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Students assess campus safety

Valerie Teegardin

October 22, 2013


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Student volunteers met with city workers on Wednesday to identify safety hazards in the south-campus area. After Chico police lost a key crowd-control resource, Associated Students officers are concerned that danger may be brewing for Chico State students this Halloween despite efforts to keep the streets safe. Budget cuts hau...

Event | Chikoko Nectar | Experimental Fashion

October 22, 2013


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Chikoko is a fashion event based business made up of five designer/performers based in Chico, California. Chikoko has embraced innovation, creativity and community support as a vision of new business. Videographer | Juan Cisneros Editor | Jeff Barron

Tracking Taylor II: Demolition in winter

Aubrey Crosby

October 21, 2013


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Chico State’s new arts and humanities building will break ground in November, and the walls will come down in January. Taylor II will have a ceremonial groundbreaking  on Nov. 12, after a set of delays the postponed the project, said Joe Wills, a spokesman for Chico State. The funding for the p...

Campus to host sustainability summit

Campus to host sustainability summit

Bill Hall

October 20, 2013


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Leaders of the sustainability efforts at Chico State are preparing for an open house and a series of workshops geared toward celebrating achievements and generating ideas from the public on how to reach university goals. Campus Sustainability Day will take place at the Bell Memorial Union auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 23, and is co-hosted by the Institute for Sustainabl...

Taylor II to break ground this fall

Nicholas Carr

October 19, 2013


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The campus' literary and studio arts departments will have a new home by 2016 after state funding was secured earlier this month. Funding for the successor to the vacant Taylor Hall through a state revenue bond was confirmed on Oct. 9, according to Lorraine Hoffman, vice president for business and ...

LGBTQ+ benefit showcases local art

Jessie Haynes

October 18, 2013


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The fifth annual “Coming Out for Art” show to benefit Stonewall Alliance Center was hosted at 100th Monkey Cafe and Books last friday. Adelio Haven, the center's event chair and art director, said the event's goal was “for there to be a space where people can just be in common” and estimated that close to 400 people atte...

Inmates to take over Caper Acres clean up

Inmates to take over Caper Acres clean up

Bill Hall

October 16, 2013


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The City Council approved a plan on Tuesday to have inmates on home detention perform park maintenance to keep a children’s playground open. Alternative Custody Supervision personnel are non-serious offenders who are supervised by the Butte County Sheriff’s office through an electronic ankle ...

Report knocks CSU graduation rates

Aubrey Crosby

October 15, 2013


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California’s economy could suffer if higher education resources cannot be expanded to serve a growing population, according to a state report issued on Monday. The report, ‘A New Plan for a New Economy: Reimagining Higher Education’ issued by the Little Hoover Commission, claimed that the state‘s...

Student loses $2K to email fraud trickery

Aubrey Crosby

October 15, 2013


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A Chico State student recently lost $2,000 after a fradulent email was sent to their university account, according to an announcement by the University Police Department. University police circulated an announcement Monday warning students to be wary of a fictional grant advertised in an email that...

Guests sample university farm

Guests sample university farm

Mozes Zarate

October 15, 2013


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Hungry patrons sampled pulled pork sandwiches, assorted cheeses and other organic appetizers at Chico State’s University Farm this weekend as part of an annual taste tour across rural Butte County. The farm was one of 30 stops for visitors traveling along the Sierra Oro Farm Trail, a two-day exhibit...

Vaccines keep up with beginning of flu season

Valerie Teegardin

October 15, 2013


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Your health and GPA may be saved by vaccinations as this flu season commences. Local healthcare providers do not think the government shutdown will have an affect on flu season this year. Flu vaccinations were dispersed nationwide before the shutdown, allowing the Student Health Center and Enloe Medical...

Student product shown on reality TV

Student product shown on reality TV

Aubrey Crosby

October 15, 2013


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Tired of crumbly ramen all over your stove? Wish their was a no-hassle, square-shaped dish perfect for your ramen? Well now there is! Daren Otten, a sustainable manufacturing professor, helped create the Rapid Ramen Cooker with three Chico State students. The cooker is a quick-fix to the long ...

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