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Mckenna Daly, President of Chi Omega in front of the sorority home

Here’s what to consider before rushing into Greek life

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director August 18, 2022

Crazy parties may be all that comes to mind when thinking of joining a fraternity or sorority this fall, but the reality is much more complex. If you really intend to join in on the fun, you should consider...

Doctors Dale Lockwood and Diana Wall from Colorado State Universitys School of Global Environmental Sustainability pose for a photo outside of Johnson Hall

Contribute to sustainability on campus with these clubs, courses

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director August 13, 2022

If you are new to the Colorado State University campus this fall, you may immediately notice the commitment to being green that is prevalent all around you.  From classes your advisor has suggested...

A sculpture sits in Old Town Square.

Sculpture in the Square highlights local artists

Ivy Secrest, Arts and Culture Reporter April 26, 2022

Fort Collins is home to a strong community of artists and creatives who have beautified the city in a unique and enduring fashion. Fort Collins Art Week strives to give these artists a collaborative, public...

A sign outside The Lyric advertises its weekly open mic nights June 14, 2021.

‘Watering the West’ brings water awareness to FoCo community

Noah Pasley, News Editor April 18, 2022
Two Colorado filmmakers, Mona Maser and Shari Due, are working to demystify water processes with their documentary trilogy "Watering the West." The series, which is told in three parts, is a deep dive — often literally — into the heart of water in Colorado as they explore how water is distributed and regulated throughout the state and how the storied history behind water rights has revolutionized the state, as well as much of the western United States.
(Graphic illustration by Ava Kerzic | The Collegian)

Beer Edition: Understanding the history of beer in Fort Collins

Hailee Stegall, Arts and Culture Reporter April 12, 2022

Brewing in Fort Collins has a rich history, and the story does not begin where one might think. According to Fort Collins History Connection, the town was “dry” until 1969, meaning alcohol was not...

(Graphic illustration by Brooke Beresford | The Collegian)

Beer Edition: 5 Fort Collins resources to support getting sober

Kota Babcock, Arts and Culture Director April 11, 2022
If you're looking to get sober, Fort Collins has plenty of options to support you in your journey.
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...

Colorado State chair of the department of communication studies Greg Dickinson addresses the crowd at the ACT film festival March 31, 2022.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival premieres, discusses corruption

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter April 3, 2022

After two years, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival returned in person and ready to make up for lost time. From March 31 to April 3, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival held 12 human rights-related film...

The inside of The Lyric, a music venue and movie theater, Aug 4.

5 tips for women to stay safe at FoCo concerts

Clara DeForest Colvig, Guest Author March 29, 2022
The thrill that comes from seeing your favorite band live is unmatched. However, with this thrill comes the potential for danger, especially for women.
The Women and Gender Advocacy Center is located in the Lory Student Center on campus at Colorado State University, March 25, 2019.

7 issues WGAC focuses on to support survivors

Ivy Secrest, Arts and Culture Reporter March 23, 2022
The Women and Gender Advocacy Center at CSU works to offer resources to people experiencing discrimination and abuse. 
Southwest Airlines airplane parks at the terminal at Denver International Airport March 18, 2020.

Understanding environmental tourism ahead of spring break

Ivy Secrest, Arts and Culture Reporter March 10, 2022
With the stress of the spring semester, many students make an effort to take advantage of spring break with flights, cruises and more. 
(Graphic Illustration By Ava Kerzic | The Collegian)

Here are 7 FoCo events to look forward to on your staycation

Kota Babcock, Arts and Culture Director March 9, 2022
If you're choosing to stay in town over spring break this year, we've got some events for you to try out in the week ahead.
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