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Student government candidates adhere to campaign guidelines

Student government candidates adhere to campaign guidelines

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 11, 2018


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Each year, several students conduct a campaign when running for positions in the Associated Students elections. Students who choose to run in the elections must follow several campaign guidelines. General Regulations: Publicity: All of the publicity regulations correspond with Chico State's pu...

A.S. estimated budget surpasses $20 million

A.S. estimated budget surpasses $20 million

Alex Grant

April 11, 2018


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Chico State's student government controls several on-campus businesses such as the Wildcat Recreation Center, the Wildcat Store and Sutter Dining Services. A.S.'s current estimated income this year is about $20,808,629 while its estimated expenses are $20,467,584. This means that Associated Students...

Professor believes that advisory measures encourage student action

Professor believes that advisory measures encourage student action

Natalie Hanson

April 10, 2018


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The process of writing and submitting advisory measures is entirely student-led, and is a notable process of interaction between students and Associated Students every semester. Advisory measures often lead to big changes on campus, on a variety of issues. Mark Stemen, a professor in the Geography and Planning departm...

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Lizzie Helmer

April 10, 2018


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March For Our Lives Chico put on a town hall Saturday at the El Rey theater that featured multiple congressional candidates and community leaders. Lizzie Helmer can be reached at [email protected] or @lizziehelmer on Twitter....

Vote to fund Chico State groups through revenue sharing

Vote to fund Chico State groups through revenue sharing

Alex Grant

April 9, 2018


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The Associated Students election is coming up on April 18, but the candidates aren't the only thing students can vote on. One aspect of the A.S. ballot is revenue sharing which allows voters to choose how to spend $15 of their activity fee. This year student voters can choose from a list of 202 on-campus groups that include several clubs, organizations, fraternities and sororities. Accordi...

Forums offered this week to further discussion of fee increases

Forums offered this week to further discussion of fee increases

Natalie Hanson

April 2, 2018


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Two forums to allow discussion between students of proposed fee increases will be held this week.In recent weeks, forums have taken place to allow for conversations about proposed student fee adjustments for health services, athletics, and student learning.President Hutchinson also recently announced a deci...

New speaking series addresses life lessons

New speaking series addresses life lessons

Lizzie Helmer

April 2, 2018


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Love, relationships, spirituality, honesty, success and fear. These topics and more were covered in Basement Talks, a new speaking series created by the Student Philanthropy Council. The first 'talk' was held in the basement of Sapp Hall on Normal Street Wednesday night. The featured speaker was the ...

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

Alex Grant

March 27, 2018


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Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, hosted a pre-release screening and panel discussion of the documentary “American Totem” in the BMU Auditorium Monday night. The documentary was broken into six chapters; story, identity, community, security, civil society and the American experiment....

New bill promises no more student loans

New bill promises no more student loans

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


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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 was officially announced on March 22, and will make college more affordable, eliminating the need...

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Roberto Fonseca

March 23, 2018


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Guns and gun regulation is a never-ending discussion, especially after recent incidents like the Parkland school shooting. The Chico Rod and Gun Club held their annual Big Chico Gun show at the Masonic Family Center last weekend. This year's gun show was held on Saturday and Sunday. Numerous booths showcased self defense classes along ...

‘This Way to Sustainability’ highlights carbon neutrality and student engagement

‘This Way to Sustainability’ highlights carbon neutrality and student engagement

Josh Cozine

March 19, 2018


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Sustainability driven students and faculty gathered from across the state Thursday and Friday for Chico State’s 13th annual This Way to Sustainability Conference. One of the largest conferences of its type in the state, the event was organized by The Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD), a...

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