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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

People await the opening of the Fort Collins Rescue Mission Nov. 28, 2017. The Rescue mission helps give food to those that are hungry. Shelters like this, along with many more across Fort Collins help the homeless throughout the winter. (Collegian File Photo)

Fort Collins operates seasonal homeless shelters to accommodate increasing population

Piper Davis November 30, 2017

As Fort Collins' population increases, local government -- along with the help of shelters and volunteers -- is working to implement initiatives to avoid displacement of the homeless community as it grows...

Zoey tags along for a ride with her owner, Maddie Murcko. (Photo courtesy of Maddie Murcko)

Service animals at CSU necessary despite instances of disobedience

Piper Davis October 25, 2017

Students may run across dogs sporting red vests or harnesses walking with their owners while at Colorado State University. Yet, these dogs serve a different purpose than normal dogs walking through campus. According...

Collegian File Photo

Number of arrests for alcohol in residence halls nearly doubles in 2016

Piper Davis October 18, 2017

An annual report released by the Colorado State University Police Department shows an increase of almost twice the number of arrests for liquor law violations in residence halls in 2016.  According to...

Sorority recruits wait in their recruitment groups for the bidding selection process to begin in fall 2016. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

CSU’s sororities face decreasing retention rates, while fraternities retain, increase membership

Piper Davis October 12, 2017

Colorado State University’s sororities are facing decreasing in retention rates over each academic year, while fraternities not only retain, but increase chapter size every semester, according to reports...

Photo courtesy of Poudre Fire Authority

Woman dies in early morning Fort Collins house fire

Piper Davis October 8, 2017

A woman was pronounced dead following a fire in southwest Fort Collins early Sunday morning. According to a press release from Poudre Fire Authority, dispatchers received a call of a structure fire on...

President Tony Frank responds to updates by CSU Chief of Police Scott Harris regarding police interactions with students on campus. (Rob Scarselli | Collegian)

Tony Frank addresses communication around bias-motivated incidents on campus

Piper Davis October 6, 2017

President Tony Frank sent an email to students and staff members of Colorado State University addressing recent bias-motivated incidents involving members of the community. Within the semester, CSU has...

CSU professors receive U.S. citizenship

CSU professors receive U.S. citizenship

Piper Davis October 3, 2017

Video by McKenna Shanholtz Salah Abdel-Ghany and Daniele Tavani, two Colorado State University staff members, became U.S. citizens in a ceremony at Rocky Mountain National Park in August. Tavani, an...

Evan Torres sorts through trash, recycleables, and compost materials at the Food Waste Audit last spring. (Collegian file photo)

Allison Hall will receive new compost bin

Piper Davis September 21, 2017

A three-compartment compost bin will be placed in Allison Hall around Halloween. In April, Dominique Ashe, a junior studying human dimensions of natural resources, proposed a bill to the Associated...

Dr. Cori Wong speaks at the Diversity Symposium last school year. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Panel of CSU faculty to discuss intersectional feminism

Piper Davis September 7, 2017

A monthly series hosted by the Diversity Committee within the School of Social Work will take place on Monday to discuss intersectional feminism in today’s climate. Dialogues Around Difference is a...

Clark Canepa, a former CSU student, participated in the Charlottesville rally as a member of the alt-right. (Screenshot courtesy of Vice News/HBO)

Former CSU student among alt-right at Charlottesville rally

Piper Davis August 30, 2017

A former Colorado State University student participated in the Charlottesville rally Aug. 11 – which escalated into a riot leaving 19 injured and one person dead – as a member of the alt-right.  Clark...

One dead in single-car collision

One dead in single-car collision

Piper Davis July 25, 2017

An adult male was pronounced dead following a single-vehicle crash on S. Taft Hill Road Tuesday afternoon. Dispatchers received calls around 12:10 p.m. notifying Fort Collins Police Services of a rollover...

Late last week, an inmate at Larimer County Jail was found unresponsive by jail deputies. (Collegian File Photo)

Police investigate child’s death in swimming pool

Piper Davis July 25, 2017

A 4-year old boy was pronounced dead on Tuesday after being pulled from a motel swimming pool in Fort Collins on Sunday. Dispatchers received multiple reports Sunday night regarding an unresponsive child...

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