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The 2019-2020 Rocky Mountain Collegian Editorial Board poses for a photo Oct. 17. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Waldman: Good riddance, I’ll miss you

Elena Waldman May 10, 2020

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Saying goodbye to your college workplace is...

What to watch on Netflix. (Collegian File Photo)

Collegian Picks: Television shows to binge during quarantine

Elena Waldman April 15, 2020

As it turns out, coping with cabin fever is more difficult than it seems. The current trends floating around online indicate that people are slowly descending into madness, burying themselves in mundane...

Weights for workouts. (Photo courtesy Missy Miller)

How to stay fit during quarantine

Elena Waldman March 31, 2020

The World Health Organization recommends 75-150 minutes of moderate to high intensity exercise per week to combat the sedentary lifestyle brought on by the recent stay-at-home orders that are being enforced...

Dr. Yvonne Cagle, NASA Astronaut and aerospace researcher and retired Air Force Colonel, was the keynote speaker at Colorado State Universitys Women in Science Symposium, Mar. 3. The symposium took place in CSUs Canvas Stadium and featured Cagles speech and question and answer session, along with an international art exhibit, a poster session, portrayals of historical figures in science, the gallery of Colorado Womens hall of Fame, a model of a Career Issues group, slam talks, and discussion groups. Yvonne spoke of some of her experiences in space and about the health research she is involved with regarding how the body adapts to conditions in space. (Addie Kuettner | The Collegian)

NASA astronaut Yvonne Cagle talks reality of imposter syndrome

Elena Waldman March 4, 2020

It’s not every day women in STEM get their credit or recognition. Every now and then, we learn of new female figures throughout history who made major contributions to science and whose achievements...

Blodgett, an Instagram famous dog with over 4,000 followers, leaps between the pillars next to Morgan Library on Feb 18. Blodgett, accompanied by his owner/trainer/motivator Ian Krammer, was on the Colorado State University campus to practice tricks and train for upcoming mountain climbs in the summer. (Gregory James | The Collegian)

Insta-famous canine Blodgett the Great swaps tricks for likes

Elena Waldman February 20, 2020

There's a new dog in town– no, not the hoop-shooting Air Bud you might remember from childhood, but this one comes with a whole new set of tricks. His trade is "barkour," or parkour for dogs as his...

With the increase of availability of social media, fame seems more accessible than ever. (Photo illustration by Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

5 Instagram accounts that defy influencers’ bad rap

Elena Waldman January 30, 2020

Influencer culture doesn’t have the best rap. To be fair, it has in some ways earned its bad reputation. Cringey TikTok teens, eating disorder promoting Instagram models and Jake Paul-style debauchery...

A sign on a recycling bin in the Warren Lake neighborhood depicts what items can be recycled. Warren Lake s part of the sustainable neighborhoods network in Fort Collins.  One of the projects theyve earned credit for is a workshop on how to properly recycle. (Anna Montesanti | Collegian)

7 ways to be a more sustainable student

Elena Waldman January 27, 2020

Whether you’re a climate change activist or climate change denier, everyone has a different perspective on how to treat the Earth. The ways people choose to do this can vary. Some choose to be totally...

CSU student Jared Stratton listens to music inside the LSC on Wednesday, January 22. In 2019, Jared listened to nearly 740 hours of music according to Spotify. He listens to music as much as he can, especially during transit when hes walking in between classes, driving, or taking the bus. Colorado State University started the Spring Semester 2020 on Tuesday, January 21. (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

A spring semester playlist to cure your winter blues

Elena Waldman and Lauryn Bolz January 23, 2020

Starting off the spring semester can be hard. It’s dark, it’s overwhelming and the cold air seems to tingle with the slow energy that accompanies the return to campus. Although it can be difficult...

The Gold Leaf Collective interior. (Brooke Buchan | The Collegian)

4 FoCo restaurants to cure cottonmouth

Elena Waldman January 22, 2020

Editor's Note: The Collegian does not condone or promote the illegal consumption of marijuana for individuals under 21 years old.  As far as college town activities go, getting stoned and going out to...

5 trends from the previous decade that should stay there

5 trends from the previous decade that should stay there

Elena Waldman January 21, 2020

Alright folks, the decade has officially ended — and what a decade it was. It seems like a lifetime ago we were participating in the juvenile fun of the '10s, aimlessly singing along to Kesha’s “TiK...

The Nancy Richardson Design center, completed and opened in only January of 2019, is a space to enhance design programs at Colorado State University. (Brooke Buchan | Collegian)

Gamers to rise and grind for Extra Life fundraiser

Elena Waldman November 7, 2019

Rise and grind, gamers — there’s a new challenge in town, and video game fanatics and fundraising fiends alike are all welcome to participate.  The Association for Computing Machinery at Colorado...

Collegian Picks: Dressing up for Halloween 2019

Collegian Picks: Dressing up for Halloween 2019

Elena Waldman October 30, 2019

From popular movies characters to reality TV casts, Halloween is a big day to express ourselves through the art of disguise. Whether you’re going spooky or silly, the arts and culture staff has some...

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