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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student Art Exhibiton is the longest running annual event through the LSC Arts Program, and gives students a chance to showcase their work in a contemporary gallery, and even sell a few pieces. (Sarah Ehrlich | Collegian)

5 exhibits at CSU to see in wake of finals week

Sarah Ehrlich November 29, 2018

In the whirlwind of end-of-semester duties engulfing the student body, a visit to the various exhibits across campus could provide a little haven from stress and an appreciation for art.  CSU features...

Photo courtesy of Perdo Ferreria

Collegian staff picks: best Halloween movies from the past to now

Sarah Ehrlich October 31, 2018

Whether you are a fan of Halloween or not, the Collegian Arts and Culture desk have rounded up some of their favorite movies to celebrate: Jalen Winfrey, @jalen_winfrey: "Mad Ron’s Prevues From Hell:" 'Mad...

Ramskeller Brewery produces first ale for CSU Homecoming

Ramskeller Brewery produces first ale for CSU Homecoming

Sarah Ehrlich October 12, 2018
The Ramskeller brewery has reached another milestone in its first year of operation with their first batch of brew, the Homecoming Ale-umni Golden Ale. It will be available Oct 12 at noon. 
Fritzler Farm Park, formerly Fritzlers Corn maze revealed their new maze design on Sept 13, 2018. The park continues its regular fall events, the Oktoberfest from Oct. 6-7 and Hometown Heroes from Oct. 13-14. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Fritzler Farm Park welcomes fall with new and classic events

Sarah Ehrlich October 3, 2018

Some people consider Halloween to be a month-long celebration. Fritzler Farm Park, formerly Fritzler's Corn Maze is one local business that can help people get into a spooky mood with many fall-themed...

Stephen Brer Rabbit Brackett of the Denver based band, Flobots, performs at The MOB on August 26 ahead of the inaugural game at the new on-campus stadium. Brackets is a CSU alum. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Colorado music, football and community come together for Stadium Sessions

Sarah Ehrlich August 20, 2018
Gameday at CSU will continue to celebrate music and community with free, pre-game concerts open to the public with the second season of Stadium Sessions.
CSU student watches performance with a Ramfest 2017 wristband. (Jenn Yingling | Collegian)

RamFest on hold after “internationally known performer” cancels tour plans

Sarah Ehrlich August 20, 2018

The RamEvents Office announced Monday that the annual RamFest concert will not take place at the beginning of the fall semester after the headliner canceled their tour, which included the on-campus...

Collegian Arts and Culture Director Sarah Ehrlich (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Meet your Editors: Sarah Ehrlich, arts and culture director

Sarah Ehrlich August 19, 2018
Sarah Ehrlich is The Rocky Mountain Collegian’s arts and culture director for fall 2018.
A volunteer raises a beer glass at the Snowbank Brewing booth at the Colorado Brewers Festival. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Colorado Brewer’s Fest had beer flowing despite rain

Sarah Ehrlich June 26, 2018
Even gloomy weather can't stop Fort Collins folks from enjoying their summer festivals.  The 29th annual Colorado Brewers Festival had 150+ Colorado beers, 40+ Colorado breweries, and ten hours of live music this past weekend despite thunderstorms and dark clouds closing out the festival on Sunday.
Several bars in downtown Fort Collins, including Yeti Bar and Grill, say one of the most popular drinks of the weekend is Adios MoFo. The drink is a hefty combination of vodka, rum, tequila, gin, Blue Curacao liqueur, and a sweet soda finish likely to give anyone a strong buzz.

Aftercare after a night in Old Town

Sarah Ehrlich May 7, 2018
One friend is kissing a stranger on the Rec Room dancefloor. Another is ordering another drink they definitely do not need. Has anyone seen the designated driver? The last thing on your mind is the hangover that’s about to hit you in the morning. Continue reading for some tips to help prevent that miserable post-party feeling.
Students participate in the 1983 College Days Mud Bowl, where the intramural fields were transformed into a sea of water and mud for students to drink and play football in. (Photo courtesy of University Historic Photograph Collection )

Looking back at CSU ‘College Days,’ wild springtime behaviors of past

Sarah Ehrlich May 1, 2018
This is College Days, the weekend of celebrating before finals week that put Colorado State University on the map as the place to party in the Rocky Mountain region. Alumni from the time of this affair will recall large amounts of 3.2% beer, great musical guests and plenty of reckless behavior.
Pictured here is a closeup of Sabins latest work, Earthship. This series reflects nature and how man intervenes. Sabin felt we intervene so strongly we have even managed to do it on Mars. (Sarah Ehrlich | Collegian)

Photo gallery: Earthship- a CSU art professor’s pen and ink outer space adventure

Sarah Ehrlich April 27, 2018

We as humans tend to be an intrusive species. CSU resident artist Eleanor Sabin has finished her most recent drawing and sculpture project, "Earthship", a look at how man-made objects make their way...

Construction materials are not just made for labor, Saxon Martinez emphasizes. For his current assignment, he is using materials such as concrete, wood, and foam installation boards. These materials can be made into art, and Martinez plans to use them as such, depicting his Latino heritage and the stereotypes that come with it. Here, Martinez poses with the beginning stages of his installation set up. (Sarah Ehrlich | Collegian)

CSU art student Saxon Martinez utilizes sculptures to express experiences with racism

Sarah Ehrlich April 25, 2018
After eight years as a U.S. Marine, Saxon Martinez came to CSU to pursue biomedical science. Now, he’s a well-known student in the Art and Art History department who likes to make bigger than life art installations depicting what he goes through as a minority.
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