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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

Sleeping pills (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

Suicide now second-leading cause of death among college students

Rachel Saurer December 12, 2016

Suicide is currently the second most common cause of death among college students aged 25-34 and third leading cause of death of 15-24-year-olds, according to the American College Health Association. In...

Junior wildlife biology major Brent Pease, left, Agriculture graduate student Amy Kousch, center, and sophmore soil and crop science major Colton Heeney plant cabbage in the student sustainable farm yesterday afternoon. The student run farm grows a variety of fruits, vegtables and other plants and has done so for the last 16 growing seasons.

CSU to host International Colloquium on global food security and sustainability

Rachel Saurer November 28, 2016

Ethical issues and food-animal agriculture, innovations for sustainable food productions and water management are a few topics that will be covered at the International Colloquium on global food security...

Adolescent bison await their release back into their natural environment in 2015 at CSUs Foothills campus. (Collegian file photo)

Bison herd thrives after release, received care from CSU experts

Rachel Saurer November 11, 2016

The herd of 16 bison are thriving in the Soapstone Prairie Natural Area since their release from CSU's Foothill Campus last year due to a conservation project.Hundreds of community members and project...

Bill Ritter Jr. to speak on Americas energy revolution Monday

Bill Ritter Jr. to speak on America’s energy revolution Monday

Rachel Saurer November 3, 2016

Bill Ritter Jr., founder and director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at CSU, will speak at the Lory Student Center Theater from 6:30-7:45 p.m., Monday, Nov. 7.Ritter will be a featured speaker...

Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence rallied for Donald Trump in Loveland Wednesday night. Photo courtesy of Dakota Deirueste.

Republican VP candidate Mike Pence rallies in Loveland

Rachel Saurer November 2, 2016

Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence spoke to a room packed with supporters rallying for Donald Trump's campaign in Loveland on Wednesday night. “The election isn't about choosing between two candidates,...

Photo courtesy of Graeme Maclean. 

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Clown concerns grow in Fort Collins as Halloween approaches

Rachel Saurer October 29, 2016

Though authorities have received little reports of clown sightings, Colorado State University student remain wary as Halloween approaches. The CSU Police Department has not received any reports or incidents...

Fort Collins residents desire a Sunday bus service which would cost the City of Fort Collins $1.4 million dollars. (Ryan Arb | Collegian)

Sunday bus service anticipated for Fort Collins

Rachel Saurer October 27, 2016

City Council will vote Nov. 15 on whether a Sunday bus service will be included in the 2017-2018 Fort Collins city budget.Currently, Fort Collins buses do not run 365 days a year. Transfort, which serves...

Fort Collins Citizens discuss racial issues, advocate for Sunday bus service at Fort Collins City Council meeting

Fort Collins Citizens discuss racial issues, advocate for Sunday bus service at Fort Collins City Council meeting

Rachel Saurer October 5, 2016

The Fort Collins City Council met Tuesday night where they addressed Fort Collins citizens' concerns such as racial issues and Sunday bus services.The council meeting began by discussing concerns of the...

The North Transit Center entrance to the Lory Student Center will remain open during renovations.

Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony to take Place Oct. 6

September 27, 2016

A total of 23 Colorado State University alumni will be honored at the CSU Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards recognize CSU alumni each year who have distinguished themselves professionally,...

Formal recruitment for sororities to begin this week

Formal recruitment for sororities to begin this week

September 21, 2016

Formal recruitment, also called "rush," begins this weekend for the 12 sororities at CSU, and the search is on for the one that best suits prospective members. Formal recruitment is an event every semester...

A variety of waste waits to be sorted during yesterdays waste audit on the plaza. The annual event acts as a visual message showing passing students a faulty how much of the on campus trash can actually be composted and recycled.

The Removal of Recycling Bins Brings Challenges to Old Town Square Businesses

September 16, 2016

Old Town Square has undergone a remodel, changing up the look and some commonplace necessities. However, since this remodel, recycling bins for businesses have been removed except for a few places to recycle...

Police responded to a 911 call Thursday night, which ended in a male suspect being shot by police. Photo by Natalie Dyer.

Dead body found on College Ave on Monday

September 8, 2016

A man was found dead in a ditch off of College Avenue at 9 a.m. on Monday, Fort Collins Police say. The man was identified as Brian Wegener, age 58 of Des Moines, Iowa. According to Larimer County Coroner,...

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