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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...

Launch Skatepark Creates Community For the Youth of Skateboarding in Fort Collins

Launch Skatepark Creates Community For the Youth of Skateboarding in Fort Collins

Jackson Patrick October 7, 2021

Sitting behind a tattoo parlor and a Mexican restaurant is a fairly nondescript warehouse. However, in the back, through an open garage door, you will find a room full of various obstacles such as boxes,...

Photo of a sunflower at Bartels Farm. (Photo by Tri Duong | College Avenue Magazine)

Finding a Patch of Community: The Bartels Farm and Pumpkin Patch

Beatrice Lincke October 7, 2021

At the northeast edge of Fort Collins, just as fields of corn, hay and wheat sweep over the horizon, there is a small haven blanketed with orange, speckled, leafy mats, towers of yellow halos that obscure...

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...

person in dark hoodie playing a brightly painted piano in a Fort Collins parking garage

Public Art In Fort Collins Adds Color to the Dark Times

Sasha Beran-Huges April 29, 2021

When you first arrive in Old Town Fort Collins you’re greeted with bright colors intermingled with the red and grey buildings that line the streets. Murals can be seen everywhere as well as ornate utility...

phone on noco nosh website

Nosh for NoCo: Independent Delivery Supports Local Restaurants

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

For college students living through a pandemic, food delivery is a must. Some may be too stoned to go pick up their own munchies, and many may see food delivery as a safer option as opposed to going into...

Two bowls of ramen in the kitchen of RamaMama

Small Businesses See Surge of Community Support During Pandemic

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

For local business owners Jeremy Kempter and John Lawyer, staying open in the midst of a global pandemic has been business as never before.   Kempter, the owner and master distiller of Old Town...

apparel from Sic970

Sic970 Apparel Delivers Messages of Equity and Empowerment

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

Apparel company Sic970 is unique to locals and important to all.    With messaging that focuses on social justice paired with familiar Colorado emblems, the Fort Collins-based company aims to empower...

Soap and essential oil products from Sunlit Mountain

Fort Collins Marketplace: A Virtual Vendor for Local Businesses

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, businesses in Fort Collins had to come up with some creative ways to continue supporting their livelihood.  As a solution, Fort Collins Marketplace was created so people...

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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