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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

A referee holds the ball on March 1. Despite an encouraging second half, the Rams lost to the Falcons 60-48. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

The relationship between the NCAA and transgender athletics

Ethan Lee November 16, 2020

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, The Collegian sports desk decided to take a deeper look into the National Collegiate Athletic Association's rules and regulations pertaining to transgender athletes...

(Graphic Illustration by Jake Dunaetz | The Collegian)

Saturday Tea Vol. 2

Ethan Lee November 11, 2020

Welcome back to Saturday Tea, where, in this week's edition, we'll be discussing weeks 9 and 10 of the college football season. Week 9's analysis, much like the other anticipated happenings of the first...

Barry Wesley and Preston Williams celebrate after a touchdown in the game against Utah State Nov. 17, 2018. (Collegian file photo)

Trick or Treat: Rams top plays

Ethan Lee October 28, 2020

This Halloween will undoubtedly look different thanks to all of the COVID-19-related precautions. However, just because trick-or-treating and costume parties have been put on standby does not mean that...

(Graphic illustration by Rachel Macias | The Collegian)

Saturday Tea Vol. 1: Highlights from college football

Ethan Lee October 26, 2020

Welcome to Saturday Tea, where each week we will take a look at the surprising, disappointing and downright hilarious happenings of the college football world. Sure, interconference snore fest has been...

Team photo of the 1997 CSU football team. The Rams recored a final record of 11-2 and finished ranked No.17 in the final AP poll. (Photo courtesy of John Hirn, CSU Athletics Historian)

Remembering the 1997 Rams: CSU’s top football squad

Ethan Lee March 25, 2020

The Colorado State Rams football teams of the 1990s and 2000s were no strangers to winning. Under the direction of legendary coach Sonny Lubick, the Colorado State Rams reached eight wins or more in seven...

Coach harry Hughes with 1936 Olympic Decathlon Champion Glenn Morris. (Photo Courtesy of Jon Hirn, CSU Athletics)

Glenn Morris: ‘The greatest athlete in the world’ went to CSU

Ethan Lee March 11, 2020

Born in Colorado, Glenn Morris arrived at Colorado State University in the fall of 1930. Recruited primarily for his prowess on the football field, Morris would eventually find his niche on the track....

Mike Bell as a member of the Kansa City Chiefs of the National Football League. (Photo courtesy of John Hirn, athletic historian for Colorado State University)

Remembering CSU’s forgotten football superstar Mike Bell

Ethan Lee March 5, 2020

During the mid to late 1970s, Colorado State University quietly boasted one of the nation's premier defensive lines, headlined by defensive end Mike Bell. During Mike's four-year tenure at CSU, the Rams...

Photos courtesy of CSU Blue Spruce

Aerophobia grounded the dreams of CSU hoops legend Bill Green

Ethan Lee February 27, 2020

William E. Green, more commonly known as Bill, was a basketball phenom at Colorado State University in the early 1960s. During his time at CSU, Green elevated the men's basketball program to unprecedented...

XFL logo. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Lee: 5 reasons why the new XFL will stick this time around

Ethan Lee February 18, 2020

The inaugural season of the new-look XFL is roughly one week in, and the majority of football fans are deeming the reboot a huge success. The promotional genius of league owner Vince McMahon has been on...

La nación sufre la pérdida de Kobe Bryant: leyenda de la NBA

La nación sufre la pérdida de Kobe Bryant: leyenda de la NBA

Ethan Lee February 6, 2020

Traducción: Mayra Reyes Gómez El 26 de enero por la mañana, la exsuperestrella de la NBA Kobe Bryant y su hija de trece años Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant fallecieron en un trágico accidente de helicóptero...

The Denver Nuggets finalize a 4 team, 12 player trade

Ethan Lee February 6, 2020

The week of the trade deadline in the NBA is always an interesting time of year for franchises and fans alike. At times it is difficult to remember that the players being discussed in various trade rumors...

The Denver Broncos Lombardi Trophy from their Super Bowl 50 victory over the Carolina Panthers sits in the LSC. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

5 things to know heading into Super Bowl 54 this Sunday

Ethan Lee January 30, 2020

The NFL's electrifying 100th season will come to an end in Miami this Sunday as the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 54. Following a postseason filled with unforgettable...

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