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Various books sit on display at Arc Thrift Stores Feb. 25. (Cat Blouch | The Collegian)

A list of great books to add to your spring reading

Kailey Pickering April 19, 2021

  As spring extends its reach through warm breezes and blossoming flowers, we are finally able to see the end of the semester on the horizon, and with it, more free time to dive into books...

A box of loaded Lebanese fries at Yum Yum Social Club March 4. This version of fries is based on Lebanese street food culture which consists of coleslaw as the additional topping with various spices. (Tri Duong | The Collegian)

Restaurants cling onto community despite the pandemic

Kailey Pickering March 11, 2021

As one walks through Old Town Fort Collins, they can see that restaurants have taken a new form with outdoor seating, highly sanitized tables and masked servers. Amid the buzz that continues to fill...

Everyday Joes Coffee House, a nonprofit in Old Town, functions as an art gallery, a coffee shop and as a church on Sundays with services at 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. (Anna Tomka | The Collegian)

Little Local Gems: How Everyday Joe’s Coffee House began

Kailey Pickering March 3, 2021

[smartslider3 slider=83] High, open ceilings, light chatter and a welcoming atmosphere greet one as they walk into Everyday Joe’s Coffee House on Mason Street. Underneath the rustic string lights and...

Competitors run towards the second checkpoint of the Operation Bear Hug obstacle course 5K run on Sunday morning at Colorado State University.  (Forrest Czarnecki | Collegian)

The race must go on for Fort Collins athletes

Kailey Pickering November 2, 2020

The muscles in their legs are on fire with exhaustion, their lungs burning as they take in gulps of air and, as the finish line appears on the horizon, they pour everything they have into closing the distance....

Shelves of Halloween costumes on display. During Halloween there are many costume options that are not offensive. (Abby Flitton | Collegian)

Halloween costumes create memories, express creativity

Kailey Pickering October 27, 2020

On a day when many dress up in fun and extraordinary costumes, countless people hold memories of trick-or-treating with friends, receiving an assortment of candies and experiencing Halloween parties. For...

A bison moves through the snow in Yellowstone National Park in February 2018. The bison at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area are descended from bison from Yellowstone and are the results of conservation efforts between many partners, including Colorado State University and the City of Fort Collins. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

The Fort Collins Bison Project educates public on conservation

Kailey Pickering October 12, 2020

The 2020 Fort Collins Book Fest brought forward many virtual events. In 2016 the book fest was established by librarians, book lovers, and writers. The inaugural theme in 2016 was Brewin' Up Books, a tribute...

A beer sits on a table. (Collegian file photo)

Breckenridge reimagines Oktoberfest amid the pandemic

Kailey Pickering October 4, 2020

The smell of German cooking flooded the air while polka music danced through the streets and autumn took over in Breckenridge, Colorado. September in Breckenridge not only marks the transition from summer...

(Graphic illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)

Don’t miss the ACT film festival’s virtual screening this year

Kailey Pickering September 27, 2020

The Fort Collins ACT annual film festival will be celebrating over 20 films advocating for social justice through streaming the films Oct. 1-10.  Fort Collins has been participating in the ACT Human...

Collegian Reviews (Illustration by Caleb Carpenter | Collegian)

Resilience of the Ravensbrück Rabbits: ‘Lilac Girls’ reviewed

Kailey Pickering September 15, 2020

Among Adolf Hitler’s concentration camps and the suffering that ran rampant during World War II lies a story of strength and perseverance. In her book "Lilac Girls," Martha Hall Kelly follows the true...

(Left to right) Guitarist Nic Lubin, vocalist Nick Lundeen, and bassist Matthias Mandl of Lady Denim perform at the Artery on Oct. 18th. (Megan McGregor | The Collegian)

Shared moments: FoCo musicians adapt to playing in pandemic

Kailey Pickering September 8, 2020

As businesses rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the flow of live music remains absent from Fort Collins. Music has always been a link for people to come together and connect, especially...

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