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Retired Chico State professor dies

Kurt Nordstrom, retired journalism professor. Photo source: Chico State website

Elizabeth Helmer

April 27, 2016

Kurt Nordstrom, a retired professor, died April 21 in his home in Colorado. Nordstrom was a journalism professor and one of the founders of the journalism department at Chico State. He served form 1991 to 1994 as the department's first elected chair. Nordstrom was an advocate for diversity on campus and recei...

Senior Spotlight: An Orionite’s farewell to Chico State

Nicole Santos says farewell to her last four years at Chico State. Photo courtesy of Annie Page

Nicole Santos

May 12, 2015

It feels like just yesterday I was moving into my dorm in Sutter Hall. Now I’m decorating my cap for the commencement ceremony on Saturday. This semester, I interviewed 18 diverse seniors for my column and wrote about their experiences at Chico State, postgraduation plans and passions. Now...

Choosing quirky classes is rewarding

Veronica De La Cruz

October 26, 2014

With the fall semester flying by, students have to get ready for the exciting yet overwhelming experience of picking classes. When it comes to general education, I think students should enroll in classes that they don’t necessarily know anything about, but still seem interesting. One of my fav...

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