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Nick Shipe and Jennifer Tran posing for a photo after the ICDC award ceremony.

The photographer behind the camera

Mykyta Botkins May 12, 2022

Three Colorado State University Distributive Education Clubs of America members finalized in the DECA International Career Development Conference competition in Baltimore. One student received top 20,...

Jason Thornton and Annie Lien student directors of the Colorado State University spring fashion show pose for a portrait in the Gifford design building

CSU spring fashion show returns in person after 2 years

Michael Giles, Assistant photo editor April 29, 2022

The Colorado State University fashion show production and event planning class prepared for the first live, in-person spring fashion show in two years. The Department of Design and Merchandising Fashion...

Isaiah Stevens (4), John Tonje (1) and David Roddy (21) sit waiting to be called into the opening of the Colorado State basketball game vs San Diego State University

Men’s Basketball Season Highlights

Milo Gladstein, Devin Cornelius, and Greg James April 21, 2022


A flight of available ciders at Scrumpys in Old Town, Fort Collins

An “in-cider” look at Scrumpy’s

Milo Gladstein, Photographer April 21, 2022

Joseph Adenowo, during a Black Out event, honors the Black Panther Party Feb. 15

Students honor the Black Panther Party

Garrett Mogel, Grayson Reed, and Milo Gladstein February 24, 2022


(Graphic Illustration by Charles Cohen | The Collegian)

CSU community members give their takes on free speech

Grayson Reed , Photographer February 10, 2022

Colorado State University has many opportunities for students to voice their thoughts effectively, whether students feel the right to protest events on campus, take a position as a member of the student...

Elderbrook performs to a sold-out Bluebird Theater in Denver Oct. 17.

Grammy-nominated artist Elderbrook sells out Bluebird Theater

Ryan Schmidt, Staff Photographer December 9, 2021

Alexander "Elderbrook" Kotz performed at Denver's The Bluebird Theater Oct. 17. Elderbrook is a Grammy-nominated artist whose most streamed song on Spotify is "Cola" with 219,947,320 total streams. Monthly,...

Four of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform a break maneuver

Head in the clouds: The Great Colorado Air Show

Devin Cornelius, Photographer October 27, 2021
After 19 years the Great Colorado Airshow returns to Loveland. The show was headlined by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in their new F/A-18 Super Hornets.
Pasha Ripley, a speaker organized by the Denver Women’s March, opens up to the crowd about their experiences as a sex worker and why sex work should be decriminalized on the steps to the Colorado State Capitol Oct. 2. Ripley also is an organizer of the Parasol Patrol, which is a community-based organization with a mission statement to shield LGBTQ+ youth from protesters and hate speech. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Denver responds to Texas abortion restrictions

Lucy Morantz, Photographer October 7, 2021

Hundreds of protesters from Denver and surrounding cities and suburbs attended the Denver Women’s March the morning of Saturday, Oct. 2, outside the Colorado State Capitol. Denver’s march was one of...

Karina Leber (42) spikes the ball in the Border War against the University of Wyoming Sept. 28. Colorado State University won 3-0. (Lucy Morantz | The Collegian)

Rams deliver defeat at Border War

Luke Bourland October 3, 2021

  Lucy Morantz can be reached at or on Twitter @Lucy_morantz3.

A preacher sings from the Bible while surrounded by students on The Plaza Sept. 8. “They have no understanding that, ultimately, what are the two commandments we have to have? Love thy god with all thy heart and all thy soul, and love thy neighbor,” said Shawn Bowie, a bystander.

Contention captured: Preachers on The Plaza

Grayson Reed, Photographer September 13, 2021

  On Sept. 8, two pastors from Whitefield Fellowship preached on campus with the goal of bringing more students to the Gospel. Due to the preachers' controversial ideas of religious standards,...

Sean Malley and Madeline Hoffman create a snow sculpture on Colorado State Universitys Intramural Fields during a snow day March 5. Malley said the snowball fight occurring during their sculpting, seemed like just a mess. (Michael Marquardt | The Collegian)

Rams enjoy a cold one on campus

Luke Bourland March 17, 2021

[smartslider3 slider="102"] Nothing transports "adult" college students back to elementary school faster than a snowstorm. The night before a snowstorm is an unforgettable feeling packed with superstition....

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