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Students create floor plans for Paradise

Rouben Mohiuddin instructs a circle of Chico State Architecture students in class. Photo by Emily Neria

Emily Neria, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

In the wake of the Camp Fire, there was a sense among the Chico State student body of “What can I do to help?” While the answer for many students was classic volunteer work, making donations or providing emotional support for victims of the fire, a small group of architecture majors found a way to p...

Local animal shelters get help after Camp Fire

The Paradise Animal Shelter still primarily holds Camp Fire pets a year later. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Jessie Imhoff

November 3, 2019

During the Camp Fire, many were forced to leave so quickly that they did not have the time to grab their pets. Hundreds of pets were left behind and evacuees were left to worry about the fate of their animals.Animal shelters in Butte County stepped in to help lost Camp Fire pets and reunite them with...

Sunrise Movement protests at Meriam Library

Sunrise Movement protesters gather in the Meriam Library breezeway Thursday. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Julian Mendoza

September 28, 2019

Students protested Thursday outside Meriam Library - using buckets as drums, smoke masks and their voices - to raise awareness about climate change.Starting at around Noon, students from the Sunrise Movement gathered around the south side of Meriam Library underneath the second floor, setting up pos...

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