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With summer closing in fast, couples are headed outdoors for their dates. Horsetooth Reservoir is a popular place to enjoy the sun, the water, the mountains, and the stars all in one day.

Nightlife: Date night ideas for your summer fling

Amanda Thompson April 22, 2016

Ever since November, warm weather has been long gone and almost like a distant memory. Many of us have forgotten what it felt like to step outside of our homes without looking like a human marshmallow....

Nightlife: Late night study tips for the soul

Nightlife: Late night study tips for the soul

Amanda Thompson April 7, 2016

Most students in their college career have experienced the occasional, and perhaps, rare feeling of concentration instead of procrastination, while studying for an exam or doing homework.This burst of...

Colorado State University students Reid Fowler, Scott Moore and Steve Garrison fly down the course on the sled Shark Attack. (Photo credit: Daniel Milchev/ Red Bull Content Pool)

CSU team wins second place at Red Bull Schlittentag

Amanda Thompson April 5, 2016

“Schlittentag” is the German word for “sledding day”. However, Red Bull’s definition of “Schlittentag” is: “daredevils willing to propel themselves down a snow-covered hill and over a jump...

CSU student showing us how to fly down the hill by the Lagoon.

5 truths about the snow day/night 2.0

Amanda Thompson March 24, 2016

At exactly 7 a.m. Wednesday, every Colorado State University student’s phone and email dinged with a surprising and unexpected message: “CSU canceling all classes and closing offices on Wednesday,...

Why Fort Collins nightlife is more than just parties and bars

Why Fort Collins nightlife is more than just parties and bars

Amanda Thompson March 10, 2016

Compared to many other cities, Fort Collins is considered small and quaint, yet there is still plenty to do for a fun night out.As an out-of-state student from Los Angeles, California, I had absolutely...

CSU triathlon member Mercedes DeCarli, prepares to bike and train with Angela Naeth. (Photo credit: Conner Koldeway)

Professional triathlete visited, trained with CSU Triathlon Team

Amanda Thompson March 9, 2016

Mastering a single sport is an accomplishment in itself. Mastering running, swimming and biking, three difficult sports combined, is no easy task. Triathletes practice and train in all three of these sports...

Several bars in downtown Fort Collins, including Yeti Bar and Grill, say one of the most popular drinks of the weekend is Adios MoFo. The drink is a hefty combination of vodka, rum, tequila, gin, Blue Curacao liqueur, and a sweet soda finish likely to give anyone a strong buzz.

21 things you should know before turning 21 in Fort Collins

Amanda Thompson March 8, 2016

Fort Collins has a nightlife and bar scene that is different and more than just your average college town's. For one, Fort Collins has so many bars that are each more unique than the last, that you could...

The Late Night Bus makes its way to one of the several bus stops around Fort Collins during a snowy night last year. The Late Night bus systems has proven to been difficult to sustain.

Nightlife: What happens in Fort Collins after 3 a.m.

Amanda Thompson February 19, 2016

7:00 PM: Dinner8:00 PM: Shower, change and begin prepping yourself for the night out9:00 PM: Pregame10:30 PM: Let the night beginDoesn’t the schedule above look strikingly familiar? Perhaps, it’s the...

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Top 10 places to eat in Fort Collins when you have the munchies

Amanda Thompson February 16, 2016

According to Urban Dictionary, the definition for “munchies” is: consumption of copious amounts of carbohydrates and essential polyunsaturated fatty acids after inhaling the byproduct of combusting...

CSU snowboard team does more than just shred

CSU snowboard team does more than just shred

Amanda Thompson February 15, 2016

Being a member of the Colorado State University snowboard team is more than the competitions, training and flips and tricks. According to president Joel Jenks, the snowboard team's goal is to bring snowboarders...

The night of Valentines Day

The night of Valentine’s Day

Amanda Thompson February 14, 2016

As everyone knows, it is that time of the year again, and no I do not mean Christmas (unfortunately). It is that time of the year known as February 14, Singles Awareness Day, Discounted Chocolate Day and...

Crowds of people partying at Opium, a popular club in Barcelona. (Photo courtesy of Flickr).

Nightlife abroad vs. nightlife in Fort Collins

Amanda Thompson February 12, 2016

Clubs vs. house parties.Late night vs. early morning. Dressy attire vs. casual attire. In addition to differences in culture, architecture and cuisines, the college nightlife in Fort Collins and the...

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