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Chico State raises thousands on Giving Tuesday

Chico State raises thousands on Giving Tuesday

Luke Dennison

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State raised a total of over $214,910 through a campus wide, 24 hour long, giving day fundraiser Tuesday.Community members, alumni, students and faculty of the university took part in the all day national event. Chico Cares, Support Your Favorite Wildcat Team? and Miles For Teaching Fund were participating cam...

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Jacqueline Morales

November 29, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A suspected thief led numerous police on a chase after possible fraud of credit cards at a Chico business Tuesday.The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. at the 600 block of Broadway Street when Andrew Gasway, 32, was suspected of using fraudulent credit and debit cards, according to a press release....

Chico State fund raises on Giving Tuesday by increasing online formatting

Chico State fund raises on Giving Tuesday  by increasing online formatting

Christian Solis

November 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State encourages philanthropy through online formatting on national day of Giving Tuesday Nov. 28.The day is intended to unite the entire Wildcat family and support the university communities and programs, according to a press release from public affairs.Giving Tuesday began at Chico State fro...

The three pillars of support for sexual assault victims

The three pillars of support for sexual assault victims

Alex Grant

November 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

This school year University Police have received six reports of rape on campus. This figure comes from UPD’s daily crime log which is composed of initial crime reports. These reports are released to comply with the Clery Act, a federal law that requires colleges to report crimes that occur on cam...

Woman attempts suicide into Highway 99 overpass

Woman attempts suicide into Highway 99 overpass

Natalie Hanson

November 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico police officers were dispatched Sunday to an emergency situation near Eaton Road Overpass and Highway 99.At about 8:18 p.m., police arrived at the highway overpass to prevent a woman from attempting to jump into oncoming freeway traffic, according to a press release.Police officers, including Office...

Man leaves gas station with gas nozzle attached to car

Man leaves gas station with gas nozzle attached to car

Luke Dennison

November 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Suspicious ActivityMonday 11:10 a.m., University InnMan acting suspicious was told to leave.Call Type: Rape Tuesday 12:31 p.m., Pine Street and Liberty LaneVictim sent to hospital after reporting a rape.Call Type: VandalismTuesday 5:21 p.m., 1025 Nord Ave.Man drives ...

Chico Police identify victim of Cherry Street homicide

Chico Police identify victim of Cherry Street homicide

Luke Dennison

November 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police continue to search for a suspect and ask witnesses to come forward after a street homicide. On Nov. 9 police arrived at 1500 block of North Cherry Street to find the victim, David Bledsoe, 26, dead in his apartment. An autopsy confirmed a gunshot wound killed the victim, according to a ...

Sustainability event becomes an opportunity to volunteer and collaborate on projects

Sustainability event becomes an opportunity to volunteer and collaborate on projects

Natalie Hanson

November 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Associated Students' Sustainability program will offer a chance for students to volunteer.The AS Compost and Garden Team will host a volunteer day on Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help with their fall semester projects, according to a press release.The event will take place in the compost disp...

Firearm is stolen from vehicle, possible suspect is detained

Firearm is stolen from vehicle, possible suspect is detained

Luke Dennison

November 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A car theft incident involving a missing firearm was reported to the Chico Police Department Nov. 20. A female victim said to have been unloading items into the recreation center of Bidwell Jr. High School and left the vehicle unattended at about 3 p.m., according to a press release. When the victim returned to th...

Chico State’s study abroad program ranks second in the nation

Chico State’s study abroad program ranks second in the nation

Natalie Hanson

November 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The nonprofit educational and cultural exchange group Institute of International Education ranked Chico State in the top three universities for studying abroad.This is the second consecutive year as well as the ninth time in 10 years that the university has been ranked one of the nation’s top three...

Associated Students votes on the sale of water bottles on campus

Associated Students votes on the sale of water bottles on campus

Christian Solis

November 15, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Associated Students Board of Directors voted against a student advisory measure to ban the sale of single-use water bottles on campus Thursday Nov.15. A motion to approve discontinuing the sale of plastic water bottles on campus was introduced by AS President Dylan Gray, during a meeting. The motio...

Universities can now choose to stop covering students’ birth control

Universities can now choose to stop covering students’ birth control

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

On Oct. 6 The Trump Administration released a mandate issuing to expand the rights of employers to deny women insurance coverage for contraception and issued guidance on religious freedom that critics said could also erode civil rights protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. This...

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