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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Associated Students of CSUs program RamRide is currently being considered to move to Off-Campus Life. Only preliminary talks have happened and it would continue to be student run.

RamRide’s new app tracks users with GPS technology

Zane Watson April 10, 2015

With the highly anticipated launch of the Colorado State University RamRide smartphone app, the nation's largest student-run safe-ride program can now locate students with the drop of a pin. RamRide...

Pack and pass the bowl of cannabis ice cream

Pack and pass the bowl of cannabis ice cream

Zane Watson March 31, 2015

Editor's Note: This article was altered due to an editorial decision to remove a quote at the source's request. The original article can be found in the Collegian's print archives available at Morgan Library...

Chelsey Green stands outside the RamRide office in the Lory Student Center with her plaque honoring her as the Student Employee of the Year Tuesday afternoon.

RamRide app now available for student use

Zane Watson March 26, 2015

With yesterday's launch of the new RamRide smartphone application, safe rides home for students are now a more reliable option. RideRide and Mobile Knowledge have teamed up to create a mobile app that...

Nootropics or smart drugs are thought to enhance brain function which may help students with those 18 credits semester hours.(Zane Watson)

New “smart drugs” are finding their way to college campuses

Zane Watson March 25, 2015

Some students are turning to artificial and natural supplements to improve cognitive function to deal with the demand of the college lifestyle. Nootropics are supplements that range from natural to...

Water parks may come to outskirts of Fort Collins

Water parks may come to outskirts of Fort Collins

Zane Watson March 10, 2015

Two water parks may make a splash in the outskirts of Fort Collins. Approval of Go NoCO’s Regional Tourism Act application could bring indoor and outdoor water parks to Northern Colorado. Go...

Jazz Ensemble I practices before their concert The Music of Miles Davis, which will be held on Wednesday in the University Center of the Arts. (Photo credit: Eliot Foust)

CSU alumni Ben Justis wins Concerto Competition, furthering his music career

Zane Watson March 5, 2015

As the lights dim in Griffin Concert Hall within the University Center for the Arts, doors behind the orchestra open, revealing the soloist. The crowd beats its hands in unison, welcoming percussionist...

Pharmaceuticals, marijuana can help students cope in college

Pharmaceuticals, marijuana can help students cope in college

Zane Watson March 3, 2015

College is a time when stress-inducing tasks can take a toll on students' mental health. When used properly, drugs can help tackle the associated anxiety and depression. The neurons in the amygdala,...

Solace Meds budtender Brian Plaster weighs medicine for a patient Tuesday. Solace Meds, which reopened July 9, is located on the south end of Fort Collins at 301 Smokey St.

Fort Collins proposes changes to marijuana policies

Zane Watson February 10, 2015

The City of Fort Collins is considering additional regulations for the rapidly changing marijuana industry, and asked for citizen input at a meeting Monday. According to Donald Vagge, Fort Collins...

Senior psychology major, Jeff Cox takes a puff on his e-cigarette between classes under the Clark Building at Colorado State University. (Photo credit: Zane Watson)

New ordinance bans smoking and e-cig use in Old Town

February 4, 2015

An ordinance passed by Fort Collins City Council Tuesday, with a 6-1 vote, will ban smoking and electronic cigarette use in Old Town, city-run special events and natural areas. Earliest implementation...

Junior communication studies major and budtender, Brendon T. Greney displays several jars of marijuana while explaining strain differences to a curious customer at Organic Alternatives, located at 346 E. Mountain Ave. Beginning Friday, Organic Alternatives will be open until 8 p.m. as a result of the new ordinance. (Photo credit: Zane Watson)

Retail marijuana working for Fort Collins a year after legalization

February 3, 2015

In March 2014, Fort Collins established regulations for retail marijuana, which has brought change to the way the city runs. “The state has their own set of rules and the city has their own set...

CSU to plant hemp seeds, begin hemp research

CSU to plant hemp seeds, begin hemp research

January 29, 2015

The 2014 Farm Bill, which allows states with legal cannabis to perform research on industrial hemp, has opened the door for Colorado State University to study the plant. Industrial hemp is...

(Photo credit: CSU Climbing Club Team)

Colorado State alumnus Owen Graham remains actively involved with climbing team

January 27, 2015

At 8 years old, growing up within a sport enthusiast family, Owen Graham found his passion for climbing. Ten years later, he brought his passion to Colorado State University. By combining his education...

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