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Haunting Tales and Vintage Frights

Audrey Donow, Writer February 21, 2024

With the rise of Stephen King and the success of movies like John Carpenter’s “Halloween” (1978), horror quickly became a staple of the 1970s.    Over the years, the horror craze has...

The front entrance to Mugs at CSU in Fort Collins, Sep 9. Mugs at CSU is opened everyday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m..

Mugful of Memories:

Macy Taylor, Writer December 7, 2023

In 2002, a senior at Colorado State University, McCabe Callahan, opened Mugs, a cafe that would later become a CSU and Fort Collins Landmark. In the spring of 2001, Callahan had the opportunity to study...

Illustration by Tessa Glowacki

Do you see your closet half full or half empty?

Macy Taylor, Writer November 8, 2023

When making the transition to college, it can be difficult to decide how many clothes you should bring. You might be thinking, will I wear it all? Will it all fit in my closet? When it comes to choosing...

Caelan Chamberlain uses a ruler and a piece of chalk to measure out a piece of fabric Oct 25

From Campus to Catwalk: Three CSU Students Blaze Trails with Innovative Apparel Lines

Avery Coates, Editor-In-Chief November 8, 2023

  The Colorado State University Design and Merchandising program is a hub of creative expression, where aspiring designers cultivate their talent and push the boundaries of fashion.we spoke to...

Alayna Truxal: The Face of ASCSU Supreme Court

Alayna Truxal: The Face of ASCSU Supreme Court

Annie Weiler, Writer September 25, 2023

On May 3, 2023, the Associated Students of Colorado State University held the first session of the 53rd Senate. In attendance was the newly ratified ASCSU Supreme Court Chief Justice, Alayna Truxal, a...

A sign reading Stout, Colo. pop. 47 1/2 stands just south of where the original town of Stout once stood Sep. 7.

Horsetooth Reservoir: The Underwater History of A Long Lost Ghost Town

Avery Coates, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2023

Nestled in the mountains of Larimer County, Horsetooth Reservoir and the land around it has been a vital part of Fort Collins’ history for over a century.  Born out of the city’s need for a reliable...

The outdoor seating area of The Exchange Sept. 7.

Mile High Romance: 5 Fort Collins Establishments that are an Absolute Must for Date Night

Alli Price, Writer September 25, 2023

Tired of staying in and ordering takeout all the time? Looking for a way to spice up your night out in Fort Collins? Check out these five unique places on your next date night with your better half, core...

The Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary: The Fort Collins Spot For Natural Remedies

Macy Taylor, Contributor April 26, 2023

“Oh my gosh, it smells so good,” is everyone's first reaction after entering the Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary, taking in the store’s earthy florals, tall ceilings, grand windows, and rock wall....

Hikers on the Dream Lake trail in Rocky Mountain National Park walk across Nymph Lake, which is frozen solid during the winter months March 25. Along Dream Lake, hikers can walk across three lakes, Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and Emerald Lake.

Nature: Escaping the Noise of Our Lives

Hania Nini, Contributor April 19, 2023

As our lives become more stressful with jobs, schoolwork, and duties at home, mental health care has become more important. Fortunately, research has shown that a simple solution to fighting stress is...

The inside of a studio at Yoga Pod March 27.

Review: Yoga Pod- Not Just A Workout

Sterling Volz, Social Media Coordinator April 19, 2023

The bright atmosphere and engaging instructors bring inspiration and comforting energy to Yoga Pod. Instructors pass kind words and encouragement to those practicing in the sunlight rooms, which are filled...

Joclyn Goss shapes a copper rod into a spoon at the Colorado State University Visual Arts Building March 30.

Metalsmithing and Mental Health: A Look at the Benefits of Artistic Expression Through the eyes of CSU Metalsmith Students

Grant Coursey, Contributor April 19, 2023

There is a public mythos built around the idea of the “tortured artist.” This idea expresses that truly great art goes hand in hand with emotional despair or personal distress.   While there...

Marijuana plants grow in the Hummingbird Cannabis facility in Lafayette, Colo. April 20, 2022.

Puff Puff? Pass: How Medical Marijuana Helps Users Cope with Chronic Pain

Cassidy DuFore Payne, Contributor April 19, 2023

Sluggish, unmotivated, fatigued, foggy-brained. These are all words that have been used to describe people who smoke marijuana. However, for Jackie Neil, a 4th year at Colorado State University, these...

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