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Ben Scott cleans off a new boulder.

Behind the Send

Milo Gladstein, Contributor November 9, 2022

The crew piles into a Sprinter van with pads, shoes, chalk, beer, weed, and everything needed to have a successful day out climbing. Old-school rap music sets the tone in transit to Red Feather Lakes....

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,...

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1 in 10: Endometriosis Impacts College Students

Abby Huether July 2, 2021

Chronic illness may seem like something that doesn’t affect young people, but endometriosis is one of many chronic illnesses that can affect a college student’s life. For a lot of people, college is...

Brayan Montes-Terrazas models the face mask he designed for El Centro. (Photo courtesy of Brayan Montes-Terrazas)

How Pandemic Face Masks Changed Fashion and Invention

Aspen Flores March 29, 2021

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks are nothing new, and for many of us wearing them regularly has become normal in everyday life. Whether you wear store-bought masks, homemade ones,...

Soap and essential oil products from Sunlit Mountain

Fort Collins Marketplace: A Virtual Vendor for Local Businesses

Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, businesses in Fort Collins had to come up with some creative ways to continue supporting their livelihood.  As a solution, Fort Collins Marketplace was created so people...

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Holistic Health Alliance Pursues Total-Body Wellness

Annie Bush March 5, 2019

With over 400 clubs on campus, Colorado State University does not suffer from shortages in extracurricular opportunities. They range from pre-medical science to pre-law, from the fly fishing club to the...

person riding bike in the winter trail

5 Tips for Staying Active During the Winter

Taylor Sandal December 5, 2018

As the cold Colorado winds slam our doors shut, and the sun starts going down earlier and earlier, where does that leave your workout? Between classes, jobs, and social outings, it’s difficult to find...

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THC Bath Bombs: Relaxation After Stressful Midterms

Jayla Hodge November 28, 2018

From food to beauty products, there is an endless amount of innovative marijuana items on the market. But, there’s now a cannabis product that could find an unlikely home: your bathtub. As popular...

close up of green plant leaves

5 Ways to Keep the Winter Blues at Bay

Nicole Towne October 3, 2018

For many people, January through March are the toughest months of the year. Winter trudges along, the days are short while the nights are long and cold weather can leave people inside for most of the day. According...

upper view of an acai bowl smoothie topped with blueberries and granola

Açaí Bowls Put the Power in ‘Power Bowls’

Katie Mitchell September 5, 2018

Deep in the Brazilian Amazon basin, a berry peaks out from its palms. At a closer look, the purple delicacy seems to be a cross between a grape and blueberry and begs to be tasted. The açaí plant, pronounced...

Colorado State Universitys recreation center offers a variety of workout opportunity for students and faculty. Photo credit: Missy Miller

How Saunas Changed the (Workout) Game

TVillalobos April 26, 2018

Colorado State University students are likely to be familiar with the on-campus recreation center, which hosts a rock wall, a gym and a pool. But what many students do not know is within the pool area...

Hike up one of the many trails at Horsetooth Reservoir as the days get longer and warmer. Photo credit: Emily Carrington

3 Things To Do Around Campus on Warmer Days

ECarrington March 21, 2018

It is finally getting warmer, which means pulling out the shorts from the back of the closet, throwing on trusty sunglasses and heading out into the sun with some friends. The recent 60-degree weather...

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