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Clothing company Sic970 spreads positive messages about unity

Clothing company Sic970 spreads positive messages about unity

Erica Grasmick May 10, 2015

The word "sick" has a couple of different definitions. Sometimes, as an excuse to skip class Monday after a particularly crazy weekend, we say we’re sick because we don't want to sit through a lecture....

Underrated superheroes we need to pay more attention to

Underrated superheroes we need to pay more attention to

Erica Grasmick May 7, 2015

Superheroes are characters we all want to be. We want their powers and their perfectly color-coordinated costumes. This is probably why so many of us flocked to the theaters last weekend to see...

New albums to jam to this month

New albums to jam to this month

Erica Grasmick May 6, 2015

Finals are here, and we can feel them stealing both our brain power and social lives. But instead of wallowing in a pool of regret, why not listen to some great new music to cheer you up while you start...

CSU student Ashley Gerhart browses books from Wolverine Publishing at the Bean Cycle café in downtown Fort Collins.

Independent Bookstore Day hits FoCo Saturday

Erica Grasmick May 1, 2015

You’ve likely heard of indie music. But, have you heard of indie bookstores? And, did you know we have a large variety of great ones here in Fort Collins? If not, this Saturday is Independent Bookstore...

A Mouthful of Thunder performs their set at the Aggie Theatre on Friday night during the 5th annual Foco MX festival.

FoCoMX is in the NoCo music scene spotlight this weekend

Erica Grasmick April 24, 2015

What is Northern Colorado known for? When I ask you this you may instantly think, as many would, about all the local breweries that serve up delicious craft beer. Or you may conjure up a picture in...

The social dos and donts of social media

The social do’s and don’ts of social media

Erica Grasmick April 17, 2015

It’s rare to come across anyone without any type of social media these days. What’s troublesome is it’s even rarer to log on and scroll through without rolling your eyes at least once. Some may...

The high school was transformed into CSUs University Center of the Arts building and is celebrating its 4th year anniversary.

Theater student Annie Booth impresses on stage and off

Erica Grasmick April 10, 2015

Stage names — it’s something many celebrities have created to convince Hollywood they belong there. However, some people are simply born with memorable names that roll off the tongue. Annie Booth...

April album releases: what you should be jamming to this month

April album releases: what you should be jamming to this month

Erica Grasmick April 8, 2015

As the old saying goes, April showers bring great music. Okay, perhaps I got that saying wrong, but this is a lovely time of year to listen to a new tune as you walk to class or sunbathe and smell the...

Over the Rainbow: Ram Events and GLBTQQA Resource Center host Queer Prom Friday night

‘Over the Rainbow’: Ram Events and GLBTQQA Resource Center host Queer Prom Friday night

Erica Grasmick March 26, 2015

Spring is finally here, and you know what that means. Flowers, warmer weather and a whole bunch of summer plans being made. For some, this spring is especially exciting because it means graduation is...

Registration for 10th Annual Womens Conference in the LSC open now

Registration for 10th Annual Women’s Conference in the LSC open now

Erica Grasmick March 26, 2015

Those who watched the Oscars last month remember Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech as the winner of Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in “Boyhood”. In her speech, Arquette boldly...

Alternative ways to spend your spring break

Alternative ways to spend your spring break

Erica Grasmick March 12, 2015

My fellow worn-down students: we are so close. Spring break is finally here, bringing a much-needed break from boring lectures, aggravating group work and tedious papers. Maybe for you, this spring...

Sunday marked 104th International Womens Day

Sunday marked 104th International Women’s Day

Erica Grasmick March 8, 2015

It’s March. And for all the average Joes and JoAnnes out there, there isn’t too much to celebrate this month besides St. Patricks Day, a holiday for binge drinking, the appropriation of “Irish”...

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