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Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Josh Cozine

April 15, 2018


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The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. A tabling event was held for an hour while people signed in, with community ...

Pi Sigma Alpha endorses Associated Students candidates after caucus

Pi Sigma Alpha endorses Associated Students candidates after caucus

Josh Cozine

April 14, 2018


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With elections looming, members of Chico State’s Upsilon Delta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, met Saturday to decide which AS candidates they would endorse. In the meeting which took place from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. in Butte 104, the group voted on who to...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Natalie Hanson

April 14, 2018


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The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports from Chico State and for the Butte County area, from April 9-13. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Josiah Nicholl and Josh Cozine

April 14, 2018


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Science advocates across Chico joined forces at the Trinity Commons lawn on Saturday for the March for Science event. The March for Science, which began at 10 a.m., is an event advocating for policy-makers to look at the evidence for climate change and enact laws to benefit the greater good.The event...

Associated Students to attend public forums before campus election

Associated Students to attend public forums before campus election

Alex Grant

April 13, 2018


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Chico State Associated Students election candidates are to make their final cases to voters this weekend. Most of the A.S. candidates plan on attending two public forums in the next three days. The Upsilon Delta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, otherwise known as the Political Science Honor Society, is...

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

Alejandra Fraga

April 13, 2018


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Chico State's College of Agriculture organized its first ever "Wildcat Day on the Farm" event this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., consisting of 75 to 100 volunteers. The open house featured guided tractor tours, food trucks, plant sales, games and prizes. "We're hoping to make it an annual tradition, ...

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, climate change activist, to speak at Chico State

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, climate change activist, to speak at Chico State

Josh Cozine

April 13, 2018


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Youth activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez will appear in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium Monday to speak about his role in climate change activism.The event, which takes place from 3-5 p.m., is open to everyone with prior registration required.At the age of 15, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stood before representat...

Chico Police arrest man on false charges of attempted child assault

Chico Police arrest man on false charges of attempted child assault

Josh Cozine

April 13, 2018


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A man who matched the description of a suspect in an attempted child assault case reported on Sunday evening was found and arrested Wednesday, before being released when the report was found to be false. The series of events leading up to the arrest and release of the suspect, whose name will not be releas...

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Josiah Nicholl

April 11, 2018


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Police announced Tuesday that a string of crimes took place in the space of less than 24 hours in Chico. According to a release from Chico Police, from Sunday night through Monday morning a police pursuit, a stolen vehicle, and an assault with a deadly weapon occurred.The first incident occurred on S...

Community Service Officer interviews begin, promises law enforcement experience

Community Service Officer interviews begin, promises law enforcement experience

Josh Cozine

April 10, 2018


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University Police conducted interviews Monday for prospective students looking for law enforcement training.Most years, the university police look to hire new Community Service Officers, usually to replace those that have graduated and moved on. This year the program is also hoping to expand, according...

School shooting posts deemed no threat by police

School shooting posts deemed no threat by police

Josiah Nicholl

April 9, 2018


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The Chico Police Department has confirmed there is no threat to Chico High School after a picture on social media caused concern.The image, of a boy with a gun, began circulating on Snapchat and Facebook, which prompted fear from parents and students.The boy captioned the image with a variety of thr...

Memorial planned for student

Memorial planned for student

Natalie Hanson

April 9, 2018


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Services will be held for student Kyle LaForce this weekend, after his sudden death due to seizure.Kyle Joshua Harte La Force was a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. La Force lived with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and died on March 27 at the age of 20.According to an email sent to all stud...

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