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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...

Timeline: A Year of COVID-19 In Colorado

Timeline: A Year of COVID-19 In Colorado

Meg Metzger-Seymour March 29, 2021

March of 2020: the month everyone’s plans for the foreseeable future collapsed in real-time. Now, a full year later, we reflect on the major events that guided Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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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...

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Best of CSU Alcohol

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best Liquor Store: Wilbur’s Total Beverage Wilbur’s Total Beverage is a FoCo favorite family-owned liquor store that has been in business for over 16 years. Wilbur’s has an excellent selection of...

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Best of CSU Entertainment

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best Live Concert Venue: Aggie Theatre The Aggie Theatre is a historic, classic site in Fort Collins. Adored by many, the Aggie has been in business for over 100 years, going from a furniture store,...

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...

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Best of CSU Styling Services

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best Hair Salon: Tuana Hair Design Tuana Hair Design is a European salon located on College Avenue that offers cuts, coloring, eyebrow threading, keratin smoothing and more. Tuana won best hair salon...

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Best of CSU Shopping

Best of CSU Staff February 24, 2021

Best Thrift Store: Arc Thrift Store The Arc not only has some of the best finds and deals, but their work also goes directly towards helping people with developmental disabilities. The thrift chain opened...

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Where and How To Play Outside During COVID-19

Kevin Dwyer May 8, 2020

It's March 25, 2020. The great state of Colorado has just issued an order warning all residents to stay at home. What's the first thing you do? Apparently, if you're in Colorado you go outside immediately...

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Locked Inside: How To Stay Safe During Quarantine

Arlee Walls May 5, 2020

For many, the in-home order was the best way to protect many citizens from contracting the coronavirus disease. But for victims of domestic violence, the in-home did the exact opposite of protecting them....

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Trashion: From Fast Fashion To Sustainable Styles

Kendall Martin March 4, 2020

The average American discards about 70 pounds of clothing and other textiles every year, according to the Huffington Post. That’s equivalent to 64 T-shirts or 16 pairs of jeans. The EPA reports that...

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What To Wear To Your Next CSU Tailgate

Maddie Steele October 8, 2019

Tailgates are best known for pre-gaming with friends, hamburgers and chicken wings, and getting pumped for the football game. But, an important part of tailgating is representing school pride. Tailgate...

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