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Right Horse Program horse Sylt sticks her tongue out while standing beside her trainer, Sierra Moore, during a class session at the Temple Grandin Equine Center Oct. 11, 2023. Horses are rewarded with treats when they correctly complete a behavior asked of them.

Gallery: CSU Right Horse Program

Aria Paul, Photograher February 23, 2024

Pranav Athalye smiles after having his picture taken at the World Unity Fair Feb. 17. I think its a great event, Athalye said. People are getting to know about each other instead of, you know, living in our own small cocoons. Its good to have such an event once in a while.

Gallery: World Unity Fair

Cait McKinzie and Samantha Nordstrom February 22, 2024

Zoe Atkin flies through the air during warm-up on the Womens Ski SuperPipe at X Games Aspen Jan. 27 In the competition Atkin placed second.

X Games Aspen Day 2

Milo Gladstein and Garrett Mogel January 28, 2024

The second day of X Games Aspen 2024 was a beautiful bluebird day, and the crowd came out in force. The action-packed day included the Samsung Galaxy Men's Ski Slopestyle, Thayers Women's Snowboard Knuckle...

Taggart Moses rides during X2D Broncs riding practice at Double Check Arena in Eaton, Colorado, April 3, 2023.

Roughstock: Raised For The Job

Milo Gladstein, Photo Director January 25, 2024

The images in Roughstock are the result of a yearlong project following a community of rodeo riders in Northern Colorado. Right alongside the horses and bulls raised as “roughstock” for rodeo work,...

Colorado State University dance students perform Expedition choreographed by faculty member Susie Garifi during the spring dance concerts first official dress rehearsal April 12.

Gallery: Spring Dance Concert

Louisa Petrillo, Staff Photographer April 20, 2023

The Colorado State University annual Spring Dance Concert took place April 14-15 at the University Center for the Arts. The concert began with rehearsals choreographed by faculty members — including...

Ram Racing: Insight into CSU Formula SAE

Reuel Indurkar, Staff Photographer April 13, 2023

Colorado State University’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers team, Ram Racing, has worked tirelessly to design and manufacture a car to take to the FSAE International competition in Michigan....

Officer August Barber, a Fort Collins Police Services officer and member of the SWAT team, participates in the monthly SWAT sniper qualification training at the Northern Colorado Law Enforcement Training Center Oct. 10, 2022. Barber has been a Fort Collins police officer for eight years with five years of experience on another team. At 17 years old, Barber joined the U.S. Marine Corps. “We dont ever want to lose a fight, and we dont ever want to lose anybody,” Barber said. “But when the person who is in ultimately the most danger is some kids or somebody that cant help themselves at all, that really puts a lot of pressure on the situation.”

Throwing a block: Redefining SWAT as Sacrifice, Work, Attitude, Team

Garrett Mogel, Staff Photographer April 6, 2023

Editor’s Note: Please be advised that this article contains descriptions of violent situations, self-harm and death. Radio traffic breaks the sound of officers chatting. An in-progress call to a...

Jennifer Seiwald dumps peaches into the wash bin section of Helga, the Summit Hard Cider mobile juicing trailer, in Palisade, Colorado

The forgotten fruit

Milo Gladstein, Staff Photographer December 1, 2022

The sun rises over Talbott Farms in Palisade, Colorado, as Jennifer Seiwald fires up her mobile fruit-juicing truck she’s nicknamed Helga. “Going up!” Seiwald calls as she loads up a 1,000-pound...

Dave Primer, board member of Northern Colorado Beekeeper Association, enjoys the smell of honey and pollen

Gallery: The father of colonies and his sweet empire

Tri Duong, Photo Director October 20, 2022

Over the past few years, the population of honeybees within the Northern Colorado region has suffered substantial losses due to various environmental changes. Our ecosystem has been out of equilibrium...

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...

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