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(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

FoCo PRIDE team helps create inclusive City environment

Austria Cohn, News Reporter January 19, 2022

To end 2021, Fort Collins received a perfect score on the Municipal Equality Index, which the City's PRIDE Employee Resource Group worked with the Human Rights Campaign to achieve. The MEI scorecard...

A sign stands signifying City Hall at 300 Laporte Avenue Nov. 8, 2020. (Skyler Pradhan | The Collegian)

City Council discusses Marshall Fire relief, Sam’s Club appeal

Austria Cohn, News Reporter January 19, 2022

On Jan. 18, the Fort Collins City Council held a regular meeting and discussed temporary housing in Fort Collins for victims of the Marshall Fire. The discussion around temporary housing options involved...

A student stands on the corner of Hughes Way and Meridian Ave. waiting for a ride.

Update: CSU on late start Jan. 20

Noelle Mason and Katrina Leibee January 19, 2022

Update: 9:01 p.m. Jan. 19 — Colorado State University will be opening late Jan. 20 due to weather. All activities, classes, events and meetings, in-person or remote, before 10 a.m. are canceled. Anything...

Participants in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march walk down Howes Street in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jan. 17.

Fort Collins celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Noah Pasley, News Editor January 17, 2022

The City of Fort Collins and Colorado State University came together Monday to celebrate the federal holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a march and special programming at the Lory Student Center...

Fort Collins community members Priscilla Macahan and Cathy Ramer hold up a sign for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “marade,” a parade named after King, Jan. 20, 2020. (Gregory James | The Collegian)

CSU celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with new march route

Noah Pasley, News Editor January 15, 2022

Colorado State University announced its Martin Luther King Jr. Day plans via a Thursday email from CSU President Joyce McConnell, which featured a new march route and a keynote speech from Carlotta LaNier...

(Graphic Illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)

COVID-19 omicron variant found in Larimer County

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief December 27, 2021

Nine cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant have been detected in Larimer County, according to a press release from the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The omicron variant is more...

Tom Dunn sits in the Lory Student Center.

Queer Memory Project sheds light on NoCo’s LGBTQ+ history

Samy Gentle , News Reporter December 8, 2021
The Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado is an “educational and community-based project to discover, preserve, and communicate the LGBTQ+ past of Northern Colorado to contemporary audiences in meaningful ways,” said Tom Dunn, director of the project. Dunn is also an associate professor of communication studies at Colorado State University.
Fort Collins City Council in session Sept. 21. The City Council heard from community members and moved forward with a variety of ordinances impacting Poudre School District, local marijuana codes, infrastructure and other aspects of the City.  (Ryan Schmidt | The Collegian)

City Council discusses salary raises, health plans for police

Austria Cohn, News Reporter December 8, 2021

Fort Collins City Council met Dec. 7, for a council meeting primarily focused on raises for City employees as well as the experience of several council members as they recently visited intensive care units.  The...

Landscape photo of Red Fox Meadow Natural Area on a beautiful Fall Day, Oct. 24

Breve historia de los pueblos indígenas en el norte de Colorado

Austria Cohn and Sarahy Quintana December 7, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Sarahy Quintana Fort Collins y el norte de Colorado pertenecían originalmente a los pueblos indígenas...

The former location of Hughes Stadium Aug. 24. (Devin Cornelius | Collegian)

Board of Governors approves plan to sell Hughes Stadium land

Noah Pasley, News Editor December 3, 2021

The Colorado State University System's Board of Governors voted Friday to approve a plan to sell the site of Hughes Stadium to the City of Fort Collins, according to a resolution from the board. The...

People await the opening of the Fort Collins Rescue Mission Nov. 28, 2017. The Rescue mission helps give food to those that are hungry. Shelters like this, along with many more across Fort Collins help the homeless throughout the winter. (Collegian File Photo)

Fort Collins opens new temporary shelter for the winter

Austria Cohn, News Reporter December 1, 2021

In Fort Collins, a temporary winter shelter located at 212 W. Mountain Ave. is now open from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.  The shelter is for overflow for men experiencing homelessness and is especially important...

Landscape photo of Red Fox Meadow Natural Area on a beautiful Fall Day, Oct. 24

A brief history of Indigenous peoples in Northern Colorado

Austria Cohn, News Reporter December 1, 2021

Editor's Note: Read the Spanish version of this story here. Fort Collins and Northern Colorado originally belonged to Indigenous people prior to the arrival of European settlers, who came and stole...

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