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Thundercat delivers fun, introspective funk on new album

Leo Friedman April 7, 2020

Jazz funk virtuoso Thundercat combines hip-hop, jazz and funk music to produce an eclectic and enjoyable listening experience. The face behind Thundercat, Stephen Lee Bruner, released his new album, “It...

Senior Ali Kallner competes in the 3,000m race at the Iowa State Classic Indoor track meet on Jan. 15, 2020. Kallner went on to break the Colorado State Indoor record running a time of 9:26.93. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Ali Kallner: Running miles with a record breaking smile

Leo Friedman March 11, 2020

Ali Kallner attributes much of her success in both track and life to not taking herself too seriously. It’s hard to believe this when one sees she is the Colorado State University record holder for...

Junior Lily Tomasula-Martin competes in the 5,000m race at the Iowa State Classic Indoor track meet on Jan. 15, 2020. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Track and field successful at MW Indoor Championships

Leo Friedman March 2, 2020

The men’s track and field team left New Mexico this weekend with another Mountain West Indoor Championship to add to their collection: their third championship in four years. Unfortunately, the women's...

Colorado State University senior Ali Kallner toes the line of the 3,000-meter race at the Iowa State Classic indoor track meet on Feb. 14. Kallner went on to break the Colorado State University indoor record, running a time of 9:26.93. (Matt Begeman | The Collegian)

Rams travel back to New Mexico for MW Indoor Championships

Leo Friedman February 27, 2020

The 2019-20 indoor track and field season is coming to an end as the Rams travel to New Mexico to earn their title as men’s and women’s champions at the Mountain West Indoor Championships. The Rams...

Mens team thrower Mariano Kis takes part in competition at a meet from the earlier in the 2019-2020 season. (Photo courtesy of CSU Athletics).

Rams return after successful meets in Iowa and New Mexico

Leo Friedman February 17, 2020

After being away for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Rams track and field teams have returned from their meets in Iowa and New Mexico with successful results. The meet in New Mexico, which was focused...

Sophomore Business major Jacob Brueckman (left) and Civil Engineer major Andrew Forsyth (right) run down the center of the Glenn Morris Field House after practice.  Brueckman and Forsyth are on the Cross Country and Track team at CSU. The two men are preparing to run at CU Boulder Track Invitational on Saturday February 3rd. Both men have been running since their freshman year in high school. Brueckman stated why he liked running by saying, I like the way that there is a direct result from the training you do to your performance. (Matt Begeman | Collegian)

Track team splits up to run in 2 competitions

Leo Friedman February 13, 2020

The Colorado State track and field team will continue their indoor season in two states this weekend, dividing and conquering to take the Midwest and Southwest. New Mexico will be hosting the Don Kirby...

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Eminem’s new album has audiences searching for hidden gems

Leo Friedman February 5, 2020

Without warning, Eminem released his 11th studio album, "Music To Be Murdered By," earlier this month. Not straying too far from his true brand, Eminem sticks with his style of horrorcore rap with fast...

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Miller’s posthumous album brings some closure

Leo Friedman January 28, 2020

Mac Miller, a mainstay in the hip-hop scene, shocked fans with his sudden passing on Sept. 7, 2018. Many thought that his 2018 project "Swimming" would be the last they would hear from Miller, but on Jan....

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‘1917’ shows gruesome trenches of WWI up close and personal

Leo Friedman January 21, 2020

World War II movies are a common staple in American cinema, but World War I and its horrifying trenches are far less frequently shown on the big screen. British director Sam Mendes’ “1917” closes...

A few brave people walk through Old Town Square while it snows on Nov. 25. (Megan McGregor | The Collegian)

5 destinations to cure winter break boredom in Fort Collins

Leo Friedman December 12, 2019

A lot can get done during the long month of winter break, but for a lot of people, this much time off from school can tend to get a bit boring.  Luckily, this city offers plenty of things to do for those...

The tee markers are made in the style of Colorado State University colors and the CSU flag at the Ram Masters Invitational Sept 17, 2019.

Meet the 2 signees joining the 2020 men’s golf season

Leo Friedman December 3, 2019

The men's golf team won't resume play until late February, but in the midst of a successful season, No. 5 ranked Colorado State men's golf recently added two new pieces to its already successful squad,...

Scattered clues around the Enigma Escape Room lead visitors to the exit. (Photo Courtesy of Enigma Escape Room)

5 escape rooms to liven up your Halloweekend

Leo Friedman October 30, 2019

Looking for tricks instead of treats this Halloween? Fort Collins has a vast amount of escape rooms with various adventures, puzzles and solvable tasks that are fun for students, families and young working...

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