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Colorado State Apologizes for Fans Calling Opposing Player ‘Russia’

February 6, 2023

Colorado State University has apologized on Twitter for an incident in which “a small group of individuals in our student section chanted ‘Russia’ at a student-athlete from Utah State, who is from the Ukraine [sic].”

“On behalf of Colorado State, we apologize to the student-athlete and Utah State. This is a violation of our steadfast belief in the Mountain West Sportsmanship Policy and University Principles of Community,” said the university of the behavior at a men’s basketball game. “Every participant, student, and fan should feel welcomed in our venues, and for something like this to have occurred is unacceptable at Colorado State.”

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