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CSU dance students perform Dreams of Flying during the 2020 Fall Dance Concert

Dancing in a New Light: CSU Offers New BFA in Dance

Grace Cooper December 16, 2020

Tucked away in the Southeast corner of Colorado State University’s campus, the University Center of the Arts is home to the School of Music, Theater, and Dance — not often the programs that draw students...

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The Final Countdown: DNC Chair Tom Perez Visits FoCo Before Election Day 2020

Arlee Walls November 2, 2020

2020 has been...a memorable year. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many uncertainties for the world from the job market to healthcare and even going to school. But the United States 2020 presidential...

Student holding up the book How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi over their face

Reading through Racism: CSU’s New Program Responds to BLM Movement

Grace Cooper October 27, 2020

The idea of a campus reading program here at Colorado State University has been being tossed around for a while, and this year with the endorsement of President Joyce McConnell, it has finally become a...

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The Red Flag Law as a Means of Suicide Prevention

Anna Dunn May 5, 2020

In February of 2018, a major change in gun control activism occurred. A school shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida led to the death of 17 people and injury of 17 more....

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Deconstructing Colorado State Culture 

Kendall Martin December 21, 2019

Discrimination has been intertwined within Colorado State University’s culture for years, appearing in bathroom stalls, on building walls and has been seen by hundreds on social media platforms.  During...

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,...

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Q&A: Joyce Mcconnell Reflects on Her First 100 Days as CSU President

Taylor Sandal October 29, 2019

After over 150 years since its establishment, Colorado State University selected Joyce McConnell to be its first female president in March.  McConnell recently passed the 100-day mark as president, the...

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Students Respond: ‘When Will Enough Be Enough at CSU?’

Leta McWilliams October 8, 2019

Editor’s Note: Several students quoted in the following article requested anonymity or that only their first names be shared due to concerns about retaliation. In the interest of minimizing harm by protecting...

NotProudToBe protester holding sign

College Avenue Can Do Better – and for That, We’d Like To Share Your Stories

Gabriel Go September 20, 2019

Dear readers, Within the first weeks of the school year, we’ve already witnessed an incident involving four White students in blackface. A week later, a swastika was found next to a community coordinator’s...

Smoothies in compostable cups.

CSU Is Reducing Single-Use Plastics on Campus

Taylor Sandal March 11, 2019

Colorado State University isn’t shy about its sustainability achievements, and with good reason. The University offers 962 sustainability-related courses, composts about 5,000 pounds of food waste from...

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CSU Is Celebrating Earth Day All Week Long

MMiller1 April 23, 2018

Do you ever feel like just one day of celebration each year for mother nature is just not enough? Colorado State University sure thinks so. This year, CSU has committed a full week of planned events in...

Hair was flipped from members David Dugan and Jakob Muller of Slow Caves at the Lagoon Summer Concert Series Wednesday. Photo by Olive Ancell | Collegian

Free Music Fridays at the Downtown Summer Concert Sessions To Start Up Soon

EFideor April 20, 2018

Fort Collins turns up the volume each summer with all kinds of live music performances like the Fort Collins Music eXperiment (FoCoMX), Taste of Fort Collins, the Lagoon, Noontime Notes and Downtown Summer...

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