advocacy

Why I threw a fit over a closed-door student government meeting

Last Wednesday, for the first time after two years of covering CSU’s student government, I spoke on the floor during a meeting. I said something along the lines of: “We’re not going to leave; the press will stay here.” The Associated Students of Colorado State University’s senate is currently in the process of attempting to impeach the student body president. But, they don’t seem to want to tell anyone why they’re trying to impeach him. On Wednesday, they tried to call an “executive session,” in order to discuss the alleged violations without the public – including journalists – present.

Dear Colorado State, This student newspaper is for you. With love, -Erin

Dear alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and my fellow students: I intended to introduce myself earlier to you, so I apologize for the delay. I didn’t anticipate that my first words to you as editor-in-chief would be about a fake noose found on campus, but the resident assistant who it targeted didn’t anticipate that some of his… Continue reading Dear Colorado State, This student newspaper is for you. With love, -Erin