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The Art of Thrifting: Giving New Life to Old Items

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor January 24, 2022

Old Town Fort Collins is home to a myriad of colorful and unique shops, selling a variety of clothing, food and distinctive souvenirs. However, the hidden gems within Old Town lie within thrift shops,...

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,...

The view south from the summit of Horsetooth Rock

Hiking: Building Up Our Bodies, Minds and Community

S.C. Pedroza November 16, 2021

As part of The Rocky Mountain area, Fort Collins opens the possibilities for an incredibly diverse pool of outdoor activities for anyone who desires to get active. Students from across the United States...

A young girl sits on her father’s shoulders as they walk the lit streets of Old Town Fort Collins, Nov 5. The streets were crowded with people enjoying the open shops and the holiday lights.  (Sophia Stern | The Collegian

Opinion: Local Businesses Light Up Fort Collins

Jackson Patrick November 5, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glpC8n6fTc0 Check out CTV'S video to learn more about this event.   Editor's Note: The following article is an opinion article. When the weather gets cold and the...

Members of Colorado State University’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps demonstrate squad tactics near the Engineering Research Center at the Foothills Campus Sept. 16. Lieutenant Colonel and Professor of MIlitary Sciences Matthew Tillman explained that “we picked out some of the more experienced cadets to demonstrate how to do a squad attack and recon array across a linear danger area” and then they sent the rest of the cadets to actually do those tasks. (Ryan Schmidt | College Avenue)

Photo Story: CSU Military Traditions

Ryan Schmidt October 8, 2021

Colorado State University has a long history of military instruction on campus that dates back to 1884. As part of this tradition, CSU offers Reserve Officers’ Training Corps for both the Army and Air...

Launch Skatepark Creates Community For the Youth of Skateboarding in Fort Collins

Launch Skatepark Creates Community For the Youth of Skateboarding in Fort Collins

Jackson Patrick October 7, 2021

Sitting behind a tattoo parlor and a Mexican restaurant is a fairly nondescript warehouse. However, in the back, through an open garage door, you will find a room full of various obstacles such as boxes,...

Photo of a sunflower at Bartels Farm. (Photo by Tri Duong | College Avenue Magazine)

Finding a Patch of Community: The Bartels Farm and Pumpkin Patch

Beatrice Lincke October 7, 2021

At the northeast edge of Fort Collins, just as fields of corn, hay and wheat sweep over the horizon, there is a small haven blanketed with orange, speckled, leafy mats, towers of yellow halos that obscure...

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...

person in dark hoodie playing a brightly painted piano in a Fort Collins parking garage

Public Art In Fort Collins Adds Color to the Dark Times

Sasha Beran-Huges April 29, 2021

When you first arrive in Old Town Fort Collins you’re greeted with bright colors intermingled with the red and grey buildings that line the streets. Murals can be seen everywhere as well as ornate utility...

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

K-12 Teachers Navigate the Pains of Pandemic Teaching

Kailey Pickering April 5, 2021

A fear clouds the atmosphere of a classroom at Windsor Middle School in Colorado as students are told that they have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and must quarantine....

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...

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