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The anti-abortion group CSU Students for Life hung posters around campus accusing CSU of trafficking aborted fetuses. (Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick | Collegian)

CSU’s use of fetal tissue for HIV/AIDS research sparks controversy

Mq Borocz May 4, 2017

Colorado State University is one of multiple research institutions that uses stem cells from aborted fetal tissue to research HIV and AIDS, a practice some say is unnecessary and immoral, but researchers...

The Dazzle Room is one of the two new lounges at the Downtown Artery. Photo credit: Christian Johnson

Downtown Artery opens event spaces that double as art

Mq Borocz April 17, 2017

Beyond stairs, art studios, a gallery and a door fixed with the golden lettering “Z/A” lie two secret rooms at the Downtown Artery. The rooms, designed by the Downtown Artery’s Assistant...

Telluride Montainfilm to visit CSU on Wednesday

Mq Borocz April 11, 2017

Mountainfilm on Tour, a touring version of the Telluride-based film festival, will arrive at the Lory Student Center Theater on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for Colorado State University Students...

The sustainable farm, gardens, and greenhouses on the North West side of campus, greatly enjoyed by CSU students, may soon disappear with the construction of the new stadium.

March for Science to defend evidence-based policy

Mq Borocz April 4, 2017

Participants in the March for Science plan to march in defense of science and evidence-based policy throughout hundreds of cities across the United States and the world - including Denver on April 22. The...

Photo illustration by Olive Ancell. Photo by Olive Ancell | Collegian

You’ve been napping all wrong, experts say

Mq Borocz March 28, 2017

An average day for many is a whirlwind of things: classes, assignments, exams, working out, hanging out with friends, meetings, events … it all can leave anyone feeling drowsy, unable to think or down. The...

Photo courtesy of: Alana Moreno via Wikimedia  Commons

Future Fort Collins Artspaces will offer affordable living and studio space for artists

Mq Borocz March 22, 2017

Artspace, a non-profit that creates affordable spaces for artists to live and work in all around the country, has turned its sights to the vibrant artistic community in Fort Collins. Via an office in...

Photo credit: Andy Carrasco

Student-designed Zukente hat sold at universities around the country

Mq Borocz March 20, 2017

Varehya Pratt, a sophomore apparel and merchandising major at Colorado State University, designed a hat she hopes will continue to inspire and empower others. Last year Pratt was presented with the opportunity...

Womens rights are human rights: many students show their support of International Womens Day

Students push for legislative change on International Women’s Day

Mq Borocz March 9, 2017

Colorado State University Students and members of the Fort Collins community gathered yesterday for International Women’s Day and to participate in A Day without a Woman. This year, the same organizers...

A Zine by the Red Whistle Brigade, published by Rose Bork (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Submissions open for Red Whistle Brigade’s R.E.D. magazine

Mq Borocz February 28, 2017

R.E.D., standing for rebel, empower and dismantle, is open for submissions, which includes poetry, comics, drawings, artwork, essays, stories and more until March 27. R.E.D is a mini magazine, or zine,...

Dr. Cori Wong, a ethnics studies  at the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research at Colorado State University, discusses the constraints of oppression during her talk on Feb 6. (David Johnson | Collegian)

Instructor Cori Wong speaks on freedom and fighting oppression

Mq Borocz February 20, 2017

Colorado State University ethnic studies instructor, special assistant to CSU president Tony Frank and director of the Women and Gender Collaborative Cori Wong spoke about the philosophy of freedom and...

The rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, waving in the wind

LGBTQ Lobby Day at state capitol to advocate for transgender birth certificate rights

Mq Borocz February 16, 2017

LGBTQ Coloradoans and allies will meet with legislators at the state capitol to lobby for proposed bills on Feb. 27,  during this year’s annual LGBTQ Lobby Day. The event will take place from 8:30...

Author Ibram Kendi speaks on racism and fighting for power and change

Author Ibram Kendi speaks on racism and fighting for power and change

Mq Borocz February 9, 2017

Humanist, professor and author Ibram X. Kendi spoke about the nature and simultaneous growth of anti-racist and racist ideas at the Lory Student Center on Feb. 7. Kendi is an award-winning historian and...

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