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Body found in Little Chico Creek identified

Body found in Little Chico Creek identified

Jafet Serrato
April 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A dead body was found near Little Chico Creek March 26, marking it the first homicide in Chico in 2017.Butte County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lone Pine Avenue near Little Chico River Road when they discovered the body of 33-year-old, William Kohnke. A missing person report as filed f...

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

Jafet Serrato
April 2, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 4:04 p.m., 734 Mangrove Ave. A customer from Wing Stop wanted a refund, because he said that his order from last week was incorrect. Call Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 7:54 p.m., East Fourth St. A woman was screaming explicit words while taking her cloth...

César Chávez: Behind the art

César Chávez: Behind the art

Alejandra Fraga
April 2, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Cesar Chavez, Community, Multimedia, News, Video

Oscar Guillen, a local award-winning artist has been inspired by César Chávez throughout most of his life. Although Guillen was born in the state of Washington in 1979, and moving to Mexico shortly afterwards, he came back to the U.S. in 1991. But a part of Mexico never left him as he brought a...

Cesar Chavez Day March

Cesar Chavez Day March

Michael Fritz
April 2, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Video

Members of M.E.Ch.A marched down Ivy to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day. After the march, there was a potluck at Bidwell Park where several diverse groups from Chico State mingled.  

‘Cats in the Community volunteer for Cèsar Chàvez day

‘Cats in the Community volunteer for Cèsar Chàvez day

Jacqueline Morales
March 31, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

Many Chico State students celebrate Cèsar Chàvez day March 31 by volunteering. 'Cats in the Community is the event that brought a total of 250 students together to help out in the community. Jacqueline Morales can be reached at [email protected] or @jackie_theorion on twitter  ...

Assemblyman comes to Chico; discusses plans for Oroville Spillway future

Assemblyman comes to Chico; discusses plans for Oroville Spillway future

George Johnston
March 31, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

James Gallagher, the assemblyman to California's 3rd State district, visited Chico March 30 to participate in a discussion of the Oroville Dam crisis at the Chico City Chambers.Gallagher began the discussion by retelling his family’s evacuation experience and how they handled the Oroville Dam crisi...

Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Carly Campbell
March 31, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

César Chávez day is an annual holiday at Chico State and students, faculty and staff members have the day off in honor of him. All CSU's will be participating in honoring this day by closing their campus's across California. With warm weather and a day off school, this can mean more partying...

7-year-old brings a loaded gun to local elementary school

7-year-old brings a loaded gun to local elementary school

Jacqueline Morales
March 30, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

On Thursday shortly before 11 a.m., Chico Police Department received a call that a 7-year-old child brought a handgun to school.The incident happened at Parkview Elementary School at 117 East Eight Street. A teacher found the gun in the second grade student's desk. The gun was identified as .380 cal...

Chico PD bring in extra officers for Chavez weekend

Chico PD bring in extra officers for Chavez weekend

Daniel Wright
March 30, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

Chico Police Department will be having an additional 36 emergency responders of duty for Cesar Chavez weekend. Chico PD will be implementing several additional policies and procedures specifically for Cesar Chavez day. These policies will begin Thursday, March 30, and continue until Sunday, April...

Eduroam requires an update to access wifi

Eduroam requires an update to access wifi

Jacqueline Morales
March 29, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students, faculty and staff are required to update Eduroam on their wireless devices.The IT Support Services sent out an email regarding the required configuration to avoid interrupted wireless access. The deadline to make the update is April 11. Once the deadline has passed, devices that ...

Who is Cèsar Chavez?

Who is Cèsar Chavez?

Kayla Fitzgerald
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Cesar Chavez is remembered for his advocacy for the rights of farm laborers. He was pivotal in the passing of the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act, which allowed farm workers to negotiate employment contracts.Kayla Fitzgerald can be reached at [email protected] or @kaylafitz_20 on T...

Students face tuition increase and financial uncertainty

Students face tuition increase and financial uncertainty

Victoria Rohrer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

California State University Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition by 5 percent March 22 across 23 campuses. Despite student protests, the increase passed with a 7-2 vote. This increase will be an additional $270 tuition increase for undergraduate students and $438 for graduate students. The Off...

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