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The Cache la Poudre River provides the water necessary for irrigation of local farms. Japanese immigrants coming into Fort Collins in the 1800s and 1900s worked to create the irrigation systems used today for agriculture and residential use. (Gregory James | College Avenue Magazine)

Asian American Culture in Old Town Fort Collins

Harper Wines, Contributor April 27, 2022

Those familiar with Colorado probably don’t know that iconic Old Town Fort Collins, which is both a popular college student hang-out as well as a booming destination for tourists and locals, used to...

Campus Upended: Sustainability and Hunger during COVID-19

Campus Upended: Sustainability and Hunger during COVID-19

Cecilia Apodaca March 29, 2021

This past year has been challenging for campus initiatives at Colorado State University. From diverting waste to feeding students, many programs were forced to restructure and refocus their strategies...

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Colorado’s 2020 Election Explained in 9 Graphs

Samantha Ye November 25, 2020

We all know what Colorado voted for in the 2020 election but have we seen how Coloradans voted? Nine graphs from College Avenue show the different ways the state population cast their ballots this year...

Joe Neguse smiling next to person in car at democratic office

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...

Photo collage of ASCSU members doing various activities laid over the ASCSU Senate sign

The Power and Potential of ASCSU

Cecilia Apodaca October 28, 2020

The Associated Students of Colorado State University (ASCSU) impacts all students on campus. Many have heard of the student government organization, but its functions, purpose, and most importantly, impact,...

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...

Illustration of Cory Gardner on background of red and white stripes

Gardner-Hickenlooper Debate Transcript and Fact Check: Part 1

Meg Metzger-Seymour October 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This post is the first in a two-part series to fact check the final debate between Colorado Senate candidates Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper. This race has been considered one which...

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Gardner-Hickenlooper Debate Transcript and Fact Check: Part 2

Meg Metzger-Seymour October 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This post is the second part of a two part series to fact check the final debate between Colorado Senate candidates Cory Gardner (R) and John Hickenlooper (D). This race has been considered...

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...

Illustration by Meg Metzger-Seymour | College Avenue Magazine

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....

The current version of the banner seen outside of Fort Collins City Hall. The banners will soon be taken down and updated with two more languages. Photo credit: Tony Villalobos May

Fort Collins Multilingual Banners Celebrate Diversity, Encourage Inclusivity

TVillalobos April 10, 2018

The City of Fort Collins has taken a strong stance on diversity. 30 large multilingual banners that read “We Are Fort Collins” have been commissioned by the City of Fort Collins recently, celebrating...

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...

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