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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...

Bawarchi Biryani Point, an Indian restaurant serving South-Indian cuisine, and Swagath, an Indian grocery store located next to Bawarchi on South College and Prospect in Fort Collins. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

Bawarchi Biryani Point: A One-Stop Shop for South Indian Cuisine

Aspen Flores, Contributor April 27, 2022

When you think of Asian food in Fort Collins, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe it’s the bao from Chopstickers, perhaps the pho at Saigon Grill, or maybe, if you have not explored beyond...

(Graphic Illustration by Kaylee Congdon | College Avenue Magazine)

Asian American Heritage and Representation Through Film

Samantha Nordstrom, Contributor April 27, 2022

Picture this: a new movie just released, and you decide to check it out at the local theater with some friends. You buy tickets, arrive at the theater and find your seats. Then the movie starts and, slowly,...

First Korean Church of Fort Collins young adult bible study members Hyemi Woo (left) and Ebony Lee (right) eat kimchi-jigae, made by a church member, for dinner before starting their weekly bible study, March 23, 2022. (Anna von Pechmann | College Avenue Magazine)

Photo Story: Celebrating local APIDA community builders

Anna von Pechmann, Multimedia Editor April 27, 2022

Throughout this academic year, College Avenue has paid homage to old and new Fort Collins traditions and celebrated the rich agricultural and culinary atmosphere of the area. For our last print edition,...

Chinese broccoli with crispy pork at Cafe de Bangkok, Feb. 6. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

Cafe de Bangkok: A Taste of Thailand

S. C. Pedroza, Contributor March 2, 2022

As soon as you walk in, you smell the steaming scent of jasmine rice, curry, exotic vegetables and tender meats and noodles, foreshadowing not only a meal but an experience as a whole. Your plate is brought...

Participants in the event Slow Waltz , led by Sergei Driga, from Russia. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | The Collegian)

Rebranding Tradition: International Students Make CSU Feel Like Home

S.C. Pedroza October 7, 2021

It’s close to midnight on a day like any other, as you find yourself walking through the university apartments west of campus. You pass a window and get a sneak peek to the inside: There’s a group...

The Ducal Palace is one of Urbinos cultural highlights and can be visible throughout the city. (Nicole Towne | College Avenue)

La Vita Dolce: Peace of Mind and a Bowl of Spaghetti

Nicole Towne September 18, 2018

It’s a late August afternoon. Lunch is over, but dinner hasn’t begun yet. I’m hungry, I make my way over to the Lory Student Center to get something to eat. I order tomato soup and a grilled cheese...

A parallel of buddhas at the Asakusa Shrine in Taito, Tokyo Japan. Photo credit: Jacob Stewart

Japanese Winter Study Abroad Program Is a Cultural Based Experience

JStewart April 13, 2018

Colorado State University is introducing a new cultural studies education abroad experience for winter 2018. Sayuri Collins, a Japanese instructor at CSU, is introducing a new Japanese culture based experience...

The CSU Fair Trade Club gives out free pins, stickers, and tea bags when they have a table at events. Photo credit: Kelly Peterson

CSU’s Fair Trade Club Is Getting Fort Collins Certified

Kelly Peterson March 23, 2018

Many companies, such as Ben & Jerry's and Patagonia, are fair trade certified, but the meaning behind the certification is unclear to many students. Companies take advantage of the ladder system by...

El Camino de Santiago: My Pilgrimage Walking 566 Miles Across Northern Spain

El Camino de Santiago: My Pilgrimage Walking 566 Miles Across Northern Spain

Jenna Fischer February 23, 2018

Thirty days. Five hundred sixty-six miles. One incredible journey. In August 2017, I walked across the entire width of Spain from the French border to the Atlantic Ocean on the ancient pilgrimage route...

Hostels are a great place to meet other travelers from all around the world. Poc-Na Hostel in Isla Mujeres, Mexico displays the flags of many different countries on the ceiling. Photo credit: Katie Mitchell

What People Do Not Tell You About Hostels

Jenna Fischer February 21, 2018

It is 3 a.m. You are lying wide awake in a dorm room with 20 other people in a wobbly bunk bed with scratchy sheets and a blanket of questionable cleanliness. The guy in the bunk above you is snoring so...

A young child raises his hand to a group of entertainers on stilts before the opening ceremonies of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Tony Villalobos May

Capturing Moments While on the Road

TVillalobos February 12, 2018

The photos you see here are not meant to be the most spectacular images ever seen. They are not meant to be technically perfect or life-changing. They are intended to stimulate the imagination. Whether...

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