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(Graphic Illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)

Larimer officials concerned about rising hospitalizations

Natalie Weiland October 11, 2021

Larimer County health officials expressed concern about rising levels of COVID-19 hospitalizations as flu season approaches.  According to an Oct. 9 press release from the Larimer County Department...

Canvas Stadium stands in low-hanging smoke from both the Lewstone fire near Rist Canyon and the Cameron Peak fire near Cameron Pass Aug. 23. (Devin Cornelius | The Collegian)

Fort Collins ranks 17th-worst in nationwide ozone levels

Noelle Mason September 19, 2021

Fort Collins residents are no strangers to waking up with scratchy throats from poor air quality. Fort Collins was recently ranked the 17th-worst city in terms of high ozone days, according to a new...

Ph.D. Student and hemp researcher Brian Mitchell holds up a bundle of recently cut hemp plants in a research field at the southern location of the Agricultural Research, Development & Education Center (ARDEC). Mitchell is currently collecting data on the use of hemp as a ground cover plant. (Matt Tackett | Collegian)

CSU partners in research project about rural sustainability

Isabel Brown September 14, 2021

Colorado State University recently partnered with stakeholders and scientists from seven other schools in a $15 million research project. This project centers on bridging the gap between growing urban...

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Larimer County Health Department provides COVID-19 update

Isaiah Dennings July 15, 2021

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment held a public forum July 12 via Zoom to update residents on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The delta variant was a main topic,...

(Graphic illustration by Robbie Haynes | The Collegian)

Larimer County health officials warn of new COVID-19 variant

Isaiah Dennings June 29, 2021

Larimer County health officials issued a statement Friday, June 25 warning residents about the increased presence of the new delta variant of COVID-19. The first case of the delta variant of COVID-19...

Gathered at University of Northern Colorado’s University Center UNC student, Austin Huber, vapes a “phat cloud”. Austin was the founder of the event, created to rid Greeley of its stink by vaping. He planned to create more events similar, to bring people together.
(Anna Baize | Collegian)

Study explores possible link between vaping and viral infections

Natalie Weiland April 20, 2021

Colorado State University’s Magzamen Lab has begun a study regarding the effects of electronic cigarettes on viral infections.  According to a flyer posted around campus, the study will be “investigating...

A sign of Panacea Life Sciences in the Chemistry building Apr. 7. (Tri Duong | The Collegian)

Room for growth: Panacea-CSU partnership furthers CBD research

Noelle Mason April 20, 2021

One year ago, Colorado State University alumna, founder and CEO of Panacea Life Sciences, Leslie Buttorff, gifted $1.5 million to the University for the creation of a cannabinoid research center.  “I...

(Graphic illustration by Charlie Dillon | The Collegian)

Written in the Stars: April astronomy calendar

Noelle Mason March 30, 2021

Stargazing can be a new hobby to explore this spring as the evenings begin to warm up.  Colorado State University’s Emily Hardegree-Ullman, assistant professor in the Colorado State University...

Juan Belardinelli does research in the Microbiology Building March 4. Belardinelli is a research scientist working on a variety of projects, including COVID-19 research. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

Reflecting on research: A year of COVID-19 at CSU

Noelle Mason March 9, 2021

One year ago, Colorado State University students left campus to isolate from one another in the face of the looming COVID-19 pandemic.  During the year following the initial lockdown, campus seemed...

(Graphic illustration by Charlie Dillon | The Collegian)

Written in the Stars: March astronomy calendar

Noelle Mason March 5, 2021

As quarantine continues on, it might be time to find a new hobby that is social distancing friendly. As the seasons change, get a breath of fresh air in the evenings by stargazing locally with advice...

A bison in the snow in Yellowstone National Park on Feb. 19, 2018. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

La longevidad de las especies en Colorado

Noelle Mason March 1, 2021

Traducción de Kati Roan Editor’s Note: Read the English version of this article here. En noviembre de 2020, los votantes de Colorado decidieron reintroducir a los lobos grises en la región...

A bison moves through the snow in Yellowstone National Park in February 2018. The bison at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area are descended from bison from Yellowstone and are the results of conservation efforts between many partners, including Colorado State University and the City of Fort Collins. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

Species longevity in Colorado: What Larimer County is doing

Noelle Mason February 14, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en español de este artículo aquí. In November 2020, Colorado voters opted to reintroduce gray wolves to the Southern Rocky Mountain region. This area...

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