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Six Charts That Illustrate The Divide Between Rural and Urban America

Editor’s note: We’ve all heard of the great divide between life in rural and urban America. But what are the factors that contribute to these differences? We asked sociologists, economists, geographers and historians to describe the divide from different angles. The data paint a richer and sometimes surprising picture of the U.S. today. 1. Poverty […]

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival: April 14-21, 2017

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival kicks off its second year with a release party on March 28 at Odell Brewing, and the festival running April 14-21. A variety of film stars or directors will be in attendance over the week. See film trailers, times, and locations on actfilmfest.org. Tickets go on sale March 16.

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Aztec figures from the Codex Borbonicus

Rabbit revelry: An ancient Aztec festival with fermented agave juice

Catherine DiCesare, associate professor in Art and Art History, is working on her second book about Aztec celebrations, this time focusing on the festivals depicted in the Codex Borbonicus, a famous Mexican manuscript about Aztec calendars. She’s especially interested in a particular page of the Codex— one that depicts images of a festival called Quecholli, one of the months of their 365-day solar calendar, as it was carried out in year 1507.

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Bestselling author David Shields visits CSU March 22-23

Bestselling author and culture critic David Shields will visit Colorado State University March 22-23 for a book reading and signing, as well as a screening of a James Franco-directed film based on one of his books.

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Middle School Outreach Ensemble at CSU

Middle School Outreach Ensemble inspires next generation of teachers and students

The Middle School Outreach Ensemble (MSOE) program is an internationally recognized, community-based music outreach program sponsored by CSU that provides music instruction to local middle school students. The program’s approach to “mutual community” helps to inspire middle school students to love music, expose talented and bright high school students to consider serving the future through a career in music education, and to cultivate teaching excellence in our college students who have chosen to serve their community by becoming a K-12 teacher.

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CSU archaeologist featured on CBS Program

By Tony Phifer (Originally posted on The Source) An ancient, previously unknown city. A collection of priceless artifacts. Previously unexplored rain forest, featuring jaguars, deadly snakes and a flesh-eating disease with no cure. CSU archaeologist Chris Fisher has experienced all of these things – and much more – during his four-plus years of work unravelling […]

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