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Colorado Republican leaders respond after Trump tapes

Colorado Republican leaders respond after Trump tapes

Erik Petrovich October 13, 2016

The last week of election news has been dominated by one thing: the Trump tapes. Revealing a glimpse into the behavior of Donald Trump behind the scenes, the tapes have prompted some prominent Republicans...

7 things to expect in the first presidential debate of 2016

7 things to expect in the first presidential debate of 2016

Erik Petrovich September 26, 2016

Just 42 days away from Nov. 8, Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will debate for the first time tonight at 7 p.m. The 90-minute debate will be one of three debates between the Democratic...

Letter from the Editor: An apology to ASCSU

Letter from the Editor: An apology to ASCSU

Erik Petrovich September 26, 2016

A week ago, the Collegian published a letter to the editor in the paper under an incorrect headline.The letter, about the failure of college councils to alert students to positions available on the University...

Photo Illustration by Erik, original images by Lily Williams Campaign and Arn Menconi Campaign Photo credit: Erik Petrovich

Libertarian, Green Party Colorado senate candidates to debate at CSU

Erik Petrovich September 20, 2016

The Libertarian and Green Party candidates for the contested United States Senate seat of Sen. Michael Bennet, D-CO, are coming to the CSU campus to present their platform to students who are less-than-enthusiastic...

As Fort Collins and CSU grow, so do rental rates near campus, data shows

As Fort Collins and CSU grow, so do rental rates near campus, data shows

Erik Petrovich September 15, 2016

Population growth is generally hailed as a sign that the local economy is doing well; the city portrays a welcoming image to visitors and there are incentives beyond just job requirements to move to...

A steel beam from the site of the 9/11 Attacks in New York City finds its final resting place behind Poudre Fire Authority Station 3. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian) Photo credit: Elliott Jerge

Steel beam from World Trade Center finds permanent home in Fort Collins

Erik Petrovich September 12, 2016

While children who weren't yet born on Sept. 11, 2001, played in a playground nearby, a steel beam pulled from the ruins of the World Trade Center was the center piece for a Fort Collins memorial held...

Junior English Major Jordan Ritchie works at Tropical Smoothie Cafe and is helping a customer. (Tony Villalobos May| Collegian) Photo credit: Tony Villalobos May

Tropical Smoothie Cafe sued for Hepatitis A virus in Egyptian strawberry supply

Erik Petrovich September 7, 2016

  Tropical Smoothie Cafe has been linked to dozens of hepatitis A infections in Virginia due to a supply of strawberries sourced from Egypt infected with the hepatitis A virus. The Egyptian Strawberries...

Petrovich: Manifest Destiny rears its ugly head in France under the burkini ban

Petrovich: Manifest Destiny rears its ugly head in France under the burkini ban

September 1, 2016

Around 200 years ago, the United States of the time decided that God himself, in his infinite wisdom and kindness, had granted their nation in the east the divine right to explore and expand into the greatest...

Underground wireless system may save trapped miners with smart phones, CSU researchers say

Erik Petrovich August 30, 2016

  In a normal day, the modern-day miner is exposed to hazards such as natural gases, small, enclosed areas and hazardous tools and machinery. In an extreme situation, such as a mine collapse, it...

Green party candidate, Jill Stein, spoke to a max capacity crowd in the backyard of Avagadros Number Saturday evening. She discussed policies and topics concerning student debt, equality, fracking and peace in the Middle East. Photo credit: Natalie Dyer

Q&A: Jill Stein, presidential nominee for the Green Party, wants to cancel student debt

Erik Petrovich August 29, 2016

Dr. Jill Stein, the presidential nominee for the green party, is facing a very hopeful year for the Green Party. When she ran for the presidency in 2012, Stein barely broke .3 percent of the national vote....

Looking down the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park on June 11th, 2014 (Luke Walker | Collegian). Photo credit: Luke Walker

Colorado activists to petition Obama to protect Grand Canyon from toxic mining

Erik Petrovich August 25, 2016

While many of us think of the Grand Canyon as a national icon, according to the White House, it is not yet a recognized national monument.Activist group Environment Colorado wants to change that. A nationwide...

Jill Stein, pictured speaking at a Green Party Town Hall in Mesa, Arizona, will campaign in Fort Collins Saturday. Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

Jill Stein, Green Party presidential nominee, to campaign in Fort Collins Saturday

Erik Petrovich August 23, 2016

Jill Stein, the 2016 presidential nominee for the Green Party, will be campaigning in Fort Collins Saturday, appearing with the Green Party's candidate for the senate seat of Sen. Michael Bennet, D-CO.Stein...

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