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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Zoe Jennings, Arts and Culture Editor. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Meet your editors: Zoё Jennings, A&C Editor

Zoë Jennings 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...

T-shirts telling the story of survivors and those affected by sexual violence were displayed on the plaza for Plaza Day put on by the WGAC. Photo credit: Zoё Jennings

WGAC puts on interactive event on plaza for Sexual Assault Awareness month

Zoë Jennings April 11, 2017

Rows of hand decorated t-shirts lined the Colorado State University Plaza, telling stories of survivors and those affected by interpersonal violence. These shirts are a way that victims can keep moving...

CSU student Daniel de La Fé pursues his passion of photography with his landscape photography along with the photos  he takes for the CSU and Fort Collins  communities.

‘I can do this forever’: CSU sociology student doubles as passionate photographer

Zoë Jennings April 6, 2017

For Daniel de La Fé, his photographs represent more than just a pretty landscape or a clean editing job. His photographs remind him of his best memories. As de Le Fé fondly looks through his portfolio...

Audrey Ancell is a usual at the Miramont Fitness Center, who usually puts the bouldering wall to good use. Photo by Olive Ancell | Collegian

Climbing to empowerment: Women rock-climbers discuss participation in the male-dominated sport

Zoë Jennings March 29, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GEVoQXpc4A Earlier this year, 19-year-old Margo Hayes from Boulder, Colorado, achieved a new milestone in the world of climbing. After ascending La Rambla in Siurana,...

Backpacking on the Colorado Trail near Cooper mountain. Photo credit: Zoё Jennings

The taste of nature: What you should know about foraging on Colorado trails

February 23, 2017

Sometimes you want to be in nature, and sometimes you want nature in you. With the accessibility of the internet, it is easy to look up medicinal and edible plants in Colorado, however, the practice of...

Photo courtesy: Scott Christensen 
Art by Scott Christensen inspired by his UFO encounter.

CSU’s Jacob Sphatt, Scott Christensen share UFO sighting experiences, urge others to believe

Zoë Jennings January 26, 2017

Jacob Sphatt never really believed in aliens. “I was not really sure if I believed in UFOs or not,” said the senior studying civil engineering at Colorado State University. “But after this, there...

The Squirrel Nut Zippers tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hot.

The Squirrel Nut Zippers swing by the Lincoln Center

January 17, 2017

The Squirrel Nut Zippers were the last weird people in the free world to be allowed to have a platinum record, founding member Jimbo Mathus said to the crowd. The Squirrel Nut Zippers stopped by the Lincoln...

The Elephant Revival performs for a sold out Aggie Theatre on Saturday, December 9. Photo credit: Erin Krigger

Colorado band Elephant Revival brings environmental message to Aggie Theatre

December 11, 2016

The Aggie Theatre welcomed three Colorado bands for a night of good music with an environmental message. Elephant Revival and Gipsy Moon, both hailing from Nederland, Colorado, visited the Aggie on Friday,...

Magnificent displays of lights mimicking flowers and gardens of fruit filled the walk through the Gardens on Spring Creeks holiday lighting display. Photo credit: Brooke Buchan

The Gardens on Spring Creek showcases elaborate light display for public

Zoë Jennings December 6, 2016

During the cold winter months in Fort Collins, there are few flowers to be seen, except at The Gardens on Spring Creek. Friday, Dec. 2 was the opening night for the Garden of Lights display at The Gardens...

Photo courtesy of: The Mostlies

Local theater to provide comedic relief before Election Day

November 3, 2016

After a long and messy campaign season, many shell-shocked voters are ready for a laugh with Election Day being less than a week away. On Sunday Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., The Mostlies, a local nonprofit theater...

Photo credit: Natalie Dyer

CSU Chess Club seeks to foster a community around chess

October 22, 2016

Cory Bertelsen spends his Tuesday evenings playing games of chess with his friends. People play chess for many reasons. Some people are attracted to the intellect of the game, others for the competition,...

Morris and Male connect with the audience through their stage presence and music. Photo credit: Zoё Jennings

The Unlikely Candidates perform energetic performance, despite band member’s injury

October 1, 2016

Hodi’s Half Note welcomed four entertaining acts to the stage on Thursday, Sept. 29. All the acts brought their own unique styles to their sets. The night started with Hypnotic Vibes. Forming in...

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