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Association for science teachers offers students opportunities

Association for science teachers offers students opportunities

Danielle Cortes

January 30, 2018


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The National Science Teachers Association had its first meeting of the spring semester Monday.Mark Newton, Facility Advisor for the NSTA, led the meeting. Professors and students were welcome to join and discuss important upcoming deadlines for scholarships.Dr.Todd Greene of the Center for Water and th...

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Joey Nicholl

January 29, 2018


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The Chico City Council proposed a plan to create a community court Friday.Mayor Sean Morgan unveiled the plan at the annual state of the city address.A community court would allow misdemeanor offenders to get their charges dropped by participating in community service and getting assistance from service pro...

Congressional candidates speak out at town hall

Congressional candidates speak out at town hall

Natalie Hanson

January 27, 2018


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Four candidates running for Congress made statements to voters at a special town hall meeting Saturday.The event took place at the Chico Women's Club on the east block of 3rd Street from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. More than half of those in attendance stood, with over 200 present and only 100 seats available....

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

Josh Cozine

January 26, 2018


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Representative Doug LaMalfa came to Chico to endorse a petition for repealing a gas tax Friday.The petition signing event took place at the Sinclair gas station on the block of Forest Avenue from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.LaMalfa (R) was joined by California Senator Jim Nielsen (R) to speak in favor of the ...

Campus office to change its title

Campus office to change its title

Josh Cozine

January 26, 2018


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The Office of Faculty Affairs announced Wednesday that it will be known as the Office of Academic Personnel.The name change will go into effect beginning March 1.“It more accurately describes what we do here,” said Interim Associate Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs Evanne O’Donnell,...

Business department, university recognized for excellence

Business department, university recognized for excellence

Natalie Hanson

January 25, 2018


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Public Affairs announced that the College of Business achieved a re-accreditation and recognition this week.The business department received the prestigious five-year recognition from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The college has been fully accredited by AACSB sin...

Former student brings Chico experience to Student Affairs

Former student brings Chico experience to Student Affairs

Roberto Fonseca

January 23, 2018


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Dr. Milton Lang, a Chico State alumnus, began his position as Vice President for Student Affairs Jan. 16. Lang spent five years at UC Davis before coming to Chico State again. Lang found an interest in student affairs during his time at Chico State when he worked in retention services with low-income,...

New student body president accepts position

New student body president accepts position

Latisha Cheney

January 22, 2018


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Former AS Executive Vice President Alisha Sharma announced her position as the AS President Monday.In an email to the Chico State student body, Sharma confirmed that she will be taking over the role of president due to Dylan Gray's resignationGray announced his resignation in an email earlier this mon...

Oroville to sue state department for dam failure

Oroville to sue state department for dam failure

Josh Cozine

January 21, 2018


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The city of Oroville filed suit against the Department of Water Resources (DWR) for damages, mismanagement and corruption Wednesday. The DWR failed to pay an appropriate amount after the failure of the dam's spillway last year and the resulting damages, according to Oroville City Attorney Scott Huber. ...

Student body president announces resignation

Student body president announces resignation

Natalie Hanson

January 18, 2018


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Dylan A. Gray announced yesterday that he will resign from his position as president of student body affairs.Elected in April 2017, Gray's resignation is effective for the spring semester of 2018.Gray stated in an email to colleagues that he came to the decision to resign after working to balance the position’s demands with his own coursework to graduate.“I need t...

Account center password resets, 190 thousand accounts expire

Account center password resets, 190 thousand accounts expire

Hannah Yeager

December 13, 2017


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As the semester comes to a close, so does the campus-wide password reset for all Chico State accounts. Student inboxes began to receive reminders to access a newly added program called Account Center in order to reset the passwords that students use for every online program provided through the campus,...

Support sister campus colleagues affected by wildfires, says Chico State president

Support sister campus colleagues affected by wildfires, says Chico State president

Christian Solis

December 8, 2017


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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson reminds students and staff to sympathize and support those affected by Southern California wildfires.The Thomas fire alone has burned 115,000 acres, according to a CalFire tracker.Support to colleagues at California State University sister campuses affected by ...

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