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Folded paper cranes sit in the center of the table as students participate in the Pride Resource Centers crane folding event for Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 6. Cranes are considered holy creatures in Japan and throughout Asia, and the gift of 1,000 paper cranes is said to bring health and long life.

Pride Resource Center pays tribute to trans community through origami art

Ruby Secrest, Staff Reporter November 28, 2023

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a safe space for speeches, poems and songs to celebrate the lives of those in the trans community who have passed due to anti-trans violence and legislation. The Colorado...

Miss Jewdy, Bang Bang von Loola, Krista Gonna, and Little Sarah Tonin stand together after their show at the Lyric.

More than a performance: The Lyric hosts Halloween drag

Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter October 25, 2023

With the month of October comes the holiday of Halloween. Those who celebrate may use the evening to dress up and act as a different person, expressing themselves however they see fit.  The Lyric in...

Grant Smith carved a pumpkin live for families and Fort Collins community members Oct 19.

Pumpkins on Parade at The Gardens on Spring Creek

Sarah Goetz, Staff Reporter October 23, 2023

The Gardens on Spring Creek held their fourth Pumpkins on Parade event Oct. 19-22, continuing their annual Halloween tradition. This year’s Pumpkins on Parade was themed "Mythical and Magical Garden...

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Vintage video game convention sparks fun for all ages

Jack Filweber, Staff Reporter October 19, 2023

Vincon is a vintage video game conference wherein people of all ages can find nostalgic video games from their childhood. The event was hosted by Games Ahoy! and happened Oct. 14-15 at The Ranch Events...

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2nd-chance clothing: Fort Collins Vintage Market

Jack Fillweber, Staff Reporter October 16, 2023

Shopping at vintage markets is a cheaper alternative to purchasing new clothing. Vintage shopping takes time and effort but often yields a more satisfying result than shopping at the mall or online. One...

Wayan Billondana, lead bassist for Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, brings the soul to Aggie Theatre during their sold-out Tuesday show Oct. 10.

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets call FoCo concert top-5 performance

Ruby Secrest, Staff Reporter October 11, 2023

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets performed at Aggie Theatre Oct. 10, leaving their crowd with sweat-drenched shirts, sore necks and an awakened haze of complete tranquility.  “The live energy — it...

The Bonfire at the Friday Night Lights Homecoming festivities Oct. 8, 2021.

Society of American Foresters presents Homecoming bonfire

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter October 11, 2023

Colorado State University students and their parents are preparing for the highly anticipated Homecoming & Family Weekend, which will take place Oct. 12-15. There are multiple events and activities...

Colorado State University students watch the fireworks set off to celebrate the start of Homecoming Weekend Oct. 8 (Avery Coates | The Collegian)

Your guide to Homecoming & Family Weekend festivities

Hania Nini, Staff Reporter October 8, 2023

Colorado State University is once again gearing up for its anticipated Homecoming and Family Weekend, which will take place Oct. 12-14. Many events and activities will be available for CSU students,...

A beer being poured at Salt Road Brewing during their Oktoberfest event Sept. 23. The brewery is located at 321 Old Firehouse Alley and opened in April 2023.

Gallery: Oktoberfest

River Kinnaird October 8, 2023

Comedic play 6 Years Old shows importance of self-expression

Comedic play ‘6 Years Old’ shows importance of self-expression

Elesia Guerra, Staff Reporter October 3, 2023

OpenStage Theatre’s “Six Years Old,” created by Daphne Silbiger and directed by Kiernan Angley, is filled with many thoughts and ideas that go beyond the intimate performance space of the Foothills...

Professor Elnaz Javani guides students on how to create textile designs at Colorado State University’s second annual Artfest Sept. 28. “It’s been great, people are exploring all kinds of stamp painting and creating their own textile designs,” Javani said.

ArtFest returns for 2nd successful show

Ruby Secrest, Staff Reporter October 3, 2023

For most Colorado State University students and faculty members, Sept. 28 was just another Thursday. However, for the Visual Arts Building, classes were canceled for an all-day event of food, art and booths. Last...

Goose set to soar at CSUs Lory Student Center

Goose set to soar at CSU’s Lory Student Center

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter October 2, 2023

The indie-groove jam band Goose is set to take the stage 6:30 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 7, at Colorado State University's Lory Student Center West Lawn as a part of their An Evening with Goose tour. Goose,...

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