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Tony Espinoza works in the Safeway on Harmony Road. Photo credit: Cory Bertelsen

Safeway cashier on 40 years of employment at local branch

Cory Bertelsen March 9, 2017

Fort Collins community members have been entering and exiting Tony Espinoza’s life and checkout lane for 40 years. Until its recent closure, Espinoza worked as a food clerk and checker at the Safeway...

CSU student explains Islamic faith

CSU student explains Islamic faith

Cory Bertelsen February 14, 2017

    With the words and actions of many Americans that followed President Trump's travel ban, it is evident that our society often misunderstands what it means to practice the Islamic faith. Muhammad...

Hare Krisna group celebrates their faith in the Plaza on Tuesday.

Good vibrations: Hare Krishna group fills plaza with positivity, spirituality

Cory Bertelsen February 2, 2017

After leaving my last class Tuesday, I heard some beats and chimes in the distance. I started following the positive vibrations until I finally met a group of friendly people who were a part of the Hare...

Photo courtesy of: Pixabay

Morgan Library presents talk about traditional Chinese architecture presented by CSU professor

Cory Bertelsen November 29, 2016
You probably knew that some ancient Chinese architecture was built for protection, like the Great Wall of China. Did you know that some Chinese Architectural designs helped protect new groups of foreigners in certain regions that were subjected to violent attacks? This type of architecture mimicked that of a circle, with sturdy surrounding walls and no windows on the first floor. The inner space of this design consisted of the courtyard, where communal activities occurred in a safe environment. Also, that the Chinese garden expresses the relationship between humans and the surrounding natural environment?
Photo courtesy of Kent Washington

CSU student plans to make Colorado an artistic hot-spot

November 2, 2016
You might see CSU student Kent Washington helping out various departments around the university. From programming functions at Ram Events, to setting up performance lights at the University Center for the Arts to directing the United Men of Color student organization with volunteer services and inclusive based programs. What you may not see is Washington’s effort in trying to get Colorado on the map as the next major art hot spot.
Photo courtesy Nick Visocky

CSU student tells scary stories from his job as an exterminator

October 30, 2016
Nick Visocky doesn’t have an average job like working at a dining hall serving food, well he did, but Nick decided to quit, taking up a new line of work. One that offers some unusual stories that involve Bibles and stun guns, supernatural stuff? Perhaps.
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