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Two volunteers planting shrubs.

Outdoor Volunteering: Wildlands Restorations Volunteers Offers a New Take On Outdoor Adventure

Fiona Mckenna, Contributor November 9, 2022

Colorado provides a playground for just about every outdoor activity.  A goldmine of hiking, climbing, skiing, and more awaits the eager outdoorsmen in Colorado. However, among these unending options,...

Fog clears over Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain.

Rocky Mountain National Park: Attracting Visitors Since 1915

Lindsay Barker, Contributor November 9, 2022

 Rocky Mountain National Park’s sprawling mountain ranges provide a feeling of escape and solace to visitors. The variety of wildlife and recreational activities along with captivating scenery make...

Ben Scott cleans off a new boulder.

Behind the Send

Milo Gladstein, Contributor November 9, 2022

The crew piles into a Sprinter van with pads, shoes, chalk, beer, weed, and everything needed to have a successful day out climbing. Old-school rap music sets the tone in transit to Red Feather Lakes....

The Horsetooth Rock Trail.

Hit the Trail: Places to Start Hiking in Colorado

Greg James, Contributor November 9, 2022

It’s no secret that Colorado is known for its abundance of opportunities to partake in high-risk adventures. Whether you’re white water rafting down some of the state’s roaring rapids, climbing some...

Graphic design senior, Micah Hwang, sits in front of his bedroom wall of artwork April 3. “I definitely chose to do graphic design, but it did help that growing up my siblings and I were artistic because of our dad, since he was a painter when he was younger, said Hwang. (Anna Tomka | College Avenue Magazine)

Asian American Art: Visual Stories of a People

Simone Woodbury, Contributor April 27, 2022

Art surrounds us everywhere we go, in all sorts of dimensions. A high-end outfit, sleek or archaic architecture, hand-crafted jewelry, and intricate sculptures are just a handful of ways self-expression...

Bawarchi Biryani Point, an Indian restaurant serving South-Indian cuisine, and Swagath, an Indian grocery store located next to Bawarchi on South College and Prospect in Fort Collins. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

Bawarchi Biryani Point: A One-Stop Shop for South Indian Cuisine

Aspen Flores, Contributor April 27, 2022

When you think of Asian food in Fort Collins, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe it’s the bao from Chopstickers, perhaps the pho at Saigon Grill, or maybe, if you have not explored beyond...

The Cache la Poudre River provides the water necessary for irrigation of local farms. Japanese immigrants coming into Fort Collins in the 1800s and 1900s worked to create the irrigation systems used today for agriculture and residential use. (Gregory James | College Avenue Magazine)

Asian American Culture in Old Town Fort Collins

Harper Wines, Contributor April 27, 2022

Those familiar with Colorado probably don’t know that iconic Old Town Fort Collins, which is both a popular college student hang-out as well as a booming destination for tourists and locals, used to...

(Graphic Illustration by Kaylee Congdon | College Avenue Magazine)

Asian American Heritage and Representation Through Film

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor April 27, 2022

Picture this: a new movie just released, and you decide to check it out at the local theater with some friends. You buy tickets, arrive at the theater and find your seats. Then the movie starts and, slowly,...

First Korean Church of Fort Collins young adult bible study members Hyemi Woo (left) and Ebony Lee (right) eat kimchi-jigae, made by a church member, for dinner before starting their weekly bible study, March 23, 2022. (Anna von Pechmann | College Avenue Magazine)

Photo Story: Celebrating local APIDA community builders

Anna von Pechmann, Multimedia Editor April 27, 2022

Throughout this academic year, College Avenue has paid homage to old and new Fort Collins traditions and celebrated the rich agricultural and culinary atmosphere of the area. For our last print edition,...

A holstein calf at Morning Fresh Dairy Farm poses for a shot Feb. 4, 2022. (Greg James | College Avenue Magazine)

Photo Story: Morning Fresh Farms

Greg James, Photographer March 2, 2022

Article & Photos by: Greg James For the Graves family, dairy farming has been a way of life for over a century. Since 1894, Bellevue’s Morning Fresh Dairy Farms has been producing milk for the...

Cars drive on S Shields St between the Cathy Fromme Prairie natural area and the Fossil Creek neighborhood in Fort Collins on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (Anna von Pechmann | College Avenue Magazine)

Local Farms Face Challenges Brought by Urbanization

Harper Wines, Contributor March 2, 2022

The world grows and changes constantly, but no amount of urban growth on the environment will change the fact that food is essential to survival. However, the development that accompanies this change and...

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...

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