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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,...

A Rainbow trout caught on the Cache Le Poudre river.

The CSU Fly Fishing Club: Catching Friendships and Creating Fishermen

Annie Weiler, Contributor November 9, 2022

The water laps across the banks, swirling and foaming against the rocks. Trees of various sizes and colors, ranging from emerald to russet to marigold, shield the river from faraway distractions. Students...

Isabel Naschold rides down the stairs in fornt of the CSU Administration Building.

Dedication and Passion: How the CSU Cycling Team Races On

Avery Coates, Multimedia Editor November 9, 2022

At 6 a.m. on a weekday, most college students are getting much needed sleep before a long day of class. However, for members of the Colorado State University Cycling team, 6 a.m. is when their day begins....

Ben Walter works on leveling the ground.

Trail Building: How Fort Collins Gets it Done

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor November 9, 2022

Sunlight filters through the trees, creating patterns of light across the ground. A light breeze causes the plants to sway and cools the trail underneath the hot sun. The sky is a deep shade of blue, occasionally...

cowboy lassos

The CSU Rodeo Legacy

Kailey Pickering, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2022

Horses race around the arena, sending whirls of dust spinning around their legs as riders swing lassos above their heads, focusing on their target, swinging one…two…three times before they release...

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...

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