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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...

Quiz: How much do you know about voting in A.S. elections?

Quiz: How much do you know about voting in A.S. elections?

Ruby Larson and Julia Maldonado

April 11, 2018


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Voting in Associated Students elections can be confusing. There are a few important steps that must be followed when filling out the ballot for this year's election.      Ruby Larson and Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter. Powered by ...

Student government candidates adhere to campaign guidelines

Student government candidates adhere to campaign guidelines

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 11, 2018


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Each year, several students conduct a campaign when running for positions in the Associated Students elections. Students who choose to run in the elections must follow several campaign guidelines. General Regulations: Publicity: All of the publicity regulations correspond with Chico State's pu...

A.S. estimated budget surpasses $20 million

A.S. estimated budget surpasses $20 million

Alex Grant

April 11, 2018


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Chico State's student government controls several on-campus businesses such as the Wildcat Recreation Center, the Wildcat Store and Sutter Dining Services. A.S.'s current estimated income this year is about $20,808,629 while its estimated expenses are $20,467,584. This means that Associated Students...

Professor believes that advisory measures encourage student action

Professor believes that advisory measures encourage student action

Natalie Hanson

April 10, 2018


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The process of writing and submitting advisory measures is entirely student-led, and is a notable process of interaction between students and Associated Students every semester. Advisory measures often lead to big changes on campus, on a variety of issues. Mark Stemen, a professor in the Geography and Planning departm...

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...

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Lizzie Helmer

April 10, 2018


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March For Our Lives Chico put on a town hall Saturday at the El Rey theater that featured multiple congressional candidates and community leaders. Lizzie Helmer can be reached at [email protected] or @lizziehelmer on Twitter....

Vote to fund Chico State groups through revenue sharing

Vote to fund Chico State groups through revenue sharing

Alex Grant

April 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

The Associated Students election is coming up on April 18, but the candidates aren't the only thing students can vote on. One aspect of the A.S. ballot is revenue sharing which allows voters to choose how to spend $15 of their activity fee. This year student voters can choose from a list of 202 on-campus groups that include several clubs, organizations, fraternities and sororities. Accordi...

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...

Woman runs into intersection, causes disturbance by screaming at cars

Woman runs into intersection, causes disturbance by screaming at cars

Alejandra Fraga

April 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:58 a.m., Langdon Engineering Building Outer doors appeared to be damaged, visible damage to door. Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Monday 10:47 a.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall Male sitting in parking lot was lighting leaves on fire. ...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Natalie Hanson

April 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

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