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Sexual Assualt App reaches out to Chico State

Sexual Assualt App reaches out to Chico State

Jacqueline Morales
April 8, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Reach Out Editions is working to help Chico State students who have survived sexual assault.The smartphone application is free of cost resource created by partners of a company called Capptivation.The purpose of the application leans towards empowering student survivors of sexual assault by offering...

‘Easter Bunny’ imposter apprehended

‘Easter Bunny’ imposter apprehended

Elizabeth Castillo
April 7, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

A man running through campus with a white-painted face wearing only underwear was apprehended this morning around 10 a.m. The suspect, Carl Matta, was apprehended on the Gus Manolis Bridge near Sylvester’s Café. https://youtu.be/7Qrx5jkSMws It was a joint effort between the Chico Police Department...

Chico State professor awarded ACE fellowship

Chico State professor awarded ACE fellowship

Daniel Wright
April 7, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State’s, associate dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Ryan Patten, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow. The ACE Fellow program is designed to take future higher education leaders and prepare them to serve the needs of higher education instructions....

Recent Chico State alumnus passes away

Recent Chico State alumnus passes away

Jacqueline Morales
April 6, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State graduate Owen Euser passed away earlier this week at age 23. Owen was an involved local student who completed a business administration degree in December 2016. He was a part of the American Marketing Association on campus. “He always brought a positive and playful energy to the classro...

Urban Roots brings grab ‘n’ go whole foods to the BMU

Urban Roots brings grab ‘n’ go whole foods to the BMU

Michael Fritz
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Associated Students plans to open a new cafe in the BMU dedicated to providing humane and ecologically sound food. It will be called Urban Roots and will be located directly across from Common Grounds. Dining Services Associate Director Corrine Knapp said many of the items will be prepared and packaged...

Chico State club aims to resolve student conflicts

Chico State club aims to resolve student conflicts

Alejandra Fraga
April 6, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State Ombuds is a confidential resource any students, faculty, staff or guests can acquire. "Chico Ombuds Office is a confidential, neutral, independent, and informal resource where any member of the CSU, Chico campus community can discuss a complaint, conflict, or problem," according to a news...

Chico State’s Safe Place celebrates sexual assault awareness month

Chico State’s Safe Place celebrates sexual assault awareness month

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

April is national sexual assault awareness month. Chico State's Safe Place will be hosting a number of events to support this movement. The events that will be held are as follows: April 6: Survivor Support Social, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Safe Place Backyard, 633 Brice Ave. April 1...

Chico resident dies on César Chávez Day

Chico resident dies on César Chávez Day

George Johnston
April 5, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Angela Scatena, a Chico resident, died over César Chávez weekend. Scatena was born in 1992. Scatena passed away March 31. No services are planned as of now. A vigil will be held for her April 5. My childhood partner in crime lost her life yesterday. Angela Scatena, you will be so very miss...

Cesar Chavez weekend crimes 2016 v. 2017

Cesar Chavez weekend crimes 2016 v. 2017

Karen Limones
April 5, 2017
Filed under Community, News

In an attempt to keep the public safe during the Cesar Chavez weekend, the Chico Police Department and the University Police Department sent out their annual press release with safety precautions. In 2016, there were 18 arrests throughout the weekend while medical personnel responded to 11 alcohol o...

Cesar Chavez Day – celebration or appropriation?

Cesar Chavez Day – celebration or appropriation?

Bianca Quilantan
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Cesar Chavez day historically has the reputation of being a day for Chico State students to bust out their ponchos, sombreros and fake mustaches, and participate in a Tequila Sunrise.Each year, Latino groups on campus host marches, educational fairs and events to combat the stereotypes perpetuated during th...

Trans conference spurs political discussion

Michael Fritz
April 4, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

"The personal was political" at the 4th Annual Trans Conference held at Chico State on March 26. Attendees and panel members discussed trans rights topics such as health care access, education and the lack of discussion of gender and sexual diversity in politics in four different workshops.“Appealing insurance plan coverage...

Chico State student witnesses gun violence in Las Vegas

Chico State student witnesses gun violence in Las Vegas

Jafet Serrato
April 4, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

One person was found dead and another injured when a man started shooting on a bus on the Las Vegas strip.The incident occurred the morning of March 25, near the Cosmopolitan Hotel, and a police standoff began at 11 a.m. A third-year student at Chico State was staying in the hotel to celebrate a bachelo...

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