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Decrease in cheating numbers

Decrease in cheating numbers

Andrew Freeman

November 6, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

A speech is given in almost every class at the beginning of each semester at Chico State is the academic dishonesty speech. That one where the instructor warns students that if they are caught cheating, they risk an automatic F in the class and the possibility of expulsion. Despite how tired this warn...

Student organization fights child hunger

Student organization fights child hunger

Andrew Freeman

October 31, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

CSU Chico’s Students for the advancement of Global has teamed up with Fresher Sacramento to promote teenage entrepreneurs and help end child hunger at the same time. According to their website and pamphlets, SAGE is an international organization whose main goal is to educate and mentor teenage entr...

State universities accommodate students affected by wildfires

State universities accommodate students affected by wildfires

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The California's State University system has released special considerations for applicants who were affected by recent wildfires. All 23 state campuses, including Chico State, are currently accepting applications through Nov. 30 for Fall 2018. However, special conditions will apply to students who are unprepared or ...

Chico Police advise caution over Halloween weekend

Chico Police advise caution over Halloween weekend

Natalie Hanson

October 27, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

The city of Chico will be enforcing special regulations over this holiday weekend in the interest of public safety. Halloween weekend is expected to be busier than usual. Chico Police will take a proactive approach from Friday at 6:00 p.m. until Wednesday at 6:00 a.m., according to a press release.C...

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Natalie Hanson

October 24, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center founder is to retire in December. Charles "CC" Carter, who founded the CCLC in 2008, will retire effective Dec. 31. He was first hired by Chico State in 1980 as the first coordinator for the university's multicultural programs. Carter founded the CCLC out of a le...

Sonoma State to reopen campus after fires

Sonoma State to reopen campus
after fires

Natalie Hanson

October 17, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Sonoma State University plans for many faculty and staff to return on Tuesday.After wildfires raged through Napa and Sonoma counties last week, the campus is expected to fully reopen by Wednesday. "While poor air quality affected operations at several campuses, the community surrounding Sonoma State Universi...

CA trustees approve salary increases for top administrators

CA trustees approve salary increases for top administrators

Natalie Hanson

October 17, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Chico State's president Gayle Hutchinson will be one of CSU's first presidents to receive a state-funded salary increase.On Sept. 20, the board for the nation’s largest public university system unanimously approved salary increases for top administration and executives. These increases will effectively raise the salaries of all of the...

Fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha pleads guilty to vandalism charges

Fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha pleads guilty to vandalism charges

Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson

October 12, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to vandalism of a campground in Tehama County.The incident was reported on April 28, when Tehama County Sheriffs got a call with claims accusing the fraternity of littering and cutting down trees in a camping area of Lassen National Forest.The fraternity originally denied all accusations, b...

President Trump declares major disaster for California; Federal funding available

President Trump declares major disaster for California; Federal funding available

Natalie Hanson

October 11, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

President Trump has approved a declaration of major disaster due to widespread fires in California.The Federal Emergency Management Agency will assist state, tribal and local recovery efforts. Funding for emergency work is available to the counties of Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Sonoma and Yuba.Feder...

Faculty and Students Share Human Side of Humanities Budget Cuts

Faculty and Students Share Human Side of Humanities Budget Cuts

Alex Grant

October 11, 2017


Filed under Administration

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts cut 68 classes this semester due to budget cuts. Students, faculty and administrators gathered in Plumas Hall Wednesday night to discuss the ongoing Humanities and Fine Arts (HFA) crisis.Attendees shared their experiences with the HFA budget ranging from personal ...

Immediate evacuations due to Honey Fire continue in Paradise town

Immediate evacuations due to Honey Fire continue in Paradise town

Jacqueline Morales

October 10, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Honey fire continues to be monitored in the nearby Town of Paradise which began in Butte Creek Canyon Monday.The Director of Emergency Services and Town Manager, Lauren Gill, said in a media release that the fire is currently at 90 acres and is 30 percent contained. Progress has been stopped and crews are ...

Wild fires force local evacuations in Butte County

Wild fires force local evacuations in Butte County

Natalie Hanson

October 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Cal Fire called for evacuations in response to a wide spread fire near Oroville Sunday night.The Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane fire spread to Hwy 70. Evacuation orders were called for:-The west side of Cherokee Road from Red Tape Road south to Derrick Road-Table Mountain Ranch east of Table Mountain R...

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