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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

Students seek to bring mental health day to campus

Students seek to bring mental health day to campus

Maddie Wright May 7, 2019

When it comes to spreading awareness on issues across an entire university, sitting in a composition class may not be the first place one would think to find the first steps towards legitimate change....

Sarah J. Meyers, a PHD in psych presents her research on how tests enhance memory on Saturday at CSU Speaks (Gaby Arregoces | Collegian)

CSU Speaks brings science to the public eye

Maddie Wright May 1, 2019

Brews and research was the idea behind CSU Speaks, an event by Science in Action that allowed Colorado State University graduate students, Ph.D. candidates and faculty to explain the research they are...

CSU fraternities respond to the recent shut down of the CU Boulder chapter of the Sigma Pi fraternity due to a sexual assault investigation. (Matt Tackett | Collegian)

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital collaborates with CSU’s campus

Maddie Wright April 17, 2019

Organizations who need volunteers and donations often come to college campuses to get those resources. A handful turn to fraternity and sorority life to seek aid and assistance. With this connection, Delta...

Illustration by Giovanna Vartuli | Collegian.

ACT Film Festival Shorts show different lenses of human rights

Maddie Wright April 15, 2019

As the fourth annual ACT Film Festival came to a close, the last day opened with a block of short films. Five films played from different parts of the world, the shortest being 12 minutes and the longest...

Illustration by Giovanna Vartuli | Collegian.

‘Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements’ shows complex situations of deaf people

Maddie Wright April 7, 2019

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival started off with a well-produced film titled "Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements" about deafness and the complexity that comes with it The ACT Human Rights...

V (left podium) and Jovan (right podium) hosting the raffle during the ending reception of the 14th Annual Feminist Thought and Activism Conference in one of the Lory Student Centers ballrooms. (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

Feminist Thought & Activism Conference centers discussions around community

Maddie Wright April 1, 2019

What do bees and feminism have in common? A lot, actually. The Women and Gender Advocacy Center hosted the 14th annual Feminist Thought & Activism Conference March 30, where participants shared...

The Women and Gender Advocacy Center located in the Lory Student Center on campus at CSU. (Skyler Pradhan | Collegian)

Feminist Thought, Activism Conference to promote discussion on modern feminism

Maddie Wright March 25, 2019

Bee educated, bee entertained and bee encouraged. That's the thought behind this year's Feminist Thought and Activism Conference, which draws inspiration from the honeybee. The 14th annual conference...

Members of Pi Lambda Chi and Zeta Phi Beta with their winner certificates.

Annual Step Show brings energy, culture

Maddie Wright February 18, 2019

The energy coming from the Bring the Culture, Hip-Hop Explosion Step Show was infectious. Four different fraternities and sororities performed at the annual Step Show Saturday Feb. 16. The event invited...

Set of The Waverly Place before the show.

‘The Waverly Gallery’ explores memory and essence

Maddie Wright February 6, 2019

The newest show at Bas Bleu examines the family dynamic as the matriarch of the family slowly declines from Alzheimer's diseases. The content of this play encourages an intense emotional connection....

A rosemary scented bath bomb, made by Colorado State Universitys Chemistry Club, sits out to dry overnight. CSUs Chemistry club is hand-making bath bombs to help fundraise for their trip to the annual American Chemical Society conference. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Bombs away: Chemistry Club fights stress with science

Maddie Wright February 5, 2019

Colorado State University's Chemistry Club is putting the "bomb" in "bath bomb".  The club is making and selling bath bombs to send members of the group to the American Chemistry Society conference this...

Essential oils have been linked too many health benefits. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Essential oils fuse science and emotions to create appeal

Maddie Wright February 4, 2019

Taking a calming lavender bath at the end of the day definitely sounds appealing. But, essential oils come from a certain level of science and emotional appeal that create the expected response. First,...

Collegian Reviews (Illustration by Caleb Carpenter | Collegian)

Weezer releases cover album with ’80s classics

Maddie Wright January 31, 2019

For those wondering what the Los Angeles based rock group Weezer has been up to lately, there's a new project from the band they can tune into.  Most people know about Weezer, the alternative rock...

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