Army veterans Ryan Lanham and Ross Atkinson felt a different call to duty while they attended Colorado State University.
The Through the Student Lens Film Festival—the first and only film festival created for CSU students and alumni—got its start just as the pandemic forced festivals and events all over the world to go virtual. Thankfully the festival’s founder, Teaching Associate Professor and professional filmmaker Usama Alshaibi, chose to persevere. With the help of dedicated student volunteers and staff, Through the Student Lens (TSL) hosted its first in-person premiere on April 21, 2022 in Eddy Hall.
After more than 50 years, the most heavily utilized academic building on the Fort Collins main campus is getting a makeover.