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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Graphic illustration by Charlie Dillon | The Collegian)

Campus in Contention: Where and When

Lauryn Bolz April 28, 2021

Editor’s Note: ‘Campus in Contention’ is an editorial series by The Collegian staff that examines conflicts in our community surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion and proposes solutions...

Colorado State University postdoctoral fellow in the departments of communication studies and anthropology Jay Schutte plays some Township jazz on his ____ Oct. 29. (Anna von Pechmann | The Collegian)

‘Never a final project’: Jay Schutte breaks down gender norms

Lauryn Bolz November 16, 2020

Jay Schutte is nonbinary, meaning they do not identify with either side of the male-female gender spectrum. For Schutte, their gender is fluid and ever-changing, not trapped in a societally-set group...

Editor in Chief Lauryn Bolz. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Meet the editor: Lauryn Bolz, editor-in-chief

Lauryn Bolz September 2, 2020

Lauryn Bolz is the editor-in-chief (i.e. Supreme Overlord) of The Rocky Mountain Collegian for the 2020-21 school year. She is a fourth-year art history and anthropology student who got lost her freshman...

Following instructions on the Center for Disease Controls website, a reusable cloth facemark can be made at home from a bandana, a coffee filter, two hair ties and a pair of scissors. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Community members help students mask up for move-in

Lauryn Bolz August 17, 2020

It is quickly becoming apparent that face masks will be an integral part of life on Colorado State University’s campus for the foreseeable future. According to the Centers for Disease Control, face...

LGBTQ+ community members, students, and allies holding up signs and flags follow Westboro Baptist Church protestors outside of Moby Arena as the Colorado State University volleyball team played San Diego State, Oct. 12. WBC had sent out a news release for the protest stating, “Don’t let the folly of volleyball make you forget god!” (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Intersectional activism: Remembering the roots of Pride

Lauryn Bolz June 10, 2020

Since May 25, people of all colors have banded together around the Black community. The protests against police brutality and systemic injustice have grown to encompass all 50 states and several other...

The third annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival stock photo. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

ACT At Home keeps the community connected

Lauryn Bolz May 3, 2020

The ACT Film Festival has established itself as a staple of springtime at Colorado State University, bringing a myriad of human rights related films to The Lyric Cinema for students and faculty to be inspired...

(Illustration by Amy Noble | The Collegian)

How to (realistically) spring clean

Lauryn Bolz April 13, 2020

The time has come for the fabled concept of spring cleaning to sneak its way back into our consciousness. It is a social obligation many of us middle-class Americans share, and it results in deep guilt...

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5 songs that will bring the passion back to your sad, lonely sex life

Lauryn Bolz March 31, 2020

Step aside, Cosmo. We here at The Wake Up Slap are taking over as the authority on love, intimacy and, most importantly, awesome sex. This week, we’re taking on a conundrum many couples find themselves...

Old Town parking, which shoppers fought over just a week ago, remains empty after the CDC recommended non-essential workers stay in their homes. (Lauryn Bolz | The Collegian)

Old Town businesses plagued by uncertainty due to COVID-19

Lauryn Bolz March 25, 2020

Fort Collins made a name for itself as a haven for creatives, entrepreneurs and small business owners, but the global pandemic, COVID-19, is putting Old Town’s economy at risk.  With nationwide business...

The Lincoln Center, located on Magnolia Street, is a performance venue and visual arts center in Fort Collins. (Jenn Yingling | Collegian)

The Lincoln Center to bring ’70s free-spirited nature with ‘Beautiful’ musical

Lauryn Bolz February 24, 2020

Carole King’s story of triumph over tragedy accompanied with the timeless free-flowing music of the 1970s carries a mood that will leave audiences of all ages with a song in their hearts.  On Feb....

Collegian Picks: Who got snubbed at the Oscars?

Collegian Picks: Who got snubbed at the Oscars?

Lauryn Bolz February 6, 2020

Oscars season is upon us once again, meaning that, for this week, it is acceptable for us all to become the pretentious film nerds we can only hope to be while the rest of the year drags on. Don your bow...

ACT Human Rights Film Festival will begin April 14. (Photo courtesy of ACT Human Rights Film Festival)

ACT Film Festival calls for students behind the camera

Lauryn Bolz January 27, 2020

Colorado State University’s own human rights film festival is now turning its lens to the student body, allowing them to give camera time to the issues they see on campus. The ACT Human Rights Film...

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