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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,...

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...

Old Town Fort Collins empty at night

Partying in a Pandemic: How COVID-19 has reset CSU’s social scene

Grace Cooper March 29, 2021

The red solo cups of a crowded house and disco lights of a bustling bar have become iconic for generations of college students. A first college party has become a rite of passage for everyone — except...

phone on noco nosh website

Nosh for NoCo: Independent Delivery Supports Local Restaurants

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

For college students living through a pandemic, food delivery is a must. Some may be too stoned to go pick up their own munchies, and many may see food delivery as a safer option as opposed to going into...

Two bowls of ramen in the kitchen of RamaMama

Small Businesses See Surge of Community Support During Pandemic

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

For local business owners Jeremy Kempter and John Lawyer, staying open in the midst of a global pandemic has been business as never before.   Kempter, the owner and master distiller of Old Town...

Jaws sushi plate

Best of CSU Food

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

The best food served in Fort Collins as voted on by CSU students: Coffee / Breakfast / Sandwich / Burger / Pizza / Drunchies / Wings / Italian / Mexican / Burrito / Chinese / Sushi / Thai / Restaurant...

Soap and essential oil products from Sunlit Mountain

Fort Collins Marketplace: A Virtual Vendor for Local Businesses

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, businesses in Fort Collins had to come up with some creative ways to continue supporting their livelihood.  As a solution, Fort Collins Marketplace was created so people...

1870 mini restaurant in the Foundry

Best of CSU Campus Life

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best On-Campus Lunch: Spoons Serving Northern Colorado for more than 15 years, Spoons is a go-to spot for soups, salads and sandwiches. Founded in Fort Collins, Spoons works with Colorado farmers to...

Tony Vallejos, owner of Fort Collins Candy Shop Emporium, stands behind the counter at his shop. (Photo by Mackenzie Pinn | College Avenue Magazine)

The Candy Man Can

Kailey Pickering March 4, 2020

Walking into the Fort Collins Candy Store Emporium is being whisked away to the 1940s, where candy cigarettes are sold by the pack, an old school Coca-Cola ad can be found smiling from the walls, and antique...

Momo Lolo Coffee Shop located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Photo by Mackenzie Pinn | College Avenue

4 Outdoor Study Gems Around CSU’s Campus

Katie Boland February 18, 2020

One of the best ways to get a new perspective and rejuvenate a study session is to head outside and get some fresh air. With the spring semester up and running and warmer times around the corner, here...

plate of chicken and waffles with dips

Plant To the Plate: Southern Cooking With a Vegan Twist

Gerson Flores Rojas December 21, 2019

As soon as the door slides open, Plant To The Plate sends an air of individuality, amazing food, and most surprisingly, family. "I really want it to be just like home. People coming together, eating good...

painting of woman sitting on green rug drinking coffee surrounded by cats, with the words Alley Cat written below

Art That’s Right up Your Alley(Cat)

Kendall Martin October 8, 2019

Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, a coffee lover or a tea drinker, a socializer or a studier, a cafe near campus caters to you. But, take one step inside and you’ll discover it’s much...

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