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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

CSU vs. CU (Photo: Teal Soleil Vickrey)

Backyard Travel: Crossing Territory Lines to Boulder

Katelyn Mitchell September 28, 2016

  The University of Colorado doesn't completely ruin the town of Boulder. For those of you who do not know, CSU (Colorado State University) and CU (University of Colorado) have been the ultimate...

St. Elmo, CO (Photo:WAND3R3R)

Backyard Travel: Colorado Ghost Towns

Katelyn Mitchell September 22, 2016

Colorado was once known for a crazy amount of gold hidden in these very mountains. Today, the gold industry is much more modernized, so the need for actual mining towns has become obsolete. That has left...

Devils Backbone (Photo: Skye Wiedow)

Backyard Travel: Devil’s Backbone

Katelyn Mitchell September 8, 2016

  Colorado is one of those places where there are a million things to do pretty much anywhere you go, and Devil's Backbone doesn't let that reputation down.     Devil's Backbone Open...

Travel: Backyard travels to Lake Agnes

Travel: Backyard travels to Lake Agnes

Katelyn Mitchell June 26, 2016

This past weekend, I realized something; I never want to leave Colorado. This state is full of hidden gems and incredible places that so many people don't know about, let alone take the time to see. I...

Central Park, Pampa, Texas (Photo: citydata.com)

Travel: the Return of Pampa

Katelyn Mitchell April 26, 2016

After reading the feedback from my last blog (the Panhandle of Texas), it became apparent to me that I was not finished with the town of Pampa just quite yet.Because of e-mails and comments from my readers,...

Pampa, Texas (Photo: Pampa Economic Development Corp.)

Travel: the panhandle of Texas

Katelyn Mitchell April 18, 2016

This past weekend I visited the panhandle of Texas in a little town named Pampa, Texas. Most of you probably have never heard of this little oil town, but after spending an entire weekend immersed in the...

Travel: Lory State Park, the hometown adventure

Katelyn Mitchell April 11, 2016

This past weekend, I went on a field trip with my GEO 121 class to Lory State Park. I had been to the little pull-off lots on the east side of the reservoir, but never on the real park side of the mountain...

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Travel: five college budget destinations for your next five-day trip

Katelyn Mitchell April 2, 2016

We are three weeks back into the semester, and spring break is already feeling like it was a lifetime ago. That one week of freedom from all responsibilities is the week all college students look forward...

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