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Poverty affects college students too

Alex Horne

September 28

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

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

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

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...

Paris attacks should open students’ minds

November 17

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The attacks on Paris were horrendous, terrible acts of violence that are disturbing and chilling. The attacks were orchestrated by ISIS and completed by radicals. These horrors are happening every day all over the world. Only a month ago, Kenya was ...

Eduroam: a tale of weary students and sub-par tech support

September 22

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Never did the days of door-to-door Encyclopedia salesmen and signing up for a library card seem more efficient than campus-wide wireless Internet when it came to student success. But alas, here we are. Since the launch of Eduroam last semester, student...

Students deserve respect from rental agencies

September 15

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The time is approaching for Chico State students to begin looking for new housing. With that comes handing a blank check to the rental agencies of Chico. Whether it is moving into a house with a big ole’ porch for a couch or a ground floor apartment on Ivy...

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