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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...

5 Cheap and Easy Christmas Decorations

5 Cheap and Easy Christmas Decorations

Macy Taylor, Writer December 22, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, and Christmas is just around the corner. Here are some cheap easy decorating hacks to try this year. 1. Bows!   Bows have made a comeback in the world of fashion,...

A Musical Guide to Destressing During Finals

Audrey Donow, Writer December 15, 2023

Thousands of students around Colorado State University are beginning to prepare for what is easily one of the most stressful weeks of the semester, finals week. Whether you’re taking an excess amount...

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....

Clothes are hung on racks in front of Funktional’s storefront window labeled thrift store and surrounded by painted flowers., Oct. 23. Funktional is a thrift store that is located on Elizabeth Street.

Green is TOTALLY your color

Alexis Freudenthal, Content Editor November 8, 2023

Fashion revolves around an endless cycle of styles, cuts, and patterns that refresh every few years. Recently, we’ve seen aesthetics recycled faster than ever before. This is partly due to the increased...

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...

mountain and lake landscape

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...

person wearing face mask

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....

rows of thrift store racks filled with womens clothes

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...

open book next to a plant on the desk

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...

woman standing in front of colosseum

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...

shelf filled with liquor bottles

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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