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Living the Alternative: After you get your first tattoo

Living the Alternative: After you get your first tattoo

Sarah Ross September 28, 2016

College is all about firsts: first roommates, first apartments, first legal drinks, and, of course, first tattoos. Many people come to college and mark the occasion of new freedom with something new...

George Sanchez, under the pen during his first tattoo (Sarah Ross | Collegian)

Living the Alternative: While you get your first tattoo

Sarah Ross September 22, 2016

College is all about firsts: first roommates, first apartments, first legal drinks, and, of course, first tattoos. Many people come to college and mark the occasion of new freedom with something new...

Living the Alternative: Before you get your first tattoo

Living the Alternative: Before you get your first tattoo

Sarah Ross September 20, 2016

College is all about firsts: first roommates, first apartments, first legal drinks, and, of course, first tattoos. Many people come to college and mark the occasion of new freedom with something new...

Majority of dorm room items purchased this week will be thrown out in May

Majority of dorm room items purchased this week will be thrown out in May

Sarah Ross August 25, 2016

On the day of freshmen move in, nearly every Walmart shopper had two carts full of dorm-room essentials. However, many of the items will end up in the trash or re-sold next May after less than a year of...

Fall Out Boy rocks a new frontier at Cheyenne Frontier Days

Fall Out Boy rocks a new frontier at Cheyenne Frontier Days

Sarah Ross July 25, 2016

Walking in to Cheyenne Frontier Days, it was clear who was there for the Fall Out Boy concert. It was a hot day, over 90 degrees at points, yet droves of fans, young and old, were wearing dark black t-shirts....

Tularemia case confirmed in Larimer County

Tularemia case confirmed in Larimer County

Sarah Ross June 18, 2016

A case of the disease tularemia was confirmed in Larimer County Friday morning. According to the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, the patient may have been exposed to the disease...

Road Trip (via YouTube)

Living the Alternative: Things to do this summer you’ve always wanted to try

Sarah Ross May 9, 2016

Welcome to Finals Week, where it seems points are made up and sleep doesn't matter. It's a week of sweat, blood, tears, and caffeine, but we all know that it is just the gate keeper for the real prize:...

5 places to get tattoos over the summer

5 places to get tattoos over the summer

Sarah Ross May 7, 2016

It seems like the warm weather is here to stay, and as summer approaches, it's time to break out the crop tops and short shorts. With all the extra skin to show off, why not get some new ink to flaunt?...

5 alternatives to Finals Frustration

5 alternatives to “Finals Frustration”

Sarah Ross May 1, 2016

Dead week is upon us, and it feels like everyone I know is burned out. What I like to call "Finals Frustration" has set in: you're frustrated at yourself for not being more put together by now, you're...

5 alternative tattoos to try before you get your tattoo

5 alternative tattoos to try before you get your tattoo

Sarah Ross April 30, 2016

There is one thing that people always tell me about getting tattoos: That they want one, but they are too afraid to get one. There are many reasons: the pain, getting the look right, but for most people,...

CSU Students celebrate Earth Day at the Earth Day Festival in the Lory Student Center Sculpture Gardens.

Save the planet on Earth Day

Sarah Ross April 22, 2016

It's Earth Day, and you know what that means: saving the planet, one habit at a time! Lots of people don't make changes that can help the environment, mostly because they feel like they will have to make...

Collegian File Photo

Five alternative ways to prepare for finals

Sarah Ross April 14, 2016

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but finals week is a mere three and a half weeks of school away (approximately 18 days of school, to be exact). This may be a relief to some of you, a terrible reality...

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