Student Spotlight: Amy Zimmerman

    One of the newest members to Hillel’s Leadership Team is Amy Zimmerman.  A junior biology major, Amy has made several inroads in CSU’s Jewish community before joining Hillel as a board member this semester.  “Since my freshman year I have been apart of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi,” said Amy, adding, “I joined before we were […]

Field of Flags Photo Essay

By Linzy Upton-Spatz As part of the 20th annual Holocaust Awareness Week this February at Colorado State University, students set up over 2,000 flags to represent the number of lives lost in the Holocaust. Each flag represents 5,000 deaths and each color dictates the group of people targeted during the Holocaust such as Jews, Soviets, and political […]

Holocaust survivor shares incredible story, imparts wisdom to CSU community.

  “Never accept an order that your conscience refuses.” Last Wednesday 1,750 people including students, community members and city officials flooded the Lory Student Center Ballroom to hear Marthe Cohn speak during Colorado State University’s 21st annual Holocaust Awareness Week.  Cohn, 97, was born in Metz, France in 1920. But by her 24th birthday, she […]

Student Spotlight: Nevan Mandel

Nevan Mandel is one of Hillel’s most passionate and engaged members, and now serves as President. He is one of the driving forces behind our new chicken coop, and is always looking to push Hillel’s sustainability efforts. If you asked Nevan where he’s from he’d say all over. When he was younger his family moved […]

Anti-Defamation League holds campus workshop to combat bigoted attacks on campus

“We all have biases, if we learned them, we can unlearn them.”  Last Tuesday the Anti-Defamation League — Mountain states region, in conjunction with CSU Hillel, CSU Residence Life, Housing & Dining services and Student leadership programs hosted the “Campus of Difference” workshop in the Ingersoll hall seminar room. The workshop focused on giving students […]

Student Spotlight: Zack Josephs

The only CSU Hillel leadership team member who isn’t an undergraduate is recent alumni and former Hillel President, Zack Josephs. Originally from Philadelphia, Zack came to CSU in part due family trips to the mountains and a few relatives living Colorado. Zack graduated CSU this past spring where he doubled majored in philosophy and political science. […]

CSU Hillel New Belgium Tour!

To break up the long fall semester CSU Hillel recently hosted their annual brewery tour for seniors, graduate students, and young professionals at the New Belgium Brewery.  A group of around 20 students, past and present, joined with CSU Hillel staff and leadership to take a tour of the New Belgium brewing facility. Leading the […]

CSU Hillel’s annual Interfaith Friendsgiving!

  Recently, CSU Hillel in partnership with the Geller Center, Lutheran Campus Ministry (LCM), Key Communities, Multifaith and Belief Student Council (MFBSC), and Fort Collins Interfaith Council hosted the fourth annual “Interfaith Friendsgiving” at Everyday Joe’s Coffee in Old Town. The Geller Center and LCM have been a part of the project since the beginning. The […]