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Government Affairs Committee approves white supremacy and hate speech resolution

The GAC focuses on respectfully listening to each other's opinions. Photo credit: Hana Beaty
December 7, 2019

Two weeks since the Chico State community witnessed campus-wide political tension and lost some of its sense of safety, the Government Affairs Committee approved a resolution to denounce white supremacy...

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...

President Hutchinson decides to stagger student fee increases despite advisory vote results

President Hutchinson speaks to students about how difficult it was for her to come to the conclusion to raise all three student fees. Hutchinson spoke to several students who protested the increases outside Kendall Hall Monday. She also said that the need for the fee increases stems from a lack of state funding.
May 8, 2018

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson announced on Thursday that she would be implementing the proposed student fee increases, despite students voting against all three increases. The announcement...

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Student protesters gather near Kendall Hall Monday to voice strong opinions against the student fee increases. Nearly 50 students attended and some gave speeches before leading rally chants. Photo credit: Alex Grant
May 8, 2018

Nearly 50 students gathered outside Kendall Hall Monday to protest the recently approved student fee increases. Student participants began the protest with speeches and a rally at about 11 a.m. Brigitte...

President Hutchinson announces voting results on proposed fee increases

5,264 students submitted an advisory vote for each proposed fee increase. The proposed Health Services increase along with the other two proposed fees were opposed by over 60 percent of student voters.
April 26, 2018

Advisory voting results on the three proposed fee increases was released by President Gayle Hutchinson around 9 p.m. Thursday. All three; the Student Learning Fee, the Health Services Fee and the Athletics...

Administrators present proposed fall tuition increase

A timeline of events for students to attend for information. Presentations are designed to inform students about the proposed tuition fee adjustments, and will take place from 2/23 until 3/9. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson
February 21, 2018

Chico State faculty, administration and student government met and discussed rising fees in a meeting open to all students Monday. The proposed fee adjustment, which will total $190 per semester,...

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