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Who should fill the presidential seat at Chico State?

Who should fill the presidential seat at Chico State?

Brykelle Lang, Reporter // February 5, 2023

The public has high hopes for a well-rounded future president. Many people spoke from the heart while providing the committee with their input on what qualities the future president should possess at...

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University: Chico State alerts system has been fixed

Ariana Powell, City Editor // February 1, 2023

The University fixed Chico State’s alert system as of Tuesday, Jan. 31, according to Andrew Staples, Chico State’s public relations manager. This comes after it was announced on Jan. 27 that the system...

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University announces Chico State alerts system has been fixed

Ariana Powell, City Editor // January 27, 2023

The University has fixed Chico State's alerts system as of Tuesday, Jan. 31. The following information is not current. For current info go here. Chico State’s environmental health and safety...

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Student, ‘Can Stachura just walk onto campus?’

Ariana Powell, City Editor // January 26, 2023

One question stumped every board and authority member in attendance, “Can Stachura just walk onto campus?” a crowd member asked. University Police Interim Chief Christopher Nicodemus motioned for...

Photo includes the logo written “WILDCAT CARD” on a student ID card. Photo taken Dec.13. by Hiroto Nakajima

Why it costs $43 to reactivate Wildcat ID cards

Hiroto Nakajima, Reporter // December 16, 2022

Student ID cards are an overlooked but important item for university life. When a student loses their Wildcat ID card, it takes time and money to get a new one. In particular, for the students who live...

Two alleged sexual offenses on campus result in no arrests

Two alleged sexual offenses on campus result in no arrests

Melvin Bui, Managing Editor // November 18, 2022

Two alleged sexual offenses occurred on Chico State’s campus this semester but neither led to arrests, so the cases were referred to the Title IX office, according to Public Relations Manager Andrew...

Students walking to class by Plumas and Tehama Hall on March 29.

Why your major doesn’t have winter or summer sessions

Melvin Bui, Managing Editor // November 18, 2022

Chico State offers 42 majors, but typically offers courses from 18 majors during winter and summer sessions. Not all classes are offered during the same semester and a busy workload can prolong a student's...

Heavy snow falling at Kohm Yah-Mah-Nee Visitor Center, Nov. 7, 2022. Photo by Michael Steinberg.

November snowstorm batters Cascades and Sierras east of Chico

Michael Steinberg, Contributor // November 15, 2022

An early season snowstorm impacted the mountains east of Chico last week, causing several spin outs on HWY 32 the night of Nov. 7. Several feet of snow fell on Mt. Lassen and the surrounding areas, while...

cones and cops in front of police car late at night on Ivy street

Legal updates in student drunk-driver case

Noah Herbst, Editor-in-Chief // November 11, 2022

Cole Carpenter, a Chico State student was arrested after striking a female pedestrian on Ivy Street the night of Oct. 22, with a sedan while driving drunk. Carpenter was arrested on the scene and taken...

Multiple Chico Police Department officers investigate a shooting incident in front of Taj Fine Indian Cuisine on the 900 block of Nord Avenue. Photo taken Oct. 27 by Hiroto Nakajima.

Shooting on Nord Avenue leaves one injured

Hiroto Nakajima, Reporter // October 31, 2022

A man sustained minor injuries after being shot by an air rifle around 7:20 p.m. on Oct. 27 in a parking space on the 900 block of Nord Avenue in Chico. The CPD Public Safety Dispatch Center received...

Photo includes six airplanes arriving at Tokyo Haneda airport terminal 3 from the observation deck. Photo taken July 9 by Hiroto Nakajima.

Time to visit Japan: Japanese government drastically eases entry restrictions for tourists

Hiroto Nakajima, Reporter // October 26, 2022

Japan resumed cross-border travel on Oct. 11, for the first time in over two years since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out. The Japanese government strictly limited the regulations for the entrance to Japan....

Un grupo grande de estudiantes y de facultad llegaron a la protesta. Foto tomada por Maki Chapman, Oct.18.

La facultad protesta la reducción de la mitad de un millón del presupuesto

Maki Chapman and Samanta Sanchez // October 26, 2022

Manifestantes asistieron a un mitin afuera de Kendall Hall el 18 de Octubre, para discutir reducciones en los presupuestos de varios departamentos en el campus de Chico State, incluyendo los departamentos...

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