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Best of CSU Entertainment

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best Live Concert Venue: Aggie Theatre The Aggie Theatre is a historic, classic site in Fort Collins. Adored by many, the Aggie has been in business for over 100 years, going from a furniture store,...

Nostalgia at Risk: How COVID-19 Has Affected Local Roller Rink Rollerland

Nostalgia at Risk: How COVID-19 Has Affected Local Roller Rink Rollerland

Anna Dunn May 4, 2020

Social isolation has introduced many problems for small business owners across the nation. Stores struggle to find creative solutions that can follow health and safety guidelines while also getting some...

The Mystic Counterculture of Fort Collins: Tarot, Divination, and More

The Mystic Counterculture of Fort Collins: Tarot, Divination, and More

Kevin Dwyer March 13, 2020

The occult, divination and ancient Egyptian knowledge all play a part in the history of the tarot. This mysterious and often misunderstood deck of cards was originally used to play a game like Bridge or...

Let the Music Play: DIY Venues in Fort Collins

Let the Music Play: DIY Venues in Fort Collins

Arlee Walls March 4, 2020

Everyone has a first day. Playing a sport to eventually play professionally, picking up a brush to begin painting a masterpiece, or writing down a storm of thoughts to create a timeless song. Everyone...

CSU Stadium Sessions Bring Together Two Loves: Live Music and Football

CSU Stadium Sessions Bring Together Two Loves: Live Music and Football

Taylor Sandal November 6, 2018

Fierce, genuine and unabashedly expressive. Alysia Kraft is all of these things and more when she performs. Any audience member can feel passion radiating wholeheartedly through every smile, air-kick...

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Essential Video Games for College Students

Tyler Duncan September 26, 2018

The college experience has changed quite a bit since our parents' day. With all our technical doo-dads and portable witchcraft at our fingertips, having free time has irreversibly changed. However, every...

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‘Join the Beat’ at Impulse Dance and Fitness

Kelly Peterson September 10, 2018

National Dance Day grandly opened an adult dance and fitness studio only a couple of blocks away from Colorado State University. Dancers shook the ground as they danced the day away, a vibrant recognition...

A patron playing one of the many pinball games offered at the bar-cade. There is both vintage and brand new pinball games to be played, and many of them for under a dollar. Photo credit: Erik Fideor

Pinball Jones Is an Arcade Bar Friendly for All Ages

EFideor April 3, 2018

It is not just a bar, and it is not just an arcade. Pinball Jones is Fort Collins’ very own arcade bar: a place where anyone can come for fun and a quality beverage. Originally opened in Old Town Square...

Hike up one of the many trails at Horsetooth Reservoir as the days get longer and warmer. Photo credit: Emily Carrington

3 Things To Do Around Campus on Warmer Days

ECarrington March 21, 2018

It is finally getting warmer, which means pulling out the shorts from the back of the closet, throwing on trusty sunglasses and heading out into the sun with some friends. The recent 60-degree weather...

Try These Fun Games At Your Next Kickback

Try These Fun Games At Your Next Kickback

MMiller1 February 12, 2018

Friends who play together stay together. If you are hosting the next gathering with your group of friends and are in need of some ideas on what games to play, we have your back. Here are a variety of games...

Students Sheridan Kelly, Joey Genovese, Callie Miller, Ben Genovese, Justin Pace, Nick Franson and Thomas Horton take a break from driving in bad traffic in Idaho Springs, Colo. on Jan. 29, 2017. Photo credit: Missy Miller

5 Things You Need To Know Before Going To the X Games

MMiller1 January 26, 2018

It is that time of year again; winter is in the air, the new semester has set in and students are ready to get away for the weekend at the annual X Games. If you are one of the many students preparing...

People enjoying a wonderful day at a pumpkin patch in Fort Collins, Colorado. Photo credit: Mackenzie Boltz

Where You Can Get a Pumpkin in Fort Collins Before Halloween

MBoltz October 27, 2017

As students, we are always on the move and buzzing around Fort Collins. So it comes as no surprise that you might not always have time to do the things that you want. Even with Halloween quickly approaching,...

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