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By Alyson Tackitt “Yee Haw” is a what comes to mind when you hear the word Rodeo. But Colorado State University Rodeo Club has more to offer then a funny catchphrase. I spoke with the Vice President of the Club Rachel Jackson. We talk about what the Rodeo Club does week to week, what the members are hoping to change within the club by 2020 and discussed the upcoming annual Skyline Stampede Rodeo that the team has been working day in...

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By Lauren Wadsworth Elections for the next President and Vice President of the Associated Students of Colorado State University at Colorado State University officially began with annual debate held on the Lory Student Center Plaza last week. Hear what each candidate has to say below. http://media.blubrry.com/kcsu_music/p/content.blubrry.com/kcsu_music/ASCSU_Election_Coverage_by_Lauren_Wadsworth.mp3Podcast (kcsu-news): Play in new...

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By: Mia Sawaya FORT COLLINS- Each year a plethora of new electronics are released and purchased. I recently got a new phone, but I wonder what happened to my old one. To find out more about e-waste and recycling options for devices, I contacted Chase Freeman, a representative for the companies ecoATM and Gazelle.com To summarize, ecoATM is a company that collects used devices like mobile phones, MP3 players, tablets, and chargers in...

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Money for Your Metal

Money for Your Metal


Posted By on Oct 29, 2018

By: Mia Sawaya FORT COLLINS- Plastic is a common recyclable, but metal- at least in my head- is less conventional. That’s why I interviewed Colorado Iron and Metal’s president, Dan Garvin, to learn more about recycling metals. Colorado Iron and Metal is located both in Fort Collins and Loveland where they sort metals like copper, brass, aluminum, and steel. After sorting the metals, they send them to a refinery where the metals can be...

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By: Mia Sawaya FORT COLLINS- Autumn is here and the leaves need raking. Last week, I saw people around campus piling up leaves, so I interviewed CSU’s grounds department for more information. Sheela Backen, the department manager, explains that the leaves are taken to the composting facility at the foothills campus. They are specifically taken to the windrow composting which is basically a large compilation of organic materials....

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By: Mia Sawaya FORT COLLINS – A few weeks ago, the Integrated Solid Waste Program introduced new solar paneled trash cans to the CSU campus. I contacted Sheela Backen, the program’s head manager, for further insight into how the idea came to be and how these trash cans are improving campus. The idea to introduce these solar paneled bins to campus was inspired by their success at Georgia State University. Sheela explains that...

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