organizations can impact the community in profound ways.  Ryan Forrey, a fifth-year geology...

Communication sophomore Ellison Hubbard writes my mind on the What are you reclaiming? whiteboard at the Black History Month Kick-Off Friday, Feb. 1. I feel like I kind of lost my mind, Hubbard said. I was focused on things that werent helping me; I want to refocus on important things. (AJ Frankson | Collegian)

‘Then they break down’: CSU athletes talk mental health

Dorina Vida November 11, 2019

Win versus lose; strong versus weak; mental health versus athletics. You celebrate their victories, bemoan their losses and study their every play and move, but do you consider the college athlete when...

The Office of Equal Opportunity within the Student Services building is one of the resources where students can report racist actions on campus. Students can also call the Tell Someone phone line or report the incident through the Student Resolution Center. (Photo Illustration by Amy Noble and Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

¿Cómo lidia CSU con profesores racistas?

Dorina Vida November 7, 2019

Traducción: Fernando Montelongo  Desde el comienzo del cuatrimestre de otoño, 2019, la Universidad Estatal de Colorado (CSU por sus siglas en inglés) ha estado lidiando con acusaciones e incidentes...

Fort Collins conmunity member Francis Sherwood speaks to the assembled crowd at the Frybread sale, drum group and Pow Wow Dance Expo on Oct. 25. The event was put on in preparation for Native American Heritage month in November. Sherwood identifies as Arikara, Hidatsa, and Navajo and wore Northern traditional regalia. (Gregory James | Collegian)

The importance of Indigenous perspectives in land management

Dorina Vida November 4, 2019

A 380,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline, which has been heavily contested by Native Americans and First Nations peoples in recent years, occurred Oct. 31, begging the question: Why are Indigenous...

The Office of Equal Opportunity within the Student Services building is one of the resources where students can report racist actions on campus. Students can also call the Tell Someone phone line or report the incident through the Student Resolution Center. (Photo Illustration by Amy Noble and Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

How does CSU deal with racist professors?

Dorina Vida October 27, 2019

Since the start of the fall 2019 semester, Colorado State University has been dealing with accusations and incidents of racism, including the blackface photo incident, a swastika found drawn in Aggie Village,...

CSUs application page on the universitys website. (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

Free Application Day promotes higher education affordability

Dorina Vida October 14, 2019

Colorado Free Application Day is seeing its second anniversary since its establishment by Colorado Governor Jared Polis last year.  Colorado Free Application Day waives admission fees to 32 public universities...

A goose on the lagoon on May 10 2019. (Ryan Schmidt | Collegian)

Denver kills geese for homeless: Will FoCo follow suit?

Dorina Vida October 13, 2019

Everyone knows Canada geese run the town of Fort Collins, but is the City going down the same path as Denver toward a geese round-up program? Over the summer, Denver conducted a geese round-up program...

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CSU-Pueblo researches the world of cannabis, tracking methods

Dorina Vida September 30, 2019

At Colorado State University-Pueblo, the Institute of Cannabis Research has been researching and developing alternative methods of tracking cannabis, straying away from the traditionally known seed-to-sale. CSU-Pueblo...

Spanky, an Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies horse at Colorado State University, stands in a pasture at sunset in November 2017. (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

CSU breaks ground on new equine hospital

Dorina Vida September 4, 2019

You could lead a horse to water, or you could lead them to Colorado State University's new equine horse hospital.  CSU broke ground on Aug. 6 for the new Johnson Family Equine Hospital, to replace the...

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