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Weekly News- The Week’s End Update Feb 10, 2018

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update Feb 10, 2018

February 11, 2018


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New science building to begin construction

New science building to begin construction

Alejandra Fraga

February 10, 2018


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The construction of a new physical science building on campus will be initiated in fall of 2018, as announced in a university news release Thursday.The new building will be replacing Siskiyou Hall, after this building is demolished."The building will provide advanced teaching labs for the sciences, enha...

Democratic Congressional candidates make cases for the June primary

Democratic Congressional candidates make cases for the June primary

Grayson Boyer

February 7, 2018


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Democratic candidates running for Doug LaMalfa’s House of Representative seat met at the Chico branch of the Butte Public Library on Jan. 23 to discuss the issues of California’s 1st District. Candidates Marty Walters, Jessica Holcombe, Larry Jordan and Audrey Denney discussed their stances on...

Wildcat Statue begins construction

Wildcat Statue begins construction

February 6, 2018


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The plaza of the Bell Memorial Union building was closed to allow construction Tuesday.As this was the first day of construction of Chico's new Wildcat Statue, the closure was made in front of the main entrance of the BMU facing Chestnut Street all day.This project is said to be completed by April 8. The construction site does not af...

Budget concerns a major topic at presidential address

Budget concerns a major topic at presidential address

Tisha Cheney

February 5, 2018


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President Gayle E. Hutchinson called for action in an address to faculty and board members Monday.Hutchinson voiced concerns at the yearly State of the University Address held in Harlen Adams Theatre at 3 p.m. A major topic discussed was the recent reduction to the school budget.Due to reduced state...

Butte County program aims to give students educational opportunities

Butte County program aims to give students educational opportunities

Josiah Nicholl

February 4, 2018


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Education leaders in Chico came together to sign the Butte County Promise Thursday.The Butte County Promise is a program to give all students the opportunity to further their education after graduating high school, by increasing the collaboration of Chico's education leaders to align educational pro...

Rising tuition spurs student discussion

Rising tuition spurs student discussion

Josh Cozine

February 3, 2018


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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 met to discuss what these cost hikes mean to them, and how they can have their voices heard.A range of challen...

Nutrition professor dies suddenly

Nutrition professor dies suddenly

Alejandra Fraga

February 2, 2018


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Ted Herrera, faculty member of the Nutrition and Food Science Department, died from unknown reasons Friday.Herrera had been teaching at Chico State since 2013 and he was 67, according to a press release.Herrera left an impact in the lives of many students. "Personally, he impacted me just because he ...

Large donation kickstarts fundraiser for free education

Large donation kickstarts fundraiser for free education

Tisha Cheney

February 1, 2018


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Alumni Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada Brewery, and his wife Katie Gonser donated $1 million to Butte College this week.The purpose of the donation is to sponsor the implementation of the new Promise Scholarship Program. The program will provide two semesters of free tuition and fees to first-...

Construction management professor named outstanding educator

Construction management professor named outstanding educator

Josh Cozine

February 1, 2018


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Earlier this month, Alan Bond, Chico State Professor of Construction Management, received the award for outstanding educator by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America.The award was received for work inside the classroom as well as outside, where he helps oversee Chico State's chapter of ...

Chico Democrats host State of the Union viewing party

Chico Democrats host State of the Union viewing party

Josh Cozine

January 31, 2018


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Chico Democrats hosted a party to watch the president's yearly address to the nation Tuesday. The party was held at the house of retired Chico State faculty Michele Shover on the 200 block of East 12th Street. Two viewing rooms were set up to accommodate the guests. As Trump addressed the nation, Chico D...

New student body president puts teamwork first

New student body president puts teamwork first

Lizzie Helmer

January 30, 2018


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Over winter break, Dylan Gray resigned from his position as Associated Student president. In an email sent out to the entire student body, Executive Vice President Alisha Sharma said Gray left to focus on his last semester at Chico State. Sharma, a third-year project management major is now balancing bo...

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