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Senior philosophy major and member of the ROTC program Joel Scott reads the names of fallen soldiers outside of the Lory Student Center Monday afternoon. The yearly tradition of ROTC soldiers reading the names of servicemen and woman who made the ultimate sacrafice for the United States is an annual celebration of vetrans day and raises awareness for students on campus.

ROTC at CSU: An Insider’s Perspective

Hunter Goddard May 13, 2015

A college education can be challenging enough, but, as graduation approaches for this year’s “Ram Battalion,” the CSU Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), these military graduates are...

Odell sign in front of the brewery.

The Not-So-Micro Microbrewery Revolution

Hunter Goddard April 29, 2015

Craft brewing is the way of the future, and Colorado is at the forefront of this economic phenomenon. The CSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is now in the second year of offering its fermentation...

Drummer Tanner Boyle plays in old town

FoCoMX: Local Festival, Universal Appeal

Hunter Goddard April 23, 2015

Between the Pepsi Center in Denver, the Fox Theatre in Boulder and the Aggie Theatre up here in Fort Collins, Colorado has music venues everywhere. In recognition of this musical community, particularly...

College Avenue street sign.

What’s Beyond College Avenue?

Hunter Goddard March 31, 2015

Did you know you can take College Avenue all the way to Denver? It sure blew MY mind when I first found out. After becoming U.S. Highway 287 in Loveland, the route reaches Broomfield and becomes Colorado...

Bartender behind the Whiskeys bar.

The Whisk(e)Y: Not Just for Whiskey Lovers

Hunter Goddard March 28, 2015

Entertainment comes in a variety of forms at The Whiskey in Fort Collins. Stylized as The Whisk(e)y, this up-and-coming bar and venue is located at 214 S. College Ave. No. 2. It is the second-largest...

Gender Politics of the Friend Zone graphic. Created by Anne-Marie Kottenstette.

Gender Politics of the “Friend Zone”

Hunter Goddard February 18, 2015

We have all heard the expression, “Nice guys finish last,” but enough people believe this to be true that it is becoming an issue in society. Some men believe that women friend zone them because women...

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

Successful Online Dating: Proving the Stigma Wrong

Hunter Goddard February 14, 2015

As proven by reality shows like MTV’s “Catfish,” churning out content season after season, online dating is becoming more and more common. Spencer Downing, a senior in human development and family...

Sometimes our loved ones mean well, but dont quite hit the mark when it comes to gift giving. Photo by Megan Rakoczy.

Students Recall Most Ridiculous Gifts Received

Hunter Goddard December 25, 2014

The generation gap is seldom so in-your-face as it is around the holidays, when out-of-touch relatives shower us with gifts that amount to little more than a laugh. ‘Tis the season, and the students...

The LSC pond at dusk

Straight From the Ram’s Mouth

Hunter Goddard December 19, 2014

Ram pride is like the green and gold glitter we plaster on ourselves at the Rocky Mountain Showdown every year – it never really goes away. As such, College Avenue sat down with a current CSU student...

Cam the Ram at Colorado State University

Advice From Alumni

Hunter Goddard December 16, 2014

For many, graduation is approaching fast, but, for some, it is already a distant memory. As intimidating as the prospect of life after college can be, it is not the end of the road – it is the beginning...

phone with a playlist lying on some notes

Finding the Ideal Finals Week Playlist

Hunter Goddard December 16, 2014

Listening to music while studying for finals is a common practice if for no other reason than that it makes the experience somewhat bearable, and the experts have their opinions about its effects on learning. Dr....

lights cutting across the stage

Aggie Earns Mixed Reviews

Hunter Goddard November 15, 2014

Although the Aggie Theatre was voted Best of CSU’s top pick for live music in Fort Collins, reactions to the venue are more conflicted. Tyler Kellogg is the drum player for You Me & Apollo, a...

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