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UPDATED FOR CLARITY: Internal investigation finds $1 million in alleged fraud by 4 employees of Chico State’s Department of Accounting
Kimberly Morales // December 23, 2020

Chico State has placed four employees in the College of Business’ Accounting Department on leave after an internal investigation concluded they received an alleged $1 million in “inappropriate compensation and other financial losses to the university.” The Orion...

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Fees, enrollment and more were discussed during a virtual town hall hosted by Chico State’s Associated Students on Dec. 2. Photo taken by Jacob Collier.
AS Government Meeting Sheds Light on Student Resources and Fees for 2021
Joel Moret, Reporter // December 15, 2020

Decreased enrollment, revenue and COVID-19 assistance were discussed at a town hall hosted by Chico State’s Associated Students on Dec. 2.  President Gayle Hutchinson opened the discussion by announcing that the new physical science building is set to open virtually...

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Another painting by Arran Harvey that depicts the everyday wearing of masks. Courtesy of the Museum of Northern California Art.
The monca finishes the year strong with ‘Selfie 2020’
Danielle Kessler, A/E Editor // December 15, 2020

The Museum of Northern California Art’s new exhibit, “Selfie 2020,” is a collection of art that reflects how the first 10 months of 2020 has affected the artists. Executive Director, Pat Macias, explained the exhibit as told through their call to artists. Macias...

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The Yule Logs
The Yule Logs deliver fun holiday performance at Laxson Auditorium
Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // December 12, 2020

The Yule Logs aren’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic stop them from spreading holiday cheer. They recently performed a concert at Chico State’s Laxson Auditorium and the video premiered on Dec. 4. Since there was no in-person audience for the concert, the band performed...

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The Urgency to Fight the Pandemic is gone, but it’s far from over
The Urgency to Fight the Pandemic is gone, but it’s far from over
Jack Lewis, Opinion Columnist // December 13, 2020

People seem to have given up on the battle to defeat coronavirus. With the nation nearing nine months of battling a terrifying disease, a lack of care and the introduction of cold weather are making a pandemic that should have been over far worse. With the United States...

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9 Easy steps to screen print at home
9 Easy steps to screen print at home
Melissa Joseph, Opinion Editor // December 11, 2020

Supplies! - A wood embroidery hoop  - Silk screen mesh - Screen filler - Ink - A scraper  Step 1. Plan and draw out your design.  Step 2. Stretch your silk screen mesh onto your embroidery hoop, making sure the screen is as taut as...

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NCAA football postpones numerous games due to COVID-19
NCAA football postpones numerous games due to COVID-19
Nick Despotakis, Reporter // December 10, 2020

More than 100 college football games have been cancelled or postponed due to the astonishing number of COVID-19 cases dismantling the U.S. every day. In the U.S. alone, 13.4 million people have been infected with the virus, with a death toll standing at 267,000 and rising...

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Lizzie Wilson, a new recruit to the Chico State Volleyball team who played at San Diego Mesa College. (Chico State Sports Information)
Lizzie Wilson: a former junior college volleyball athlete brings her talents to the Wildcats
Alex Martin, Reporter // December 9, 2020

Lizzie Wilson is a strong athlete and has played many sports throughout her life, but she fell in love with volleyball the most. She was born in Denver, Colorado and moved out to California at a very young age. She started playing the game at 14 years old and after high...

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