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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Nigel Daniels and Andrew Olson are sworn in as ASCSU President and Vice President at Senate Wednesday May 8, 2013.

New year, new leadership for ASCSU

May 9, 2013

A full house Wednesday night marked the end of the 42nd Senate and the beginning of the 43rd Senate of the Associated Students of CSU. Nigel Daniels took over as president, and Andrew Olson took...

ASCSU Vice President Joe Eden, right, speaks to senate after a resolution to the meal plan was proposed to senate members in the Computer Science building Wednesday night.

ASCSU proposes more dietary options for Kosher and Halal-observing students

May 2, 2013

More dietary options may be in store for kosher — and halal — observing students either at the Lory Student Center or in student dining halls, due to a new resolution that hit the student Senate floor...

John Stockley, Liberal Arts Senator, debates with Douglas Ortego, Graduate School Senator, at the Senate meeting on Wednesday evening.

ASCSU Senate approves proposed 2013-2014 budget

April 25, 2013

The proposed budget as presented by student body president-elect Nigel Daniels was received with heavy criticism before being approved at Wednesday night’s senate session. The proposed budget included...

True Man Coalition unites Colorado State men against sexual assault

April 24, 2013

Many women have taken self-defense courses. Most women carry some sort of protection against an attacker with them at all times, be it pepper spray, a flashing light or a key chain designed to stab....

The Collegian curse continues

The Collegian curse continues

April 11, 2013

Each year, the Collegian editorial board convenes to analyze and choose a candidate to endorse for the Associated Students of CSU presidential and vice presidential election. However, for at least the...

Left to right, ASCSU Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidate Nigel Daniels and Andrew Olson and ASCSU Presidential and Vice Presidential Wendy Bowling and John Stockley.

ASCSU elections voting open on RAMweb today through Wednesday

April 8, 2013

Since the end of spring break the campaign for the next Associated Students of CSU president and vice president has been in full swing. Every day, supporters of each campaign have littered the plaza,...

ASCSU Presidential candidate Nigel Daniels, left, and ASCSU Vice Presidential candidate Andrew Olson.

ASCSU candidates Daniels, Olson seek diversity and new perspectives

April 2, 2013

There are many things that Nigel Daniels is passionate about. He loves acting, spending time outdoors and dancing. Yet, there is one key thing that drives his desire to be the next president of the Associated...

Wendy Bowling, left, and John Stockley. ASCSU President and Vice President candidate.

Bowling, Stockley work to promote financial stability

March 31, 2013

When it comes to the financial burdens of higher education, Wendy Bowling appears to be in tune to the realities of a normal college student. She has been consistently working three to four jobs...

Summer class registration at CSU begins March 26

Summer class registration at CSU begins March 26

March 12, 2013

After graduating high school a semester early,Tori Burket, a senior zoology major, wanted to go straight to college and get her degree as quickly as possible.Since then, Burket has continuously taken summer...

A constuction crew works on the roof of the new student apartment complex, The Summit, on the corner of College Ave. and Prospect St. The complex is expected to be completed in summer of 2012 and is apart of a plan to increase the student housing in Fort Collins.

Expensive housing could lead to increased homelessness

February 28, 2013

Homelessness, which plagues many communities across the nation, has been steadily increasing in the Fort Collins area. Lori Frank, a crime analyst for the Fort Collins Police Department, said that since...

Kelsie Williams and Justin England work diligently at their jobs at the Off Campus Life Center in the LSC. The Off Campus Life Center is just one of several student fee areas proposing increases to add more staff members so their collective workload can lighten.

Six CSU entities propose fee increases for 2013-2014

February 27, 2013

Which areas have proposed a fee increase? -Off Campus Life — $1.54 per full-time student, or about $76,000 total -Adult Learner Veteran Services — $0.14 per student -Student Legal Services — $0.24...

Junior Biology major Miles Eckley shops for books at the Lory Student Center bookstore Monday. With the rising cost of tuition and being a student in general, the university is working on a bill that will establish a tax holiday for all Colorado State university bookstores.

Textbook tax holiday bill to clear air for future bills

February 19, 2013

The state legislature is likely to vote down a CSU student government-created bill that would lower the cost of textbooks, said their lobbyist Jenn Penn. But she added that all may not be lost. Penn...

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