Tour de Fat raises more than $400,000 for nonprofits
According to a press release from the New Belgium Brewing Company, the Tour de Fat, New Belgiumâ€™s bike-oriented costume party, has raised more than $400,000 for cycling-related nonprofits.
Nationally, this yearâ€™s Tour de Fat had more than 41,150 cyclists, which represents a 34 percent increase from 2010.
The stop in Fort Collins drew 20,000 attendees and raised more than $90,000 locally for Bike Fort Collins, Overland Bike Club and the Fort Collins Bike Co-op.
CSU women receive all-region cross country honors
CSUâ€™s Nicole Peters and Ellie Keyser earned all-region honors for their effort in Saturdayâ€™s Mountain Regional, according to a press release.
The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association honored Peters and Keyser for finishing in the top 25 individually at each of the regional sites with all-region accolades.
Peters finished the race in 21 minutes and 30.5 seconds, placing 15th, and Ellie Keyser snagged a 24th place finish with a time of 21:48.6 in the 6K, leading the team to a fifth-place finish out of 19 teams during the race on Saturday in Provo, Utah.
Only two other teams in the Mountain West had members receive all-region honors: New Mexico and Texas Christian University.
English Professor to give Womenâ€™s Studies and Gender Research Visiting Scholar Lecture
Lynn Shutters, a professor in CSUâ€™s English Department, will be speaking Tuesday for the Womenâ€™s Studies and Gender Research Visiting Scholar lecture.
The title of Shuttersâ€™ lecture is: â€œWhatâ€™s love got to do with it? Marital love, medieval through modern and the gay marriage debate.â€
Shuttersâ€™ research focuses on representations of wifehood, marital affection and classical, pagan women in late-medieval English and French literature, according to the events calendar.
Shutters currently teaches â€œBritish Literature 1â€ and â€œModern Women Writersâ€ in the English Department.
The lecture will start at 4:30 p.m. in the Grey Rock Room of the Lory Student Center.