Aug 122015
 

Looking out at the sea of fashionable students at Colorado State University, several unique styles seem to stick out. Answer these next five questions to decide whether your look embodies any of the following CSU uniforms.

Photo Illustrations by Hannah Ditzenberger.

Collegian Reporter Emily Vavra, Senior Reporter Rachel Musselmann and News Editor Hannah Ditzenberger can be reached at entertainment@collegian.com or on Twitter at @vivalavavra, @rmusselmann and @hditzenberger.

    Hannah Ditzenberger
    Hannah Ditzenberger is the arts and entertainment editor for the Rocky Mountain Collegian. She is a junior studying economics and journalism. Reach out to Hannah on Twitter at @h_ditzenberger.
    Rachel Musselmann
    Emily Vavra
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Verdict announced for Aurora theater shooting

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Colorado Supreme Court rules workers can be fired for marijuana use

Colorado Supreme Court rules workers can be fired for marijuana use

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Colorado State University's lost traditions

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Intense Colorado college rivalries and how they started

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The not-so-micro microbrewery revolution

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