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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Rocky Mountain National Park (Collegian File Photo)

University, friends respond to death of CSU student Brian Perri

Erik Petrovich July 31, 2018

After nearly a month of searching, the body of Colorado State University student Brian Perri was found in Rocky National Park near the summit of Mount Meeker July 28, according to RMNP officials. Perri's...

Joy Organics celebrates grand opening of THC-free cannabis medicine store

Joy Organics celebrates grand opening of THC-free cannabis medicine store

Erik Petrovich July 22, 2018

Joy Organics, a new cannabis medicine and hemp product store in Old Town, celebrated its grand opening July 21 with live music, CBD sampling, and catering by Jay's Bistro. Rather than sell cannabis to...

A Letter from the Editor

A Letter from the Editor

Erik Petrovich August 22, 2016

One of the greatest things about Colorado State University is our vibrant community of students and campus clubs.Whereas many universities exhibit a rather lackluster ability to get students involved or...

The final beam of the new on campus stadium was raised and placed , marking the halway point of construction on August 2nd, 2016 (Luke Walker/ Collegian).

Structural construction completed for CSU on-campus stadium

Erik Petrovich August 2, 2016

Structural construction on the on-campus stadium has finished, signified by a massive flag-strewn white beam that became part of the stadium's frame Wednesday.The ceremonial event served to both celebrate...

A cup of coffee sits on a table outside the Bean Cycle coffee shop. The Bean Cycle is one of 17  local shops participating in the Caffeine Crawl (Photo Courtesy of The LAB)

FoCo Caffeine Crawl to feature local coffee shops on city-wide tours

Erik Petrovich July 31, 2016

For those whose drug of choice offers an easier start to the day or an energy boost between classes, visiting every coffee shop in Fort Collins can help you to figure out who has the best drinks in...

Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, spoke as the keynote speaker at the Western Conservative Summit Friday morning. Natalie Dyer | Collegian)

Trump visits Denver Friday night, calls Colorado a “must-win” state

Erik Petrovich July 30, 2016

DENVER– Donald Trump gave a campaign speech to a large crowd of Colorado supporters Friday night at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver. It was the Republican presidential nominee's second...

A member of the mosquito species Culex quinquefasciatus sucks blood from a finger. There are two species out of 40 in Colorado that can transfer the West Nile virus. (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Fort Collins unveils West Nile Virus Risk Map

Erik Petrovich July 30, 2016

The West Nile virus has been a continuing problem in Fort Collins since 2003, with four fatalities in 2014 and two mild cases confirmed so far in 2016.In an effort to reduce the virus' risk, the City of Fort...

Braulio Rojas and Joel Crank

CSU, RNC, DNC: Freshman and alumnus represent Colorado at party national conventions

Erik Petrovich July 27, 2016

An immigrant from the Dominican Republic and the 18-year-old son of a former Congressional Chief of Staff are two of the dozens of delegates from Colorado who represented the state in the Democratic...

OTEPs Otep Shamaya and Ari Mihapoulos on stage at Hodis Half Note ( Erik Petrovich / Collegian)

OTEP brings FoCo nu-metalheads out to Hodi’s Half Note

Erik Petrovich July 23, 2016

On Thursday night, OTEP, a 16-year-old nu metal band turned Hodi’s Half Note red, adorned it in spikes and black leather and filled its three halls with the roars of an angry woman and the growls of...

A Great Blue Heron lands by a small lake in Evergreen West Pond. The first case of the west nile virus has been confirmed in Larimer County. (Collegian File Photo)

Four new natural areas to open in Fort Collins at a “nominal cost”

Erik Petrovich July 20, 2016

The Fort Collins Department of Natural Areas announced four new natural areas would be opened to the public within the next year, bringing the total number of natural areas in the city up to 47. Tanglewood...

Otep Shamaya lends her first name to the nu-metal band she founded 16 years ago. (Photo courtesy of OTEP)

OTEP: Back from the dead at Hodi’s Half Note

Erik Petrovich July 20, 2016

OTEP, who some argue are one of the most extreme female-led metal bands, will be tearing down, ripping up and rotting out Hodi's Half Note on July 22 as part of a tour promoting the band's seventh...

Police began investigating the crime scene after the victims were carried away to the Medical Center of the Rockies. (Erik Petrovich / Collegian)

Two pedestrians injured in hit-and-run collision Wednesday evening

Erik Petrovich July 13, 2016

Update, 12:56 a.m.: Police are now reporting that a vehicle was driving Westbound on Drake Road when it collided with a group of people, injuring three of them. Angela Fitzsimmons and Joseph Carter suffered...

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