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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

Evidence of the 2013 fire in Lory State Park is still prominent but life returns to the park. Freshman Nate Simpson, 18, hikes in Lory State Park. Photo by Ryan Arb

Rescue of an Injured Biker from Lory State Park

Logan Crizer April 21, 2017

A multiple agency rescue of an injured biker in Lory State Park took place April 19 after a responder found the man, age 46, injured and alone. The responder who found the man notified the Larimer Country...

Provost and Executive Vice President Rick Miranda explains how defunding of higher education impacts how CSU receives money from the state and tuition from students during the panel discussion titled, Paying for College: The Problem of Student Debt (David Johnson | Collegian)

CSU panel addresses student debt, paying for college

Logan Crizer April 10, 2017

Student debt was the topic of discussion for a panel at Colorado State University called "Paying for College: The Problem of Student Debt" on April 5. Dr. Alex Bernasek, department chair of economics,...

Marilyn Karius, a Colorado State University staff member in the Journalism and Media Communications department, died after a long battle with cancer in her home on Friday, Feb. 10.

CSU journalism staff member dies of cancer at 68

Logan Crizer March 2, 2017

Marilyn Karius, a Colorado State University staff member in the Journalism and Media Communications department, died after a long battle with cancer in her home on Friday, Feb. 10 at the age of 68. Karius,...

A crash involving a vehicle traveling west on Prospect and a truck traveling south on Shields closed the intersection for about an hour today. (Photo courtesy of Fort Collins Police Services)

Crash at Shields and Prospect results in temporary road closure, drug arrest

Logan Crizer February 13, 2017

A crash closed down the intersection of Shields and Prospect the morning of Feb. 13. According the Kate Kimble, public relations manager for Fort Collins Police, the accident occurred when Brain Dowell,...

Thousands of participants gather in Civic Park to listen to activist speakers during the Womens March in Denver, January 21, 2017 (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

One Billion Rising march in Denver to raise awareness of violence against women

Logan Crizer February 9, 2017

One Billion Rising March in Denver will take place Feb. 11 and seeks to bring awareness to violence against women and promote change. The march will take place at Denver Pavilions/16th Street Area from...

Kwon Atlas, the author of the Diversity Bill, waits to speak to senate after the final vote. Photo by Abbie Parr.

Kwon Atlas and Duane Hansen to run for Fort Collins office positions

Logan Crizer January 26, 2017

Colorado State University alumnus Kwon Atlas and senior political science major Duane Hansen, announced their intentions to run for office positions in Fort Collins in the upcoming city elections for city...

Students speak about experience on deep web

Students speak about experience on deep web

Logan Crizer January 24, 2017

Editor's Note: Names have been changed to protect anonymity. The internet is more than it appears. Its backdoor access to an underground and untraceable world creates an environment ripe for anonymous...

Train collision results in death of  pedestrian

Train collision results in death of pedestrian

Logan Crizer December 4, 2016

A 42-year-old man from Fort Collins was found dead at the scene after colliding with a train early on Sunday, Dec. 4.According the Fort Collins Police press release, they were notified about the deceased...

Bill Ritter gives a speech about energy in the Lory Student Center. (Trevor Capozza | Collegian)

Former Governor Bill Ritter advocates clean energy during campus lecture

Logan Crizer November 7, 2016

Bill Ritter Jr., director for the Center for the New Energy Economy at CSU, spoke on Monday about the clean energy initiatives that are being developed and implemented throughout the U.S. in the Lory Student...

CSU students collected canned goods on Wednesday at the Oval from various Fort Collins donors. (Michael Berg | Collegian)

Cans Around the Oval raises over $50,000 for food bank this year

Logan Crizer October 18, 2016

The Colorado State University tradition Cans Around the Oval collected a total of 41,670 pounds of food and raised $57,714 in additional funds for the Larimer County Food Bank during this year’s drive. The...

A view of the stadium construction from Lake Street. Photo: Abbie Parr

Student Fee Review Board Tours the New Stadium

Logan Crizer October 11, 2016

While the on-campus stadium is still undergoing construction, members of the student fee review board got a glimpse of the new stadium on Oct. 10. The tour reviewed construction progress and members learned...

CSU Democrat watches the Presidential Debate at their Debate Watch Party last night. Photo credit: Natalie Dyer

Second presidential debate more controversial than first

Logan Crizer October 10, 2016

The second presidential debate occurred Sunday night with both candidates publicly attacking each other's views and speaking on both the newly released scandals and their policy plans. The debate covered...

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