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Two volunteers planting shrubs.

Outdoor Volunteering: Wildlands Restorations Volunteers Offers a New Take On Outdoor Adventure

Fiona Mckenna, Contributor November 9, 2022

Colorado provides a playground for just about every outdoor activity.  A goldmine of hiking, climbing, skiing, and more awaits the eager outdoorsmen in Colorado. However, among these unending options,...

Fog clears over Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain.

Rocky Mountain National Park: Attracting Visitors Since 1915

Lindsay Barker, Contributor November 9, 2022

 Rocky Mountain National Park’s sprawling mountain ranges provide a feeling of escape and solace to visitors. The variety of wildlife and recreational activities along with captivating scenery make...

Ben Scott cleans off a new boulder.

Behind the Send

Milo Gladstein, Contributor November 9, 2022

The crew piles into a Sprinter van with pads, shoes, chalk, beer, weed, and everything needed to have a successful day out climbing. Old-school rap music sets the tone in transit to Red Feather Lakes....

A Rainbow trout caught on the Cache Le Poudre river.

The CSU Fly Fishing Club: Catching Friendships and Creating Fishermen

Annie Weiler, Contributor November 9, 2022

The water laps across the banks, swirling and foaming against the rocks. Trees of various sizes and colors, ranging from emerald to russet to marigold, shield the river from faraway distractions. Students...

The Horsetooth Rock Trail.

Hit the Trail: Places to Start Hiking in Colorado

Greg James, Contributor November 9, 2022

It’s no secret that Colorado is known for its abundance of opportunities to partake in high-risk adventures. Whether you’re white water rafting down some of the state’s roaring rapids, climbing some...

Isabel Naschold rides down the stairs in fornt of the CSU Administration Building.

Dedication and Passion: How the CSU Cycling Team Races On

Avery Coates, Multimedia Editor November 9, 2022

At 6 a.m. on a weekday, most college students are getting much needed sleep before a long day of class. However, for members of the Colorado State University Cycling team, 6 a.m. is when their day begins....

Ben Walter works on leveling the ground.

Trail Building: How Fort Collins Gets it Done

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor November 9, 2022

Sunlight filters through the trees, creating patterns of light across the ground. A light breeze causes the plants to sway and cools the trail underneath the hot sun. The sky is a deep shade of blue, occasionally...

Image of Grafton St. Clair Norman in uniform

The Legacy of the First African American to Graduate from Colorado State University

Amanda Monticue, Contributor October 26, 2022

The diversity on the campus of Colorado State University has grown since it was first founded in 1870 as the State Agricultural College. Only students of white descent attended the university until about...

A buffalo and a ram going clashing heads

Rams vs. Buffs: The History of the Legendary Rivalry

Annie Weiler, Contributor September 21, 2022

For as long as Colorado State University has existed, there has been a mutual rivalry with the University of Colorado Boulder. Promoted at academic conferences, on social media, and in athletic events...

Graphic of the A in Fort Collins

The Aggie Era: CSU’s Beginning History as an Agricultural and Mechanical College

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor September 21, 2022

As one strolls through Colorado State University, they see ”Ram pride” everywhere: green and gold banners are posted on the walls, murals of CSU glory painted near the Lory Student Center, and CSU...

Comparative images of the UCA Building. Top is from 2022, archive image on the bottom.

From High School to the University Center for the Arts: The Evolution of a Building

Lindsay Barker, Contributor September 21, 2022

The University Center for the Arts is the result of 40 years of efforts to create a vibrant space that encompasses all performing arts at Colorado State University. However, the building wasn’t always...

Image of Ramskeller Pub & Grub sign.

Brewing Knowledge and Toasting the Future

Jackson Patrick, Contributor September 21, 2022

In the basement of the Lory Student Center, on the Colorado State University campus, visitors will see a dimly lit bar full of neon signs and TVs. Here in the Ramskeller Pub & Grub, more often than...

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