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The front entrance to Mugs at CSU in Fort Collins, Sep 9. Mugs at CSU is opened everyday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m..

Mugful of Memories:

Macy Taylor, Writer December 7, 2023

In 2002, a senior at Colorado State University, McCabe Callahan, opened Mugs, a cafe that would later become a CSU and Fort Collins Landmark. In the spring of 2001, Callahan had the opportunity to study...

Illustration by Tessa Glowacki

Do you see your closet half full or half empty?

Macy Taylor, Writer November 8, 2023

When making the transition to college, it can be difficult to decide how many clothes you should bring. You might be thinking, will I wear it all? Will it all fit in my closet? When it comes to choosing...

Ben Eberle, Jacob Maestas, Ethan Christi, and Hays Bruce of local band People in General open for boy pablo at the Aggie Theatre Nov. 5, 2021.

In Tune with History: The Aggie Theater’s Enduring Legacy

Alexis Freudenthal, Content Editor September 25, 2023

Located on 204 S College Ave., sits a landmark institution of Fort Collins and Colorado State University alike. The Aggie Theater, nicknamed “The Aggie”, has been around for over a century, with numerous...

A sign reading Stout, Colo. pop. 47 1/2 stands just south of where the original town of Stout once stood Sep. 7.

Horsetooth Reservoir: The Underwater History of A Long Lost Ghost Town

Avery Coates, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2023

Nestled in the mountains of Larimer County, Horsetooth Reservoir and the land around it has been a vital part of Fort Collins’ history for over a century.  Born out of the city’s need for a reliable...

Fog clears over Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain.

Rocky Mountain National Park: Attracting Visitors Since 1915

Lindsay Barker, Contributor November 9, 2022

 Rocky Mountain National Park’s sprawling mountain ranges provide a feeling of escape and solace to visitors. The variety of wildlife and recreational activities along with captivating scenery make...

Ben Scott cleans off a new boulder.

Behind the Send

Milo Gladstein, Contributor November 9, 2022

The crew piles into a Sprinter van with pads, shoes, chalk, beer, weed, and everything needed to have a successful day out climbing. Old-school rap music sets the tone in transit to Red Feather Lakes....

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...

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...

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