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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Rocks delicately balance on the banks of the Cache la Poudre River outside of Fort Collins, Colorado. (Jack Starkebaum | Collegian)

Watering down the war: How we may move forward on the issues of growth on the Front Range

Julia Rentsch May 4, 2017

At the border between Colorado and Nebraska, water gushes across state lines. More than 4 million acre-feet of water has left the state via the South Platte River since 2009, and in an arid environment...

The Florida Coast Guard. 
(Photo via Hans Hillewaert, Wikipedia Commons Creative License)

CSU student missing off Florida coast

Julia Rentsch March 15, 2017

UPDATE: The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has announced they are no longer conducting a search-and-rescue mission and have changed to a recovery operation in the nearly three-day search for the missing...

Senior natural resource management major Andrea Vanderbilty plants brussel sprouts at the student sustainable farm Monday. The student run farm has volunteer hours every Monday and Wednesday from 2-4pm, welcoming anyone to help in various ways throughout the garden.

Nearly 200 CSU faculty sign pledge to act on climate

Julia Rentsch February 6, 2017

Nearly 200 Colorado State University faculty members have added their names to a statement pledging to act on climate change -- and more are signing on nearly every day. The brief statement, only about...

The crowd overflowing out of the Civic Center in Denver, Colorado (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

‘We are all equal’: Women’s March draws thousands, including from Fort Collins and CSU

Julia Rentsch January 21, 2017

A crowd sporting thousands of pink hats strained bus routes and packed cafes in downtown Denver Saturday, chanting as they went "This is what democracy looks like!" and "This pussy grabs back!" Between...

December declared Student Media Celebration Month with mayoral proclamation

December declared Student Media Celebration Month with mayoral proclamation

Julia Rentsch December 7, 2016

Footage courtesy of FCTV. Editor's note: The author of this article, Julia Rentsch, is the Editor in Chief of the Rocky Mountain Collegian. To mark the Rocky Mountain Collegian's 125th year of publication,...

Rentsch: To reduce waste, FoCo grocery stores’ methods must get “ugly”

Rentsch: To reduce waste, FoCo grocery stores’ methods must get “ugly”

Julia Rentsch October 4, 2016

Most, if not all, home cooks have likely had the experience of opening up a carton of milk, taking a whiff, and nearly gagging — or, perhaps, finding an old onion in your cupboard of which your memory...

Local restaurant trims the fat to feed the hungry

Local restaurant trims the fat to feed the hungry

Julia Rentsch September 23, 2016

Not much in life is free—but the founders of the FoCo Café are trying to change that, at least for those who can not afford a good meal. The FoCo Café, located at 225 Maple St., was founded as the...

City Recycling: More drop-off recycling options, potential for pickup at all businesses and multi-family complexes

August 30, 2016

This article has been updated as of Aug. 31, 2016. Changes are coming to Fort Collins’ recycling scheme this month and potentially into September as the result of two projects being undertaken by the...

Students quickly bike to morning classes near the Human Bean on Shields .

Bicycle safety measures to be implemented at intersections near CSU

August 24, 2016

Construction is anticipated to begin in late September to improve cyclist safety at certain busy intersections across the City, which will soon become components in the east-west oriented cycling route...

New Aggie Village remains unfinished, residents report satisfaction despite issues

New Aggie Village remains unfinished, residents report satisfaction despite issues

August 22, 2016

It was a rush this summer for workers to complete Colorado State's largest-ever housing complex, the Aggie Village apartments, in time for the set resident move-in date of August 8.As fall semester classes...

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