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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Meet winners of the CSU Fashion Show

Meet winners of the CSU Fashion Show

April 23, 2014

Melanie Cho, Most Creative A lamp may not seem like an obvious source of inspiration for a fashion collection, but for senior Melanie Cho, it was exactly that, earning her collection the “Most...

From Inspiration to Reality

From Inspiration to Reality

April 23, 2014

When senior Verretta Andersen sat down to sketch clothing designs for her Apparel Design and Production capstone, her mind shot back to Vienna, Austria. To the steps of St. Stephen’s Cathedral. In her...

Photo by Anne-Marie Kottenstette.

Love: Coming out in college: A journey towards self-discovery

February 7, 2014

The first steps you take on campus your freshman year mark the beginnings of a journey towards self discovery. Away from high school drama and the all-seeing eyes of parents, an infinite number of...

Photo by Kelsey Contouris

Weaving together a story

November 13, 2013

His fingers guide the threads with perfect patience, mixing color and pattern to form a story, a feeling, an idea. He loses himself in the rhythm, letting any frustrations or worries fade away with each...

Steph Jay, Wasteland Hop vocalist, and the rest of the band perform at Aggie Theatre on Sept. 6, 2013.  Photo by Cassandra Whelihan.

Wasteland Hop describes opening for Macklemore as “surreal”

September 11, 2013

With a sound that combines hip-hop, folk, rock and spoken word, local band Wasteland Hop made their name known after opening for Talib Kweli and Macklemore during the ASAP Fall Concert. In an interview,...

High Park Fire restoration results in wattles and hope

High Park Fire restoration results in wattles and hope

June 26, 2013

Scorched by the flames of last year’s devastating High Park Fire, the trees and earth remain only as ashy memories of a would-be forest. Yet, even though the sight seems bleak, you can see the hope and...

Venture Accelerator students, from left to right, Dillion Martin, Eric Beardslee, Cody Jones, Ray Chard, Menno Axt and Mitchel Friermood participate in a round table discussion with advisor Larry Curran, of Vion Investments. All of the students are trying to raise money for their small business ventures through CSUs new crowdfunding platform, Charge.

CSU pilots new crowdfunding platform

June 21, 2013

Let’s say you belong to a CSU chapter of a national organization and your group wants to go to the national conference but just doesn’t have the money. Or, maybe you have a cool research idea,...

Vasquez watches as her daughter, Emma, plays in Old Town Square in Fort Collins. Vasquez hopes to open her own store front shop.

Fort Collins single mom pursues her love for fashion

June 18, 2013

Sewing, fashion and design constantly fill Alexa Vasquez’s thoughts and dreams. But, that’s not all that’s on her mind. She is also thinking about the three nights a week she bartends at Mo Jeaux’s...

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