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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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Review: Hinge is Tinder with a cuter layout

Miranda Moses April 1, 2019

The popular dating app Tinder has aged like boxed wine left in the car overnight after themed frat party- grosser over time, but many of us are still drinking it. With a notorious reputation for hookups...

The new fireplace in the Morgan Library helps to give the entrance an atmosphere of calm that facilitates students gathering around it to study or just hang out. (Josh Schroeder | Collegian)

CSU library’s new fireplace draws in students

Miranda Moses March 4, 2019

When entering the Morgan Library there used to be a barren sitting area in-between Morgan's Grind and the entrances into the building's courtyard, but not anymore. Those who frequent the study mecca...

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‘LaserDome: Beyoncé’ honors artist with psychedelic effects

Miranda Moses February 25, 2019

A typical college student would not think twice when passing by the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. With humble architecture and a meager amount of parking spaces, it’s easy to see why college...

Carls Jr. is serving a new vegetarian item, the Beyond Burger.

Carl’s Jr. introduces the Beyond Meat Burger for grease-craving vegetarians

Miranda Moses January 29, 2019

Approaching the Lory Student Center food court for fuel between classes can be a complex endeavor for a vegetarian. Sure, you could eat a salad for every meal, but some days eating like a rabbit just does...

Giant Beer Pong (Image Credit: Paul Cioca)

3 drinking games to replace the dying art of beer pong

Miranda Moses January 23, 2019

There is a prevalent subject on college campuses perhaps as divisive as politics that must be addressed: beer pong and how painfully boring. Unless you’ve made things spicy by integrating rules and humorous...

Sad girl of the week: UMI puts listeners in their feels

Sad girl of the week: UMI puts listeners in their feels

Miranda Moses December 5, 2018

In music, there is currently an unforeseen era of 'lil' mumble rappers and the symphonic marriage of emo, rock and hip-hop. This also comes with the constant boasting of new age emotional boys or...

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‘Beautiful Boy’ illustrates familial addiction pains

Miranda Moses November 28, 2018

Director Felix van Groeningen’s new heart-retching non-fiction “Beautiful Boy” is by no means for the hopelessly empathetic or the emotionally delicate. The Amazon Studios flick is based upon two...

Hundreds of people attended the annual Halloween Pug Parade, where pugs of the Fort Collins area paraded around Old Town in zany costumes.  (Miranda Moses | Collegian)

Fort Collins Pug Parade honors legacy of recently passed good boy

Miranda Moses October 29, 2018

Amongst the snorts and the pitter patter of small paws on Old Town's pavement, this year's annual Halloween Pug Parade brought with it an aura of sentiment. Pugs and pug enthusiasts gathered at Oak...

Colleen McAnallen (left) and Kasey Brosheit (right) spend the last day of Spring Break studying and preparing for the last half of the semester. After a week of tranquility Fort Collins again becomes the bustling center of CSU.

5 ways to survive midterms this spooky season

Miranda Moses October 7, 2018

It’s fall, which means people are looking cute in scarves, and soup is an acceptable meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unfortunately, the change in season is also a signal for the spookiest part...

Zeb, the red healer, jumps through an obstacle at the Doggie Olympics Sept. 16. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Fort Collins dogs raise money for community at 23rd annual Doggie Olympics

Miranda Moses September 16, 2018

  Amongst the array of dog-centered events Fort Collins offers annually, the Doggie Olympics gives four-legged residents a chance to show that they are not just pretty, fuzzy faces.  Dogs of...

Fort Collins band The Salmon Famine was created in 2016 by four Colorado State University alumni and one University of Colorado Student. (photo provided by The Salmon Famine, photo credit to Mckenna Shanholtz and Matt Sully)

The Great Salmon Famine is making waves in alt music

Miranda Moses September 5, 2018

The Great Salmon Famine has one rule: don't take yourself too seriously.  The Fort Collins-based band and 2018 Bandwagon Magazine Battle of the Band Champion is made up of Adam Bell, Camden James, Gabe...

(Photo Illustration by Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Being a sick college student without your mom: A review

Miranda Moses September 3, 2018

Independence is one of the major intrigues of college life. Curfews are non-existent, you can eat ice cream sandwiches and Uncrustables for every meal and there is no one to police whether or not your...

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