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Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Josiah Nicholl

May 5, 2018


Filed under A&E Breaking, Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Community, News

People filled the city plaza in downtown Chico Friday night to enjoy the return of Chico's Friday Night Concerts. For the 41st year, free shows with live music will be put on by the Downtown Chico Business Association in the city plaza every Friday night throughout the summer. The shows start at...

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Josh Cozine

May 4, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Hundreds of Chicoans from dozens of local churches from all Christian denominations showed up Thursday at the city plaza to pray together for unity, and for the community. The congregation was Chico’s take on the National Day of Prayer, which has taken place the first Thursday of May since 1952...

Funding for student trips and The Orion stirs discussion

Funding for student trips and The Orion stirs discussion

Natalie Hanson

May 4, 2018


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

How much to spend on aiding student trips, and on The Orion, were two questions brought to the committee for Instructionally Related Activities this week. With over $9,000 left in the budget for student activities,  the IRA met Thursday to hear from two teachers requesting additional accommodation...

‘Semana de mujeres’ honors underrepresented women at Chico State

‘Semana de mujeres’ honors underrepresented women at Chico State

Josh Cozine

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Students are sharing stories of influential women in communities historically underrepresented with events throughout the week meant to both educate and celebrate. The event, which has been in the works since the beginning of the semester, was organized by members of M.E.Ch.A de Chico State, a group...

President Hutchinson increases student fees

President Hutchinson increases student fees

Alex Grant

May 3, 2018


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

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson decided to approve all three proposed student fee increases Thursday, but compromised when each fee would go into effect. While Hutchinson approved each fee, the Health Services Fee adjustment will be the only increase implemented next semester. The Student Learning...

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Josiah Nicholl

May 2, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

The Chico Police Department confirmed that they arrested a homeless man on Monday morning following a car burglary.Officers were first dispatched to Forest Glen Apartments on Pillsbury Road at 6 a.m. Monday after receiving a call about the incident. The initial report was that the suspect had broken th...

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Congressional candidates participate in forum on campus

Josiah Nicholl

May 1, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

A forum was held at the Harlan Adams Theater at 7 p.m. Monday for the First Congressional District Candidates. The event was co-hosted and moderated by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, Associated Students and the Office of Civic Engagement. All four Democratic candidates attended the even...

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Josiah Nicholl

April 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police: Call type: Hit and RunMonday, 2:56 p.m., Vallombrosa AveA woman hit a juvenile with her SUV and fled the scene. The juvenile was unharmed but the bike suffered damage. Call type: Stolen VehicleMonday, 4:26 p.m., 800 Orient StreetVehicle owners called to report their 1986 Ford Thunderbird wa...

Students participate in nationwide 48-hour Datafest competition

Students participate in nationwide 48-hour Datafest competition

Alejandra Fraga

April 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State hosted its first ever Datafest Friday until Sunday.Datafest is a nationwide competition held for undergraduate students, "The mission of DataFest is to expose undergraduate students to challenging questions with immediate real-world significance that can be addressed through data analysis"...

Christian and Johnson relocation delayed by financial hurdles

Christian and Johnson relocation delayed by financial hurdles

Josh Cozine

April 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Plans for a local landmark floral shop, Christian & Johnson Flowers and Gifts, to relocate from its current location have been delayed this week. As previously reported, the gift shop had planned to move from their downtown location after over 100 years to a new location at a townhouse on East 1st...

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Josiah Nicholl

April 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Take Back the Night, an event meant to raise awareness of sexual abuse, took place Thursday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).The event marked the end of Take Back the Night week, which started on Monday and brought awareness to issues with sexual abuse, rape, substance abuse, an...

President Hutchinson announces voting results on proposed fee increases

President Hutchinson announces voting results on proposed fee increases

Alex Grant

April 26, 2018


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

Advisory voting results on the three proposed fee increases was released by President Gayle Hutchinson around 9 p.m. Thursday. All three; the Student Learning Fee, the Health Services Fee and the Athletics Fee, were opposed by the majority of voting students. Hutchinson sent out an email that thanked students for participating in the forum and vot...

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