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Over 100 clubs will participate in Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular

Over 100 clubs will participate in Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular

Brian Luong

September 2, 2018


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Students will have the chance to interact with over 100 Chico State clubs Friday at Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular.The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on both Trinity and Glenn Lawn. There will be a wide variety of organizations tabling, such as Greek Life, athletics and phila...

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Kathryn Sykes

September 1, 2018


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Hundreds of students danced and roller skated across Chico State's gym Friday night at the first annual WREC n' Roll. WREC organizers rented the roller skates and musical equipment from All Sports Galaxy, an ice rink and roller blading rental company. Students had a choice between inline or classi...

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

Dan Christian

August 29, 2018


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The first day of the fall semester generated more buzz than usual as it coincided with Chico State’s first EDXCHICO conference.Modeled after the increasingly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks, EDXCHICO is intended to teach a specific topic or talking point to a large groups of...

Video: President Hutchinson addresses free speech

Video: President Hutchinson addresses free speech

Christian Solis

August 28, 2018


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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson gave a convocation speech to the campus on Thursday. In her speech she touched on campus achievements, goals and the status of free speech on campus. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter....

Meriam Library plays host to second annual Welcome Week Game Night

Meriam Library plays host to second annual Welcome Week Game Night

Brian Luong

August 27, 2018


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Over 100 Chico State students showed up to play games and compete for prizes while learning to navigate the Meriam Library, Sunday, before the first day of classes.New students learned more about the library and its features through a variation of the game Lotería, a game similar to Bingo. Participa...

Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Brian Luong

August 26, 2018


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While record-breaking sized wildfires continue to burn across the state, side effects on air quality are already being felt as students return to Chico for fall semester. The Air Quality Index (AQI) for Chico reached a level considered “unhealthy for sensitive groups,” Friday, according to the Env...

Chico State students overdose on alcohol, continuing trend

Chico State students overdose on alcohol, continuing trend

Kathryn Sykes

August 24, 2018


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University Police was contacted by a Sutter Hall Resident Adviser for medical aid between 11:49 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. Two officers responded to the report. According to UPD Sergeant Dale Glander, the two officers found the subject to be, “passed out and not responsive outside of Sutter...

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Natalie Hanson

May 16, 2018


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A plan for addressing climate change on campus has been confirmed by the university, but students recently voiced concern about its details. According to Director of Facilities and Management Services Michael Guzzi, this “master plan” was announced in April as part of an agreement made by the...

The CSU versus the American Dream

The CSU versus the American Dream

Lizzie Helmer

May 16, 2018


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Chico State student finds “rags to riches” isn’t as realistic for low-income California State University students.Senior Kylie Taylor is one of the four students receiving honors in the economics major this year. Her 20-page thesis titled, “California Dreaming or California De...

Final University Budget Committee meeting of semester expects cuts

Final University Budget Committee meeting of semester expects cuts

Josh Cozine

May 15, 2018


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Speaking bluntly to administrators and deans of the colleges present, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Debra Larson addressed making up around $2,500,000 in the budget Monday. The discussion began at the final University Budget Committee meeting of the semester. In a round-table-like...

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

Josiah Nicholl

May 14, 2018


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From dead week, finals and preparing summer plans, May is a month where everything from the semester comes to an end.For seniors like Megan Nash, a liberal studies major, and Juan Sanchez, a political science major, their Chico State experience will come to a close with graduation.“I just want to gra...

Vice President for Business and Finance leaves Chico State after one year

Vice President for Business and Finance leaves Chico State after one year

Mathew Miranda

May 14, 2018


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Vice President for Business and Finance Robbi Stivers no longer works for the university according to an email written by Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson Wednesday. The following day, Stivers’ campus directory contact information was removed from Chico State's website. Hutchinson briefly mentione...

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