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Indians walk in a local market in New Delhi Jan. 13.

Semester at Sea: To be a student of the world

Samantha Nordstrom, Photographer September 28, 2023

The brisk, chilly wind whips my exposed face as I step outside on the ninth deck of the MV World Odyssey in January. The Indian Ocean, with its curling brown waves and foaming white crests, stretches...

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Growing Food Security Project supports student food needs

Adam Carlson September 27, 2023

Colorado State University's roots as an agricultural and land-grant school manifest in many ways. Be it CSU’s agricultural science programs, their history as a land-grant university or research on campus,...

Shatter Rage Room owner Caitlin Nelson smashes an assortment of jars and keyboards Sept. 22. Ultimately it takes some time to deconstruct what you know about yourself in order to change and in order to move on, Nelson said.

Shatter Rage Room: Break dishes, make a breakthrough

Ayla Sanchez, News Editor September 26, 2023

At 101 E. Stuart St. is a small, unassuming building that allows those who walk through its doors to release their emotions.  Opened in December 2020 in the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Shatter...

Students ride in to free food and resources during the Bike to School Event between the Lory Student Center and Morgan Library.

ASCSU promotes sustainable commuting with Bike 2 School

Sophia Masia, Reporter September 26, 2023

On Sept. 20, the Associated Students of Colorado State University joined forces with Parking & Transportations Services for the annual Bike 2 School event, encouraging students to embrace eco-friendly...

A guest in the store browses the shelves of Old Firehouse Books in Old Town Fort Collins Sept. 15.

Old Firehouse Books prioritizes NoCo pride

Sophia Masia, Reporter September 20, 2023

In the heart of Old Town sits Northern Colorado’s largest independent bookseller, Old Firehouse Books, a Fort Collins staple for over 40 years.  “I love Old Firehouse Books," said Mikayla Masanets,...

The essential guide for tailgating at CSU

The essential guide for tailgating at CSU

Alexander Wilson, Staff reporter September 19, 2023

Tailgating is an activity that has been around for decades and has become embedded into Colorado State University’s athletic culture. So what even is tailgating? Well, it’s when the community comes...

Colorado State University students wear their countries’ flags with pride at the National Hispanic Heritage Month launch Sept. 13. Students displayed their cultures, featuring the Mexican and Guatemalan flags to name a few.

El Centro celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Ivy Secrest, Content managing editor September 18, 2023

As National Hispanic Heritage Month begins, El Centro at Colorado State University will host the first of many events for students. El Centro aims to represent all aspects of Latinx heritage during this...

Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.

CSU vs. CU: A history of our extensive rivalry

Christian Arndt and Ayla Sanchez September 15, 2023

The Rocky Mountain Showdown is returning this weekend for the first time since 2019, and with that comes a heightened sense of community among Colorado State University students, faculty and alumni. However,...

Nate Haas, owner of Krazy Karls Pizza and Colorado State University graduate, poses for a portrait at the Krazy Karls location off of Timberline Road Sept. 12.

CSU alumnus, owner of Krazy Karl’s bleeds green, gold

Ivy Secrest, Content Managing Editor September 13, 2023

The return of the Rocky Mountain Showdown may be the reigniting of an old tradition for many Colorado State University fans, but for newcomers, it can be hard to understand what this game is and why it...

The Bohemian Biergarten in Boulder, Colorado.

Battle of the Bars: Old Town Square vs. Pearl Street

Jack Fillweber September 12, 2023

Across the Front Range, all eyes are turning to the Rocky Mountain Showdown, a long rivalry between Fort Collins' Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder. This football rivalry...

Happy hour has many options for a bargain at Choice City Butcher Aug. 28. The shop is located at 104 West Olive Street in Old Town.

Choice City butcher is a cut above the rest

Sophia Masia, Reporter September 7, 2023

In Old Town Fort Collins, Choice City Tap House & Craft Kitchen has carved out a distinctive niche in the local culinary scene by consistently going the extra mile for their customers. Since its...

Stacey King, owner of Lovelevel, reviews her customers jewelry at the Larimer County Farmers Market in Fort Collins, Colorado Sept. 5. (Tri Duong | The Collegian)

Farmers market provides fresh, local eats to FoCo community

Jack Fillweber September 7, 2023

Fresh, local food can be hard to come by, especially with the sheer number of chain grocery stores popping up around the United States. The Fort Collins Farmers Market, hosted on Wednesdays until Sept....

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