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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Colorado State University president Dr. Tony Frank runs the Board of Governers Meeting on May 2, 2017. Photo by Tony Villalobos May

11 new degree programs introduced at Board of Governors

Nicole Towne and Ty Betts May 4, 2017

During the Board of Governors meeting, over 11 new degree programs were approved for both undergraduate and graduate studies at Colorado State University. Provost and Executive Vice President Rick Miranda...

Photo by Erin Krigger

CSU Undie Run to occur Friday, lacks University support

Ty Betts May 3, 2017

Unlike previous years, the Undie Run, set to take place Friday at Colorado State University, has not been coordinated with the school administration or a student organization. The event was formerly...

Senior natural resource management major Andrea Vanderbilty plants brussel sprouts at the student sustainable farm Monday. The student run farm has volunteer hours every Monday and Wednesday from 2-4pm, welcoming anyone to help in various ways throughout the garden.

First greenhouse gas management and accounting graduates face uncertain job market

Ty Betts April 27, 2017

Some of the first students of the Greenhouse Gas Management and Accounting program are graduating from this recently developed degree amidst a time of political opposition to their field. The master's...

The Paper Bag Crew meets Fridays in Old Town at the Fort Collins Rescue Mission to deliver donated student meal swipes and items to those in need. From left, John Gregory, Lauren Lopez-Mauer, Lauren Rodgers, Jordan Marsh, Katie Gray, Hannah Cowie, Emily Kopal, and Micah Plender. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan

Paper Bag Crew aims to fight food insecurity

Ty Betts April 25, 2017

When the Paper Bag Crew passes out bags filled with food to those facing food insecurity, each comes with a hand-written message such as, “Please remember that you are important, valued and loved." The...

Bill Ritter gives a speech about energy in the Lory Student Center. (Trevor Capozza | Collegian)

Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter responds to EPA rollbacks

Ty Betts April 11, 2017

On March 28 President Donald Trump signed an executive order that affirmed to the international community he has no plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The effect of this executive order on the...

Guest speaker notified of Pulitzer Prize win while visiting CSU

Ty Betts April 11, 2017

Kevin Hall, a journalist who reported on the Panama Papers, waited anxiously in a classroom at Colorado State University on Monday waiting for the news. And, at 1 p.m., the news broke: He won a Pulitzer...

CSU baker, Jake Stuard, listens to Gang Starr tunes while making velvet cupcakes for hungry CSU students. The CSU bakery creates delicious homemade varieties of favorite treats such as oatmeal cookies or gulten-free muffins.

CSU to start serving pot brownies

Ty Betts April 1, 2017

Vegan, kosher, and vegetarian foods have long been served at Colorado State University dining halls, but soon another option will be available for students who prefer to consume cannabis. The Director...

A self-made laser system created by Yost and his team will help cool hydrogen atoms. (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

CSU professor receives $513,000 for hydrogen research

Ty Betts March 29, 2017

With lasers strong enough to burn through paper, CSU researchers are cooling hydrogen in order to better understand the atom and the fundamental properties of physics. Assistant physics professor Dylan...

Photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey (Public Domain)

Colorado River losing essential water flow, new research shows

Ty Betts March 21, 2017

An increase in temperatures has the ability to reduce the flow of water in the Colorado River by 20 to 30 percent by mid-century, according to new research done by Colorado State University and the University...

On Feb. 27, sophomores Jessica Neal and Haley Hanna renew their apartment lease for another year. (Jenna Van Lone I Collegian)

Student Legal Services, Off-Campus life offer advice for student renters

Ty Betts March 2, 2017

Lease season in Fort Collins starts about mid-spring semester at Colorado State University, and while the renting process can be complex, there are several on-campus resources to assist students. Student...

Kyle Bandy, a senior business student, uses the Bloomberg terminals in Rockwell to work on the Summit Fund Tuesday afternoon. (Jenna Van Lone I Collegian)

Computer program helps business students make smart investments

February 15, 2017

Colorado State University students in the college of business are using a special computer program to help them make smart investments. The Bloomberg terminals, known as the Bloomberg Professional service,...

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