The Orion

Chico State talks diversity, but does it walk it?

Paul Zingg, president of Chico State, addressed diversity on campus in an email to all students and faculty.

December 15, 2015

As Chico State amplifies its commitment to diversity and inclusion like universities nationwide, some members of the campus community are pushing back by exercising their right to free speech. In a Nov. 16 email to students, staff and faculty, President Paul Zingg addressed the issue explaining how “...

Student remembered as kind, compassionate, devoted

Picture of Chico State deceased student Melinda Driggers

Jenice Tupolo

February 10, 2015

Friends and family are remembering Melinda Driggers as a compassionate woman who was driven to devote her life to social work as a returning student at Chico State. Driggers, 49, was found unconscious by university staff in the Student Services Center on Jan. 20. Emergency personnel attempted to...

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