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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

This black and white painting of a whale is one of Cordells favorite creations. (Photo courtesy of Kaylee Cordell)

Local artist turns passion into a career

Sarah Ehrlich August 24, 2017

One art class at Front Range Community College is Kaylee Cordell's only formal training, but that does not stop her from pursuing her passion. With inspirations like Wassily Kandinsky and Salvador Dali,...

The new on-campus stadium recently had turf installed and is expected to open in time for the 2017 season on August 26, against Oregon State. (Photo Courtesy of CSU Athletics)

CSU to host concerts before each football game

Sarah Ehrlich August 22, 2017

To celebrate the new Colorado State football stadium, the University will host Stadium Sessions, a series of pre-game concerts happening all season long. Over 30 bands, many being from Colorado,...

Macklemore takes the IM fields by musical storm Friday for the ASAP fall concert.

5 up-and-coming bands performing at NewWestFest

Sarah Ehrlich August 10, 2017

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest: August 11, 12, 13 -80+ Colorado based bands -250+ art and food vendors What better way to end summer than with a music festival? Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest...

Liza Claiborne shows people many disciplines of dance through her Nia class. Photo credit: Sarah Ehrlich

Wolverine Farm hosts free weekly Nia class

Sarah Ehrlich July 24, 2017

When: Every Monday at 5:30 p.m.Where: Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick HouseCost: Free, donations encouragedNon-Impact Aerobics, or Nia for short, started in the `80s and has since evolved into...

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The buzz on the current state of bees

Sarah Ehrlich July 20, 2017

Honeybee and pollinator population decline, with increased death and disappearance, around the world have left scientists, beekeepers and farmers stumped, while also threatening the future of the global...

Some local chilrden play in the water founted located in the Square of Old Town Fort Collins. Photo credit: Audrey Potter

Fort Collins’ Outdoor Movie Night to kick-off this Tuesday in Old Town Square

Sarah Ehrlich July 8, 2017

What's better than warm weather and good movies? The Downtown Business Association is combining the two by hosting an Outdoor Movie Night in Old Town Square. The free and family-friendly event will...

The Shrine to Humanity by artists Lonnie Hanzon and Paolo Wellman added a pop of color to the landscape of the Capital Building this past weekend. Photo credit: Sarah Ehrlich

Thousands attend Denver’s PrideFest

June 20, 2017

Participants flooded Downtown Denver, Colorado this past weekend to attend the 41st Annual Denver PrideFest, the third largest LGBTQ celebration in the country. Civic Center Park was transformed into a...

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Fort Collins’ Bas Bleu Theatre Company brings good casting, comedy with ‘Boeing Boeing’

Sarah Ehrlich June 13, 2017

The 1960s was a time when many social revolutions were born, including the rebirth of female empowerment. "Boeing Boeing" shows the lives of three air hostesses—a job for women no longer expected...

5 of the prettiest plants blooming on CSU’s campus this spring

Sarah Ehrlich May 2, 2017

You may have noticed a more pleasant smelling walk to class and a more colorful Colorado State University campus. New spring blooms have made themselves right at home, so if you are looking for a way to...

Image of Lyric Cinema Cafe Marquis  photo by Brianna Nash

Lyric Cinema Cafe turns 10 and the future is bright

Sarah Ehrlich April 27, 2017

The Lyric Cinema Cafe has been serving up beer, food and independent films in an establishment with a local feel for the last 10 years. "I have a passion of creating an experience," said General Manager...

Red Rocks announces summer lineup for Film on the Rocks

Red Rocks announces summer lineup for Film on the Rocks

Sarah Ehrlich April 25, 2017

Summertime in Colorado is not the time to be cooped up inside. People from all over the world travel to our great state to experience some of the amazing nature that has made us famous. This summer, Red...

The Horticulture center provides plants for many community projects, including the Annual Trial Gardens. (Collegian file photo)

Horticulture Center adds to beauty and health of Fort Collins

Sarah Ehrlich April 20, 2017

Colorado State University has always been a strong force in the research and development of agriculture, and at the Horticulture Center on campus, the main supporter of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture...

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