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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Boise State womens basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Mountain West Conference Championship March 4. The Broncos won against the Bulldogs 80-76. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

6 remarkable women who made an impact in the last year

Emily Pisqui March 25, 2020

What better way to wrap up Women's History Month and the celebration of phenomenal women than by recognizing those who have made an impact over this past year? Whether they're politicians, artists or actresses,...

J Balvin performs at the 2017 Viña Festival. (Photo via Festival de Viña Chile, Wikimedia Commons)

5 Latinx artists making a global impact

Emily Pisqui March 9, 2020

Latinx artists have been proving that Spanish music can be at the top of the music charts along with English singers for a while. There has been a burst of Latinx music in the past decade, and now these...

Colorado State Universitys Black/African American Cultural Center holds a Black History Month Kick-Off on Jan 31. (Megan McGregor | The Collegian)

Estudiantes reflexionan en el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana

Emily Pisqui February 20, 2020

Traducción: Mayra Reyes Gómez Parece desagradable pensar en “borradura” como fuerza dominante en los Estados Unidos (documento en inglés), quizá aún más que los supuestos valores de libertad...

Members of the United Women of Color pose for a photo with winner Aishat Akolado after the annual Black History Month Hairshow in the Lory Student Center Theater, Feb 9. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Pride in plaits at Hair Show: United Women of Color celebrate cultural identity

Emily Pisqui February 10, 2020

In a country where women of color regularly experience objectification, appropriation and biased dress codes based on European beauty standards, events like the United Women of Color Hair Show are critical...

Colorado State Universitys Black/African American Cultural Center holds a Black History Month Kick-Off on Jan 31. (Megan McGregor | The Collegian)

Students reflect on Black heroes for Black History Month

Emily Pisqui February 3, 2020

It seems bleak to think of "erasure" as a dominating force in the United States, perhaps even more so than the purported values of freedom, liberty and justice, but it happens. That's why Black History...

Snowwoman. (Via Pixabay)

5 ways to handle family during the holidays

Emily Pisqui December 16, 2019

Once the heat of finals week cools down, a new challenge awaits students. For many, it's time to go back home to deal with what can be another stressful thing: family. Dealing with family during the holidays...

Colorado State University students been watching lots of Disney+ and tend to make connections between each other over the movies and content on the website. (Photo Illustration by Asia Kalcevic | The Collegian)

7 Disney+ choices to get in the holiday spirit

Emily Pisqui December 12, 2019

In the calm before the storm that is finals week, thinking about the holidays isn’t on many students' radar. However, getting in the holiday spirit with some classic (or newer) flicks might be the very...

The entrance to the Colorado State University Black / African American Cultural Center office located on the third floor of The Lory Student Center. (Lucy Morantz | Collegian)

BAACC supports students of color through tight-knit community

Emily Pisqui November 21, 2019

Recognition of the diversity centers on campus is important for students of color, especially at Colorado State University. With all the underrepresentation and racist incidents on campus, students of...

The Disney+ Streaming service login page. Disney+ launched on Nov. 12 and will serve as a streaming service for all properties owned by Walt Disney studios. (Gregory James | The Collegian)

Students overloaded with nostalgia by Disney+

Emily Pisqui November 20, 2019

Lightsabers, pixie dust, superheroes and a lot of nostalgia have moved into one new home. On Nov. 12, the Walt Disney Company launched Disney+, a new streaming service that quickly attracted over 10 million...

Downtown Fort Collins Old Town Sqaure Oct. 7 (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

How to create a spooky basket with a local touch

Emily Pisqui October 30, 2019

Leaves have fallen from the trees, and the weather has gotten cooler, which means it’s officially spooky season. A great way to show someone you care about them is by creating them something special....

Lady Denim band members (left to right) lead guitarist Nic Lubin, drummer and percussionist Matthias Mandl, and lead vocalist and guitarist Nick Lundeen sit outside in their backyard Oct. 14. (Megan McGregor | Collegian)

Meet Fort Collins indie-rockers Lady Denim

Emily Pisqui October 16, 2019

Local band Lady Denim is bringing good vibes to a venue near you. The soft-talking indie-rockers have put roughly 17,000 monthly Spotify listeners into a deep melodic trance, and they hope to encapsulate...

Task force survey identifies needs of student caregivers

Task force survey identifies needs of student caregivers

Emily Pisqui October 16, 2019

A new campus task force wants to hear the voices of all student-parents and caregivers. The task force at Colorado State University developed a survey that will help reach the needs of students who are...

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