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Q&A: CSU Chancellor responds to The Orion’s Spring 2021 questions

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White
September 11, 2020

Chancellor Timothy P. White announced Thursday in a letter to all 23 institutions in the CSU system that most Spring 2021 classes will meet online. Following the announcement, The Orion posed some questions...

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises
September 24, 2019

In one year, California State University system Chancellor Timothy P. White received a raise that brought his salary from $563,096 up to $619,640. In 2017, California State University approved its first...

CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

Students creating
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),...

New bill promises no more student loans

Hawaii senator Brian Schatz has introduced the new bill aiming to decrease student debt. Photo courtesy of Mike Inacay.
March 26, 2018

A recently announced major bill, the Debt-Free College Act of 2018, aims to reduce student debt. According to Michael Inacay, Communications Director for Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, the legislation...

The money you should be fighting for

Illustration by Jaime Munoz.
March 26, 2018

It’s going around campus like gossip, that students can fight a tuition increase from happening. If you haven’t heard by now, then maybe it’s time you get more involved on your own campus. Our tuition...

Is a proposed fee increase really for students’ benefit?

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz
March 14, 2018

We cannot afford to live. Repeat. We, (students), cannot afford to live. We are facing an uphill battle with money. Getting our lives together and supporting ourselves for the future seems impossible,...

President Hutchinson extends advisory vote on fee increases to students

President Hutchinson extends advisory vote on fee increases to students
March 5, 2018

Gayle Hutchinson announced a student vote could affect proposed fee increases in an email to the campus Monday. The president announced she will extend the option of a referendum, an advising vote on...

CSU students want their tuition money back

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz
February 16, 2018

The California State University Board of Trustees has proposed a 3 percent tuition increase that will go into effect in the 2018-19 school year. According to the CSU website, the tuition spike is needed...

Rising tuition spurs student discussion

Chico Students for Quality Education met Friday to discuss upcoming tuition hikes. Photo credit: Josh Cozine
February 3, 2018

Chico's chapter of Students for Quality Education (SQE) met to discuss upcoming increased tuition costs Friday.As music from second-week student parties could be heard from SSC 206, concerned students...

Chico State students don’t know where their tuition money is going

Photo credit: Getty Images - Alex Slovan
October 16, 2017

Although it is impossible to determine where exactly Chico State student tuition money goes, all students deserve a basic understanding of how their money is used.The following information has been acquired...

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

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

University to receive $3 million from tuition hike

CSU Tuition Increases Photo credit: Daniel Wright
April 9, 2017

The $270 per student tuition increase is estimated to net Chico State $3 million in new revenue, according to Chico State Budget Director Jeni Kitchell . Chico State receives its funding primarily from...

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