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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Matt Bailey, News Editor. (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

Bailey: The Collegian allowed me to grow, take bigger risks

Matthew Bailey May 10, 2020

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Dear reader, As I sit and type out this farewell...

Colorado State University’s Infectious Disease Research Center found that students exposed to the Clark building are completely immune to COVID-19. (Annie von Porcupine | The Wake Up Slap)

Clark Building found to be cure to coronavirus

Matthew Bailey March 31, 2020

Editor's Note: This is a satire piece from The Collegian’s news section. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the editor’s...

Lory Student Center Freddys employees go through training, the night before the opening Feb. 27, 2020. (Anna von Pechmann | The Collegian)

Freddy’s opens after weekend-long training, delay

Matthew Bailey February 10, 2020

There’s no need to be alarmed if you notice an influx in the amount of people at the Lory Student Center food court all of a sudden.  Anticipated since the fall semester, Freddy’s Frozen Custard...

Emmanuel Omogbo, senior on the basketball team, cries moments after scoring a game winning show. Omogbo lost his parents and niece in a fire in 2015. “I was unconscious,” Omogbo said. “That was probably my parents that forced the ball to go in, and my niece and nephew. I knew it couldn’t have been only me.” (Abbie Parr | The Collegian)

‘Selfless superstar’: Former CSU basketball player remembers Kobe Bryant

Matthew Bailey January 28, 2020

When one former basketball player heard about the death of Kobe Bryant, he got to remember him not just as a basketball superstar, but as someone who supported him after facing a personal loss. Bryant...

Photo by Matthew Bailey.

Coronavirus: 1990 measles outbreak all over again?

Matthew Bailey January 27, 2020

Nearly 7,000 miles away, a coronavirus outbreak has caused panic throughout China, which has seen 80 deaths and nearly 3,000 suspected cases as of Jan. 26.  With the fifth and latest coronavirus case...

A Fort Collins Police car sits outside the Fort Collins Fitness Festival on Sept. 21, 2019. (Megan McGregor | The Collegian)

From shooting to window peeping: Crimes of winter break

Matthew Bailey January 21, 2020

As students return to their classes this spring semester, they may not be aware of some of the crimes and incidents that occurred during their month-long winter break.  Here are some of the recent crime...

(Photo courtesy of Steve Jurvetson via Wikimedia Commons)

A decade change 2 decades ago: CSU during Y2K

Matthew Bailey December 5, 2019

It’s 1999. You just watched "The Matrix" with a Tamagotchi in hand, Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears dominate the radio and there’s a good chance you’re casually thinking about world destruction. OK,...

The Lory Student Center’s Grand Ballroom gets set up for the annual Shabbat 200 Dinner Nov. 8. The event was co-sponsored by the Associated Students of Colorado State with grants from the Residence Hall Association, the Lory Student Center and the Coca-Cola Beverage Grant. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Challah, superheroes: 12th Shabbat celebrates Jewish pride

Matthew Bailey November 11, 2019

A group of people shared a meal together Friday night, partaking in tradition, culture and prayer in a community setting and — maybe unexpectedly — learning a lot about Stan Lee and superheroes. Attracting...

First snow of the fall semester blankets campus causing early leaf fall, Oct 10. (Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

Heavy snow closes CSU this time 10 years ago: Why not now?

Matthew Bailey October 27, 2019

It’s often said that trick-or-treaters in Colorado must prepare for bitter weather every Halloween and plan their costumes around heavy coats, boots and other winter gear. While this may certainly be...

Charlie Kirk speaking in the Lory Student Center on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

A look back at Charlie Kirk’s 2018 speech at CSU

Matthew Bailey October 20, 2019

Conservative personality Charlie Kirk will be on campus tomorrow with Donald Trump Jr. as part of Kirk’s eight-stop "Culture War" tour. Kirk, the founder of conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA,...

The vacant space left by Carl’s Junior located in the food court of the Lory Student Center level 200, Sept. 10. (Corbin Reiter | Collegian)

Freddy’s to replace Carl’s Jr. in LSC

Matthew Bailey October 13, 2019

Following the expiration of Carl’s Jr.'s lease in the food court of the Lory Student Center and its subsequent closure this past summer, a new fast food player is making its way to the vacant space:...

The cover of the first H1N1-related Collegian article Aug. 26, 2009 reported probable cases of H1N1 on campus. Those probably cases would grow to over 800 reported cases within a month. (Matt Bailey | Collegian)

Swine flu affects 800+ students this time 10 years ago

Matthew Bailey October 8, 2019

As the end of 2019, and by extension the 2010s, draws nearer, it’s natural to think about the course of this decade, as well as what life was like 10 years ago. It was the tail end of the decade that...

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