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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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The Rocky Mountain Collegian



A crowd gathers at the Curfman Gallery in Colorado State Universitys Lory Student Center for the Student Art Exhibition

Annual Student Art Exhibition is now open

Barnaby Atwood, Staff Reporter December 1, 2022

Students' art pieces are featured in the Curfman Gallery in Colorado State University's Lory Student Center for the Student Art Exhibition. The gallery, ran by the LSC Arts Program, rotates through...

Colorado State University’s School of Music Theatre and Dance presents Spring Awakening with music by Duncan Sheik, book and lyrics by Steven Sater.

‘Spring Awakening’ brings light to teen issues

Alexander Wilson, Social Media Coordinator November 10, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 4, the cast and crew of "Spring Awakening" celebrated their opening night.  The musical, adapted from the 1891 play by Frank Wedekind, will run through Nov. 13 at the University Theatre...

Andrew Elofson, Sara Perez, Kelsey Gant, Sulove Tripathee and Noah Sauls of Denver, Colorado pop-punk band Suitable Miss

Alternative pop-punk band Suitable Miss encourages inclusivity

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter November 2, 2022

Suitable Miss is a Denver-based alternative band looking to diversify the Colorado music scene. The band was formed in 2019 by cousins and best friends Kelsey Gant, bassist, and Sarah Perez, lead vocalist. “Me...

Liz Agna performs during the drag show

The Lyric presents a special Halloween drag show

Alex Wilson, Social Media Coordinator October 26, 2022

The Lyric held a Halloween drag show Friday, Oct. 21, where the performers executed an extra spooky production.  Krisa Gonna, the hostess and mastermind of the show, produced the screen projections...

Upcoming Halloween events near Fort Collins

Upcoming Halloween events near Fort Collins

Samy Gentle, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

As the weekend before Halloween approaches, so do several spooky events in town. From bar crawls to haunted houses, Fort Collins and nearby towns have something for everyone. Harrington Art Alliance’s...

Umbrellas dangle in an alley outside of Happy Luckys Teahouse in Fort Collins

Fort Collins Ghost Tour uncovers haunted stories

Emmalee Krieg, Staff Reporter October 23, 2022

Creaky floorboards, shadowed corners and the musky smell of dust fill a dark room. Did something just brush against your shoulder? Or was it someone? Fort Collins is rich with history. So rich that...

Artwork at the Fort Collins Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk: Explore Old Town, discover up-and-coming artists

Alex Hasenkamp, Arts and Entertainment Director October 10, 2022

If you’re looking for an immersive way to learn more about art in your community, Fort Collins presents First Friday Art Walk — a completely self-guided tour that takes you all around the downtown...

CSU Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022 schedule

CSU Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022 schedule

Sam Hutton, Staff Reporter October 9, 2022

Colorado State University is hosting its annual Homecoming & Family Weekend beginning Oct. 13. The weekend encompasses activities for members of the CSU and Fort Collins communities and visitors. Below...

Colorado State University Marching Band Tuba players march toward Canvas Stadium for the homecoming football game against the San Jose State University Spartans. CSU won the game 32-14 Oct. 9. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

‘Keeping the tradition alive’: The Alumni Marching Band legacy

DJ Vicente, Staff Reporter October 9, 2022

With this year's Homecoming & Family Weekend swiftly approaching, students, staff, family and the Fort Collins community will experience some of Colorado State University’s finest festivities and...

People stand outside the Colorado State University Lory Student Center to watch the homecoming bonfire before the firework display and lighting of the A Oct. 8. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

Homecoming is back: Carrying on beloved historical traditions

Emmalee Krieg, Staff Reporter October 9, 2022

Homecoming is back, and like many Colorado State University traditions, it's still going strong. After a not-so-conventional Homecoming in previous years due to COVID-19, staff and students alike are as...

During the Presidents Fall Address, Interim President Rick Miranda speaks to a crowd of students, alumni and faculty about how the university overcame the pandemic

President’s Fall Address marks new beginnings for CSU

Sam Hutton, Staff Reporter October 2, 2022

The annual Colorado State University Fall Address and University Picnic was held Sept. 29 for the first time since 2019. The event, held on the southwest corner of The Oval, included performances from...

Leroy Twarogowski and Marie Coté Twarogowski stand in the Meno House Gallery

Snow and chickens: Leroy Twarogowski’s art in retrospect

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director September 26, 2022

Looking around Meno Home Studios, it is evident a lifetime of artistic development went into the curation of Leroy Twarogowski’s “In Retrospect” exhibition.  With a focus on family, the natural...

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