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Man yells at customers in Walmart

Man yells at customers in Walmart

Jafet Serrato
May 15, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Suspicious Subject Tuesday, 7:43 a.m., 222 Degarmo Dr. A man riding a bike was driving around the neighborhood and told a child that he would give him money for going to school. Call Type: Transient Problem Tuesday, 8:18 a.m., 1951 E. 20th St. An employee at a business noticed...

Chico State students are burglarized

Chico State students are burglarized

Jacqueline Morales
May 13, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico State students are victims of burglary in local living community.Brittany Leigh Snelson, third-year liberal studies major, shared her experience through a Facebook post in which various Chico State students related May 1. "I woke up at 2:40 a.m. to my dog barking and she never barks. I see a dude ...

Student Philanthropy Council raises over $12,000 for food pantry

Student Philanthropy Council raises over $12,000 for food pantry

Alejandra Fraga
May 12, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Student Philanthropy Council presented the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry with a check this week. Over $12,000 was donated to the food pantry, with most of the donations coming from the class of 2017. "No student should have to ever wonder if they will be able to eat properly or where they will be sle...

CSU students will be given access to 29 million books

CSU students will be given access to 29 million books

Daniel Wright
May 12, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The CSU system will be unifying all 23 CSU library collections to be available for all students. The new library discovery system will be called “OneSearch” and will give students and faculty access to over 29 million books. “Many of the libraries are currently using catalogs that ar...

Former psychology professor dead at 77

Former psychology professor dead at 77

George Johnston
May 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Mike King, a former Chico State psychology professor, passed away April 16 at the age of 77. King was born in Georgetown, South Carolina. He grew up in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, Panama City and Florida. The former psychology professor received a bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology...

College of Humanities and Fine Arts subject to spending freeze

College of Humanities and Fine Arts subject to spending freeze

Daniel Wright
May 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts released an email to the faculty and staff of the college announcing a spending freeze. The freeze became effective April 9 and is specifically targeting Professional Development funds. Professional Development funds are used for professionally rel...

Students spend $200 to fund sports annually

Students spend $200 to fund sports annually

Daniel Wright
May 11, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students pay 196 dollars annually for the sports program, in instructional-related activities fees. Every student who attends Chico State pays 280 dollars every year in Instructionally Related Activities fees. Athletics and recreation sports receive 70 percent of the IRA fee. As discussed in ...

Chico Republicans build ‘Free Speech’ wall

Chico Republicans build ‘Free Speech’ wall

Daniel Wright
May 10, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State Republicans built a “Free Speech Wall” in the gauntlet Wednesday, and drew in a vocal response from students. Chico State Republicans asked students to write whatever they were feeling or thinking on their wall. “To encourage people to express themselves, said Jack Breuker, pol...

Chico State animal science student passes away

Chico State animal science student passes away

Alejandra Fraga
May 10, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Monica Gonzalez,19, a Chico State sophomore majoring in animal science died May 4. Monica came to Chico State from Long Beach.Professor Cindy Daley stated in a news release that Monica was a city girl, who was now in a rural community to pursue her lifelong passion of becoming a small-animal veterinarian.Dal...

Native American Celebration on Campus

Native American Celebration on Campus

Lexi Hoedt
May 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Video

A short highlight on Native American traditional dance performed in trinity commons.

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Kayla Fitzgerald
May 9, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Goodwill and Chico State are partnering up to assist students in moving out of their dorm rooms and apartments for the summer. All items donated are sold to help fund job placement and training services in the community, according to a press release. Goodwill Campus Move-Out will be in Chico May...

Tiny house homeless village in progress

Tiny house homeless village in progress

Victoria Rohrer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State’s award-winning Tiny House Club is back at it again this year, creating yet another sustainable tiny house.Tiny House Club is a student-run organization that's mission is to design and build sustainable, off-grid housing.At last year’s competition, Tiny House Club came back with t...

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