The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Print Edition
Letter to the editor submissions
Have a strong opinion about something happening on campus or in Fort Collins? Want to respond to an article written on The Collegian? Write a Letter to the Editor by following the guidelines here.
Follow Us on Twitter
Flower Power Botanicals in Fort Collins Celebrates ‘420’ all April with these amazing Deals & Promotions:
April 15, 2024

In Colorado, April is always the month to celebrate, especially if you are a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary in Fort Collins. On...

This week in ASCSU: Accessibility measures, women, social justice

(Graphic Illustration by Christine Moore-Bonbright | The Collegian)

The Associated Students of Colorado State University convened Nov. 8 for the 12th session of the 53rd senate.

After executive reports were skipped, Chief Justice Alayna Truxal provided an update on ongoing supreme court deliberations concerning the process of Student Fee Review Board member ratifications.


Moving into confidence business, Bill #5310, “Changing of Women’s Caucus,” was decided.

The legislation intends to rename the Women’s Caucus to the Women and Social Justice Caucus with the intention of reaffirming the caucus’ commitment to social and political activism.

The bill was discussed during the Nov. 1 session, but after several senate members cited concerns surrounding the necessity of a rebrand, the legislation was tabled to allow further committee edits. 

“Personally, I’m going to put my whole self into (this caucus),” Caucus Chair Olivia Friske said. “I hope that passion will continue on.”

The legislative authors hope the rebranding will also allow the caucus to better represent all identity groups across the CSU student body.

The bill passed with unanimous consent.

Lex #5301, “Accessibility Lex,” was also considered to conclude the session.

The lex aims to require ASCSU officials to abide by all Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines while planning and executing on-campus sponsored events.

The legislation will be sent to the University Affairs Committee. 


ASCSU senate will resume Nov. 15.

Reach Sam Hutton at or on Twitter @Sam_Hut14.

Leave a Comment
More to Discover

Comments (0)

When commenting on The Collegian’s website, please be respectful of others and their viewpoints. The Collegian reviews all comments and reserves the right to reject comments from the website. Comments including any of the following will not be accepted. 1. No language attacking a protected group, including slurs or other profane language directed at a person’s race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social class, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or nationality. 2. No factually inaccurate information, including misleading statements or incorrect data. 3. No abusive language or harassment of Collegian writers, editors or other commenters. 4. No threatening language that includes but is not limited to language inciting violence against an individual or group of people. 5. No links.
All The Rocky Mountain Collegian Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *