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Super Chexx table hockey game Jan. 29.

High Scores and Critical Hits

Owen Primeau, Photographer February 21, 2024

Prior to an era dominated by smartphones and advanced gaming consoles, people sought creative ways to indulge in games and test their skills. In contrast to the modern nature of television-centered entertainment,...

FoCo Then vs. Now

FoCo Then vs. Now

Avery Coates, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2024

Records sit in a crate at the record store Bizarre Bazaar, Feb 5.

From Dust to Diamonds

Macy Taylor, Writer February 21, 2024

The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Pink Floyd, and Fleetwood Mac were among the prominent artists rising to fame during the 1970s. With vinyl records debuting in the late 1940s, by the ‘70s, vinyls of their...

A customer browses through crystals at Northern Lights Crystals, Books & Gifts in Fort Collins, CO Jan. 27.

Kaleidoscope of Change

Molly O'Connor, Writer February 21, 2024

In the 1960s, the counterculture movement was flourishing; a burgeoning set of new ideas based on independent thought and rejection of social norms. The ‘hippie’ subculture was born and ran rampant...

A variety of vintage clothes are on sale downstairs in Dandelions & Rust, a vintage store located in Old Town next to the Museum of Art Fort Collins and Blue Agave Restaurant on Nov. 21, 2023.

Top Five Consignment, Vintage, and Secondhand Stores in Fort Collins

Molly O'Connor, Writer January 28, 2024

If one knows where to look, rare vintage finds and one-of-a-kind knickknacks line the shelves of quaint shops and second-hand stores, littered throughout Fort Collins. Whether seeking a unique gift or...

The entrance to Sonny Lubicks Steakhouse on Dec. 4.

Five MORE FoCo Date Spots

Alli Price, Writer December 13, 2023

1. Sonny Lubick’s Steakhouse Owned by Colorado State University royalty, former football coach Sonny Lubick’s restaurant offers a luxurious underground dining experience that exudes charm and romance....

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...

Ben Eberle, Jacob Maestas, Ethan Christi, and Hays Bruce of local band People in General open for boy pablo at the Aggie Theatre Nov. 5, 2021.

In Tune with History: The Aggie Theater’s Enduring Legacy

Alexis Freudenthal, Content Editor September 25, 2023

Located on 204 S College Ave., sits a landmark institution of Fort Collins and Colorado State University alike. The Aggie Theater, nicknamed “The Aggie”, has been around for over a century, with numerous...

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...

Customers sit and enjoy FoCo Café’s ambiance, Sep 9. FoCo Café offers indoor and outdoor seating along with carry-out meals and delivery through NoCo Nosh.

Caffeine Chronicles: Uncovering the Best Cafes in Fort Collins

Macy Taylor, Writer September 25, 2023

FoCo Cafe:      What does it mean to be a “pay-what-you-can” cafe? At FoCo Cafe, instead of a register at the end of the counter, there’s a donation box. Customers simply pay...

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....

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