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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 Brief History of Earth Day

A Brief History of Earth Day

Rachel Rasmussen April 22, 2020

Sponsored Content Earth Day began in 1970 and has grown into one of the biggest global movements. It was started by Gaylord Nelson, a junior senator from Wisconsin. He was concerned with the deteriorating...

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Companies using Recycled Products

Rachel Rasmussen April 22, 2020

Sponsored Content As the negative effects of plastics and trash become well-known, companies are trying to focus their products and missions on becoming more environmentally friendly.  Adidas Adidas...

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Safety Tips for Hiking

Rachel Rasmussen April 14, 2020

Sponsored Content These days, hiking has grown in popularity as a way to challenge your athleticism in the great outdoors or a way to have some fun with friends. Whether or not you’re an expert who’s...

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What to Pack for a Day Hike

Rachel Rasmussen April 14, 2020

Sponsored Content During these uncertain times, you may feel the need to get out of the house, take your dog and go for a hike in Colorado’s beautiful mountains. If you’re planning to hike for more...

Evergreen Wilderness Guides Co-Owner and senior guide Ryan Dresser smiles for a portrait at The Bean Cycle in Old Town Feb. 23. (Photo courtesy of Anna von Pechmann)

What’s it like to be a climbing guide? Ryan Dresser shares insight

Rachel Rasmussen April 6, 2020

Sponsored Content By Anna von Pechmann Ryan Dresser has been the co-owner and senior guide at Evergreen Wilderness Guides since Sept. 2018. Dresser has been climbing for 10 years and guiding for four...

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Things to do to Stay Occupied During Quarantine

Rachel Rasmussen April 1, 2020

Sponsored Content If self-quarantine and social distancing has you going a little crazy, there are plenty of activities you can do to try and keep yourself busy and entertained.  Have a family bake/cook-off Get...

How to Train for a Triathlon

How to Train for a Triathlon

Rachel Rasmussen March 3, 2020

Sponsored Content Triathlons have become very popular since their debut in 1974 when 46 people competed in the first triathlon in California. Today, around 2 million people participate in triathlons each...

Run. Sport for All.

Helpful Tips for Your Next Run

Rachel Rasmussen March 3, 2020

Sponsored Content By Laura Studley Running — a word that can be greeted with feelings of both love and hate. Both a sport and a recreational activity, this exercise is sure to improve your endurance,...

Recreational Games to Play When the Weather Warms Up

Recreational Games to Play When the Weather Warms Up

Rachel Rasmussen February 24, 2020

Sponsored Content By Laura Studley It’s difficult to imagine fun outdoor games when there are piles of snow outside, but keep these recreational games in mind for when the weather gets warm. HOW TO...

Different Types of Slacklining to Try

Different Types of Slacklining to Try

Rachel Rasmussen February 24, 2020

Sponsored Content Slacklining is a sport or activity that is similar to walking on a tightrope. It utilizes balance, core strength and moving meditation (being aware of what you are feeling when your...

Meet the CSU Gymnastics Club

Meet the CSU Gymnastics Club

Rachel Rasmussen February 19, 2020

Sponsored Content The CSU Club Gymnastics Club is one of the newest clubs at CSU. It was founded last semester by first-year Chloe Brekhus and Jess Moser, one of the coaches of the team. Last September,...

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Workouts to do at Home

Rachel Rasmussen February 19, 2020

Sponsored Content By Laura Studley Not everyone can afford a gym membership or have the time to go to the recreation center on campus, but these workouts can help keep you healthy from the comfort of...

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