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Graduation Initiative hits Chico State athletes

Makayla Hopkins

December 8, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

The success of the California State University 2009 graduation initiative has spurred another movement for increased graduation rates. The 2009 initiative, increased Chico State's six-year graduation rates to 64 percent and cut th...

‘We Don’t Say’ campaign gains national attention

Makayla Hopkins

November 8, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

Although multiple signs across Chico State say “We are one university,” the attempt to raise awareness about crude words that athletes and students use has signaled a major divide. Chico State Student-Athlete Advisory ...

Full Disclosure: Student-athletes getting paid

Kenta Mcafee

October 25, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Full Disclosure, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

The only difference between college athletes and high school athletes is the workload. Although the collegiate level is more competitive, with only 7.8 percent of all athletes able to compete, the players are treated the sa...

Men’s golf team finishes 12th

Gabriel Moreno

October 21, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team had its worst performance of the season at the Otter Invitational Oct. 18, with a 40-over par 904 to place 12th.Junior Colby Dean led the team's effort with a 22nd place finish and was the only ...

Women’s Golf team snags third

Cydney Nance

October 21, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team snagged a third place finish at the Sonoma Fall Invitational Oct. 21 with a 615 collective stroke total.Senior Bianca Armanini had her first top 10 finish of the season and sixth of her caree...

Men’s golf team struggles early

Jordan Jarrell

October 18, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team had its least successful opening day Oct. 17 at the Otter Invitational, after shooting 23-over par to place 12th. The team has maintained an almost perfect record this year, with two first-...

Women’s golf team places second at Sonoma State

Cydney Nance

October 18, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team had its strongest showing of the season in the Sonoma State Fall Invitational, with a second place finish in the first round. The team has yet to find its stride this season as its placed ...

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