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Jessica L’Whor performs at the annual Colorado State University Drag Show April 16.

Drag Show: Resurrection

Lucy Morantz, Photo Editor April 22, 2022

The Pride Resource Center worked in collaboration with Housing & Dining Services and RamEvents to bring back the long-standing tradition. The show was free and open to the public and featured student,...

14. Tom Carney, Bob Townsend, Erica Exline and Ben Draper walk a road on the edge of their mock search area April 9.

A look at the LCSAR volunteers who are there when needed

Garrett Mogel, Photographer April 21, 2022

Search and rescue teams across Colorado have seen an increase in the number of calls in recent years, and Larimer County Search and Rescue is no exception. In 2020, the team responded to 67 calls, and...

Fort Collins, The A and the Front Range are seen from the top of Odell Brewing Companys grain silos located at 800 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, Colorado April 6.

Beer Edition: Odell Brewing Company: The intersection of community, beer

Luke Bourland, Photo Director April 13, 2022

When living in a corporate-dominated world, it is easy to forget not all corporations exist in their own little universe. Odell Brewing Company is a clear example of a business that not only looks after...

What once was three or four homes, is gone due to the Marshal fire.

Rising from the ashes: A community moves forward

Sophie Stern, Photographer March 23, 2022

It has been three months since Dec. 30, 2021, when the Marshall Fire scorched the towns of Louisville, Superior and parts of unincorporated Boulder County, Colorado. The fire destroyed over 1,000...

Julia Kirkwood, the winner of Sonic Spotlight, plays an original song, Dec 10, 2021. Sonic Spotlight was a competition for artists under 23-years-old that took place at Washingtons in Fort Collins.

Fort Collins provides great community for aspiring musicians

Grayson Reed, Photographer March 10, 2022

The options aren't slim when it comes to venues. With open mic nights all around, people in Fort Collins want to cheer new artists on and see them succeed. “My definition of success for being an artist...

Vicente Delgado checking the lettering of his t-shirt design

Bringing issues of the border to light through creative passions

Cambria Gifford, Photographer February 17, 2022

“Every morning we wake up, open the door, and we can actually see Mexico,” Vicente Delgado said, describing his family home in El Paso, Texas. Delgado’s house sits only 10 minutes from the border,...

Carmen with multiple tubes and sensors attached to her tongue during surgery at the Johnson Family Equine Hospital

Equine emergencies

Milo Gladstein, Photographer January 26, 2022

The Johnson Family Equine Hospital, which opened in September 2021 thanks to a $10 million gift by namesakes Helen and Arthur Johnson, provides high-quality care for horses and a state-of-the-art learning...

Micheal Brust posing as “IT” in a clown themed room at the Theta Chi fraternity haunted house at The Outpost Leasing Center at 530 Lupine Drive, Fort Collins Oct 22. The Colorado State University fraternity hosted the yearly haunted house to sponsor a fundraiser for the United Service Organizations as their roots were based from military students, 100% of the proceedings went to the USO. (Grayson Reed | The Collegian)

Fraternity gives back at fright fest

Grayson Reed, Photographer October 28, 2021

Colorado State University’s Theta Chi fraternity hosted a haunted house at The Outpost Fort Collins leasing center on 530 Lupine Drive Oct. 22. The haunted house had four different themed rooms from...

Stephen Young of the Mountain Maidu tribe sits at his kitchen table weaving traditional tribal basketry Oct. 12. Young is the first in five or more generations of his family to weave basketry, learning for the past two years from tribal masters as well as on his own. “Baskets are the primary tools of life among all Californian Native people and many people in the Great Basin,” Young said. (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

Woven culture: The art of basketry

Garrett Mogel, Photographer October 17, 2021

According to Stephen Young of the Mountain Maidu tribe, baskets were the tools of life for Indigenous people. Baskets were a means of carrying water, food storage, cooking and even to carry babies. Young...

Dylan Edmiston showcases his Mark I Iron Man suit in his home workshop Sept. 19. Edmistons workshop is where he has either made the tools himself or modified them to the specifications needed to create the suit. The suit has taken him three years to create, with a goal of having one of his future suits break the speed of sound. (Grayson Reed | The Collegian)

From Marvel’s comics to Colorado State University

Grayson Reed, Photographer October 3, 2021

Dylan Edmiston is the designer and manufacturer of the Mark I Iron Man suit. He crafted it himself in his home workshop located in Fort Collins, Colorado. “My goal is to become Iron Man, as much as...

Jeremiah Lucas shows some cannabis cultivars in the clone room where new plants are grown April 7. (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

From dirt to doobie

Luke Bourland April 7, 2021

  [smartslider3 slider="110"]   From the growing of the plants to the drying to the finally packaging, a lot of work goes into one of college students' favorite pastimes. The marijuana industry...

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