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Photo illustration of modern Latina woman with an I Voted sticker imposed in front of historical suffragette photos

The Latina Vote: Reflections on the Past and Present in an Election Year

Aspen Flores October 27, 2020

Depending on how you look at it, 100 years can feel like forever, or in the grand scheme of history, it can feel like a brief moment.   Either way, as of Aug. 18, 2020, 100 years passed since the...

Fashion, Dress, and Suffragettes: The R.E.S.P.E.C.T the Dress Exhibit

Fashion, Dress, and Suffragettes: The R.E.S.P.E.C.T the Dress Exhibit

Katie Boland May 7, 2020

You can tell a lot about a person by the clothing that they wear. Fashion is a form of self-expression, in which people can make statements about who they are or who they want to be. Historically, people...

Natalia Wynters gets ready for the CSU Drag Show Scream Queers on Oct. 20, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Sandal | College Avenue Magazine)

Behind the Sequins of the CSU Drag Show

Taylor Sandal November 5, 2019

Three hours before the 2019 CSU Drag Show, a dozen students are already lined up outside the doors. Three hours before the show, and backstage is buzzing as drag queens and kings, professionals and students,...

woman standing in front of colosseum

8 Safety Tips for Female Travelers Going on an Alternative Spring Break

Claire Oliver March 8, 2019

Spring break is a time for rest, relaxation and travel. Alternative spring breaks have become a popular way for students to connect to the world in new and exciting ways. Students can travel to places...

white students posing for group photo with rainbow items

Visible Voices: CSU Program Dispels Misunderstood Issues Around LGBTQ+ Students, Community

Arlee Walls February 26, 2019

Many myths, stereotypes or misconceptions are still present when it comes to learning about the LGBTQ+ community. At Colorado State University, the Pride Resource Center's Visible Voices takes on the role...

sihouette of a woman dancing with two male silhouettes on either side of her. they are behind a red, backlit stage curtain

Women of CSU College of Music, Theatre and Dance Discuss Inclusivity, Being a Woman in the Fine Arts

Claire Oliver November 29, 2018

The world of fine arts encompasses many different types of performance and industry. From the study of classical music to the creation of lightning and sound design, each element is combined to create...

Street names in Fort Collins are named after influential and memorable members of the community. Photo credit: Missy Miller

Fort Collins Streets To Be Renamed After Women by Women’s Commission

MMiller1 April 2, 2018

Hughes, Mathew, James, Maxwell, Bryan: what do all of these names have in common? They are all street names found around Colorado State University and in the city of Fort Collins; a city which names roads...

Casey Martinez, art history major at CSU, models her makeup look. Photo credit: Tony Villalobos May

Make-Up Does Not Make You Any Less of a Feminist

CMartinez February 13, 2018

I am a feminist. I am a make-up-wearing, clothing-obsessed feminist. I read InStyle Magazine and always leave Sephora with glittery swatches lining my arms. Even though I care about my appearance, I...

Vicky Ramirez, a sophomore at CSU, and Maritza Olde, a junior at CSU, representing their Kappa Delta Chi (KΔX) Sorority Inc. jackets. Photo credit: Alea Schmidt

Sisterhood to end stigma

JStewart November 13, 2017

Inclusion is a clear necessity in the social norms of today’s society, specifically for those who are distant from the dominant culture. Even within the “safety” of our campus here at Colorado State...

Man Therapy is an online mental help platform geared towards to men.  (Photo via Cactus Mike, Wikimedia Commons)

Jumping Over Society’s Expectations: It Is Manly To Use Therapy

Kelly Peterson November 7, 2017

Mantherapy.org, a resource for males to take advantage of ‘one-on-none’ therapy. This 24/7 website allows men to watch videos, read short tips or research how the mind works all from the comfort of...

Photo by Austin Pacheco on Unsplash

Bros Beyond the Frat

Katie Mitchell November 7, 2016

Bruh, amigo, homie, chum, broseph… just a few of the things “bros” have been known to call each other. Fraternity life is 100 percent about “the brotherhood,” about making lifelong ties and friendships....

the legs of two people in skirts

The Fashion Industry’s Warped Perspective of Plus-Size Women

Alexa Minter April 11, 2016

We live in a world that is constantly telling people they’re not good enough, that they need to lose weight, and that they need to change their bodies to be considered normal. This narrative begins in...

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