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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

A Colorado State University bus makes its rounds early Wed. afternoon during CSUs snow day. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

BREAKING: CSU cancels all classes, events after 3 p.m. today

Natalia Sperry April 10, 2019

Update 2:14 p.m.:  While the University is officially closing at 3 p.m., the Public Safety Team encourages supervisors to send people home as soon as reasonably possible due to reports that visibility...

Fort Collins police officers arrested Tanner Cook on charges of sexual assault and burglary Sept. 7.
(Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

Fort Collins man arrested for menacing, false imprisonment after reverse 911 call

Natalia Sperry April 8, 2019

Police issued a reverse 911 call to a southeast neighborhood in Fort Collins Sunday upon finding a suspect armed with a gun inside his residence. Michael Aguirre Jr., 42, was arrested by Fort Collins...

ASCSU presidential, speaker of the senate election set for April 8-10

ASCSU presidential, speaker of the senate election set for April 8-10

Natalia Sperry April 3, 2019

Following spring break, the Associated Students of Colorado State University’s annual election for the next student body president and vice president officially began. As CSU’s student government,...

ACLU letter urges CSU to reform campus police after admissions tour incident

ACLU letter urges CSU to reform campus police after admissions tour incident

Austin Fleskes and Natalia Sperry September 20, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union wrote a letter urging Colorado State University to take further action after two Native American students were removed from a campus tour last spring.  In the letter,...

Firefighters sort through gear after monitoring the Seaman Fire Thursday evening. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Greyrock Trail, Gateway Natural Area reopen

Natalia Sperry September 17, 2018

United States Forest Service officials have lifted the closures of Greyrock and Hewlett Gulch trails as well as the Gateway Natural Area. Firefighters fully contained the 231-acre Seaman Fire northwest...

The sun sets through smoke from the Seaman Fire Thursday evening. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

231-acre Seaman Fire 100 percent contained, closures remain

Natalia Sperry September 14, 2018

The 231-acre Seaman Fire has been 100 percent contained by firefighters as of Friday evening, according to a press release issued by the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests service (ARP). Active...

A CSU student relaxes in a hammock between two trees near the oval Sunday afternoon. CSU is allegedly enacting a hammock ban campus wide. (Brooke Buchan | Collegian)

CSU hammock, slackline ban sees new enforcement

Austin Fleskes and Natalia Sperry August 30, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yg_Zbm-rnRs Video by Ryan Crist, CTV Many Rams relax between classes by hammocking and slacklining on campus, but they may not realize they’re breaking Colorado State...

Student bikers ride on the Green Trail extension after its grand opening on Aug. 21. (Clara Scholtz | Collegian)

Alternative transportation student fee increase pays for trail expansion, mobile bike shop

Natalia Sperry August 21, 2018

Students biking or walking to class from the north side of campus may have noticed a change to their commute this year—but they might not have realized that they’re paying for it. Following an increase...

Meet your editors: Natalia Sperry, webmaster

Meet your editors: Natalia Sperry, webmaster

Natalia Sperry August 19, 2018

Editor’s note: As part of a media transparency initiative, on Aug. 20, 2018, The Collegian spent the first day of publishing of the year telling our readers about us. You can read more about the people...

Meet your editors: Natalia Sperry, news editor

Meet your editors: Natalia Sperry, news editor

Natalia Sperry August 19, 2018

Editor’s note: As part of a media transparency initiative, on Aug. 20, 2018, The Collegian spent the first day of publishing of the year telling our readers about us. You can read more about the people...

Larimer County Coroner releases identity of cyclist killed in US 287 collision

Larimer County Coroner releases identity of cyclist killed in US 287 collision

Natalia Sperry July 18, 2018

The Larimer County Coroner's Office has identified a bicyclist killed in a collision that closed U.S. Highway 287 for five hours on June 30 as Gene D. Vickers. The Coroner's Office determined the manner...

Fireworks over City Park (Chapman 
Croskell | Collegian)

Fort Collins sees fewer complaints, fireworks-related fires following Independence Day

Natalia Sperry July 11, 2018

With high fire danger across the state of Colorado, the City of Fort Collins emphasized the risk of Independence Day celebrations leading up to the holiday. According to local officials, those efforts...

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