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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Cover art for Humanz.

Gorillaz provides a soundtrack for the apocalypse with ‘Humanz’

Zach Bermejo May 3, 2017

“What type of music is the Gorillaz?” This question was asked of me about a week ago at a stranger’s apartment.   I first heard this question when “Demon Days” was released in 2005...

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Top cannabis researchers hold inaugural research conference in Pueblo

Zach Bermejo May 1, 2017

PUEBLO - Researchers from around the world, from across all areas of the cannabis industry, presented their work at the inaugural Institute of Cannabis Research Conference this past weekend. Colorado...

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Owners of Dam Good Tacos open new restaurant in Fort Collins

Zach Bermejo April 26, 2017

Sitting comfortably between the Fort Collins Utilities Building and the Fort Collins Municipal Court is a new little food spot—The Butterfly Café. Owners Mike Falco and Ali Hatcher are serving craft...

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CSU students explain the best ways to celebrate 4/20

April 20, 2017

Editor's Note: Some students requested to withhold their last names to protect anonymity. The infamous weed-friendly holiday is upon us.One would think that since recreational marijuana use is 100% legal...

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Trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi’ drops

Zach Bermejo April 15, 2017

The hottest thing to drop this week is not just Kendrick Lamar’s new album but the new Star Wars trailer. Finally, after months of waiting, fans can watch the new teaser for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."   “The...

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The Aggie Theatre welcomes a raucous crowd for Tech N9ne

Zach Bermejo April 8, 2017

Tech N9ne put on a rambunctious show Friday night. The underground horrorcore rapper performed the sold-out show at the Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, one of the two Colorado venues that were chosen for...

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Gorillaz announce new album and release four new tracks

Zach Bermejo March 27, 2017

Patiently waiting for something you love to come back usually does not pay off. Unless that something is new music from Gorillaz. Their upcoming album will be titled “Humanz” and it drops April 28....

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Guide to 4/20 events

Zach Bermejo March 23, 2017

The big holiday is less than a month away! Four-twenty lands on a Thursday this year, and maybe you already have plans to sit back, light up and watch Rick and Morty. Just in case you want to go a little...

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Student starts independent record label for electronic music

Zach Bermejo March 23, 2017

Elijah Petty wants to make a name for himself within the electronic music scene. That is why he created his own independent record label, Glass Eye Records. Though the label is still in its infancy, Petty...

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Green Report: Governor Hickenlooper may reject pot clubs in Denver

Zach Bermejo March 11, 2017

Remember that story about social use pot clubs maybe coming to Denver? Sounded like a cool idea, right? Governor Hickenlooper doesn’t think so. He has pledged to veto the measure that would allow...

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Green Report: Federal bills before Congress, Israel moves to decriminalize marijuana

Zach Bermejo March 9, 2017

In the past few weeks there has been some uncertainties regarding marijuana on the federal level. Despite the uncertainties, legislation is being pushed forward in Congress with the help of the cannabis...

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Green Report: Social use pot clubs invite Sessions to see industry, Feds threaten to stop Cannabis Cup

March 3, 2017

Pot clubs. They might be coming to Denver, but maybe not because of the federal crackdown warning. In any case, let us explore the possibility anyway. Denver has been considering becoming the first state...

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