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Students

'70 Things to Do' before you graduate

March 11, 2013

This list, found in the ASCSU handbook/planner gives students some ideas on how to make the most of their years at CSU.

  1. Wear your For-Ever-Green T-shirt8. Eat a free lunch a listen to the speech at the President's Annual Fall Address and University Picnic.
  2. Get a photo with CAM the Ram
  3. Participate in Ram Welcome
  4. Yell loudly when the ROTC cannon is fired after CSU scores during a football game
  5. Serve the community by participating in CSUnity or Cans Around the Oval
  6. Attend "Grill the Buffs" on the LSC plaza to support the Rams as they take on the CU Buffaloes
  7. Join a student organization (You can learn more through the annual Involvement Expo and RamLink.)
  8. Eat a free lunch and listen to the speech at the President's Annual Fall Address and University Picnic
  9. Help build a float and cheer on the annual Homecoming & Family Weekend parade
  10. Hike to, help paint, or light the "A"
  11. Find out who Peanuts the Bulldog was
  12. Vote in each ASCSU election
  13. Climb, hike, swim, camp or relax at Horsetooth Reservoir (or do all five!)
  14. Learn the CSU Fight Song and sing it with gusto
  15. Sport your orange at an "Orange Out" game15. Sport your orange at an
  16. Sing or dance along with the CSU Marching Band (in the audience or as a member)
  17. Get in the CSU spirit by tailgating before a CSU home football game
  18. Make a statement on the Stump in the LSC plaza
  19. Join in the MLK Day march in January
  20. Find the high-water mark from the 1997 flood in the Lory Student Center and in the Oval
  21. Ride a Transfort bus
  22. Attend - or perform in - a University Center for the Arts (UCA) production
  23. Take a picture of you and your friends on the steps of the Administration Building
  24. Cheer on the Rams at the Rocky Mountain Showdown
  25. Learn why CSU is called a "land-grant university"
  26. Study in the sun on the Monfort Quad
  27. Spend a Friday afternoon in the Ramskeller
  28. Take a moonlight stroll across the Oval
  29. Learn more about a culture or community that isn't your own at a Student Diversity Programs event
  30. Volunteer for Ram Ride
  31. Make - or fill - a request on 90.5 KCSU
  32. Attend an ASAP concert, comedy program, or other event
  33. "Get Your Green On" and wear CSU gear on Fridays53. Wish CSU a Happy Birthday at the annual Founders Day celebration in February.
  34. Submit a "Ram Talk" to the Collegian
  35. Play in or cheer on an intramural or club sports team
  36. Cross the Vietnam Memorial Bridge and think about why it's there
  37. Work off a stressful day at the Recreation Center
  38. Thank whoever made your college experience possible (parents/families, teachers, yourself, scholarships, donors)
  39. Throw a frisbee by the Lagoon
  40. Spend a Saturday night in Morgan Library
  41. Meet the dean of your college
  42. Do a victory lap at the Jack Christiansen Memorial Track
  43. Celebrate CSU's commitment to sustainability by getting to class in a greener way than by car
  44. Watch a program on CTV
  45. Attend a Border War game against Wyoming
  46. Have your picture taken with all of the ram statues on campus
  47. Hug a tree in Sherwood Forest
  48. Go to an art show in the Curfman Gallery
  49. Dine at the Aspen Grille
  50. Learn how to make - and stick to - a budget
  51. Go to the annual CSU Rodeo
  52. Get an internship or seek out a practical experience outside the classroom
  53. Wish CSU a Happy Birthday at the annual Founders Day celebration in February67. Join in RecycleMania.
  54. Go to CSU's world famous International Invitational Poster Show
  55. Put together a stellar resume at the Career Center
  56. Debate with a speaker on the LSC plaza (The CSU community values the free exchange of ideas.)
  57. Learn about or visit CSU's Pingree Park Mountain Campus
  58. Play in the snow on the West Lawn
  59. Attend a Monfort Lecture
  60. Profess your love for CSU on "I Love CSU Day"
  61. Chalk the Lory Student Center plaza
  62. Have a meaningful international experience
  63. Rub Bill Morgan's nose in the library for good luck
  64. Introduce yourself to a CSU police officer
  65. Swap stories with a CSU alum
  66. Have a picnic on the grass of the Oval
  67. Join in RecycleMania
  68. Take a picture at the place that meant the most to you on campus
  69. Have coffee with your favorite faculty member
  70. Graduate - and join the Alumni Association!