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After construction, OUC operation to be less costly

January 27, 2016 – 8:36 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Occhiato University Center will be 17.8 percent less expensive to operate after renovation of the building is complete.
In the past year, several construction projects have become incorporated into the atmosphere at CSU-Pueblo. …

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Pack Club announces new athletic complex and facility expansions

February 6, 2016 – 10:22 am |
Athletic Complex floor plan | Photo courtesy of Trevor Papasodora-Beard

Athletic Complex floor plan | Photo courtesy of Trevor Papasodora-Beard

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Pack Club, the official booster club of CSU-Pueblo athletics, has announced the construction of a 10,000-square-foot athletic complex. Funds are currently being raised for this project.

In addition to this complex, renovations will also be made to the Pack House, which include expansions in the weight room, football locker room, training room and equipment room.

Friends of Football, a group of Pueblo community members and CSU-Pueblo alums, announced the $3 million project on Jan. 22. President and co-founder of Friends of Football, Dan DeRose, had also put forth a $2 million donation to lead fundraising efforts.

According to CSU-Pueblo’s head strength and conditioning coach, Allen Hedrick, the facility use will be primarily reserved for sports teams that currently train in the Pack House and not the Massari Arena.

Hedrick also provided a floor plan for the new workout facility, which is expected to be over twice the size of the Pack House’s 4,300-square-foot weight room.

Some features of the new facility will include 14 Olympic-style weight racks, a nutrition station, various dumbbell racks and a plyometric, speed and agility area.

Construction is intended to be underway by the summer in order for the facility to be open by the fall.

Stand-up comedian Beth Stelling performs at CSU-Pueblo

February 6, 2016 – 10:19 am |

Colorado State University-Pueblo featured stand-up comedian Beth Stelling in Hoag Hall Feb. 3. Stelling has been featured on American talks shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live and Conan, and has also been highlighted on Comedy …

CSU-Pueblo students share their Super Bowl predictions

February 4, 2016 – 10:17 pm |

Today reporter Danyalle Calhoun sets out to find what CSU-Pueblo students have planned for this weekend’s Super Bowl matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos.
Preview and Predictions: Super Bowl 50 from CSU-Pueblo TODAY on …

Involvement is key for ASG senator Nicole Hulet

February 3, 2016 – 5:31 pm |

For Colorado State University-Pueblo biology major Nicole Hulet, involvement is key to making a difference on campus.
Voted senator of the College of Science and Math and Speaker Pro-tempore of the Senate of the Associate Students’ …

CSU-Pueblo Online now offers construction management

January 31, 2016 – 11:48 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo now offers a bachelor’s degree in construction management through online courses. The courses in this program are offered in eight week modules and is $350 per credit hour.
According to the program’s website, …

SustaInnovation event emphasizes sustainability

January 31, 2016 – 1:20 pm |
SustaInnovation event emphasizes sustainability

Activists and experts from across southern Colorado, speeches covering everything from home-grown food to eco-friendly rovers and smoothies poured from a bicycle-powered blender were part of the unique scene at the first ever SustaInnovation: Eco-Engagement …

Campus dining offers more than meets the eye for vegetarians

January 30, 2016 – 2:05 pm |

At first glance walking into the Pack Café at Colorado State University-Pueblo there may appear to be only two vegetarian sections: the salad bar and the designated vegetarian entrée line. What many on-campus vegetarians might …

CSU-Pueblo professor begins research on marijuana advertising

January 30, 2016 – 11:07 am |

Reporter Jodi Scholsberg interviews mass communications assistant professor Joanne Gula about her research regarding marijuana advertising and the future of marijuana research at CSU-Pueblo.
Marijuana Advertising + Research from CSU-Pueblo TODAY on Vimeo.

El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement comes to Pueblo

January 30, 2016 – 9:29 am |

El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement in Colorado, sponsored by Colorado State University-Pueblo, will be on display at El Pueblo History Museum beginning Jan. 22. El Movimiento documents Chicanos’ struggle for justice in Colorado during the …

Rev 89 goes global with new live streaming system

January 29, 2016 – 10:23 am |
Rev 89 goes global with new live streaming system

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s student-run radio station, Rev 89, has made some major changes and improvements in recent months. Beginning in November of 2015, the station introduced voice tracking and live streaming, a first in the …

New housing policy requires freshmen to live on campus for two years

January 28, 2016 – 11:24 pm |

Current freshmen who live on campus at Colorado State University-Pueblo will be required to abide by a new university housing policy for their sophomore year. The new rule, which will require the students to live …

ASG vice president aspires to attend law school

January 28, 2016 – 7:18 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo student Gene Wilson was elected as vice president of the Associated Students’ Government in April 2015 and is looking forward to his future. Wilson, a political science and Spanish major with a …

CSU-Pueblo students to develop Love Your Melon organization

January 27, 2016 – 8:56 pm |

Colorado State University-Pueblo students Maggie Geolat and Bri Mason are in in the process of developing a new campus organization called Love Your Melon.
The organization markets a buy one give one campaign. For every hat …