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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



Rick Miranda, Provost and Executive Vice President, speaks to teachers about pay in the LSC May 10. Compensation, job security, shared governance and professional development were among the topics that were discussed. (Ryan Schmidt | Collegian)

Board of Governors names Rick Miranda interim president

Serena Bettis, Editor in Chief June 10, 2022

The Colorado State University System Board of Governors announced Friday morning that Rick Miranda will be the interim president of CSU Fort Collins starting July 1. The System announced yesterday that...

Colorado State University President Joyce McConnell announced the Race, Bias and Equity Initiative in the fall of 2019 following a string of bias incidents on campus. (Forrest Czarnecki | The Collegian)

UPDATE: Joyce McConnell out as president, will receive $1.5 million

Serena Bettis, Editor in Chief June 9, 2022

Colorado State University System Chancellor Tony Frank announced Thursday morning that CSU President Joyce McConnell and the CSU System Board of Governors "have decided to part ways," and McConnell's last...

Colorado State Universitys Mountain Campus sits between Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Rocky Mountain National Park. The campus officially became part of CSU in 1960. (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

COVID outbreak at CSU Mountain Campus prompts new protocols

Serena Bettis, Editor in Chief June 8, 2022

The Colorado State University Mountain Campus had an outbreak of 39 positive COVID-19 cases last week among CSU students, faculty and staff. Risk and Public Safety Communications Manager Dell Rae Ciaravola...

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

52nd ASCSU senate begins ratifications, elections

Piper Russell, News Reporter May 5, 2022

The 51st senate of the Associated Students of Colorado State University held an emergency session May 4 to hear the bill “Approval of the FY23 Student Fee Package.” 2021-22 Vice President Merry Gebretsadik...

The northeast residential wing of Newsom Hall at Colorado State University

Las residencias universitarias ven incidentes de sesgo, daños a la propiedad

Katrina Leibee and Michelle Rivera Garfio May 4, 2022

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Michelle Rivera Garfio Los residentes de la Universidad Estatal de Colorado recibieron un correo...

A man talks to a crowd of protesters.

GWOC, AAUP rally for better wages, an end to fees

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief May 4, 2022

The Graduate Workers Organizing Cooperative and the American Association of University Professors gathered outside the Colorado State University Administration Building May 3 to rally for better wages. The...

Senior Ren Bergeron stands in front of a stained glass window inside of Guggenheim Hall

Student turns trauma into empowerment through art, advocacy

Serena Bettis, Content Managing Editor May 4, 2022

A mural of a woman’s silhouette hangs on a wall in Simon Guggenheim Hall of Household Arts with the inscription “WATCH WHAT SHE CAN DO.” The woman, who wears a construction hat made out of a protractor,...

The Student Resolution Center located on lake street is an office in which students can report harassment related incidents.

Students frustrated with CSU conflict resolution processes

Katrina Leibee, Editor in Chief May 3, 2022

In March and April, Abby Weaver experienced multiple situations in her residence hall with a fellow resident that made her feel unsafe.  A male resident in her hall repeatedly made verbal threats...

(Photo Illustration by Matt Tackett | The Collegian)

CSU to replace eID with NetID this summer

Jack Miller, News Reporter May 2, 2022

Colorado State University plans to replace the current student eID system with a new system called NetID. This change is set to take place this upcoming July.  Kelly Poto works as an information security...

(Graphic illustration by Chloe Leline |The Collegian)

Housing prices increase, CSU hopes to provide employee homes

Isabel Brown, News Reporter May 1, 2022

As housing prices increase along the Front Range, staff and faculty at Colorado State University are finding it harder to live near campus. In a study done by the Common Sense Institute, trends in housing...

Associated Students of Colorado State University President Christian Dykson gives his executive report at the weekly ASCSU meeting April 27.

ASCSU swears in new leaders, closes 51st senate

Piper Russell, News Reporter April 29, 2022

As the 51st senate of the Associated Students of Colorado State University came to a close, they passed new legislation, heard speeches from seniors and swore in the new president, vice president and speaker...

(Graphic illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

State bill enacts roll-through laws for bikes, non-motor vehicles

Austria Cohn , News Reporter April 27, 2022

Bicyclists and people on electric scooters over 15 years old are now able to generally treat stop signs as yield signs and red lights as stop signs. Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 22-1028, known...

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