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Participants in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration march down Howes Street in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jan. 17.

‘A day of action’: MLK Jr. celebration inspires community

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief January 19, 2022

Editor's Note: Michael Giles is a sports reporter and photographer for The Collegian. The Colorado State University and Fort Collins communities gathered to remember Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 17.  Community...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

FoCo PRIDE team helps create inclusive City environment

Austria Cohn, News Reporter January 19, 2022

To end 2021, Fort Collins received a perfect score on the Municipal Equality Index, which the City's PRIDE Employee Resource Group worked with the Human Rights Campaign to achieve. The MEI scorecard...

A sign stands signifying City Hall at 300 Laporte Avenue Nov. 8, 2020. (Skyler Pradhan | The Collegian)

City Council discusses Marshall Fire relief, Sam’s Club appeal

Austria Cohn, News Reporter January 19, 2022

On Jan. 18, the Fort Collins City Council held a regular meeting and discussed temporary housing in Fort Collins for victims of the Marshall Fire. The discussion around temporary housing options involved...

A student stands on the corner of Hughes Way and Meridian Ave. waiting for a ride.

Update: CSU on late start Jan. 20

Noelle Mason and Katrina Leibee January 19, 2022

Update: 9:01 p.m. Jan. 19 — Colorado State University will be opening late Jan. 20 due to weather. All activities, classes, events and meetings, in-person or remote, before 10 a.m. are canceled. Anything...

Colorado State University offers many options as majors as well as minors, but one of the most popular is Engineering. (Asia Kalcevic | Collegian)

CSU, community colleges open engineering transfer program

Piper Russell, News Reporter January 17, 2022

Colorado State University and the Colorado Community College System recently signed an agreement to partner on a new associate in engineering science degree. This degree is designed to help community college...

(Graphic illustration by Robbie Haynes | The Collegian)

CSU updates COVID-19 policies for the spring semester

Samy Gentle, News Reporter January 17, 2022

With the start of the spring semester, Colorado State University students and staff are returning to campus alongside the new omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19.   The omicron variant,...

Participants in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march walk down Howes Street in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jan. 17.

Fort Collins celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Noah Pasley, News Editor January 17, 2022

The City of Fort Collins and Colorado State University came together Monday to celebrate the federal holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a march and special programming at the Lory Student Center...

Fort Collins community members Priscilla Macahan and Cathy Ramer hold up a sign for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “marade,” a parade named after King, Jan. 20, 2020. (Gregory James | The Collegian)

CSU celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with new march route

Noah Pasley, News Editor January 15, 2022

Colorado State University announced its Martin Luther King Jr. Day plans via a Thursday email from CSU President Joyce McConnell, which featured a new march route and a keynote speech from Carlotta LaNier...

(Graphic Illustration by Katrina Clasen | The Collegian)

CSU to require saliva screening regardless of vaccination status

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief January 3, 2022

Colorado State University's Pandemic Preparedness Team announced that all students, faculty and staff that will be returning to University grounds will be required to get a saliva screening before classes...

(Graphic illustration by Robbie Haynes | The Collegian)

CSU requiring COVID-19 vaccine boosters for spring 2022

Jordan Mahaffey, Reporter December 30, 2021

Colorado State University is requiring COVID-19 boosters for the spring semester, according to an email sent today by University President Joyce McConnell. Due to “persistently high numbers of hospitalizations...

(Graphic Illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)

COVID-19 omicron variant found in Larimer County

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief December 27, 2021

Nine cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant have been detected in Larimer County, according to a press release from the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The omicron variant is more...

CSU’s Marcela Velasco sheds a light on struggles in Colombia

Austria Cohn December 8, 2021
Marcela Velasco, an associate professor of political science at Colorado State University, shares the environmental and socio-economic hardships that people in Colombia face.
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