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Makeup Mirrors

Mia Anguiano-Perez, Contributor April 30, 2024

Sephora is lit up by harsh white lights on a chilly Friday night, every aisle of makeup is stocked up, and testers are in near-mint condition leftover from the spotty business of the work week. Soft music...

Bizarre Bazaar, located on 1014 South College ave sells gently-used books, records, turntables, amplifiers, speakers, and repair work Oct. 5, 2023.

Bizarre Bazaar: The Secondhand Wonderland

Mia Anguiano-Perez, Contributer April 30, 2024

Bizarre Bazaar Books & Music is nothing short of unconventional, odd, and peculiar. As I walk into the store I’m transported into a different time. Surrounded by vintage record players, stereo systems,...

Illustration by Riley Walker

College Avenue’s Edible Recipes

Nathan Billingsley, Contributor April 17, 2024

For those with culinary skills, edibles can be a tasty way to get high. Edibles are THC-infused treats that can satisfy sweet or savory palates. Unlike smoking, THC from edibles, results in a longer and...

A No Smoking sign hangs above Rowan Kimbles porch April 4.

If Cheech and Chong Can Do It, Why Can’t I

Mia Anguiano-Perez, Contributer April 17, 2024

Two weeks ago I knew nothing about weed, now I’d consider myself somewhat of an expert, on weed strains, at least. For those who don’t know, let me educate you.    Under the umbrella of...

Illustration by Kennedy Merrion

Music and Movies of Mary Jane

Owen Primeau, Contributer April 17, 2024

Few substances have left a mark on pop culture the way marijuana has. From its depiction in films to its celebration in music, weed has been a staple in the zeitgeist for generations.    Marijuana...

Cannabis flowers being dried before packaging in Organic Alternatives grow facility April 7, 2021.

Chronology of The Chronic

Duncan Cobb, Contributer April 17, 2024

Traditions in Cannabis    How did April 20th become recognized as a cannabis holiday, even by those who don’t smoke?    A group of high school buddies in the 1970’s, from Marin...

Can’t Go Wrong With A Glass Bong

Audrey Donow, Contributer April 17, 2024

When entering Kind Creations Smoke Shop, you’re immediately greeted by an inviting environment and an array of glass cases lining the wall, full of stylish, artistic bongs and glass-blown art. Opened...

Norma McCorvey, left, who was Jane Roe in the 1973 Roe v. Wade case, with her attorney, Gloria Allred, outside the Supreme Court in April 1989, where the Court heard arguments in a case that could have overturned the Roe v. Wade decision.

Photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull

The Legacy of Roe v. Wade

In 1970, Norma McCorvey, under the pseudonym Jane Roe, was denied access to an abortion under Texas state law, sparking a debate that divided the country. Fast forward more than 50 years later, and America...

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,...

Photo courtesy of the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Haunting Tales and Vintage Frights

Audrey Donow, Writer February 21, 2024

With the rise of Stephen King and the success of movies like John Carpenter’s “Halloween” (1978), horror quickly became a staple of the 1970s.    Over the years, the horror craze has...

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...

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