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FoCo Roller Derby Smashes Its Way To Victory

Alexa Minter April 15, 2016

The air is buzzing with energy, people are cheering and clapping and women are racing around a track on roller skates. Roller derby is becoming a popular contact sport that includes hits, falls and many...

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The Fashion Industry’s Warped Perspective of Plus-Size Women

Alexa Minter April 11, 2016

We live in a world that is constantly telling people they’re not good enough, that they need to lose weight, and that they need to change their bodies to be considered normal. This narrative begins in...

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Leslie Jones Brings Hilarity To CSU

Alexa Minter March 30, 2016

"This ain't gon' be sh*t like SNL!" Leslie Jones proclaimed as she took the stage at the Lory Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, March 26 to perform at CSU's Comedy Works. Decked out in a CSU Rams t-shirt,...

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Colorado Music Festival Roundup

Alexa Minter March 24, 2016

Festivals like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Burning Man, Coachella and Electric Forest bring millions together to celebrate life and music. Headliners have ranged from AC/DC to Lana del Rey and Elton John to...

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The 1975 Brings Love, Death and Drugs To New Album

Alexa Minter March 2, 2016

Three years ago, alternative rock band The 1975 graced the music industry and released their first self-titled studio album. Now, their fans have been gifted with their second record, "I Like It When...

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The Happiest of Hours Are Found in Old Town

Alexa Minter March 1, 2016

Everyone loves a good happy hour. Thankfully, we live in a town that has happy hour galore. Fort Collins is no stranger to breweries, bars and taprooms. Happy hour specials can be found every day of the...

MAC Collaborates with Fresh Faces in Music for New Collection

MAC Collaborates with Fresh Faces in Music for New Collection

Alexa Minter February 23, 2016

On March 17, MAC Cosmetics will introduce a new collection called Future Forward. Future Forward combines the love of music and makeup into one futuristic line of cosmetics. MAC joined forces with some...

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‘Zoolander’ Returns With Even More Ridiculous Antics

Alexa Minter February 17, 2016

Last Friday, our favorite male models returned to the big screen. Derek Zoolander and Hansel have returned to the catwalk after 15 years to bring us another comedy about male models who are still questioning...

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Beyoncé Brings Politics to the Main Stage

Alexa Minter February 12, 2016

In case you missed it, the Super Bowl 50 happened last Sunday and featured performances by Coldplay, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and a well-deserved win for the Denver Broncos. With 111.9 million viewers, Super...

Fusion Band Supplies Psychedelic and New Wave Vibes

Fusion Band Supplies Psychedelic and New Wave Vibes

Alexa Minter February 10, 2016

No one does live music better than the Aggie Theatre in downtown Fort Collins. The 100-year-old theatre has housed various performances ranging from hip-hop to jazz. Artists that have previously performed...

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‘The 5th Wave’ Fails to Make Waves as Film

Alexa Minter January 28, 2016

Its another year and we have yet another tale of a teenager trying to survive in a dystopian world. “The 5th Wave,” written by Rick Yancey, is a young adult science fiction novel that is now a feature...

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Sleighs, Screams & Stoners: Christmas Coming To Theaters

Alexa Minter December 14, 2015

‘Tis the season for love, snow and gift giving. This time of year also sees Hollywood rolling out movies left and right. This holiday season, prepare yourself for raunchy and feel-good comedy and horror...

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