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Headshot of Dora Frias, director of El Centro at Colorado State University

Embracing Community, Culture and Heritage at El Centro

Mara Scullion November 30, 2021

With a beautiful palette of bright, vibrant colors and patterns dancing together in unity to create an outstanding representation of their community, the new wall wrap outside of El Centro  is sure to...

Members of Colorado State University’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps demonstrate squad tactics near the Engineering Research Center at the Foothills Campus Sept. 16. Lieutenant Colonel and Professor of MIlitary Sciences Matthew Tillman explained that “we picked out some of the more experienced cadets to demonstrate how to do a squad attack and recon array across a linear danger area” and then they sent the rest of the cadets to actually do those tasks. (Ryan Schmidt | College Avenue)

Photo Story: CSU Military Traditions

Ryan Schmidt October 8, 2021

Colorado State University has a long history of military instruction on campus that dates back to 1884. As part of this tradition, CSU offers Reserve Officers’ Training Corps for both the Army and Air...

Participants in the event Slow Waltz , led by Sergei Driga, from Russia. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | The Collegian)

Rebranding Tradition: International Students Make CSU Feel Like Home

S.C. Pedroza October 7, 2021

It’s close to midnight on a day like any other, as you find yourself walking through the university apartments west of campus. You pass a window and get a sneak peek to the inside: There’s a group...

Saplings inside the EEG. (Photo by Pratyoosh Kashyap | College Avenue Magazine)

The Everybody Eats Garden: CSU’s Student-Run Garden Grows Food and Community

Grace Cooper May 11, 2021

As any gardener knows, good things take time. For the past two years a small group of students and staff at Colorado State University’s Horticulture Department have been waiting patiently for CSU’s...

(Illustration by Olivia Brett)

Ram Kidz Village Offers Support to Student-Parents in the Pandemic 

Cecilia Apodaca May 11, 2021

The pandemic hit student parents hard. With the transition to online schooling, a boom in Zoom fatigue, and a lack of financial and academic stability, many had to adjust to a new way of life.   “My...

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...

Birds eye view of the CSU Marching Band during socially distanced rehearsal

CSU Marching Band Director Guides Students Through an Uncertain Season

Aspen Flores December 14, 2020

Throughout the fall semester, one could find the Colorado State University Marching Band practicing for their next performance regardless of weather, wildfires and yes, even a pandemic.    From...

Kourtney Yadao in her Advanced Modern Dance class on Oct. 23.

Everything Has Changed: How COVID-19 Has Affected The College Experience

Abby Huether October 28, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has shifted everybody’s plans for 2020, including college students and post-college graduates. 18 years of excitement built until the glorious moment when high school seniors received...

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,...

Issac Gromacki on the wall at Colorado State University. Photo by Mackenzie Pinn | College Avenue Magazine

Reaching for Success: Unity Inside the CSU Climbing Team

Anna Dunn March 4, 2020

The team begins each meeting in the children’s climbing room at their practice site, the Ascent climbing studio. About three dozen college students sit in front of a miniature climbing wall as everyone...

A Welcoming Heart: The Culture of CSU Womens Volleyball

A Welcoming Heart: The Culture of CSU Women’s Volleyball

Kailey Pickering March 4, 2020

Game after game, victory after victory — Colorado State’s very own women’s volleyball team left their mark as they took victory in almost every match played in their 2019 season. Underneath the winning...

pink graphic of trumpet

Speaking Soul With CSU’s Jazz Ensembles

Kailey Pickering November 21, 2019

A smooth sound with unexpected twists and hidden turns, jazz is full of unpredictable harmonizing to form a completely unique creation. The music rose up with wisps of cigar smoke from the underground...

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