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Erskine: Goodbye — thank you for helping me believe in myself

Erskine: Goodbye — thank you for helping me believe in myself

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor May 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Saying goodbye to this incredible newspaper...

Thorpe: Thank you, Collegian, for showing me what I love

Thorpe: Thank you, Collegian, for showing me what I love

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter May 4, 2022

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their tenure at CSU. Before I started writing for The Collegian,...

5 FoCoMX artists to add to your playlists this summer

5 FoCoMX artists to add to your playlists this summer

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor April 26, 2022
Whether you had the chance to attend the festival or not, it’s worth your time to check out some of these local bands' tunes. Here is a playlist featuring local artists you'll want to know. 
Charlie Maddocks, Tommy Maddocks and Mikey Maddocks of Holdfast. perform at Globe Hall July 17, 2021. (Michael Marquardt | The Collegian)

Holdfast.’s new album ‘Movies’ was born out of isolation

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter April 25, 2022
Holdfast. released their latest album, “Movies,” April 15, which was recorded through the trials and tribulations of COVID-19 quarantine.
Demi Demitro, lead singer of The Velveteers, plays an original song at The Aggie Theater April 16.

The Velveteers play Aggie Theatre in homecoming show

Max Hogan, Arts and Culture Reporter April 20, 2022

Last Saturday, April 16, Northern Colorado band The Velveteers played Aggie Theatre as one of two homecoming shows before they head back out on the road to open for big names in rock, like The Smashing...

(Graphic Illustration by Abby Flitton | The Collegian)

Embark on a listening journey with these blazed bops on 4/20

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor April 19, 2022

Happy 4/20! Today, no one can judge you for lighting up in the morning and spending the whole day dazed, confused and, hopefully, giggly and happy.  And of course, nothing pairs better with this holiday...

(Graphic illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Beer Edition: Going from cocktail to mocktail doesn’t have to be hard

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter April 13, 2022

Whether you’re wanting to limit your alcohol consumption or you’re under the legal drinking age, dive into the world of mocktails: your favorite drinks without the alcohol.  Just because you want...

The logo for the ACT film festival on a check-in table March 31, 2022.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival ends with powerful message

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor April 4, 2022

The seventh annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival was a reminder and example of the importance of conversation, learning and understanding the issues many face. The festival offered insight into the complexities...

An indie boy sits on the couch and ponders the fact that Tame Impala is actually just one guy.

April Fools: How to be the ultimate indie bro in 5 simple steps

Mandy Error, your ex March 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This is a satire for April Fools’ Day. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the editor’s notes are subject...

Some special ingredients in a bowl

April Fools: Simply Cooking: Sweet or savory pudding

Sus Sierra , Chef Pirate March 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This is a satire for April Fools’ Day. Real names and the events surrounding them may be used in fictitious/semi-fictitious ways. Those who do not read the editor’s notes are subject...

Matt Dooley, vocalist for Old Skin, performs at a house show March 24. (Photo courtesy of Maxwell Hendrickson)

Hardcore house shows return to FoCo after pandemic shut downs

Max Hogan, Arts and Culture Reporter March 28, 2022

Local sludge metal/hardcore punk band Old Skin performed an impromptu album release show March 24 promoting their new album, "Towering Monolith of Flesh," supported by the low, heavy melodies of three-piece...

(Graphic illustration by Elliot Stemen | The Collegian)

Denver-based band Tonguebyte is your next music obsession

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter March 10, 2022

Music fanatics, listen up! If you’re looking to get more into the local music scene here in Colorado, look no further — we have got you covered.  If you want to support local artists and add a...

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