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Sean Kennedy May 8, 2017

Editor’s note: As part of a media transparency initiative, on May 8, 2017, the Collegian spent the last day of publishing of the year telling our readers about us. You can read more about the people...

Confronting the myth of Colorado athlete altitude advantage

Confronting the myth of Colorado athlete altitude advantage

Sean Kennedy April 6, 2017

Colorado sports fans have heard all the jeers.  "How do you breathe up here?" "Our boys aren't used to playing at this altitude!" "It's not fair, your players LIVE here!" For many, the idea of playing...

Seriously: North Dakota vs. South Dakota

Seriously: North Dakota vs. South Dakota

Sean Kennedy February 1, 2017

This election cycle marked the debut of both North Dakota and South Dakota in national news, North Dakota for stealing land from its Native American population and South Dakota for declaring a state of...

Seriously: Upbeat Trump hopes for pleasant Inauguration Day

Seriously: Upbeat Trump hopes for pleasant Inauguration Day

Sean Kennedy January 20, 2017

Beaming warmly while chatting with members of the press and White House staff, Donald Trump told reporters that he is hoping for a pleasant Inauguration Day. "I really hope this goes well, I've been looking...

Seriously: Entire U.S. fact-checking industry shuts down after debate

Seriously: Entire U.S. fact-checking industry shuts down after debate

Sean Kennedy September 30, 2016

Citing crushing workloads and overwhelming feelings of hopelessness, fact-checking agencies across the nation shut down in mass protest following the presidential debate Tuesday. "We just can't do...

Seriously: Amazing! Plaza preacher lets students pass without yelling at them

Seriously: Amazing! Plaza preacher lets students pass without yelling at them

Sean Kennedy September 12, 2016

In a move that shocked students and faculty alike, local preacher Kristoffer Kristensen stood in the plaza all day without yelling at anyone. According to sources, Kristensen stood quietly in the plaza...

Just look at that thing! Goddamn majestic. Photo credit: Abbie Parr

Seriously: Tony Frank’s beard looks freaking sweet in Fall Address about whatever

Sean Kennedy September 7, 2016

Audiences were captivated Thursday as Tony Frank's beard looked freaking sweet as sh*it at his annual Fall Address about something or other. Sources report that onlookers were visibly anxious, with...

Laurel Village (Photo: Colorado State University Housing)

Seriously: CSU announces on-campus housing to be decided by students in new “Lord of The Flies”-style policy

Sean Kennedy August 22, 2016

Citing the increased difficulty of providing adequate food and housing to a rapidly growing student population, CSU Housing and Dining Services announced today a new "Lord of The Flies-style" open...

New Belgium Brewery partners with CSU on-campus stadium, donates $4.3 million

New Belgium Brewery partners with CSU on-campus stadium, donates $4.3 million

Sean Kennedy August 8, 2016

Colorado State University Athletic Director Joe Parker announced a new partnership related to the university's on-campus football stadium with New Belgium Brewing Company Monday in a private gathering...

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Kennedy: The State of Democracy is up to us.

Sean Kennedy July 29, 2016

What does equality look like to you?What is freedom worth to you?What would you be willing to do to protect the liberty of yourself and others in your community?These are questions that dominate my thinking...

The City Council discussed topics such as drinking water supply, and the possibility of adding a third lane to I-25. Photo by Natalie Dyer

Fort Collins City Council proposes program to help low-income residents pay electricity bills

Sean Kennedy July 13, 2016

Those struggling to pay their utility bills in Fort Collins may soon see some reprieve under a program currently being developed by local legislators.Fort Collins City Council is working on the details...

CSU President Tony Frank will spoke at the Fall Address on Aug. 31 (Collegian file photo).

Seriously: Tony Frank announces creation of Administrative Oversight of Advisory Committees Executive Review Board

Sean Kennedy July 6, 2016

FORT COLLINS- Calling the move a "commitment to top-quality analysis of our analyzing strategies at Colorado State," CSU President Tony Frank announced today the university's formation of the Administrative...

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