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Man suspected of attempted murder, arson taken to jail

Madeline Merlic

May 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

    Suspect in an attempted murder case, was transported to Butte County jail on May 5 and his bail is set at $1.3 million. According to a press release sent out by the Chico Police Department, William Brianard faces attempted murder charges and arson charges. On Feb 18, Brianard alledgedly set ...

Student reportedly sexually assaulted on campus

Brianne Mcevoy

May 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A female Chico State student reported being sexually assaulted early Sunday morning according to a press release. The victim was near the intersection of College Drive and the Stadium Lot at 2:10 a.m., when a man she did not recognize raped her. Police said the victim saw her attacker run south...

Students stuck in Butte Hall elevators

Students stuck in Butte Hall elevators

Amanda Rhine

May 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Students were trapped in two of the three elevators in Butte Hall around 8:30 a.m Wednesday morning according to Officer Lance Conlan of the University Police. “I think there’s one in elevator three and two or three in elevator two,” he said. At the time, Officer Conlan said the students ha...

Two car collision on 8th street and Ivy street

Two car collision on 8th street and Ivy street

Katherine Feaster

May 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

A two-car collision occurred on 8th Street and Ivy Street around 6 p.m. yesterday according to Chico Police Department. According to witnesses a red car paused briefly at the stop sign on the corner of 8th Ivy Streets and turned onto 8th Street and was struck by a silver Toyota. The red car came to a...

Community center offers student internships

Community center offers student internships

Hannah Suzuki

May 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Center for Healthy Communities in Chico is offering internships for students in the summer and fall of this year. The organization is based on nutrition, physical activity, and policies to change the world’s obesity problem. It began it 2001 with one health program and has grown to 27. Th...

Art, crafts featured at 44th annual Chico Artisans Faire

Art, crafts featured at 44th annual Chico Artisans Faire

Madeline Merlic

May 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

The weather was warm and the Chico City Plaza was alive with people of all ages walking about the booths at the 44th annual Chico Artisans Faire. The two-day exhibition, which is always held the first weekend in May, was started by a local Chico artist and over the years has grown into what it is tod...

Health festival highlights resources like free condoms, cheaper medications

Health festival highlights resources like free condoms, cheaper medications

Kristina Martinez

May 4, 2015


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, News

The Student Health Center offers students up to 10 free condoms a day if they just stop by and show their ID card. Health benefits like this that come along with attending Chico State were explained to students by multiple organizations on Thursday in the UHUB courtyard. Put on by the Stud...

Recreation majors put on Carnival for a Cause

Recreation majors put on Carnival for a Cause

Madeline Merlic

April 29, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

Recreation majors put on Carnival for a Cause to raise money for Wings of Eagles Sunday at Wildwood Park. The organization raises money for families of children who are very ill. Roxi Azparren, the board treasurer of the organization, explained that it serves families in Butte, Colusa, Glenn...

Fatal collision leaves 2 dead

Fatal collision leaves 2 dead

Hannah Suzuki

April 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

A fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision on an East Lassen Avenue sidewalk left an elderly couple dead and passenger injured Saturday. An 81-year-old driver had driven up onto a sidewalk and struck the two pedestrians, who were walking their dog, according to a press release. When the C...

Project management students host and compete in science fair

Project management students host and compete in science fair

Courtney Weaver

April 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Fifth Element Science Fair was held on Thursday by the "Managing Project Teams" classes. The students were required to perform several science experiments and manage the events.“This was definitely the most stressful project I’ve ever had in class, but in a good way," said Abbie Fontanilla, a "Managing Project Teams...

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Dylan Dewit

April 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=46474] Photos by Trevor Ryan The Gender Sexuality & Equity Center ended their Take Back the Night week of events with a candle-lit march and vigil to show solidarity with survivors, and give bystanders the courage to speak out against sexual assault and violence. “We want sur...

UPD arrests four suspects for stabbing an assault on Ivy

UPD arrests four suspects for stabbing an assault on Ivy

Dylan Dewit

April 22, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico State University Police arrested four suspects for the assault of Rajpal Singh, a Chico State student and Josimar Arroyo, according to a Chico Police Department press release. Singh and Arroyo were attacked around midnight on the corner of Fourth and Ivy Streets on Sunday. Witnesses say that the suspects deman...

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