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CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

Josh Cozine // March 29, 2018

Thousands of students are expected to travel to the state capitol on April 4 to protest tuition increases and address state legislators face-to-face. Coordinated by Students for Quality Education(SQE),...

Tuition takes a five percent increase. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Christian Solis // October 8, 2017

The recent tuition bump of five percent has raised $2.9 million to spend on increasing four-year graduation rates at Chico State.The Graduation Initiative 2025 comes from the CSU Chancellors Office and...

Photo credit: Kristina Judy

Minimum wage good where it is

Marrion Charissa Cruz // February 7, 2017

The rise of minimum wage means an increase in product prices. People often forget the correlation between the money deposited in a bank account and the money that comes out of pockets. San Francisco residents...

Minimum wage on the rise

Minimum wage on the rise

Daniel Wright // January 22, 2017

Twenty-one states kicked off the new year with increases to their minimum wage laws. Some states poised to raise their minimums up to $15 an hour. California and New York have both committed to raise...

The California minimum wage will have increased nearly $12 from 1979 to 2022. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Chico community reacts to minimum wage increase

Michelle Zhu // April 15, 2016

  Although the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, California may get ahead after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, creating the nation's highest...

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