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Gov. Jared Polis signs HB24-1007 on the west steps of the Colorado state Capitol building April 15. The opportunity for people to officially be on the lease gives them protections, Polis said during the signing ceremony.

U+2 ended as Gov. Polis signs bill banning occupancy limits

Aubree Miller, Staff Reporter April 16, 2024

Those who have opposed the Fort Collins occupancy limit commonly known as U+2 can finally rejoice in knowing that the policy can no longer be enforced. Due to the efforts of elected officials at the state...

Former competitive swimmer for the University of Kentucky Riley Gaines speaks for CSUs student chapter of Turning Point USA April 3. There was nothing we could do as female athletes, Gaines said. I got to personally witness and really feel the effect that this infringement — or what I would call an injustice — had on myself and my teammates and competitors.

CSU TPUSA hosts Riley Gaines’ Reclaim Feminism event

Liv Sewell, Staff Reporter April 4, 2024

Former University of Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines came to Colorado State University’s campus to give a talk at an event entitled Reclaim Feminism. The event was headed by The Riley Gaines Center...

2024 Associated Students of Colorado State University vice presidential candidate Ava Ayala and presidential candidate Claudia Paraiso pose for a photo outside the Lory Student Center March 21.

ASCSU Elections: Meet presidential, VP candidates Claudia Paraiso, Ava Ayala

Riley Paling and Ivy Secrest March 25, 2024

Editor’s Note: This article is part of The Collegian's 2024 ASCSU elections coverage. Search 2024 ASCSU elections on to see complete coverage of all other candidates. The Collegian sat...

A Fort Collins city member holds up a sign reading “You Arndt Listening!” in a meeting called by Fort Collins City staff March 18.

City Council hosts special meeting on changing public comment rules

Aubree Miller, Staff Reporter March 20, 2024

The Fort Collins City Council hosted over 90 people who had signed up to speak during public comment at a special meeting held to address a proposed resolution that would change the rules of public comment...

Karrin Anderson, panel moderator of the Should there be age limits for politicians? discussion, introduces the next question.

CSU panel explores question of age limits for politicians

Hannah Parcells, News Editor February 21, 2024

With presidential primary elections already underway in many states and Super Tuesday — a day when over a dozen states, including Colorado, will hold their primaries — just around the corner, there...

Braxton Dietz, chief of staff of the Associated Students of Colorado State University, gives directions for the proceedings at the Day at the Capitol event Feb. 8. Around 50 students from Colorado State University attended to tour the state capitol and observe legislation.

CSU students visit Colorado Capitol, engage with government officials

Tyler Weatherwax, News Editor February 12, 2024

The Colorado Capitol saw Rams in the building as students visited Denver to advocate for their bill, meet with politicians and make change for Colorado college students. Associated Students of Colorado...

Izzy Burgess, a first-year political science student at Colorado University, testifies in front of the Colorado House of Representatives Finance Committee about HB24-1018 Feb. 8. The bill passed the committee by way of an 8-3 vote after nine CSU students testified.

Students testify on bill set to remove textbook taxes at state level

Allie Seibel, Editor in Chief February 12, 2024

Nine Colorado State University students testified in front of the Colorado House of Representatives Finance Committee on HB24-1018 — a bill that, if passed, would eliminate taxes on college textbooks...

Representative Ken Buck explains what campaigning for Weld County was like at the Coffee with Ken Buck event in the University Ballroom.

Rep. Ken Buck discusses importance of democracy at CSU

Tyler Weatherwax, News Editor January 30, 2024

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck visited Colorado State University as a part of the school’s Year of Democracy. Coffee with Representative Ken Buck was the first major speaker event for the spring semester. Buck,...

The Colorado State University Bookstore logo inside the Lory Student Center Oct. 23, 2017. Students spend hundreds of dollars on textbooks a year. The CSU Bookstore could help accommodate students budgets. (Brandon Mendoza | Collegian File Photo)

ASCSU aims to remove taxes from textbooks with new bill

Tyler Weatherwax, News Editor January 29, 2024

Textbooks can be one of the most expensive purchases students at Colorado State University make each semester. Some classes even require multiple textbooks, adding to the cost students must pay. The...

As cars pass by the intersection of Oak Street and College Avenue, March for Palestine protesters chant, From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free Dec. 30.

Northern Colorado Liberation Coalition holds weekend March for Palestine

Caden Proulx, Print Editor December 31, 2023

This weekend in Fort Collins, the Northern Colorado Liberation Coalition held a march through Old Town, which they say will happen every Saturday from now on. The march, which began at the Old Town Square...

Protesters gather outside the Colorado Capitol building in Denver during a Shut it Down for Palestine protest Nov. 9. Protestors echoed chants like, “The people united will never be defeated,” throughout the protest, calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Free Palestine protest at Denver Capitol demands ceasefire

Ivy Secrest, Content Managing Editor November 10, 2023

Editors note: Editor's Note: This story has been updated with a link to a story explaining the history between Israel and Palestine, and the phrase 'From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free. View...

A protester in support of Palestine with their face covered by a shemagh holds a Palestinian flag behind their head during a protest outside the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver Colorado Nov.9.

Gallery: Free Palestine protest at Denver Capitol

Garrett Mogel and Milo Gladstein November 10, 2023

Editors note: Read the full article.

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