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Body found in Feather River

Body found in Feather River

Jacqueline Morales
May 8, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A body was found in Feather River by the Sutter County Sheriff May 7.The unidentified body was found near the boat launch in Live Oak. It is pending a forensic examination to determine the identity and the cause of death.Deputy sheriff Jefferey L. Pierce said through a press release that it is undet...

A naked man caught sitting at school

A naked man caught sitting at school

Jafet Serrato
May 7, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious SubjectSunday, 4:49 p.m., Arts and Humanities BuildingA suspicious man was carrying something that looked similar to a gun case. Moments later it was reported that the suspect stole personal property from two women.Call Type: Welfare CheckMonday, 12:40 a.m., Sutt...

Liberty Cab out of business

Liberty Cab out of business

Jafet Serrato
May 6, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Liberty Cab Company closed down operations in the end of April due to the lack of qualified employees.The ride-share service lost over 13 employees in the past two months and struggled to fill 40 job positions overall.Although Uber and Lyft are available for Chico State students, Liberty Cab has maintain...

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Daniel Wright
May 5, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State released an announcement to the student body urging safety for the holiday weekend. Chico PD indicated in the announcement that there would be no additional staffing or special event teams for the weekend. The announcement outlined three guideline students should use this weekend. · If ...

Pioneer days is making a comeback

Pioneer days is making a comeback

Bianca Quilantan and Cortneanne Campbell
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State's party school image stemmed from celebrations long before the terms "Chicoween" and "Chico Chavez" were coined by party-goers. Pioneer Days, a celebration that started in 1915, was a week full of festivities put on by the university that led to the 1987 Playboy article that named Chico...

Chico State presents ‘Take Back the Trail’

Chico State presents ‘Take Back the Trail’

Carly Campbell
May 5, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Students in a social movement's class set up and participated in an event on campus to help combat sexual assault May 4.Chico State's "rape trail," located between O'Connell and Yolo fields, is where the event took place, to signify the importance of this issue.Take Back the Trail is focused on gathe...

Students being solicited involves crime

Students being solicited involves crime

Kayla Fitzgerald
May 4, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

A few Chico State students have been solicited to attend out of town parties and business retreats, making them the targets of crime. According to a campus-wide email, two incidents have involved students being asked to participate in activities which they were not comfortable with. It is not known if ...

Chico City Council talks Oroville Dam crisis

Chico City Council talks Oroville Dam crisis

Alejandra Fraga
May 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico City Council approved to sign a letter regarding the Oroville Dam crisis Tuesday. The letter highlighted many issues that the Butte County region has raised in community meetings, all issues relating to the Oroville Dam crisis. "We want to get one voice for the region," said District Coordinator...

Fear deters undocumented students

Allison Clark
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Undocumented student attendance at events aimed at helping and engaging them with a community has dwindled, in part, because of fear of deportation and betrayal by allies.Undocumented and Unafraid, a spoken word event on campus, was postponed due to poor attendance projections.According to the Facebook ...

Pratt says goodbye to A.S. Presidency

Pratt says goodbye to A.S. Presidency

George Johnston
May 2, 2017
Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Associated Student President Michael Pratt was responsible to represent the voices of 17,557 Chico State students.Pratt humbly said he did his best to represent those voices while helping with the transition of Chico State presidents, managing an ever-increasing hostility in campus political culture and fig...

Chico State recognized nationally by Forbes Magazine

Chico State recognized nationally by Forbes Magazine

Jacqueline Morales
May 2, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State is top ranked in America's Best Value Colleges on Forbes Magazine.In the review, Chico State is ranked 213 out of more than 3,000 four-year universities.Chico State Director of Admissions Adam Stoltz said through public message that Chico State has employers that come from all over to recr...

Fraternity being investigated for trashing campsite

Fraternity being investigated for trashing campsite

Daniel Wright
May 2, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

The Chico State chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha is being investigated by the Tehama County Sheriff for littering a campsite and chopping down more than 30 trees, according to a press release. J.D. Elam, a camper who frequents the spot near Deer Creek, reported the incident. On the weekend of April 21, h...

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