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Taste the Himalayas

Mount Everest Cafe, located at Shields and Drake, serves authentic cuisine from Nepal and Tibet. This restaurant is owned and operated by Sherpas, which is Tibetan for “people of the east.” “The Sherpa people are known for their physical strength and ability … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Food: Community & Culture Intwined

“Hawaiian food especially is a way of bringing community together,” Hawaiian native and CSU freshman Alexis deFries said.  She went on to explain that traditionally the entire community gathered to eat meals together daily. Traditionally, Hawaiians ate 2 meals a … Continue reading

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Student Profile: Meet Stacia Neer

If anyone talks to Stacia for more than a few minutes, her love of birds becomes obvious. On weekends she handles birds of prey at a local animal rehabilitation center and she also enjoys bird-watching in Fort Collins. After graduation, … Continue reading

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Get your Ethiopian on!

Want an authentic Ethiopian dining experience? Try Nyala Ethiopian Cuisine, located at 2900 Harvard Street in Fort Collins. “We pride ourselves in using organic, locally grown ingredients and a one of a kind assortment of fresh Ethiopian spices,” Ethiopian native and owner/chef Etage … Continue reading

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Asian Fest!!! Free events celebrate Asian American cultural diversity

CSU’s Asian Fest Committee is heading the  28th annual Asian Fest, which will feature free events to explore the diversity of Asian American cultures. Prominent Asian American community members will share their stories at Asian Fest, an annual spring celebration of Asian … Continue reading

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Student Profile: Meet Sam Payne

Sam is a Colorado native and is of European and Native American descent. He is one of A/PACC‘s regulars and has been coming to the office for 3 1/2 years, ever since engineering friends introduced him to the office his … Continue reading

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Free Drum Performance at CSU!

Nationally-acclaimed drum group Portland Taiko will perform at CSU this Friday (March 2nd) at 5:30 pm in the Lory Student Center Main Ballroom! This event is free and open to the public. The Portland Taiko Ensemble  is an award-winning Asian … Continue reading

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Sushi anyone??

The next time you’re in the mood for sushi, head to Suehiro. This Japanese restaurant has been voted the best sushi bar in Fort Collins since 1998 and offers traditional tea room seating. Suherio’s website claims it has “the largest selection and … Continue reading

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Student Profile: meet Alexis deFries

          Alexis (the 3rd student from the left in the back row) at A/PACC’s All Nations Leadership Retreat. Around the Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center, Alexis deFries is known for her big smile and delicious mochi butter. (We … Continue reading

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Footbinding: Torture or Tolerable??

“There are a thousand bucket of tears for a woman who binds her feet”– old Chinese saying Chinese woman began binding their feet in 970 A.D., without the intention of deforming them. This tradition quickly spread throughout every level of … Continue reading

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