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5 tips on how to write an essay without reading the whole book.

5 tips on how to write an essay without reading the whole book.

Evan Vicchy May 3, 2018
Unfortunately, there’s no getting around those pesky assignments that require a deep analysis of the text your teacher expects you to read.  As a professional on writing B to A range essays without reading every page, here are five tips on how to examine a text, pull out the evidence and write your essay so good, it fools the professor. 
The Rams Improv Comedy team performed their first show of the semester Monday night in the Bas Bleu Theatre Company. (Brooke Buchan | Collegian)

Acting on the edge: Ram’s Improv impresses audience with hilarious performance

Evan Vicchy May 2, 2018

Making up lines on the spot can be a challenge but this is what Ram's Improv thrives on. The Ram’s Improv group gave Fort Collins’ Bas Bleu Theatre a good laugh with their interactive, hilarious...

Collegian Reviews (Illustration by Caleb Carpenter | Collegian)

From stripper to savage: Cardi B brings the party on new album ‘Invasion of Privacy’

Evan Vicchy April 22, 2018

Cardi B is a badass with a big mouth and a big ego, and she lets you know on her debut studio album "Invasion of Privacy." While people watched as her single “Bodak Yellow” rose to the top of...

Many terms and phrases used by avid weed smokers might mean one thing to them but to nonsmokers, might mean something entirely different. (Matt Tackett | Collegian)

Weed jargon defined: 5 terms to make you look like a pot professional

Evan Vicchy April 19, 2018

When smoking the ganja, there may be some words thrown around by your stoner friends that might not make sense. In honor of 4/20, here is a list of five valuable terms to understand what’s going...

Members of the Cupcake Cabaret perform during their 80521 90s themed burlesque show. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Local burlesque troupe, Cupcake Cabaret, brings back the 90s in new variety show

Evan Vicchy April 18, 2018

The Cupcake Cabaret is bringing sexy back one pastie at a time.  The local burlesque troupe performs a monthly variety show. This month, the theme was 90s night, the company showed just enough to keep...

Collegian Reviews (Illustration by Caleb Carpenter | Collegian)

ACT Human Rights Film Festival: ’69 Minutes of 86 Days’ shows the journey of a Syrian refugee family and their hopes for a new life

Evan Vicchy April 17, 2018

Director Egil Haaskjold Larsen deftly captured the human nature of being a Syrian refugee in "69 Minutes of 86 Days" on the closing weekend of ACT Human Rights Film Festival.  This is not your average...

Odell Brewing Company held a four course dinner with special beer pairings, presented at Mainline Ale House Friday evening. The beers that were featured at the event included Odells Rupture, Odells Sunny Rain, Kauffee Talk, Odells Prynus and Prunus Peach and Pear Sour. Photo by Olive Ancell | Collegian

5 beers you should try this spring

Evan Vicchy April 5, 2018

Hello spring, and hello day drinking. It’s time to move away from those dark isolation ales and move into light and fruity beer that’s reminiscent of spring time. Here are five beers that capture...

Prayers move through the movements of the round during the evening prayer time. These prayers had participants moving through various positions, from standing to bowing to kneeling to touching their forehead to the ground. (Josh Schroeder | Collegian)

Q&A: Fort Collins Islamic Center’s Shakir Muhammad explains Muslim prayer

Evan Vicchy April 4, 2018

Praying is a central part of any religion; in Islam, this is especially the case. Muslims pray five times a day in accordance with traditional movements and recitation.  The Collegian sat down with...

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