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Campus safety summit starts discussion about homelessness, mental health, safety

Campus safety summit starts discussion about homelessness, mental health, safety

Kendall George

April 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

Over the past few semesters, campus and community crime have been at a steady increase. With school shootings, stabbings, robberies and sexual assaults happening in close proximity to Chico State, the administration is looking for solutions and reaching out to students in finding solutions. On Friday af...

Youth demand better climate change policy

Youth demand better climate change policy

Julian Mendoza and Trenton Taylor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Trinity Commons was filled with tables from both campus and local organizations educating students on what they can do to take action against climate change during the Earth Day Festival. “We are trying to engage students in ways of fighting climate change through policy,” said Jared Geiser, executive...

Evangelist preachers debate with students on Trans Remembrance Day

Evangelist preachers debate with students on Trans Remembrance Day

Natalie Hanson

April 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Two evangelist activists from The Campus Ministry USA came to Chico State and performed an open-air "preach-in" about sexuality and Christianity to a group of students at the BMU Friday. The first activist, who identified herself as "Sister Myrna," began in front of the Marketplace Cafe at around ...

Associated Students 2019 election results

Associated Students 2019 election results

Kendall George

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, News

After a 24-hour voting period, Associated Student elections ended Thursday morning with 4,513 out of 16,964 Chico State students, about 27%, participating in the election. Here are the results for the 2019 elections.President - Trevor GuthrieTrevor Guthrie will serve as president with 1,947 votes out o...

Chico ‘Great Debate’ questions social media

Chico ‘Great Debate’ questions social media

Julian Mendoza

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

This year's Great Debate focused on the concept of engagement in democracy.Two teams debated that question in a modified format of the National Parliamentary Debate style on Friday.The teams were split into affirmative and negative sides of the argument and both sides would bring multiple arguments to the table at T...

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Gordy Papalias

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

Two pedestrians were beaten with a pistol, then robbed at the intersection of Warner Street and West Sacramento Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.Chico Police Department responded to the call where the two victims, aged 22 and 23, reported that three adult black males came up behind them after exiting a silver, four-door sedan. A fourth suspect stayed in the vehicle, according to a Chico Police Department press release.One of the suspects brandished a pistol while demanding cash and both victims had visible injuries from the incident.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in the silver sedan.Chico State has sent a Timely Warning Crime Bulletin with tip...

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Gordy Papalias

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

Two pedestrians were beaten with a pistol, then robbed at the intersection of Warner Street and West Sacramento Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.Chico Police Department responded to the call where the two victims, aged 22 and 23, reported that three adult black males came up behind them after exiting a silver, four-door sedan. A fourth suspect stayed in the vehicle, according to a Chico Police Department press release.One of the suspects brandished a pistol while demanding cash and both victims had visible injuries from the incident.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in the silver sedan.Chico State has sent a Timely Warning Crime Bulletin with tip...

Forum response to hateful language in Butte Hall

Forum response to hateful language in Butte Hall

Nate Rettinger and Trenton Taylor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences held a forum for students and faculty alike to discuss frustrations and come up with solutions in response to an incident at Butte Hall late last week.The building was vandalized with graffiti that included hate speech. Students and faculty were encourage...

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

Three people are running for the Associated Students presidential position this spring. Whoever wins will have the potential to have the largest voice for students at Chico State. So, we sat down with each of them and asked who they are, how they would address sustainability on campus, how they would...

A.S. Election: Meet the Candidates

A.S. Election: Meet the Candidates

Nate Rettinger, Josh Cozine, Brian Luong, Kendall George, Julian Mendoza, Trenton Taylor, and Gordy Papalias

April 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Chico State’s A.S student government election for the 2019-2020 school year has begun in full stride. The main positions being run for are: President Executive Vice President Vice President of Business and Finance Vice President of Facilities and Service Director of Legislative Af...

Data Fest gives Chico State students real-world practice in statistics

Data Fest gives Chico State students real-world practice in statistics

Nate Rettinger and Gordy Papalias

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Chico State students spent three days analyzing data sets as part of the national Data Fest competition put on by the American Statistical Association.Data Fest is a national competition that allows students of all majors to compete with and against other teams on their campus to analyze a set of dat...

Sustainability measure shows Chico’s determination for climate action

Nate Rettinger

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

On April 17, students will have the opportunity to participate in Chico State's student election. This year's ballot includes a proposition to better educate students on the issues of climate change.Local leaders in the community have expressed support for a more sustainable Chico. Mayor Randall Stone, Vi...

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