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University moving forward with marijuana research facility plans

April 20, 2016 – 5:16 am | One Comment

The dream for the Institute of Cannabis Research is still alive.
President Lesley Di Mare announced at a meeting April 13 that the university is still moving forward with plans to establish a marijuana research facility …

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Recreation Center to host summer camp for local kids

May 23, 2016 – 10:55 am |
Image courtesy of CSU-Pueblo

Image courtesy of CSU-Pueblo

The CSU-Pueblo Student Recreation Center will be hosting its sixth annual Multi-Sport and Adventure Camp for kids in the Pueblo community grades kindergarten through eighth.

The first session will be held June 6 to 10, with a total of six sessions going until July 15. At camp, kids will get to play sports, participate in team games, explore Pueblo through outdoor adventures and join other activities, including rock climbing and the ropes course.

“There are a variety of different activities,” said Bill Moorman co-director of the Multi-Sport and Adventure Camp. “It is a diverse experience for the kids.”

This year, the camp has expanded its age range to provide more programming for the youth around Pueblo.

“We want to do our part to get them to participate,” Moorman said.

The camp gives families the flexibility of choosing the half-day or full-day option, as well as payment options by day or week. All kids, any ages, can attend camp once per week at their convenience or every single day of the week.

Moorman, along with co-director Scott Robertshaw, have been planning and organizing this year’s camp.

“I’m excited to have the kids back,” Moorman said. “Having them at camp and seeing how they look at our counselors is super gratifying.”

“We look to our student staff (camp counselors) to really make the camp their own,” he said.

The camp offers discounts for CSU-Pueblo students, staff and faculty who are members of the Student Recreation Center, in addition to multi-child and refer-a-friend discounts for community members. For more information or registration forms, families can visit www.packmultisportscamps.com or call 719-549-2087.

Pack softball places second in RMAC Championship

May 5, 2016 – 9:19 am |
Pack softball places second in RMAC Championship

The Pack placed second in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship tournament. In the double elimination tournament, the team lost to the Metro State University-Denver Roadrunners in the first game of the tournament and in …

New ASG team gears up for action

May 2, 2016 – 10:20 am |

It has been a little over a week since Antonio Huerta and Maggie Geolat, along with 12 senators, were sworn in as Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Associated Students’ Government leadership team for the 2016-17 academic year.
The …

Fellowship of Christian Athletes emphasizes faith on campus

May 2, 2016 – 10:06 am |

By Kieran Kuiper and Avery Lewis

Kieren Kuiper and Avery Lewis take a look at clubs and organizations at CSU-Pueblo and ways students can get involved. Today’s club is the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Clubs & Organizations: …

Tempered Steel magazine brings creativity out of students

May 2, 2016 – 9:57 am |

Tempered Steel, Colorado State University-Pueblo’s annual literary magazine, continues to feature creative writing by students at the university.
The magazine, which is published every spring, has been on campus for almost 20 years. Writings include short …

Senior artist profile: Joseph Parada expresses experiences in his art

May 2, 2016 – 9:52 am |

Colorado State University-Pueblo student Joseph Parada has experienced a lifetime’s worth of impactful events and is  now expressing his experiences and emotions through the years into his art.
Parada, 73, has an entire corner of the …

Hemp panel focuses on shattering hemp, marijuana stigma

May 2, 2016 – 9:47 am |

From lighting up and getting high to learning about earth’s resources and getting healthy, an April 20 campus hemp panel featuring experts and researchers aimed to educate students about the beneficial parts of the cannabis …

Senior artist profile: Suzi Reaves finds her voice through art

April 28, 2016 – 12:52 pm |

From Navy recruiter to flourishing art major, Suzi Reaves’ journey to the senior art gallery has been one of frenetic change and progression as she has found her voice in the expressive world of art.
Reaves, …

Art Club emphasizes awareness about art around campus

April 28, 2016 – 12:48 pm |

By Kieran Kuiper and Avery Lewis

Kieran Kuiper and Avery Lewis take a look at clubs and organizations at CSU-Pueblo and ways students can get involved. Today’s club is the Art Club.
Clubs & Organizations: Art Club …

CSU-Pueblo baseball splits series with Rangers

April 28, 2016 – 12:40 pm |
CSU-Pueblo baseball splits series with Rangers

In a four game series with the Regis Rangers, the Colorado State University-Pueblo’s baseball won two of the four games. The first two games were close with the Thunderwolves losing the first game by one …

Pack tennis takes fourth place in RMAC tournament

April 27, 2016 – 5:49 pm |

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference for both men and women’s tennis was held this weekend on April 22 and 23 at City Park in Pueblo.
The schools in the conference included Colorado Mesa University, Metro State …

Students with overloaded schedules strive to find balance

April 25, 2016 – 3:28 pm |

Alarm clocks and cups of coffee are essential to the life of almost any college student, but especially to those who are not enrolled full time, but have a full-time schedule outside of classes.
At Colorado …

Zarr leaves lasting legacy as her ASG presidency ends

April 25, 2016 – 3:08 pm |
Zarr leaves lasting legacy as her ASG presidency ends

For many students at CSU-Pueblo, the university’s financial difficulties in 2013 and resulting faculty and administrative changes may now seem like ancient history. But there were hard times, and we aren’t through it yet, though …