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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



Three people sit behind a wooden stand with a sign reading City of Fort Collins behind them.

City Council abolishes occupancy limits following removal of housing ordinances statewide

Allie Seibel, Editor in Chief July 5, 2024

Fort Collins City Council passed a measure officially abolishing housing occupancy limits by way of a 5-2 vote, following the implementation of HB24-1007, a bill signed by Gov. Jared Polis that officially...

A large black letter C in the style of The Collegian logo is to the left of the words Breaking News written in red all caps. The graphic is on top of a faded image of The Oval from above.

Breaking news: Man with stab wounds found at CSU Health Center

Sam Hutton, News Editor June 18, 2024

Editor's Note: This is a breaking news story. Updates will be provided as they become available.  An unidentified male was discovered in a Colorado State University Health and Medical Center bathroom...

Three protesters holding signs walk down a street. The left sign reads, FoCo says Free Palestine. The middle sign reads, The blood of children on your hands. The right sign reads, Woodward manufactures genocide.

Demonstrators denounce Woodward, Israel after Rafah bombings

Sam Hutton, News Editor June 1, 2024

Demonstrators again gathered near Woodward headquarters June 1 to continue advocating for a ceasefire in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. The demonstration, located in designated free-speech zones along...

A Fort Collins city member holds up a sign reading “You Arndt Listening!” in a meeting called by Fort Collins City staff March 18.

City Council hosts special meeting on changing public comment rules

Aubree Miller, Staff Reporter March 20, 2024

The Fort Collins City Council hosted over 90 people who had signed up to speak during public comment at a special meeting held to address a proposed resolution that would change the rules of public comment...

A collection of Buc-ee the Beaver stuffed animals in a display inside the brand-new Buc-ees in Johnstown, Colorado, March 18.

Buc-ee’s travel center brings Texas-sized joy to Johnstown

Allie Seibel and Caden Proulx March 20, 2024

Everything is bigger in Texas — and Colorado, too, now that a new Buc-ee's calls Johnstown home. A subset of the popular gas station and quick service location opened its doors to the Northern Colorado...

(Graphic Illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)

Breaking: FoCo resident arrested in connection to indecent exposure investigation

Hannah Parcells, News Editor February 21, 2024

Fort Collins Police Services arrested 32-year-old Stephen Masalta early Tuesday, Feb. 20, in connection to multiple incidents of indecent exposure.  Masalta’s arrest comes as part of an investigation...

A member of the Fort Collins community speaks about a ceasefire resolution at a Fort Collins City Council meeting Feb. 6.

Community unites, calls for ceasefire in Gaza at city council meeting

Aubree Miller, Staff Reporter February 8, 2024

With an unprecedented turnout of around 100 people, the Fort Collins City Council meeting Feb. 6 had an outpouring of community support surrounding a possible city resolution for a ceasefire in Gaza. The...

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Jane Fonda advocates for climate-1st activism, encourages voters

Ivy Secrest, Content Managing Editor February 5, 2024

Highlighted in Colorado State University’s thematic Year of Democracy, Jane Fonda used her time onstage to address key issues of patriarchy and climate change with CSU students in her conversation with...

Arrest made in string of Fort Collins arson cases

Arrest made in string of Fort Collins arson cases

Allie Seibel, Editor in Chief January 24, 2024

Fort Collins Police Services has made an arrest relating to a string of arson reports plaguing Fort Collins since October. The juvenile suspect has not been identified by FCPS, as he is a minor. "On...

Fort Collins City Hall Sept. 21, 2021.

New land use code stirs arguments

Tyler Weatherwax, News Editor January 18, 2024

The future of Fort Collins will soon be changing, but not everyone has the same vision. With affordable housing issues, the city has a blend of ideas for the future.  While some want to see the city...

As cars pass by the intersection of Oak Street and College Avenue, March for Palestine protesters chant, From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free Dec. 30.

Northern Colorado Liberation Coalition holds weekend March for Palestine

Caden Proulx, Print Editor December 31, 2023

This weekend in Fort Collins, the Northern Colorado Liberation Coalition held a march through Old Town, which they say will happen every Saturday from now on. The march, which began at the Old Town Square...

Protesters spread over a crosswalk to draw more attention to their cause at the Die-In at Woodward protest.

Protesters gather over alleged Woodward weapons in Gaza

Tyler Weatherwax, News Editor November 13, 2023

Protesters gathered outside of Woodward headquarters Friday afternoon to speak up about the controversy surrounding the company being involved with the manufacturing of missiles used in the Israel-Hamas...

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