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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....

Image of Grafton St. Clair Norman in uniform

The Legacy of the First African American to Graduate from Colorado State University

Amanda Monticue, Contributor October 26, 2022

The diversity on the campus of Colorado State University has grown since it was first founded in 1870 as the State Agricultural College. Only students of white descent attended the university until about...

A buffalo and a ram going clashing heads

Rams vs. Buffs: The History of the Legendary Rivalry

Annie Weiler, Contributor September 21, 2022

For as long as Colorado State University has existed, there has been a mutual rivalry with the University of Colorado Boulder. Promoted at academic conferences, on social media, and in athletic events...

Graphic of the A in Fort Collins

The Aggie Era: CSU’s Beginning History as an Agricultural and Mechanical College

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor September 21, 2022

As one strolls through Colorado State University, they see ”Ram pride” everywhere: green and gold banners are posted on the walls, murals of CSU glory painted near the Lory Student Center, and CSU...

Comparative images of the UCA Building. Top is from 2022, archive image on the bottom.

From High School to the University Center for the Arts: The Evolution of a Building

Lindsay Barker, Contributor September 21, 2022

The University Center for the Arts is the result of 40 years of efforts to create a vibrant space that encompasses all performing arts at Colorado State University. However, the building wasn’t always...

Image of Ramskeller Pub & Grub sign.

Brewing Knowledge and Toasting the Future

Jackson Patrick, Contributor September 21, 2022

In the basement of the Lory Student Center, on the Colorado State University campus, visitors will see a dimly lit bar full of neon signs and TVs. Here in the Ramskeller Pub & Grub, more often than...

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...

Sketch of Girl Powder exhibit pieces. Courtesy of Kate Schmidt.

The Girl Powder Exhibit: Kate Schmidt’s Effort to Embrace Femininity in Outdoor Apparel

Kelsie Korinek, Contributor April 29, 2022

Each morning, after rubbing the sleep from our eyes or enjoying a hot cup of coffee, most of us pay a visit to our closets and dressers to choose an outfit that will help us carry out the day’s tasks....

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...

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