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Enrique Doster, a fourth-year graduate student in CSUs D.V.M./Ph.D program within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was awarded a fellowship from the National Science Foundation. (Photo courtesy of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences)

Graduate student receives fellowship to continue research in microbes

Piper Davis July 20, 2017

Enrique Doster answered a long-awaited phone call from his mentor, Dr. Paul Morley, only to be greeted with anger. "Emotions were mixed when I got the news," Doster said. "Morley decided to show his...

Sarah Prendergast is one of 15 recipients of the Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being. (Photo courtesy of Colorado State University publication SOURCE.)

Doctoral student receives Doris Duke Fellowship to research childrens’ well-being

Piper Davis July 6, 2017

Sarah Prendergast returned home one spring day and was surprised to see an email from the Doris Duke Fellowship program and a message on her phone from her faculty advisor. Prendergast, a doctoral...

The Hartshorn Health Center will be closing for a week while the location is moved to the northwest corner of College and Prospect (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

CSU Health Network closing, moving to new location

Piper Davis June 14, 2017

  The Colorado State University Health Network will be closed June 16 to June 23 and will reopen on June 26 at its new location in the CSU Health and Medical Center. The four-story, 113,000-square-foot...

United States Congress. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fb/Obama_Health_Care_Speech_to_Joint_Session_of_Congress.jpg

Former member of Obama’s cabinet to join CSU faculty

Piper Davis May 4, 2017

Tom Vilsack, former United States Secretary of Agriculture for the Barack Obama administration, will join Colorado State University’s faculty starting this month. Vilsack will join CSU as the Global...

(From left to right) Dominique Ashe, Austin Joseph and Abigail Bearce lead a group of protesters against the construction of a slaughter house on campus as they march towards the Plaza. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

Over 60,000 sign petition against meat harvesting facility

Piper Davis May 1, 2017

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the date and time of the rally. A petition against Colorado State University's on-campus meat harvesting facility reached over 60,000 signatures as...

Heated rally to encourage participation of youth in climate-related issues

“Heated” rally to encourage participation of youth in climate-related issues

Piper Davis April 27, 2017

“Heated," a youth climate change rally, will take place April 28 on the Lory Student Center Plaza from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. After noting an absence of youth participation in climate rallies, Haley Dallas,...

How CSUs diversity offices receive funding, with a look towards the future

How CSU’s diversity offices receive funding, with a look towards the future

Piper Davis April 27, 2017

Student Diversity Programs and Services (SDPS) work to support diversity on Colorado State University's campus, yet most offices do not receive funding from student fees. The diversity programs consist...

A cattle roping event during the 2013 Skyline Stampede Rodeo. (Collegian File Photo)

Student animal activist group claims CSU’s rodeo engages in animal cruelty

Piper Davis April 26, 2017

  A student animal activist group has accused CSU’s rodeo team of animal cruelty after they said they investigated CSU’s Skyline Stampede Rodeo. The 67th annual Skyline Stampede Rodeo took...

A crowd tens of thousands strong marches through Denver during the March for Science to advocate for science in public policy. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

‘Science, not silence:’ thousands gather for March for Science in Denver

Piper Davis April 24, 2017

The phrase “science, not silence” echoed through a crowd at the March for Science in Denver on April 22, fluctuating in intensity during moments of unintentional harmony among the marchers. Thousands...

Students pose with a compost bin in one of CSUs dining halls. (Photo courtesy of Dominique Ashe)

Allison Hall to receive new compost bins

Piper Davis April 19, 2017

Allison Hall recently received funding from the Associated Students of Colorado State University for a three-compartment compost bin on April 12. Dominique Ashe, a sophomore studying human dimensions...

A fatal motorcycle crash closed the intersection of College Avenue and Swallow Road Monday night. (Piper Davis | Collegian)

Deceased motorcyclist involved in three vehicle collision identified

Piper Davis April 13, 2017

The motorcyclist who died after colliding with a vehicle on Monday night has been identified. Larimer County Coroner’s Office performed an autopsy Tuesday and released a statement identifying the deceased...

A statue of the stalwart Ram stands tall in the night light.

Ram statue moved from outside of library, ending humorous tradition

Piper Davis April 12, 2017

Recent construction on campus has caused the relocation of the ram statue outside of Morgan Library. The statue will be moved to the south-east corner of campus outside of the new Health and Medical Center....

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