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Shelf of products at Magnolia Street Market (Mara Scullion | College Avenue Magazine).

Passing the Torch: From JB’s Convenience Store to Magnolia Street Market and the Importance of Multiculturalism

Mara Scullion, Contributor May 20, 2022

With the popularity of East Asian trends and culture becoming mainstream in North America, movies like “Parasite” and shows like “Squid Game” are still topping the charts. When snuggling in to...

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...

Students from the Muslim Student Association organized a Ramadan Iftar event, supported by the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC), Black / African American Cultural Center (B/AACC), and Islamic Center of Fort Collins. (Skyler Pradhan | College Avenue Magazine)

APACC: How One CSU Organization Embraces Community and Culture

Kelsie Korinek, Contributor April 27, 2022

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month in May, Colorado State University’s Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) organized a variety of events to highlight...

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...

(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,...

Birds eye photo of the Black Lives Matter mural outside of the art building at CSU

CSU’s Black Lives Matter Mural: The Symbolism Behind the Installation

Cecilia Apodaca December 14, 2020

Protests, art, and activism for the Black Lives Matter Movement intensified in 2020 after several racially charged crimes shone light on the high levels of oppression within the country. Many institutions...

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...

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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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...

Racism at CSU: A Timeline of Events

Racism at CSU: A Timeline of Events

Samantha Ye October 14, 2019

Updated as of July 2020. | View the raw timeline here (best for mobile) When four Colorado State University freshmen posted a picture of themselves in blackface the fall of 2019, other students added...

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