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Inside ASCSU


The Associated Students of Colorado State University, otherwise known as ASCSU, are located on the bottom floor of the Lory Student Center. (Colin Shepherd | Collegian)

Inside ASCSU: Vice President Wise talks student fees

Baylee Lakey January 31, 2018

For Cole Wise, vice president of the Associated Students of Colorado State University, spring semester brings much more than classes, homework and exams, as he prepares to chair the Student Fee Advisory...

(Photo courtesy of ASCSU.)

ASCSU: Rams Take Care of Rams

ASCSU Board October 30, 2017

This semester members of our Colorado State University community have experienced various hate and bias-motivated incidents on campus. As every student at CSU is a member of the Associated Students...

First Amendment and the Principles of Community

ASCSU Board September 25, 2017

Dear Colorado State University Community: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the...

ASCSU Summer Months

Doug Hay August 30, 2017

Photo credit: Daniela Pineda Soracá

Inside ASCSU: The president is just like you

Christina Vessa February 2, 2017

It's a small world. This is a phrase that describes the life of Daniela Pineda Soraca, the current CSU student body president. When comparing her birthplace, Bogota, Colombia and her current home Fort...

The ASCSU Senate Chambers in the Lory Student Center.

Inside ASCSU: Upcoming bills impacting representation in senate

Christina Vessa January 18, 2017

As students are beginning to return to Fort Collins from their fun-filled and, hopefully, relaxing breaks, ASCSU members are getting to work. Representatives from the Legislative Branch have a few impactful...

Inside ASCSU: The Mike Lensky Story

Christina Vessa December 15, 2016

Mike Lensky toured University of Colorado Boulder on Valentine's Day, but he didn’t fall in love. When touring Colorado State University the next day, he stepped foot in the College of Business,...

ASCSU Senate Outreach Officer Isabel Brown with CAM the Ram. Photo credit: Isabel Brown

Inside ASCSU: Why senate is right for you

Christina Vessa December 7, 2016

Impactful legislation, long nights and exciting conversations create a compelling environment in the ASCSU Senate. You never know what you are going to get. These elements are what have kept Isabel Brown...

Hanna Johnson, a sophomore political science major, is the Director of Environmental Affairs for ASCSU. Photo credit: Christina Vessa

Inside ASCSU: Where the grass is greener

Christina Vessa November 9, 2016

Three days per week, Hanna Johnson wakes up at 4 a.m. in order to be rowing on Horsetooth Reservoir by 5 a.m. sharp. As a member on the CSU Crew rowing team, Hanna is an early riser, but even though she’s...

Michael Wells, ASCSU director of finance. Photo credit: Christina Vessa

Inside ASCSU: The man behind the money

Christina Vessa October 26, 2016

Meet ASCSU’s Director of Finance, Michael Wells. You can find him wearing glasses and a suit while studying finance and computer information systems. On the surface, you may think he’s the most boring...

Josh Williams, ASCSUs Officer of Governmental Affairs is a third-year political science and economics student. Photo credit: Christina Vessa

Inside ASCSU: Campaign Season with the Officer of Governmental Affairs

Christina Vessa October 12, 2016

The Colorado State University Political Science Department drove Josh Williams’ decision to choose CSU over Northern Arizona University in 2014. CSU was a new school with new people, but that didn’t...

Homecoming float with banner reading Support Local Agriculture, Your Food Our Future from 1984/ Photo credit: University Archives and Special Collections

Inside ASCSU: Five Events to Participate in CSU’s 102nd Homecoming

Christina Vessa September 27, 2016

The leaves are turning and the weather is chilling – it’s Homecoming at Colorado State University for the one hundred and second year in a row. Homecoming started in 1914 when the Aggies were alive...

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