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The process starts with pulling inspiration from WGSN, a trend forecasting business provided for students that holds news, information, and fashion images for style industries to reference. Students then draw up 15-20 ideation sketches to be critiqued by the class. Photo credit: Alea Schmidt

Students Take On Sustainable Fashion for CSU’s Fashion Show

ASchmidt1 April 5, 2018

Copious stitches, countless sleepless nights and over 150 hours of work later, students of Colorado State University's Draping Design class have finally completed their mid-term projects. Taught by Kevin...

Stacks of vinyl records arranged by genre.

Browse for Treasures at the Bizarre Bazaar

EFideor March 20, 2018

Bizarre can mean strange, unconventional, odd or out of the ordinary. It most certainly does not mean bad. Appropriately named, Bizarre Bazaar is not just a typical book/record-store, it is an opportunity...

Studying for finals can be very consuming, make sure to stay hydrated and practice self-care. Photo credit: Katie Mitchell

5 Tips For Self-Care During Finals Week

Katie Mitchell May 8, 2017

Self-care is always important, but even more so during stressful weeks such as finals. Taking care of yourself is something worth carving out time for, even if it is just for a quick shower or run. Alea...

Girl Scout troop 60606 packing a van for their camping trip Photo credit: Katie Mitchell

Raising Brave Girls

Katie Mitchell April 25, 2017

Recently, I began working as a volunteer leader for a Girl Scout troop here in Fort Collins, Colo. With the girls all being in early elementary school, this is an essential time to provide encouragement...

social media icons on a phone screen

Scrubbing Your Social Media

Katie Mitchell April 18, 2017

Scrubber is a company with one goal: to get you hired after graduation. Their product to get you there? A full social media scrub down. They search all of your accounts for mentions of drugs, alcohol,...

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5 Steps of the Creative Process Inside a Dispensary

Lexi Elio April 17, 2017

I wanted to make a video so badly. My professors constantly remind me that video is an essential skill for capturing the modern audience. Many other students in my program are already producing this 21st...

Colorado hemp farm

Industrial Hemp: A Misunderstood Industry

Jenna Fischer April 13, 2017

With its environmentally-friendly properties and wide range of uses, industrial hemp or Cannabis sativa L. may be the key to the future of sustainable agriculture. Mike Sullivan is the founder of Hemp...

The Mayor of Old Town offers 100 beers on tap from a wide range of areas including Europe, Canada, Hawaii, the continental US, and many local breweries. Photo credit: Lexi Elio

Hidden Beer Bar Gem

Lexi Elio April 12, 2017

Tucked behind the Alleycat Cafe are a number of parking spaces reserved for The Mayor of Old Town -- but they aren't for a Fort Collins official. Rather, The Mayor of Old Town is a beer bar that prides...

The Blue Sky Breakfast waffle is piled high with eggs, bacon, tomatoes and avocado. Photo credit: Katie Mitchell

The Waffle Lab: Best Waffles in Fort Collins?

Katie Mitchell April 12, 2017

You pass FedEx and a barber shop on your way to the restaurant. Suddenly, your heart stops; has Sunday brunch turned into a morning of errands? Nope! You've arrived at The Waffle Lab, a hole in the wall...

Tony Frank speaks at the revealing of the refurbished Old Main bell. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Tony’s Typical Tuesday

AGorelick April 11, 2017

Tony Frank: father, friend, scholar, fan favorite, and Colorado State University’s 14th president. You may know him from your email inbox, frequently sending campus updates, notices, and--every so often--the...

Indoor seating can be a little crowded, but it adds to the homey aesthetic that Maxs Place has. Photo credit: Audrey Potter

Max’s Place, A Homey Colorado Pit Stop

APotter April 10, 2017

If you found yourself traveling around Exit 74 on Interstate 25 in Colorado City, Max’s Place is a perfect pit stop for a delicious meal. Max's Place serves breakfast all day as well as burgers and...

6Degrees performing their Gods and Monsters show at the Bug Theatre. Photo by John Kyler of Digital Colorado.

6Degrees of Community

Lexi Elio April 7, 2017

Leah Casper's home sings as loud as she does. Rubber eyeballs stare vacantly from atop a bookshelf. Upturned umbrellas turned jellyfish hang from the ceiling above a large keyboard. Casper is a local...

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