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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



Seriously: Who wants to be the new CSU mascot?

Callum Burke, Collegian Columnist May 4, 2022
With mascot tryouts on the horizon, students considering putting on that CAM suit should stop and reevaluate their lives.
A man talks to a crowd of protesters.

GWOC, AAUP rally for better wages, an end to fees

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief May 4, 2022

The Graduate Workers Organizing Cooperative and the American Association of University Professors gathered outside the Colorado State University Administration Building May 3 to rally for better wages. The...

Senior Ren Bergeron stands in front of a stained glass window inside of Guggenheim Hall

Student turns trauma into empowerment through art, advocacy

Serena Bettis, Content Managing Editor May 4, 2022

A mural of a woman’s silhouette hangs on a wall in Simon Guggenheim Hall of Household Arts with the inscription “WATCH WHAT SHE CAN DO.” The woman, who wears a construction hat made out of a protractor,...

Juan Barreras, senior cheerleader at Colorado State University caught in the air as he finishes a toe-touch jump.

A highlight of senior photographers’ best shots

Collegian Photo Staff May 3, 2022

As nine Collegian photographers look toward graduation and the real world, it is important to take a look back and highlight their work for The Collegian. Showcased here is a small example of the great...

(Graphic Illustration by Katrina Clasen | The Collegian)

Food Feuds: The Post Chicken & Beer vs. Comet Chicken

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief May 3, 2022

Alright folks, for my last article at The Collegian, I feel it is only right that I review one of my favorite foods.  I have had chicken tenders from almost every place you can get them in Fort Collins....

Colorado State University athletic director Joe Parker speaks at a press conference about Steve Addazio being fired from his position as football coach Dec. 2.

Q&A with Joe Parker on CSU’s newest NIL deal with The Brandr Group

Braidon Nourse, Sports Reporter May 3, 2022

Colorado State University just reached another milestone in the name, image and likeness space. CSU first reported April 12 that the school reached a group licensing agreement with The Brandr Group, a...

(Graphic illustration by Sophia Sirokman | The Collegian)

‘How High’: the perfect cannabis movie for finals

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director May 2, 2022
Ahead of finals, we thought it would be funny to review this movie, as it features weed and college as its main plot elements. We had no idea what we were getting into.
(Photo Illustration by Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

CSU to replace eID with NetID this summer

Jack Miller, News Reporter May 2, 2022

Colorado State University plans to replace the current student eID system with a new system called NetID. This change is set to take place this upcoming July.  Kelly Poto works as an information security...

The Union Bar & Soda Fountain is a good place for a late breakfast to a late dinner Sept. 28, 2019. The very modern style of The Union makes it a great hangout spot that comes with a nice patio with cornhole. Located off Jefferson Street, this is a good place to meet new people.

5 date spots to try in Fort Collins this summer

Sierra Grimm, Arts and Culture Reporter May 2, 2022

Congratulations: The spring semester is coming to an end, and while the summer semester and summertime are approaching, it’s time to celebrate all the hard work you’ve done with a delicious date night. Whether...

(Graphic Illustration By Ava Kerzic)

Connor Jones wins MW golf title as CSU finishes 2nd at championship

Bailey Shepherd, Sports Reporter May 2, 2022

The Colorado State University men’s golf team finished the 2022 Mountain West Men's Golf Championship tournament in style this past weekend. The Rams finished as runners-up on the team leaderboard, while...

(Graphic illustration by Chloe Leline |The Collegian)

Housing prices increase, CSU hopes to provide employee homes

Isabel Brown, News Reporter May 1, 2022

As housing prices increase along the Front Range, staff and faculty at Colorado State University are finding it harder to live near campus. In a study done by the Common Sense Institute, trends in housing...

Colorado State University womens golf player Gabby Minier watches as her shot soars through the air toward the hole at Ptarmigan Country Club Oct 19, 2021. The Rams placed third in the Colonel Wollenberg Ptarmigan Ram Classic in a field of 15 collegiate teams.

Colorado State women’s golf finishes 8th at MW tournament

Bailey Shepherd, Sports Reporter April 27, 2022

The Colorado State University women’s golf team made their final trip of the season this week as they competed in the 2022 Mountain West Women's Golf Championship. The tournament was hosted at the Mission...

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