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Eckburg: We shouldnt have to justify absences

Eckburg: We shouldn’t have to justify absences

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Director February 1, 2023
When you realize it’s mid-week and you have not had a single day that was not dedicated to working a full shift or attending a full course load — or both — and your brain melt is fully initiated, it’s OK to skip class. 
Black History Month shows the Blackprint for American culture

Black History Month shows the ‘Blackprint’ for American culture

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director January 30, 2023

As Black History Month approaches, the Black/African American Cultural Center at Colorado State University prepares for a series of events that will celebrate students and their heritage. Guided by...

The Health and Medical Center, located on Lake Street and College Avenue

Health Network hosts free voice workshop for trans students

Barnaby Atwood, Staff Reporter January 30, 2023

The Colorado State University Health Network's Transgender Health Team is co-hosting voice workshops with the Pride Resource Center for transgender and nonbinary students Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. Jan. 31...

Artist Nicholas Galanin speaks about his mural in the Lory Student Center

Indigenous artist brings his artistic philosophy to campus

Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter January 26, 2023

Art is a form of storytelling, and it is able to convey information the spoken word often cannot. It is commonly left to the viewer to decide what emotions to feel or what questions to ask. Many use...

Rams Against Hunger Food Pantry

RAH Food Pantry celebrates refrigerator and milk donation

Piper Russell, News Director January 25, 2023

Colorado State University held a ribbon-cutting event Jan. 23 at the Rams Against Hunger Food Pantry located in the General Services Building. The event was a celebration of Dairy MAX’s donation of...

Patricia Vigil gives Alfreda “Freda” Whaley, a residential dining employee, the Multicultural Staff and Faculty Network

Foundry worker Freda Whaley falls into early retirement

Samy Gentle, News Reporter January 25, 2023

Freda Whaley had been working at Colorado State University since 1989. Most recently, she worked for Housing and Dining Services at The Foundry dining center. That was until Sept. 5, 2022, when she —...

(Graphic courtesy of Annika Lister)

110 years of insects: The metamorphosis of the CSU bug club

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director January 24, 2023

For most of us, bugs can be reduced to a fear of spiders and a hope that termites don't take down our homes. For students in the Colorado State University Entomology Club, bugs are much more than that. After...

A group of Fort Collins locals begin a march down The Oval at Colorado State University Jan. 22. The march was in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which was overturned in June 2022. Protesters gathered to support womens rights.

Local activists march in support of reproductive justice

Alexander Wilson, Social Media Coordinator January 24, 2023

Around 50 people surrounded The Oval Sunday afternoon holding signs with phrases like, “Keep your rosaries off our ovaries.” As the people began chanting, “I will go to jail for justice,” alongside...

Some people hold a sign that says Graduate Worker Organizing Cooperative.

Plans to phase out mandatory assistant graduate fees now underway

Barnaby Atwood, Staff Reporter January 19, 2023

With the start of the spring semester, Colorado State University rolled out its plan to phase out mandatory fees for graduate assistants, starting with 50% of fees covered this semester. The plan is...

Eckburg: A tuition increase is not the answer, students assemble

Eckburg: A tuition increase is not the answer, students assemble

Bella Eckburg, Opinion Director January 19, 2023
Colorado State University announced its plans to increase tuition for in- and out-of-state students in the coming semester, and students are not happy.
LTTE: My summer at CSU Spur, Hydro facility opening

LTTE: My summer at CSU Spur, Hydro facility opening

Guest Author January 18, 2023
CSU Spur recently opened its new Hydro facility. Read one intern's story about a full summer at CSU Spur.
Seriously: Future CSU president announces BigCorp deal, students worry

Seriously: Future CSU president announces BigCorp deal, students worry

Paul Brull, Staff Contributor January 18, 2023
Future president of Colorado State University announces administrative partnership with BigCorp, students fear conflict of interest.
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