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ASCSU presidential election

March 30, 2010

Campaigning for the ASCSU presidential election is now underway. Students can learn more about the candidates' initiatives in order to make an informed decision when they vote on April 5-7.

Vote for the next leaders of ASCSU

On April 5-7, students will have the power to choose the next leaders of the Associated Students of Colorado State University. There are three tickets running for president and vice president of ASCSU for the 2010-2011 school year:

  • Jack Becker, president / Darrie Burrage, vice president
  • Dave Ambrose, president / April Ragland, vice president
  • Cooper Anderson, president / Jennifer Babos, vice president

Darrie and Jack

"Bridging the gap"


  • Sustainability - "bridge the gap" between students and the community by encouraging responsibility in Fort Collins (example: increasing accessability to compost faciilties)
  • Student Voice Initiative - "bridge the gap" between students, faculty and the administration by hosting community forums
  • Experiential learning - "bridge the gap" between theory and practice by providing opportunities for students to get involved in their career interests

For more information, visit

Dave and April

"Defying the status quo"


  • Free printing on campus and extended library hours with a 50 page printing quota per student per semester, and extended hours till 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday
  • Supporting student organizations by increasing funding and making the ASCSU Marketing Department available for student organizations' needs
  • Advocating for graduate student benefits such as full health care for grad students and increased stipends for grad students on assistantships
  • Increasing Transfort accessibility by doubling the frequency of bus times
  • Enhancing RamRide through decreased wait times by funding more cars per night
  • Developing virtual suggestion box for students to submit their ideas to ASCSU

For more information, visit

Cooper and Babos

"Fighting for what matters"


  • Fighting for school spirit by reinstating the tradition of lighting the "A"
  • Fighting for student safety by increasing the number of RamRide cars and addressing sexual assault on campus
  • Fighting for academic achievement by revising the plus/minus grading system and ending 7 a.m. finals
  • Fighting for the student voice by addressing the higher education crisis at the State Capitol

For more information, visit

Hear from the candidates themselves

Join the campus community in getting to know the candidates for ASCSU office. The candidates engaged in their first debate on March 26. The final debate will take place on March 31 in the Lory Student Center Theatre.

This is your chance to hear directly from the candidates and ask your questions before the election.

Theatre Debate

When: Wednesday, March 31, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Lory Student Center Theatre

Candidates will answer questions in a moderated debate format; students may ask questions of the candidates via open Q&A.

Don't forget to vote!

Students can vote on April 5-7 on RamWeb. In order to vote, students must log into their RamWeb account using their eID information. There will be a link on the main page that will lead you to the voting site.