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The Bradley fire burns on the side of the road as firetrucks line up to fight it. (Photo courtesy of Christian Hullet)

Fire Suppression and Climate Change: Is this the End of Natural Forests in the West?

Holly Murfey, Contributor January 28, 2022

Chris Hullett had just finished his last day of battling the California Lava fire on July 11, 2021, with his strike team of five fire engines. He was looking forward to getting off early so he could go...

A young girl sits on her father’s shoulders as they walk the lit streets of Old Town Fort Collins, Nov 5. The streets were crowded with people enjoying the open shops and the holiday lights.  (Sophia Stern | The Collegian

Opinion: Local Businesses Light Up Fort Collins

Jackson Patrick November 5, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glpC8n6fTc0 Check out CTV'S video to learn more about this event.   Editor's Note: The following article is an opinion article. When the weather gets cold and the...

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K-12 Teachers Navigate the Pains of Pandemic Teaching

Kailey Pickering April 5, 2021

A fear clouds the atmosphere of a classroom at Windsor Middle School in Colorado as students are told that they have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and must quarantine....

Timeline: A Year of COVID-19 In Colorado

Timeline: A Year of COVID-19 In Colorado

Meg Metzger-Seymour March 29, 2021

March of 2020: the month everyone’s plans for the foreseeable future collapsed in real-time. Now, a full year later, we reflect on the major events that guided Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Julia Webb hikes in Poudre Canyon

Colorado Fires Hit too Close to Home: A Look at 3 Student Experiences

Aspen Flores December 21, 2020

While wildfires may seem like a natural part of life in Colorado, no different from tornadoes or other severe weather events, wildfires have increased in severity and caused concerning damage in recent...

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Colorado’s 2020 Election Explained in 9 Graphs

Samantha Ye November 25, 2020

We all know what Colorado voted for in the 2020 election but have we seen how Coloradans voted? Nine graphs from College Avenue show the different ways the state population cast their ballots this year...

Person in drivers seat of car holding a bottle of alcohol

MADD: The Legacy that Continues to Fight Against Drunk Driving

Kailey Pickering October 28, 2020

Editors Note: One of the sources in this story, Tuesday Black, is a distant cousin of reporter Kailey Pickering.   When mixed with a feeling of invincibility, alcohol can do dangerous things behind...

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Gardner-Hickenlooper Debate Transcript and Fact Check: Part 1

Meg Metzger-Seymour October 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This post is the first in a two-part series to fact check the final debate between Colorado Senate candidates Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper. This race has been considered one which...

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Gardner-Hickenlooper Debate Transcript and Fact Check: Part 2

Meg Metzger-Seymour October 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This post is the second part of a two part series to fact check the final debate between Colorado Senate candidates Cory Gardner (R) and John Hickenlooper (D). This race has been considered...

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...

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The Red Flag Law as a Means of Suicide Prevention

Anna Dunn May 5, 2020

In February of 2018, a major change in gun control activism occurred. A school shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida led to the death of 17 people and injury of 17 more....

Coronavirus in Colorado: A Local Timeline of COVID-19

Coronavirus in Colorado: A Local Timeline of COVID-19

Samantha Ye March 30, 2020

Within two weeks of Colorado confirming its first case of COVID-19, Colorado State University axed a majority of its on-campus operations and moved all classes online, joining a tidal wave of institutions...

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