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Police ensure less chaos

Alex Horne

October 25, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Traditionally, Halloween is one of the biggest and craziest weekends in Chico.It is easily the most crowded holiday weekend of the year, exceeding Ceasar Chavez Day. The influx of people is usually due to a mass amount of out-of...

Mansion causes mixed feelings

Alex Horne

October 12, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Albert E. Warren Reception Center, also known as the President's mansion, is currently under renovation at the cost of $1.75 million.$1.5 million of the funds are coming from ADR, which is the combination of profits from Asso...

Poverty affects college students too

Alex Horne

September 28, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Work, school and paying bills. It's a common scenario. Many students at Chico State support themselves completely. Being a student and working is quite common on our campus, but unfortunately, for some students, it isn't enough. A recent st...

Students suffer from library hour cuts

Alex Horne

September 8, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

At the beginning of the semester Chico State's Meriam Library announced that the administration had cut the operating hours. The latest the library will be open is 11:45 p.m. Those hours will be valid Monday through Thursday. Sa...

Students left unaware of West Nile Virus

Alex Horne

August 31, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The first known Chico State student was just diagnosed with West Nile Virus, a virus that is transmitted by mosquitos. The virus has been in the Chico area since 2004 but has been increasingly prevalent in the past two years. The symptoms ...

Cameras are nice, but action matters

Alex Horne

August 23, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Chico Police Department has begun the installation of cameras on a popular walking path near campus that were proposed in February. The $20,000 donation funded project is a sign that the Police Department is working toward cr...

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