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Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Jacqueline Morales

November 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police arrested a man suspected of a hit and run after he accidentally injured himself with a firearm Wednesday evening.Danny Salazar, 18, was found in an apartment complex at the 1200 block of West Sacramento Avenue where he was involved in a physical fight with another man, according to a press rel...

Shots fired at Halloween house party near Chico State

Shots fired at Halloween house party near Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Multiple shootings are fired at a Halloween house party, victim is hospitalized early morning Wednesday Nov.1. The incident was reported at the 700 block of Normal Avenue at the scene of a late night Halloween party, according to a press release. One victim was shot multiple times after a physical fi...

Pumpkins drop on Halloween

Pumpkins drop on Halloween

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The 30th Annual Pumpkin Drop took place at Butte Hall Tuesday. The tradition of smashing pumpkins on Halloween was hosted by The Society of Physics Students and the Department of Physics at noon on Halloween. Faculty and staff dressed up as famous physicists from the past to demonstrate gravity and drop pumpkins from the sevent...

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police Department continued to ensure public safety regulations after Halloween weekend. CPD's operation plan started Friday at 6 p.m. and ended Wednesday at 6 a.m., according to a press release. The department was expected to be busier than usual. It partnered with additional local law enforcement...

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Fraternity hosts Undie Run fundraiser

Natalie Hanson

October 31, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi will host an Undie Run fundraiser on Friday.The event is a Fun Run to benefit students in need, locals, homeless, and those affected by recent wildfires. Clothing donations will be accepted, according to a press release. The event will take place at Yolo Field's 6 and 7 at 4:45 p...

Student organization fights child hunger

Student organization fights child hunger

Andrew Freeman

October 31, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

CSU Chico’s Students for the advancement of Global has teamed up with Fresher Sacramento to promote teenage entrepreneurs and help end child hunger at the same time. According to their website and pamphlets, SAGE is an international organization whose main goal is to educate and mentor teenage entr...

Sutter Dining takes out the trash

Sutter Dining takes out the trash

Alex Grant

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Sutter Dining hall started a new food waste separation system the week of Oct. 23. The dining hall staff is teaming up with AS Recycling to measure pre-consumer and post-consumer food waste. Food preparation scraps will now be disposed of into blue bins while leftover food from students will be dispose...

State universities accommodate students affected by wildfires

State universities accommodate students affected by wildfires

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The California's State University system has released special considerations for applicants who were affected by recent wildfires. All 23 state campuses, including Chico State, are currently accepting applications through Nov. 30 for Fall 2018. However, special conditions will apply to students who are unprepared or ...

Woman is assaulted by a student in Meriam Library

Woman is assaulted by a student in Meriam Library

Natalie Hanson

October 29, 2017


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

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Petty TheftMonday 9:18 a.m., Tehama HallMoney was stolen from a fundraiser.Call Type: Suspicious CircumstanceMonday 4:52 p.m., Holt StationMan with plastic water jug was asking for donations and verbally assaulting students.Call Type: Suspicious SubjectMonday 8:28 p.m...

Live Halloween Coverage

Live Halloween Coverage

October 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

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Local shelter provides tips for pet safety on Halloween

Local shelter provides tips for pet safety on Halloween

Natalie Hanson

October 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico Animal Shelter reminds pet owners about animal safety during the Halloween holiday. Halloween can be a fun time for all but can be a frightening and dangerous time of year for pets. There are basic precautions to take to keep your animal safe while celebrating, according to a press release. Ke...

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