A tour of Alcala de Henares, Spain

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Mar 262013
 

Author: Bree Hottinger

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A special report of collegian reporter Kate Winkle’s study abroad adventures in Spain.

Alcala de Henares is a Spanish town of approximately 200,000 people, located 40 minutes from Madrid by train. The town is most famous for being the birthplace of Miguel Cervantes, who wrote “El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha.”
The University of Alcala’s international program, Instituto Franklin, is comprised of students from across the United States who chose to study abroad and learn Spanish.

What to see in Barcelona, Spain

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Feb 142013
 

Author: Bree Hottinger

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A special report of collegian reporter Kate Winkle’s study abroad adventures in Barcelona, Spain.

Barcelona has so much to offer the casual visitor or the culture-seeking tourist.
Dotted throughout the city are architectural works by Antoni Gaudi, who incorporated design elements of the natural world into his pieces. Gaudi’s most notable architectural specimen is the cathedral La Sagrada Familia, which has yet to be finished. Visitors pay to enter the cathedral and have the option of ascending to the top of one of the towers to see the city.
Art-lovers will enjoy the National Museum of Art of Catalunya, which houses pre-romanic frescos and works by Picasso, Dali and Goya.
Visitors can also ride a gondola up and down Mount Montjuic for a stunning view of the city.

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CSU student stuck in super storm Sandy and more

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Oct 302012
 

Author: Kirsten Swanson

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Here’s a look at tonight’s top stories on CTV News Channel 11. You can also find them at CTV11news.com.

CSU Student Michael Hanson traveled to Virginia Beach this weekend to look at graduate school and finds himself stuck on the east coast. Airports remain closed because of super storm Sandy. Hanson speaks to us about how bad the storm is and when he will expecting to get back to Fort Collins. The Rocky Mountain Collegian featured Hanson and other students on the front page of Tuesday’s paper. Check out that story by Kate Winkle here.

Producer Note:  We just spoke with Michael Hanson and he has boarded a plane to try and get back to Denver. CTV will followup with him later this week.

CTV Reporter Katie Spencer took a look at one side of CSU that students don’t often see – the haunted side. Different buildings around the Oval are thought to be haunted and Katie has that story.

And CTV Reporter Michael McNulty stopped by a DUI checkpoint location this last weekend.

All these stories, plus up to the minute political coverage from Political Specialist Sean Korbitz coming up tonight.