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Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best Thrift Store: Arc Thrift Store The Arc not only has some of the best finds and deals, but their work also goes directly towards helping people with developmental disabilities. The thrift chain opened...

Student holding up the book How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi over their face

Reading through Racism: CSU’s New Program Responds to BLM Movement

Grace Cooper October 27, 2020

The idea of a campus reading program here at Colorado State University has been being tossed around for a while, and this year with the endorsement of President Joyce McConnell, it has finally become a...

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...

English Professor Deborah Dimon sits for a portrait after giving her time explaining poetrys purpose, especially what it means to her. (Kelly Peterson | College Avenue)

CSU English Professors Encourage Students to Value Poetry

Kelly Peterson October 3, 2018

“I do wish that poetry was more recognized as an integral part of our culture, yes. But the irony is that poetry is already a part of our culture,” 20-year Colorado State University professor Deborah...

Poet, Ross Gay reading poetry at the Creative Writing Series hosted by the College of Liberal Arts. Gay read a variety of his work, including pieces from his book, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. The reading concluded with a Q & A from the audience discussing the reading (Erica Giesenhagen | Collegian).

The Creative Writing Reading Series Is a Testament to Story-Time

Nicole Towne September 20, 2018

Camille Dungy, an essayist, poet and English professor at Colorado State University, believes there is something magical about being read to regardless of a person’s age. While studying as an undergraduate...

brightly colored illustrations of a brown-skinned girl, pink hippo, orange lion, and zebra

CSU Student Co-Publishes Children’s Book About Loving One’s Differences

Kelly Peterson May 1, 2018

Throughout Colorado State University’s CSUnity conversation, a common theme has surfaced: do not just talk the talk, but walk the walk. Go out and be a part of the action stemming from these conversations. CSU...

Owner Jeff Abbott (right) and business partner Scott Shepherd (left) standing in the front of The Gorehounds Playground.

The Gorehound’s Playground Creates Community Through Horror Films

JStewart February 27, 2018

The Gorehound’s Playground is a local Fort Collins horror-junky heaven. Named after the song "I Ain’t Nuthin’ But A Gorehound" from the 80s rock band The Cramps, they have a unique environment surrounding...

Flatliners movie poster

Thinking About Seeing Flatliners? Here Is What You Need To Know

ECarrington October 3, 2017

Flatliners is a 2017 horror/thriller film starring Ellen Page, Diego Luna, and Nina Dobrev, among others. The story follows five medical students as they conduct a dangerous medical experiment which allows...

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a Must-See

Lkean November 28, 2016

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a story involving one man’s journey to study and explore the intricate connection between humans and animals. With elements of mystery, suspense, humor,...

display of books

Old Town Fort Collins’ Biggest Bookstore

Krystal Tubbs March 23, 2016

When you’re looking for a bookstore in Old Town Fort Collins, look no further than Old Firehouse Books. This independent bookstore is focused on improving the community. Located in a historic firehouse...

The Lyric Cinema Cafe

Coming Soon To Lyric Cinema Café

Randi Mattox March 22, 2016

Lyric Cinema Cafe celebrates the film industry by creating a unique environment for movie buffs to enjoy newly released films as well as cinematic classics. This spring, Lyric Cinema Cafe will be screening...

Photo courtesy of instagram.com/kiehls.

‘Zoolander’ Returns With Even More Ridiculous Antics

Alexa Minter February 17, 2016

Last Friday, our favorite male models returned to the big screen. Derek Zoolander and Hansel have returned to the catwalk after 15 years to bring us another comedy about male models who are still questioning...

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