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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Jason Thornton and Annie Lien student directors of the Colorado State University spring fashion show pose for a portrait in the Gifford design building

CSU spring fashion show returns in person after 2 years

Michael Giles, Assistant photo editor April 29, 2022

The Colorado State University fashion show production and event planning class prepared for the first live, in-person spring fashion show in two years. The Department of Design and Merchandising Fashion...

Members of the Colorado State softball team huddle closely due to cold weather during a time out April 10, 2022

CSU softball ends losing streak against University of New Mexico

Reuel Indurkar, Photographer April 21, 2022

Recovering from a three-game losing streak prior to their series against The University of New Mexico, the Colorado State University softball team defeated the Lobos 8-0 at home April 10.    

Pasha Ripley, a speaker organized by the Denver Women’s March, opens up to the crowd about their experiences as a sex worker and why sex work should be decriminalized on the steps to the Colorado State Capitol Oct. 2. Ripley also is an organizer of the Parasol Patrol, which is a community-based organization with a mission statement to shield LGBTQ+ youth from protesters and hate speech. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Denver responds to Texas abortion restrictions

Lucy Morantz, Photographer October 7, 2021

Hundreds of protesters from Denver and surrounding cities and suburbs attended the Denver Women’s March the morning of Saturday, Oct. 2, outside the Colorado State Capitol. Denver’s march was one of...

Freshmen Caden Cope and Ryan Higman practice Jeet Kune Do outside the Student Recreation Center Sept. 24, 2020. Cope, a third-generation Bruce Lee student, practices this version of martial arts to keep his “skill sharp, create agility, and form structure,” so he will be prepared for any situation in a fight. (Tri Duong | The Collegian)

Frame by Frame: A look back at fall 2020 through Fort Collins Focus photos

Lucy Morantz December 10, 2020

Everyone has a story. In recognition of this, The Collegian photo desk has worked to diversify the stories being told in our community and celebrate individuals and their stories through the Fort Collins...

A Joe Biden supporter stands on the steps to the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, waving an American flag and a Biden campaign flag hours after Biden was declared the president-elect Nov. 7. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Frame by frame: President-elect Joe Biden celebrations

Lucy Morantz November 12, 2020

Hours after Joe Biden was declared the president-elect of the U.S., crowds of Biden supporters gathered at the Colorado State Capitol and marched through the streets of downtown Denver. The following...

The McNichols Civic Center Building in downtown Denver sits, illluminated in red, white and blue lights. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Frame by frame: 2020 election week

Lucy Morantz November 6, 2020

After months of on-campus activities leading up to the historic 2020 election, Colorado State University students and Fort Collins community members participate in various election-related activities,...

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks to a crowd of socially distanced supporters in the parking lot of Nick’s Italian restaurant before the third and final U.S. Senate debate against Sen. Cory Gardner Oct. 13. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper pre-debate rally

Lucy Morantz October 16, 2020

Former Colorado Gov. turned US Senate candidate John Hickenlooper and his campaign hosted a socially distanced rally at Nick’s Italian restaurant on College Avenue Oct. 13.  The rally was scheduled...

A tray of five freshly made drinks sits on the bar waiting for a server to bring them to customers Sept. 26. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

A night and day at Lucky Joe’s Sidewalk Saloon amid COVID-19

Lucy Morantz October 5, 2020

Among many businesses that have been forced to accommodate for the COVID-19 pandemic, Lucky Joe’s Sidewalk Saloon had to reimagine its approach to day and night bar life. According to their Instagram,...

Photo Editor Lucy Morantz. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Meet the editor: Lucy Morantz, photo editor

Lucy Morantz September 2, 2020

Lucy Morantz is thrilled to fill the role of photo editor for The Collegian this upcoming year. Morantz is a sophomore double majoring in journalism and political science.  Morantz was 15 years old when...

Colorado State University womens rugby player Emily Jagerhorn runs down the sideline while player Ruby Charney tries to tackle her from behind Nov. 8. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Past Photos: Prom dress rugby

Ryan Schmidt and Lucy Morantz July 13, 2020

Dear viewers, Photo Director Anna von Pechmann and Photo Editor Lucy Morantz would like to highlight photo galleries throughout July that were not digitally published independently during the 2019-20...

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