CSU Bike Sharing Program

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Mar 272013

Author: Makenzie O’Keefe


Sustainability and being green is something Colorado State University has always focused on. A new project being put into place by ASCSU and the city of Fort Collins will help our university withhold these environmental standards. CSU, being a bicycle friendly campus, is looking into working with the city of fort collins to implement a bike sharing network across the city. The primary goals of this project is to provide bicycles for students and resident of Fort Collins that will increase campus accessibility and hopefully relieve campus traffic.

This project will provide kiosks at bus stops and transit centers in which anyone can rent a bike to ride anywhere in Fort Collins. It will also include more bike racks on campus and the option to leave your bike in an overnight locker. With Meridian being closed, the possible on-campus stadium and a lack of student parking already, ASCSU hopes this project will help our university as well as maintain the image of being green. For CTV11, I’m Makenzie O’Keefe.

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week hits CSU

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Feb 282013

Author: Kelsey Peterson


This week, Feb. 24 to Mar. 2, is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and eating disorders are more prevalent on college campuses than many people realize. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, 60 to 90 percent of women on college campuses are dieting to try to lose weight and 10 to 18 percent of men struggle with compulsive exercising, abusing supplements or steroids, and undergoing cosmetic surgery. Many college students like Kalista Consol struggle with helping friends with eating disorders as well as struggle with the disorder themselves. There are many resources at CSU to help students fight the mental ailment and the CSU Health Network offers both counseling and help from nutritionists. Their counseling services can be reached at (970) 491-6053. With media influences in every direction telling women and men how they should look, it is important to be aware of the prevalence of eating disorders, which is what this week is all about. According to The Body Project, most female models are thinner than 98 percent of American women.

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FoCo Fashionista: Heels – which type are you?

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Oct 052012

Author: Brian Guiducci

English: High Heels on pink background

Cute heels that would be a bad idea to wear on campus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Waking up in the morning, you go to your closet and pick out an adorable outfit to wear for the day, often times going through about five different outfit selections till you find the right one. Then comes the important decision of what shoes to wear. You glance at your gorgeous new pumps that you recently bought and ask yourself that common question that every college girl deals with: is it worth it to wear heels on campus?

I believe that there are three different types of girls when it comes to whether or not they wear heels on campus:

The Clickers: These are the girls who know how to walk in heels and how to pick the perfect pair of heels to accessorize with any outfit. They are often seen walking all over town and campus wearing heels, and the days that you don’t see them wearing heels is a complete shocker. If you ever look at their feet, you will probably not be surprised to see a ton of different blisters from the constant day to day wearing of heels. Also, they will always keep a package of band-aids handy in their purse.

The Sorority Girls: These are the girls that only wear heels on occasion on campus. Most of the time you will see them wearing flats or other types of shoes instead of their pumps; but when you do see them wearing them, you get a 50/50 scenario in which some can pull them off while others can’t. The ones that can’t pull it off will often be seen wearing some tight skirt and top that is always revealing just a little too much.

The Hippies: These are the girls who will avoid wearing heels at all costs. When it comes to their shoes, they are always for comfort. On that very rare occasion when they dress up, they will wear a cute pair of flats but never heels. Comfort, Comfort, Comfort, it is all that matters to them.

Whatever your opinion on heels may be, there is always one rule for wearing heels: if you don’t know how to walk in heels, don’t wear them, or at least get some practice before you do. There is nothing that I hate more than seeing a girl who is wearing an adorable outfit with some heels and is stumbling all over the place. It just ruins the whole look.

In the end though, its always up to you to determine when or whether to wear heels or not, but ask yourself that question girls, which category do you fall under?

CSU Board of Governors approves motion to move forward with on-campus stadium

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Oct 042012

Author: Kari Pills

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The CSU Governing Board voted unanimously to move forward with the on-campus stadium project.

However, this approval does not mean a new football stadium will appear on campus in the next couple of years.  The board instead advised President Tony Frank:
– To embark on fundraising efforts to raise at least have of the proposed $246 million cost.
– Go forward with the program development program and add the stadium to the campus master plan
– Submit a financial proposal to the governing board
– Work with community to minimize impact, should the stadium go up
If Frank hits this target within the two years, Frank is to update the board.
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Gnomes hidden around Colorado State’s campus

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Oct 042012

Author: Kirsten Swanson


CTV Reporter Kirsten Swanson found that one Colorado State organization decided to hide three gnomes around the campus. The gnomes were hidden in places that are historic or important to CSU. Two of the gnomes have been recovered for a great prize from one coffee shop in Fort Collins.

CSU Police arrest transient man for campus theft

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Sep 122012

Author: Lena Howland


Lose anything on campus recently? One suspect currently sitting behind bars may be to blame.

Colorado State University Police arrested 41-year-old David Gutzke on September 10 on charges of second-degree burglary, two counts of misdemeanor theft, felony criminal impersonation and felony ID theft.

Gutzke entered the Natural Resources building and stole personal items and credit cards from an unattended office on September 4.

He was caught through the surveillance video taken from the building along with his fraudulent credit card activity.

Gutzke will face the 8th Judicial District Court on September 17.

CTV Interviews Harold & Kumar Stars

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Aug 242012

Author: Dillon Thomas



John Cho and Kal Penn were on a mission today, and it wasn’t a journey to WhiteCastle.

Cho and Penn, famous for their roles in the Harold & Kumar movie franchise, were on the campus of Colorado State University Friday afternoon.  They joined volunteers of the Obama for America campaign in a rally on the lawn West of the Lori Student Center Lagoon.  A crowd gathered to hear the duo speak on their political views, the importance of being up-to-date on you politics, and getting out to vote.


Cho and Penn were on the campus of CSU for an hour, and later attended an event on the campus of CU Boulder

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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