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People work at Momo Lolo located near campus at 1129 W Elizabeth St. Dec. 7, 2021. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

The Foundation of a Welcoming Community at The Momo Lolo Coffee Shop

Simone Woodbury, Contributor January 18, 2022

  Strolling down the streets of Fort Collins, many coffee shops surround the town. Perhaps it’s the thousands of college students who need an extra jolt of caffeine to help endure their day,...

Headshot of Dora Frias, director of El Centro at Colorado State University

Embracing Community, Culture and Heritage at El Centro

Mara Scullion November 30, 2021

With a beautiful palette of bright, vibrant colors and patterns dancing together in unity to create an outstanding representation of their community, the new wall wrap outside of El Centro  is sure to...

Members of Colorado State University’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps demonstrate squad tactics near the Engineering Research Center at the Foothills Campus Sept. 16. Lieutenant Colonel and Professor of MIlitary Sciences Matthew Tillman explained that “we picked out some of the more experienced cadets to demonstrate how to do a squad attack and recon array across a linear danger area” and then they sent the rest of the cadets to actually do those tasks. (Ryan Schmidt | College Avenue)

Photo Story: CSU Military Traditions

Ryan Schmidt October 8, 2021

Colorado State University has a long history of military instruction on campus that dates back to 1884. As part of this tradition, CSU offers Reserve Officers’ Training Corps for both the Army and Air...

Colorado State University football players tackle a player from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada during the 1981 homecoming game. (Photo via Silver Spruce)

From the Roots to the Future: a Look at CSU’s Homecoming

Aspen Flores October 7, 2021

For Colorado State University, the first few weeks in October where homecoming falls is full of excitement and festivities. In past years, streets closed off for the parade, there were a variety of events...

Saplings inside the EEG. (Photo by Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

The Everybody Eats Garden: CSU’s Student-Run Garden Grows Food and Community

Grace Cooper May 11, 2021

As any gardener knows, good things take time. For the past two years a small group of students and staff at Colorado State University’s Horticulture Department have been waiting patiently for CSU’s...

(Illustration by Olivia Brett)

Ram Kidz Village Offers Support to Student-Parents in the Pandemic 

Cecilia Apodaca May 11, 2021

The pandemic hit student parents hard. With the transition to online schooling, a boom in Zoom fatigue, and a lack of financial and academic stability, many had to adjust to a new way of life.   “My...

Sofia Torres eats her lunch in the dining area at Rams Horn. Students can eat in the dining halls, but seating is limited and not always available.(Photo by Noel Black)

The New Freshman Experience: Navigating COVID Isolation as New Students

Noel Black April 29, 2021

Leaving the comfort of home to come to college and pursue a future is not an easy feat. For the freshman class of 2020-21, this task was not made any easier by the COVID-19 pandemic that still rages within...

Old Town Fort Collins empty at night

Partying in a Pandemic: How COVID-19 has reset CSU’s social scene

Grace Cooper March 29, 2021

The red solo cups of a crowded house and disco lights of a bustling bar have become iconic for generations of college students. A first college party has become a rite of passage for everyone — except...

Maximilliano Martinez and Brooke Elges demonstrate an activity to study the stretch reflex for a health and exercise science lab on Mar. 9. This activity was modified, using a six-foot poll to adhere to social distancing requirements (Ryan Schmidt | College Avenue).

Being a Professor During a Pandemic

Kailey Pickering March 29, 2021

A screen of black, faceless Zoom tiles, a socially distanced room with masked faces, and various discussion boards have greeted professors at Colorado State University over the past year of the COVID-19...

CSU volleyball player jumps in midair to hit the ball

CSU Athletes strive to keep the game alive during COVID-19

Samantha Ye March 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a turning point for all individuals across the world throughout this point in time. Sports have been adapting to new ways of life since the pandemic began in March of 2020,...

1870 mini restaurant in the Foundry

Best of CSU Campus Life

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best On-Campus Lunch: Spoons Serving Northern Colorado for more than 15 years, Spoons is a go-to spot for soups, salads and sandwiches. Founded in Fort Collins, Spoons works with Colorado farmers to...

Kourtney Yadao in her Advanced Modern Dance class on Oct. 23.

Everything Has Changed: How COVID-19 Has Affected The College Experience

Abby Huether October 28, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has shifted everybody’s plans for 2020, including college students and post-college graduates. 18 years of excitement built until the glorious moment when high school seniors received...

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