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Where and How To Play Outside During COVID-19

Kevin Dwyer May 8, 2020

It's March 25, 2020. The great state of Colorado has just issued an order warning all residents to stay at home. What's the first thing you do? Apparently, if you're in Colorado you go outside immediately...

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Locked Inside: How To Stay Safe During Quarantine

Arlee Walls May 5, 2020

For many, the in-home order was the best way to protect many citizens from contracting the coronavirus disease. But for victims of domestic violence, the in-home did the exact opposite of protecting them....

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4 Tips To Thrift Quality Clothing in Fort Collins

Johanna Fortescue April 25, 2019

Thrifting is a quickly growing trend in fashion. With the environmental, economic and style benefits, it’s no wonder more and more people are buying their clothing secondhand. But, despite the growing...

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Keep Reading: 5 Tips To Continue Reading for Pleasure in College

Natalia Sperry April 24, 2019

When was the last time you read a book not for class, but for yourself? As we try to keep up with the never-ending to-do lists of college life, old pastimes can fall by the wayside. But, maybe you miss...

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8 Safety Tips for Female Travelers Going on an Alternative Spring Break

Claire Oliver March 8, 2019

Spring break is a time for rest, relaxation and travel. Alternative spring breaks have become a popular way for students to connect to the world in new and exciting ways. Students can travel to places...

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Boozy Cocktails: 3 Drinks To Order in Fort Collins on Your 21st Birthday

Tyler Duncan February 25, 2019

Your eyes flutter awake and the sun's morning rays filter into your room. Today is the day. You’ve been waiting for this all year and now it is finally here: your 21st birthday. It's like Christmas except,...

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5 Tips for Staying Active During the Winter

Taylor Sandal December 5, 2018

As the cold Colorado winds slam our doors shut, and the sun starts going down earlier and earlier, where does that leave your workout? Between classes, jobs, and social outings, it’s difficult to find...

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5 Tips To Cultivate Your Style

Gabriel Go December 3, 2018

Being stylish and being fashionable ultimately refer to a single goal: to look and to feel good. It’s a common and very natural desire for us humans; who wouldn’t want to feel confident in their own...

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A Guide To Painless Thanksgiving Dinner Conversations

Tyler Duncan November 19, 2018

The season of ghosts and ghouls has sadly come to a close. Neighbors disassemble their giant inflatable witch and pick the fake spider webs out of the bushes trying not to get any sticks or leaves stuck...

Halloween would be incomplete without this last-minute costume.

5 Last-Minute DIY Costumes to Slide Into Halloween

Arlee Walls October 29, 2018

We all know it’s that time of year. The pumpkins are out in full swing and midterms are drowning all students throughout the whole month. Between going to as many Halloween events as possible while finishing...

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5 Ways to Keep the Winter Blues at Bay

Nicole Towne October 3, 2018

For many people, January through March are the toughest months of the year. Winter trudges along, the days are short while the nights are long and cold weather can leave people inside for most of the day. According...

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Creating a Community: Communal Living Steps Out of the Comfort Zone

Katie Mitchell September 28, 2018

The first time I wore mascara was the day I left for Girl Scout camp when I was 7.  I went to sleep-away camp alone. I was sad and nervous and intimidated by the girls who decided to go with their friends....

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