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Local Band Bloomers poses on a California Beach in July 2018. (AJ Frankson | Collegian)

Touring With Bloomers: Find Your Passion and Run With It

AJ Frankson September 19, 2018

Everyone has dreamed of living the rock star lifestyle. Sleeping in a van, eating Taco Bell for every meal, wearing the same three sweaty t-shirts for days on end. I got the chance to experience it. And...

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Sing It Loud and Sing It Clear, Christmas Is Almost Here

AJ Frankson December 8, 2017

The essential holiday playlist that will get you in the spirit this season. All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey Does this even really need an explanation? It is only the single most iconic...

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The First Real Snowfall at CSU

AJ Frankson November 8, 2017

The first snowy day of the season is always an excitement in Fort Collins. As red leaves fall off the trees and the air turns crisp, it is hard to resist turning on your favorite Christmas music and heating...

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Ask Aj About News

AJ Frankson October 9, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny. I’m really scared about going out because of all the shootings recently, how do...

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Ask Aj About the Cold Weather

AJ Frankson October 2, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny. I left all my cold weather clothes at home, but it got cold so fast! What do I do? One...

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Ask Aj About Friends

AJ Frankson September 25, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny. What are some cool things I should do with my friends? Fortunately, we live in a college...

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Ask Aj About Getting a Job in College

AJ Frankson September 18, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn't actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it's funny. How can I find a job or internship? Luckily, there are many resources nowadays for people...

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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: Studying Abroad

AJ Frankson September 5, 2017

There are only so many things that you can do and experience where you live. Only so many people you can talk to. Only so many different variations of your day. Only so many times you can get drunk on...

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Ask AJ About Things To Do in Fort Collins

AJ Frankson September 4, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny. Where can I find some good local music? If you drive around the neighborhoods in Fort...

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Ask AJ: About Living off Campus and Getting Back To School

AJ Frankson August 28, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny.   How should I get to school now that I live off campus? One of the most difficult...

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Ask AJ – School

AJ Frankson April 3, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny.   How do I stay motivated when I literally don’t want to do anything? This...

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Ask AJ – Getting Lit

AJ Frankson March 27, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This advice probably shouldn’t actually be followed, but you should read it anyway because it’s funny.   Is it better to play beer pong or quarters? This is a tough one. The problem...

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