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Shelf of products at Magnolia Street Market (Mara Scullion | College Avenue Magazine).

Passing the Torch: From JB’s Convenience Store to Magnolia Street Market and the Importance of Multiculturalism

Mara Scullion, Contributor May 20, 2022

With the popularity of East Asian trends and culture becoming mainstream in North America, movies like “Parasite” and shows like “Squid Game” are still topping the charts. When snuggling in to...

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...

Students from the Muslim Student Association organized a Ramadan Iftar event, supported by the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC), Black / African American Cultural Center (B/AACC), and Islamic Center of Fort Collins. (Skyler Pradhan | College Avenue Magazine)

APACC: How One CSU Organization Embraces Community and Culture

Kelsie Korinek, Contributor April 27, 2022

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month in May, Colorado State University’s Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) organized a variety of events to highlight...

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...

Customers Michael Norwesh and Adaline Lee shop at Vindeket Foods located at 1317 Webster Ave. on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. (Anna von Pechmann | College Avenue Magazine)

Vindeket Foods to the Rescue: How One Fort Collins Market is Tackling Food Waste

Kelsie Korinek, Contributor March 2, 2022

Picture your weekly trip to the grocery store, a trip that will provide you with all your needs for the upcoming days. When you walk in, there are rows of produce and packaged goods waiting to be sifted...

Barbacoa tacos from Maggies Tacos food truck on Wednesday, Feb. 9 in the Jax parking lot just North of Old Town. (Skyler Pradhan | College Avenue Magazine)

The Taco Trucks North of Town: How a Community Shapes Business

Aspen Flores, Contributor March 2, 2022

Between June and September, food trucks dot the landscape at City Park for the Fort Collins Food Truck Rally. On Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to dusk, there is plenty of food and live music to go around. The...

Chinese broccoli with crispy pork at Cafe de Bangkok, Feb. 6. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

Cafe de Bangkok: A Taste of Thailand

S. C. Pedroza, Contributor March 2, 2022

As soon as you walk in, you smell the steaming scent of jasmine rice, curry, exotic vegetables and tender meats and noodles, foreshadowing not only a meal but an experience as a whole. Your plate is brought...

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...

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