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The MAX Bus Rapid Transit is looking to expand to routes on West Elisabeth St. Currently, Transfort is working on multiple projects in order to decrease travel time across the buss five mile route.

No bike? No problem: Here are 7 alternative ways to travel around FoCo

Maddie Wright August 22, 2017

Fort Collins is famous for its biking community, but biking is not for everyone, which is perfectly okay. Fort Collins is equipped with numerous means of transportation that do not require your two-wheeled...

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Painting the ‘A’ keeps a nearly century-old tradition alive

Maddie Wright August 21, 2017

The "A" was first painted on December 4, 1923 With the sun beating down, volunteers hiked up one of the most recognizable Fort Collins landmarks to paint the Aggie “A.”   Located...

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Mainstreet performs spring showcase

Maddie Wright May 4, 2017

The Colorado State University a cappella group Mainstreet demonstrated their passion for music Wednesday night at their spring showcase. With the theme of “Through the Decades,” Mainstreet...

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New music-based fraternity for women charters

Maddie Wright May 4, 2017

The new fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, recently chartered as a chapter at CSU. SAI is a place for female students to come together and express their musical talents. Currently, SAI does not have a house...

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El Centro to host Cinco de Mayo Festival this weekend

May 1, 2017

  El Centro will host a Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 and 6 in Old Town Square. Cinco de Mayo represents the Mexican victory against French troops in 1862 in the Battle of Puebla. The festival...

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WGAC to host Consent Turns Me On Carnival, educate about sex positivity

Maddie Wright April 20, 2017

The Women and Gender Advocacy Center will host the 9th Annual Consent Turns Me On Carnival in the Durrell Center from 6 p.m - 8p.m. on Monday, April 24. Monica Rivera, Women and Gender Advocacy Center...

The Organ Recital Hall stage. Photo credit: Maddie Wright

Music professors showcase their expertise at UCA concert

Maddie Wright April 6, 2017

Colorado State University's College of Music faculty members took the stage Tuesday night in a fairly crowded Organ Recital Hall to showcase their talents. The atmosphere and presentation was professional,...

Past NCIPA Powwow, photo courtesy Gayle Adams

NCIPA’s 25th Annual Powwow to celebrate and embrace Native American culture this weekend

April 6, 2017

The Northern Colorado Intertribal Powwow Association hosts a powwow every year to embrace Native American culture. This year is the NCIPA's 25th powwow. It will take place at the North Aztlan Community...

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7 CSU-themed April Fools’ Day pranks

Maddie Wright March 30, 2017

April Fools' Day is this weekend, so here is a list of Colorado State University inspired pranks: 1. Trump Trap “Put up a poster like Trump is coming to give a talk,” said CSU student Demi Serrano. 2....

Robert Jordan, a history professor at CSU, uses the widely popular strategy based video game Civilization V during lectures to engage his students and illustrate complex concepts in an easy to understand way. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

Digital history class at CSU challenges traditional learning methods

Maddie Wright March 7, 2017

With memes as opportunities to earn points in class and a video game as a major part of the course, the History in the Digital Age class offered at Colorado State University is changing the teaching game. Taught...

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Grammy award-winning Third Coast Percussion performs at UCA

March 3, 2017

Fresh off their first Grammy win, Chicago-based percussion ensemble, Third Coast Percussion, performed at the University Center for the Arts Wednesday night. TCP has been performing since 2005. In February,...

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Wright: Personal pronouns are important

Maddie Wright February 21, 2017

Personal pronouns are becoming increasingly relevant and important in today’s society. You may have received an email or heard someone introduce themselves using pronouns. For example, “Hi my name...

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