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All content by Sophia Masia
Masia: Greek life is a cult on CSUs campus

Masia: Greek life is a cult on CSU’s campus

Sophia Masia, Collegian Columnist
April 30, 2024
Colorado breweries are home to cult of specialty beer lovers

Colorado breweries are home to cult of specialty beer lovers

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
April 29, 2024
Coast Contra puts on a show for Colorado State University students at their concert Thursday night in the Lory Student Center Theatre Feb. 22.

B/AACC fashion show celebrates Black joy

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
February 26, 2024
Vegina Quartz has her second performance of the night at the Funktastic Drag.

Funktional thrift store hosts Liz Agna’s Funktastic drag show

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2024
International student captures natural beauty through photography

International student captures natural beauty through photography

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
December 7, 2023
The Farmhouse at Jessup Farm restaurant, owned and operated by Jesse Doerffel, offers farm-to-table dining.

3 queer-owned businesses to support in Fort Collins

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2023
The Bonfire at the Friday Night Lights Homecoming festivities Oct. 8, 2021.

Society of American Foresters presents Homecoming bonfire

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2023
Goose set to soar at CSUs Lory Student Center

Goose set to soar at CSU’s Lory Student Center

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
October 3, 2023
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
At the end of Battle of the Bands hosted by KCSU, Basement Baby won first place Sept. 14.

Basement Baby rocks KCSU’s Battle of the Bands

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
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
CSU vs. CU: Comparing arts and theater at rival universities

CSU vs. CU: Comparing arts and theater at rival universities

Sophia Masia, Reporter
September 14, 2023
Happy hour has many options for a bargain at Choice City Tap House & Craft Kitchen Aug. 28. The shop is located at 104 W. Olive St. in Old Town Fort Collins.

Choice City butcher is a cut above the rest

Sophia Masia, Reporter
September 7, 2023
Many families came out for the Food Truck Rally. The rally which took place in City Park on Aug. 22 sees crowds of people every single Tuesday.

Masia: FoCo’s Food Truck Rally has something for everyone

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
August 31, 2023
Artists Chris Kannen and Lauren Lipinski Eisen’s art on display at the Curfman Gallery in the Lory Student Center Aug. 22. Both artists create work highlighting organic objects observed in their natural environments as a response to their own memories.

‘The Object of Memory’ art exhibit opens at Curfman Gallery

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
August 30, 2023
Josh Hart performs at The Atrium in Fort Collins with his band Ash Redhorse & The Midnight Suns on the first night of Endless fest

Psychedelic wonderland: Endless Fest returns

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2023
CSU Theatre presents ‘Machinal’ debut

CSU Theatre presents ‘Machinal’ debut

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2023
A man kneels while playing guitar in front of a man playing drums.

Local band Scuffed rethinks alternative music

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2023
Tara Dairman, a middle-grade author, shows a group of children her newly released book, The Girl from Earth’s End March 26. The fictional book is about a girl who loses one of her two fathers and gets a genderfluid roommate. The book is aimed at kids around the ages of nine to 12.

Old Town Library hosts Tara Dairman book signing

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2023
Aza Rose shows off her talents during her show of hypnosis at the Art Lab Fort Collins Feb. 17. I want to prove to people that hypnosis is real, Rose said. I want to make the process of transitioning easier for people.

Hipnotista Trans Afirmación Aza Rose actúa en el Art Lab

Sophia Masia and Karla Carias
March 28, 2023
Hannah Bonnett as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde the Musical.

‘Legally Blonde the Musical’ travels to Fort Collins

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2023
The eighth annual launch party for ACT Human Rights Film Festival launch party held at Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins March 7.

Odell hosts ACT Film Festival’s 8th annual kickoff party

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2023
Washington’s in Fort Collins Feb. 24. Washington’s is a music venue for live contemporary music with a balcony level.

Washington’s music venue: A hidden FoCo gem

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2023
Aza Rose shows off her talents during her show of hypnosis at the Art Lab Fort Collins Feb. 17. I want to prove to people that hypnosis is real, Rose said. I want to make the process of transitioning easier for people.

Trans-affirming hypnotist Aza Rose performs at the Art Lab

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2023
5 things to do in Fort Collins this Valentines Day

5 things to do in Fort Collins this Valentine’s Day

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2023
The Lincoln Centers newest art installation, A Place Remembered and Imagined is displayed in the art gallery

The Lincoln Center presents: ‘A Place Remembered and Imagined’

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2023
A child sitting on an adults lap at the Fort Collins Book Fest Feb. 3. The Book Fest is held in the Old Town Library in Fort Collins.

Old Town Library hosts annual Book Fest kickoff party

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2023
Some people hold a sign that says Graduate Worker Organizing Cooperative.

CSU administration accused of targeting grad worker union

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2022
Maddi Studer, Kenzie Hunter, Krista Bratvold and Kady Williams are the artists at the newly opened Witch of The West Tattoo Collective Oct. 26.

New tattoo shop creates a safe experience for clients

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2022
Andrew Elofson, Sara Perez, Kelsey Gant, Sulove Tripathee and Noah Sauls of Denver, Colorado pop-punk band Suitable Miss

Alternative pop-punk band Suitable Miss encourages inclusivity

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2022
Fort Collins residents can use the ballot box outside the Larimer County courthouses building to deliver their ballots. (Photo illustration, Brooke Buchan | Collegian)

Cameras, GPS tracking: How Larimer County keeps your votes safe

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2022
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