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Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry opens for students during the Covid-19 outbreak

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will continue operations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday during the quarantine.
April 22, 2020

In between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union on Hazel Street, the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry in SSC room 196 has seen an increase of students in need of food assistance during the COVID-19...

Lab-based classes get creative following campus shut-down

March 30, 2020

Though the transition will not be easy, science labs will be made available to students online for the remainder of the semester.  “Along with everything else (labs) are going online,” Department...

Safe Place temporarily transitions to virtual services

By Emily Neria
March 19, 2020

Chico State's Safe Place has closed its doors but encourages students to stay in touch.  Safe Place will continue to offer services over the phone, through email and through video conferencing. Administrator...

Butte Station opens up to CalFresh students to fight food insecurity

Butte Station opens up to CalFresh students to fight food insecurity
March 6, 2020

Chico State’s Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry celebrated outside of Butte Station as the popular convenience store became the newest location on campus to allow students to use their Electronic Benefit Transfer...

The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Chico State

February 28, 2020

The Arbor Day Foundation honors 35 percent of California State Universities and Chico State was one of the CSU’s annually delegated by the largest non-profit organization dedicated to planting trees.  The...

Young Republicans and protestors clash, three criminal charges filed

Chico State responding to the Chico State Young Republicans and protest on Wednesday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, tensions rose to an all-time high as students began protesting outside the Chico State College Republicans table following a physical altercation that happened on Tuesday in front of Butte...

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

On Thursday Associated Student Government Affairs Committee were introduced two added agenda items including the event hosted by Chico Hillel and a proposition to officially denounce White Supremacy. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales
November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered...

Altercation breaks out between Chico State GOP president and protesting student

Chico State Police and Butte County EMS reposed to an incident between two students outside of Butte and Plumas halls on Tuesday. Photo credit: Angel Ortega
November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, a dispute between the president of Chico State Republicans and a protester resulted in a brief physical altercation. Michael Curry, the president of Chico State Republicans, was tabling...

‘Swipe Against Hunger’ encourages students to donate meals

Students dropped by to hand over their cards to donate. The process was so easy and took less than one minute to do. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera
November 17, 2019

Students who have available meal swipes on their student dining plan attended an event hosted by Associated Students at Sutter Dining Hall, "Swipe Against Hunger." On Nov. 14, AS Dining Services held this...

Chico Speaks survey reveals on-campus sexual assault statistics

Survey conducted last spring spotlights students’ experiences with sexual violence on campus. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales
November 16, 2019

After surveying students last spring, Chico State released a report regarding the incidents of sexual violence students reported.While the information compiled from the survey was extensive, requiring...

Wildcats carve pumpkins for a meaningful cause

Abbey Linger (left) and Tania Enferadi (right) posing with their donated pumpkins. Donations came from Grocery Outlet, Lowe’s, Safeway and Books Family Farm. Photo credit: Emily Neria
October 28, 2019

In the spirit of Halloween and breast cancer awareness, Chico State public health students put on a "Carving for Cancer" event in Trinity Commons on Friday.At the event, students purchased pumpkins to...

University police, CADEC host prescription drug take-back

Shelley Keener, Analyst and Specialist for UPD tapes up the last box of collected prescriptions on Thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales
October 24, 2019

While alcohol and marijuana reign as the most popular drugs for students on campus, one substance easily -- and often legally -- found on campus are prescription drugs.According to Chico State’s...

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