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The Cache la Poudre River provides the water necessary for irrigation of local farms. Japanese immigrants coming into Fort Collins in the 1800s and 1900s worked to create the irrigation systems used today for agriculture and residential use. (Gregory James | College Avenue Magazine)

Asian American Culture in Old Town Fort Collins

Harper Wines, Contributor April 27, 2022

Those familiar with Colorado probably don’t know that iconic Old Town Fort Collins, which is both a popular college student hang-out as well as a booming destination for tourists and locals, used to...

Mountain Avenue Market employee Jecca Swanson restocks the produce section Feb 6.

Opinion: Food Sustainability-Fort Collins’ Way to Approaching a Complex Situation

Simone Woodbury, Contributor March 2, 2022

In the United States more than $160 billion is wasted on food each year, according to The New York Times. This contributes to 3.3 billion tons of carbon waste. That is more than enough money to buy a private...

Saplings inside the EEG. (Photo by Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

The Everybody Eats Garden: CSU’s Student-Run Garden Grows Food and Community

Grace Cooper May 11, 2021

As any gardener knows, good things take time. For the past two years a small group of students and staff at Colorado State University’s Horticulture Department have been waiting patiently for CSU’s...

Sofia Torres eats her lunch in the dining area at Rams Horn. Students can eat in the dining halls, but seating is limited and not always available.(Photo by Noel Black)

The New Freshman Experience: Navigating COVID Isolation as New Students

Noel Black April 29, 2021

Leaving the comfort of home to come to college and pursue a future is not an easy feat. For the freshman class of 2020-21, this task was not made any easier by the COVID-19 pandemic that still rages within...

Old Town Fort Collins empty at night

Partying in a Pandemic: How COVID-19 has reset CSU’s social scene

Grace Cooper March 29, 2021

The red solo cups of a crowded house and disco lights of a bustling bar have become iconic for generations of college students. A first college party has become a rite of passage for everyone — except...

Campus Upended: Sustainability and Hunger during COVID-19

Campus Upended: Sustainability and Hunger during COVID-19

Cecilia Apodaca March 29, 2021

This past year has been challenging for campus initiatives at Colorado State University. From diverting waste to feeding students, many programs were forced to restructure and refocus their strategies...

Maximilliano Martinez and Brooke Elges demonstrate an activity to study the stretch reflex for a health and exercise science lab on Mar. 9. This activity was modified, using a six-foot poll to adhere to social distancing requirements (Ryan Schmidt | College Avenue).

Being a Professor During a Pandemic

Kailey Pickering March 29, 2021

A screen of black, faceless Zoom tiles, a socially distanced room with masked faces, and various discussion boards have greeted professors at Colorado State University over the past year of the COVID-19...

Timeline: A Year of COVID-19 In Colorado

Timeline: A Year of COVID-19 In Colorado

Meg Metzger-Seymour March 29, 2021

March of 2020: the month everyone’s plans for the foreseeable future collapsed in real-time. Now, a full year later, we reflect on the major events that guided Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

CSU volleyball player jumps in midair to hit the ball

CSU Athletes strive to keep the game alive during COVID-19

Samantha Ye March 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a turning point for all individuals across the world throughout this point in time. Sports have been adapting to new ways of life since the pandemic began in March of 2020,...

apparel from Sic970

Sic970 Apparel Delivers Messages of Equity and Empowerment

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

Apparel company Sic970 is unique to locals and important to all.    With messaging that focuses on social justice paired with familiar Colorado emblems, the Fort Collins-based company aims to empower...

Julia Webb hikes in Poudre Canyon

Colorado Fires Hit too Close to Home: A Look at 3 Student Experiences

Aspen Flores December 21, 2020

While wildfires may seem like a natural part of life in Colorado, no different from tornadoes or other severe weather events, wildfires have increased in severity and caused concerning damage in recent...

Birds eye photo of the Black Lives Matter mural outside of the art building at CSU

CSU’s Black Lives Matter Mural: The Symbolism Behind the Installation

Cecilia Apodaca December 14, 2020

Protests, art, and activism for the Black Lives Matter Movement intensified in 2020 after several racially charged crimes shone light on the high levels of oppression within the country. Many institutions...

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