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Frank Sherman delivers a speech about the new Human Bean coffee truck on the CSU campus. The Human Bean coffee truck is complete with solar panels, digital TV, a eco-friendly thumb print and NSF certification.

Human Bean to serve Coffee for a Cure Friday

Madison Brandt October 22, 2015

This Friday, stop by any one of the three Human Bean coffee shop locations in Fort Collins for whatever coffee delight you may be craving. Do not be surprised, however, to find that local nurses will...

Jim Davidson sold copies of his book The Ledge to benefit Nepal after speaking about the recent Nepal earthquake in the LSC on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Ryan Arb)

Joining Hands for Nepal: FoCo mountaineers describe their experience on Everest during Nepal quake

Madison Brandt September 17, 2015

Professional mountaineers and Fort Collins locals Jim Davidson and Alan Arnette spoke at Colorado State University Tuesday about their experience on Mount Everest this past spring when the Gorkha earthquake...

Frank Sherman delivers a speech about the new Human Bean coffee truck on the CSU campus. The Human Bean coffee truck is complete with solar panels, digital TV, a eco-friendly thumb print and NSF certification.

Human Bean Coffee Truck opens shop on campus

Madison Brandt August 27, 2015

A Human Bean on wheels will now be caffeinating Rams across campus. Structured to look like one of the other six Human Bean coffee shops in Fort Collins, this truck is unique in its ability to transform...

Move-in 2015 encourages sustainable practices

Move-in 2015 encourages sustainable practices

Madison Brandt August 24, 2015

Throughout the past weekend, Colorado State University has been overtaken by almost 6,200 students, moving boxes, crowded parking lots and touring parents. This year, CSU will reach a record high...

Free music Friday at the Ramskeller to kick-off FoCOMX

Free music Friday at the Ramskeller to kick-off FoCOMX

Madison Brandt April 16, 2015

Local bands, Slow Caves and Wasteland Hop, will perform at the Ramskeller from 3 - 5 p.m Friday. Both bands are playing the show as a kick-off event for the local festival FoCoMX that will take place...

Ph.D. student in applied developmental science Brittany Taylor teaches high school students about how EEG can be used to diagnose epilepsy and seizures as part of Brain Awareness Week. (Photo credit: Madison Brandt)

Students become the teachers at Brain Awareness Week

Madison Brandt April 6, 2015

Reflective mirrors, dead cats and ice cream can teach a lot about the human brain. Brain Awareness Week is a program sponsored by Colorado State University in which CSU students lead high school...

Small Sensitive Plant seedlings being grown at Jordans Floral Gardens located North of Vine on Taft Hill. At Jordans Floral Gardens gardeners can purchase any of these tiny seedlings ready for transplant or purchase organic seed packs that have detailed planting instructions inside the package.

Spring seeding season and home gardening

Madison Brandt March 5, 2015

For many students and off-campus community members, the start of spring is the start of seeding season for home gardens. The first step in starting a garden is to do some research on what to grow...

An updated image of the Ascent Studio Climbing Gym exterior created by RB+B Architects. The gym will span 18,000-square-feet and will reach 50-feet high.

New climbing gym to be built in Fort Collins

Madison Brandt March 3, 2015

Plans for a new climbing gym in Fort Collins are finally confirmed, exciting some and unsettling others within the climbing community. Jon Lachelt, a climber for nearly 28 years, plans to build...

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Ecological Response Model reveals Poudre River ecological trade-offs

Madison Brandt February 27, 2015

The Ecological Response Model, which was recently released to the public, will be used as a tool to help balance community needs and the ecological needs of the Poudre River. There was a panel presentation...

Maureen Scott leans on an empty greenhouse on the Shire Gardens property, which is one of several community gardens affiliated with the Growing Project. Over the summer, Scott’s son, Julian, played music on the property for a volunteer appreciation event.

Growing Project “grows” a better community in Fort Collins

Madison Brandt February 11, 2015

The Growing Project is a local non-profit dedicated to developing a strong and diverse local food system in Northern Colorado. Over the years, it has made impacts in the community through its educational...

Fort Collins local, Stan Oakland, meditates patiently before the start of a Monday morning yoga class at Om Ananda Yoga. Om Ananda Yoga is one of several yoga venues in Fort Collins that offers donation-based yoga classes in addition to their regular schedule. (Photo credit: Madison Brandt)

Yoga Co-op offers classes for little to no money

February 5, 2015

The Fort Collins Yoga Co-op provides yoga classes paid through optional donations to anyone in the community no matter what age, income level or physical ability. Created in 2010 by Jackie Stuben,...

The Silver Grill Cafe, located on Walnut Street in Old Town, is the oldest restaurant in Northern Colorado. Silver Grill provides a homey environment and is a master at comfort food from mouthwatering Cinnamon Rolls to savory Chicken Fried steak dinners.

Oldest Restaurant in Northern CO

December 10, 2013

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