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Two unique pieces of art by artist Perry (Skye) Norton complement each other March 24.

Can’t Go Wrong With A Glass Bong

Audrey Donow, Contributer April 17, 2024

When entering Kind Creations Smoke Shop, you’re immediately greeted by an inviting environment and an array of glass cases lining the wall, full of stylish, artistic bongs and glass-blown art. Opened...

Norma McCorvey, left, who was Jane Roe in the 1973 Roe v. Wade case, with her attorney, Gloria Allred, outside the Supreme Court in April 1989, where the Court heard arguments in a case that could have overturned the Roe v. Wade decision.

Photo courtesy of Lorie Shaull

The Legacy of Roe v. Wade

In 1970, Norma McCorvey, under the pseudonym Jane Roe, was denied access to an abortion under Texas state law, sparking a debate that divided the country. Fast forward more than 50 years later, and America...

Super Chexx table hockey game Jan. 29.

High Scores and Critical Hits

Owen Primeau, Photographer February 21, 2024

Prior to an era dominated by smartphones and advanced gaming consoles, people sought creative ways to indulge in games and test their skills. In contrast to the modern nature of television-centered entertainment,...

FoCo Then vs. Now

FoCo Then vs. Now

Avery Coates, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2024

A customer browses through crystals at Northern Lights Crystals, Books & Gifts in Fort Collins, CO Jan. 27.

Kaleidoscope of Change

Molly O'Connor, Writer February 21, 2024

In the 1960s, the counterculture movement was flourishing; a burgeoning set of new ideas based on independent thought and rejection of social norms. The ‘hippie’ subculture was born and ran rampant...

A variety of vintage clothes are on sale downstairs in Dandelions & Rust, a vintage store located in Old Town next to the Museum of Art Fort Collins and Blue Agave Restaurant on Nov. 21, 2023.

Top Five Consignment, Vintage, and Secondhand Stores in Fort Collins

Molly O'Connor, Writer January 28, 2024

If one knows where to look, rare vintage finds and one-of-a-kind knickknacks line the shelves of quaint shops and second-hand stores, littered throughout Fort Collins. Whether seeking a unique gift or...

The entrance to Sonny Lubicks Steakhouse on Dec. 4.

Five MORE FoCo Date Spots

Alli Price, Writer December 13, 2023

1. Sonny Lubick’s Steakhouse Owned by Colorado State University royalty, former football coach Sonny Lubick’s restaurant offers a luxurious underground dining experience that exudes charm and romance....

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...

Clothes are hung on racks in front of Funktional’s storefront window labeled thrift store and surrounded by painted flowers., Oct. 23. Funktional is a thrift store that is located on Elizabeth Street.

Green is TOTALLY your color

Alexis Freudenthal, Content Editor November 8, 2023

Fashion revolves around an endless cycle of styles, cuts, and patterns that refresh every few years. Recently, we’ve seen aesthetics recycled faster than ever before. This is partly due to the increased...

Alayna Truxal: The Face of ASCSU Supreme Court

Alayna Truxal: The Face of ASCSU Supreme Court

Annie Weiler, Writer September 25, 2023

On May 3, 2023, the Associated Students of Colorado State University held the first session of the 53rd Senate. In attendance was the newly ratified ASCSU Supreme Court Chief Justice, Alayna Truxal, a...

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...

The outdoor seating area of The Exchange Sept. 7.

Mile High Romance: 5 Fort Collins Establishments that are an Absolute Must for Date Night

Alli Price, Writer September 25, 2023

Tired of staying in and ordering takeout all the time? Looking for a way to spice up your night out in Fort Collins? Check out these five unique places on your next date night with your better half, core...

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