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Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable
October 17, 2018

Chico State Democrats show their disapproval for Donald Trump with a giant inflatable "Trump Chicken." The chicken was accompanied by free hotdogs and voter registration cards.

Democratic Action Club knocks its way into Chico

Robin Keehn and Asa Mittman hand out information about voter training to a Chico resident. Photo credit: Alex Grant
February 6, 2018

The Democratic Action Club of Chico (DACC) trained several volunteers Saturday on how to encourage Chico residents to register as Democrats for the upcoming midterm elections.This voter engagement training...

The Chico community unites with a common goal; Depolarizing Chico

Little girl places ball in community basket. Photo credit: Christian Solis
September 8, 2017

Local Depolarize Chico group worked to start healing the political rift in Chico.At the Thursday Night Market, people were asked to separate themselves into labels they identified with like veterans, vegans,...

Students express fear after election

Students express fear after election
November 17, 2016

Students talked about themes of fear, shame and grief during the post-election forum for Democrats Nov. 16 in the Bell Memorial Union. Students gathered in four groups where they discussed their feelings...

Gov. Brown to raise minimum wage

Gov. Jerry Brown speaking at Chico State on the Prop 30 bill on Oct. 29, 2012. Photo courtesy of George Johnston's Instagram.
April 4, 2016

Californians working for minimum wage will soon feel an increase of money in their pockets. On April 1, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced he will sign a bill Monday raising the state's minimum wage...

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