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Dream on 3: A look into the nonprofit coming to CSU Athletics

Dream on 3: A look into the nonprofit coming to CSU Athletics

Damon Cook , Sports Editor August 17, 2023

Dream on 3 is an organization dreamed up by Brandon Lindsey in 2012 to make sports-related dreams come true for children with life-altering conditions. This fall, the Colorado State University dream team...

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A newcomer’s guide to IM sports at CSU

Damon Cook, Sports Editor August 17, 2023

Intramural Sports are a big part of campus life at Colorado State University. Campus Recreation lists 39 different sports that are typically offered at some point during the year, ranging from five-on-five...

10 odd topics of CSU research

10 odd topics of CSU research

Jenn Dawson, Science Director August 16, 2023

The odds are that either you found CSU for its research, merely noticed the phrase “research university” in a catalog somewhere or have no clue what a research university really is.  A research...

The view from the top of the London Eye

Study Abroad: A Ram’s European Escape

Michael Marquardt, Photographer August 23, 2022

Studying abroad has been the most incredible adventure of my life. I naively thought I knew what to expect in Swansea, Wales, having previously visited London and several other cities, towns and villages...

Seriously: 5 things to avoid as a 1st-year in college

Seriously: 5 things to avoid as a 1st-year in college

Cat Blouch, Collegian Columnist August 18, 2022
Up until now, your introduction to college has likely been full of toothy smiles and icebreakers. I’m not here to ask about your major or where you’re from; I don’t care, and I can promise you most people don’t either.  Instead, I’m here to give you some tough love — to instill in you the knowledge that every first-year college student should know.
Mckenna Daly, President of Chi Omega in front of the sorority home

Here’s what to consider before rushing into Greek life

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director August 18, 2022

Crazy parties may be all that comes to mind when thinking of joining a fraternity or sorority this fall, but the reality is much more complex. If you really intend to join in on the fun, you should consider...

Maddy Erskine and Maxwell Hendrickson pose with all six editions of Scrapped Magazine Aug. 3 at City Park in Fort Collins. Erskine and Hendrickson are editors of the local music zine alongside Max Hogan.

Scrapped brings zines, subculture documentation back to NoCo

Serena Bettis, Editor in Chief August 18, 2022

Just like fashion trends and reruns of “Friends,” elements of life from the 1990s are making a comeback in Fort Collins’ local music scene. For the last six months, fans of Fort Collins artists,...

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A quick guide to dispensaries near CSU’s campus

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter August 18, 2022

It's that time of year again: back to school. As a student in Colorado, you have access to unique opportunities to purchase recreational cannabis, provided you are of legal age. Whether you want to...

(Graphic illustration by Brian Peña | The Collegian)

Head to Head: Is CSU a football or basketball school?

August 18, 2022

For most of Colorado State University's history, the Rams have long been considered a football school. Some of the Rams' legends of the highest tier were part of this program. Greats such as Pro Football...

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Advocating for survivors of interpersonal violence

Piper Russell, News Editor August 17, 2022

Colorado State University has many sexual assault and relationship violence resources. The Women and Gender Advocacy Center is one that provides programs and resources to help sexual assault survivors...

(Graphic illustration by Chloe Leline | The Collegian)

Eckburg: There is no ‘right’ way to do your 1st year

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Director August 17, 2022
First and foremost, welcome to Fort Collins. When you first see your life in boxes waiting to be unpacked in a room you now share with a virtual stranger, it can be easy to feel like a small fish in a big pond.  Keeping in mind that you and the rest of your first-year peers are in the same boat is crucial to staying afloat as you adjust to life as a college student and individual.
Colorado State University fans hold up their hands and cheer during the CSU basketball game vs University of Wyoming at Moby Arena

Do’s and don’ts for Ram fans on game day

Taylor Paumen, Content Managing Editor August 16, 2022

Colorado State University is back in full swing as the student population returns to campus, but more excitingly, Moby Arena and Canvas Stadium are waiting to be filled up once again. For first-time...

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