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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Colorado State University womens basketball team lines up for the National Anthem at Moby Arena Jan. 21. Each player wore the name of a cancer patient on their jersey for the fourth annual Fight Like a Ram game.

Fight Like a Ram: Extending courage, community beyond the court

Kaden Porter, Staff Reporter January 26, 2023

After spending half of 2022 fighting cancer, the Kappa Kappa Gamma house director was able to celebrate finishing treatment in front of her sorority during the Jan. 21 Colorado State University women’s...

Colorado State guard Isaiah Stevens waits for a play call from the bench Jan 21.

Isaiah Stevens breaks CSU’s 30-year career assist record

Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor January 23, 2023

It was a goal from day one for Isaiah Stevens to break Colorado State University's all-time career assist record of 530. That mark was set and held for nearly 30 years by Ryan Yoder, who played for the...

Colorado State University volleyball fans hold signs to honor head coach Tom Hilbert after his last regular season home game at Moby Arena Nov. 12. Hilbert announced his retirement Nov. 7 after 26 years at CSU. The Rams won the game 3-1 against the United States Air Force Academy and will likely return for the Mountain West Volleyball Champion Tournament at the end of November.

Rams volleyball prepares for Hilbert’s final MW tournament

Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

In Colorado State University volleyball head coach Tom Hilbert’s final Mountain West Conference tournament, his team is the underdog — and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Hilbert announced...

The latest mural from the vision of Nicholas Galanin

New mural created by art students: ‘State S(t)eal’

Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

Alaska Native artist Nicholas Galanin designed a new mural featured on the north-facing wall of Colorado State University's Visual Arts Building. The artwork can be easily seen by passersby when traveling...

The Colorado State University lacrosse team and alumni pose for a group photo after the team’s annual alumni game

Lacrosse’s historic success influences modern program

Kaden Porter, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

The Colorado State University men’s lacrosse program may not be the most recognizable athletic team on campus, but it is one of the most successful in recent history. Despite being originally founded...

People want a leader that comes in to inspire: CSUs presidential search

‘People want a leader that comes in to inspire’: CSU’s presidential search

Allie Seibel, News Editor September 29, 2022

Colorado State University is currently searching for its 16th president after former President Joyce McConnell split ways with the university June 30. New presidential candidates will be recommended...

Outside hitter Kennedy Stanford (17), middle blocker Naeemah Weathers (9) and middle blocker Malaya Jones (1) kneel during the National Anthem before taking the court against the University of Colorado

CSU volleyball: Taking a knee for a cause beyond the game

Karsyn Lane, Sports Director September 22, 2022

In a symbolic act of resistance to racism, one kneels instead of standing during the performance of the national anthem or at other appropriate moments. This movement originated when Colin Kaepernick,...

David Roddy (21) cheers after a penalty is called in favor of Colorado State

David Roddy pursues dream in NBA Draft, ending CSU career

Karsyn Lane, Sports Director June 1, 2022

David Roddy, a junior forward at Colorado State University, has declared that he will sacrifice his senior season of eligibility with the Colorado State men’s basketball team in order to maintain eligibility...

Trash Talk: 2022 Denver Broncos draft profile: Nik Bonitto

Trash Talk: 2022 Denver Broncos draft profile: Nik Bonitto

Chase Hontz, Collegian Columnist May 4, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft certainly did not offer the same high level of intrigue for Denver Broncos fans as in years past. This is due to the fact that almost all of the Broncos’ premium picks for this year’s...

Bailey Shepherd poses for a portrait on the campus of Colorado State University.

Shepherd: Thank you — Bailey’s final recap

Bailey Shepherd, Sports Reporter May 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Friends, the time has come. After three...

Tavian Brown (55) stands between plays Oct. 9. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

Hope Nepstad: CSU’s 1st female football assistant strength coach

Jack Taylor, Sports Reporter May 4, 2022

Colorado State University football is heading into a new era for the program after hiring head coach Jay Norvell. Norvell brings with him from the University of Nevada, Reno a majority of his coaching...

Senior Ren Bergeron stands in front of a stained glass window inside of Guggenheim Hall

Student turns trauma into empowerment through art, advocacy

Serena Bettis, Content Managing Editor May 4, 2022

A mural of a woman’s silhouette hangs on a wall in Simon Guggenheim Hall of Household Arts with the inscription “WATCH WHAT SHE CAN DO.” The woman, who wears a construction hat made out of a protractor,...

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