Campus Trivia with Russ Schumacher

Trivia swag

All this — and a gift certificate to the CSU Bookstore — could be yours for the correct answer!

Welcome to a new semester of Campus Trivia. This will be a very special year of questions, as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of what we now know and love as Colorado State University.

Some but not all of the questions will be historical in nature, but all will have to do with how CSU has fulfilled its land-grant mission through the years. One pillar of that mission is research; a big part of research is gathering and preserving data and observations and making that information available for future scientists.

With that introduction, here’s this month’s question:

Q. Colorado State has been gathering weather data on campus since 1879. The current station sits next to the Lory Student Center bus depot. Within two, but how many other campus locations has the weather station occupied?

Email your answer to by Sept. 23, with September Trivia in the subject line. The winner will be chosen at random from all the correct entries by CSU Life staff.

And because this is the University’s sesquicentennial, all year long Campus Trivia winners will receive a special collection of 150th anniversary swag, as always autographed by State Climatologist Russ Schumacher, the winningest Ram to ever appear on Jeopardy!, and a $20 gift certificate to the CSU Bookstore.

Good luck!