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CSU celebrates African beer vessel collection, special Maxline brew June 29

To help celebrate a newly arrived collection of African beer vessels, Colorado State University students not only contributed to a museum exhibition but also designed the label for a special Maxline brew that will be served at a June 29 reception honoring the collection. “Crossing Communities: Beer Culture Across Africa” opened at the Gregory Allicar […]

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Dustin Fishman practicing for American Ninja Warrior

Incoming CSU student, Marine veteran competes on American Ninja Warrior

Originally published on Source. Story by Jeff Dodge Before Dustin Fishman comes to Colorado State University in the fall, he will be one of the featured contestants on TV’s American Ninja Warrior, starting June 26. The former Marine, who got interested in CSU after Googling “top military-friendly schools in the U.S.,” was a four-time pole-vaulting champion at […]

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Camille Dungy releases new literary essay collection

English Professor Camille Dungy releases collection of literary essays

Originally published on Source. Story by Jill Salahub CSU Professor of English Camille Dungy, an award-winning author of four full-length poetry collections and the editor of three poetry anthologies, released her first collection of literary essays, Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History, on June 13. Publisher W.W. Norton & Company calls it “a […]

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Two students awarded Griswold Scholarship for contributions to international community

Two CSU students have received the William J. & Jean S. Griswold Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. Awarded annually by the Office of International Programs, the $1,000 scholarship provides support for high-achieving upperclassmen and graduate students who contribute to CSU’s international community. Junior Madison Paquette and senior Brandon Reimers received this year’s scholarship in […]

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From Nazis to Netflix, the controversies and contradictions of Cannes

  Students and striking workers occupy the projection hall of the Cannes Film Festival Palace to prevent showing of films in 1968. AP Photo/Raoul Fornezza David Scott Diffrient, Colorado State University   On May 17, the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes kicked off with the opening-night screening of director Arnaud Desplechin’s “Ismael’s Ghosts.” […]

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Success! At the American College Dance Association Conference

CSU students Samantha Lewis, Katelyn Doyle, Mohammed York, David Van Name, Avery Jones, and Aminta Remisosky in Eugene, Ore. At the end of March, six CSU performing arts students, along with dance faculty member Chung-Fu Chang, travelled to the American College Dance Association 2017 Conference, held at the University of Oregon in Eugene. CSU’s School […]

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What France and the UK can teach Trump about reviving America’s middle class

By Steven Pressman, Colorado State University America’s middle class is in deep trouble. Signs of its decline are everywhere, from stagnant incomes and falling wealth to soaring household debt and the rise of populist politicians promising a return to the “glory days.” While there is near universal agreement that a thriving middle class is essential to […]

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