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Everything to know about DACA

Everything to know about DACA

Nicole Henson

September 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Thousands of eligible undocumented citizens, also known as Dreamers, could be facing the danger of deportation after President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA.) The act was an executive order made by the Obama Administration in June 2012. It allowed children who were brought to the United States un...

Student lounge opens in Multicultural Gender Studies department

Student lounge opens in Multicultural Gender Studies department

Hannah Yeager

September 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Even though this is only the fourth week of school, for most, massive amounts of homework have already piled up. However, there is a new option for those looking for a quiet place to study. The student lounge at the Multicultural Gender Studies department (MCGS) had a grand opening event Aug. 31 to sho...

New minor officiates at Chico State

New minor officiates at Chico State

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 11, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Students will now be able to minor in food science effective fall 2018.Gayle E. Hutchinson has approved the following as a minor on September 11, 2017."Upon the recommendation of the Academic Senate and the concurrence of the Provost, I approve the addition of a New Minor in Food Science in the Departmen...

Protest on campus calls for peace in Palestine

Protest on campus calls for peace in Palestine

Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

A protest of the Israel occupation took place on campus, Monday noon. As a poster sale went on outside the Wildcat Store, just several blocks down the campus the Chico Palestine Action Group was protesting. All signs were placed next to the new Arts & Humanities building, on the roundabout of Salem....

Fall semester brings 33 new faculty to Chico State

Fall semester brings 33 new faculty to Chico State

Andrew Freeman

September 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Chico State saw the addition of 33 new faculty members at the beginning of this semester. Each one comes from a different walk of life, and to illustrate this, the Orion asked three of them to participate in a short questionnaire. The three new faculty members that were asked these questions are Dr....

Chico World Music Festival returns to campus

Chico World Music Festival returns to campus

Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

The 24th annual Chico World Music Festival took place on campus, Saturday. Every year, the festival brings together a variety of musical acts to showcase sounds and styles from all over the world to the Chico community. The event also celebrates multicultural food and art.   International voices and in...

Chico state organization is recognized statewide

Chico state organization is recognized statewide

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management is recognized by their student chapter Associated General Contractors, named top chapter in the state.The Chico State chapter will be awarded The Outstanding AGC Student Chapter award at the Building Futures Awards Banquet October ...

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Christian Solis

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Inspired Chico State students baked and sold challah bread, to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims.Embed from Getty ImagesRohr Chabad Jewish Center of Chico student members partnered with the Thursday Night Market, to bake and sell bread at their own table stand. The initiative was in effort to provide meals, housing and d...

Trump rescinds DACA; students protest at Chico State

Trump rescinds DACA;
students protest at Chico State

Luke Dennison and Guillermo Felix-Alvor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was put to an end under the Trump administration, affecting many students nationwide.Students gathered outside of the Bell Memorial Union on campus expressing their thoughts over the decision, Tuesday morning. Elizabeth Alaniz, a Chico State Faculty Member and DREAM Assistant D...

Hundreds stay up late to get cheesy

Hundreds stay up late to get cheesy

Alex Grant

September 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Hundreds of students gathered in the hub to attended an event called "Get Cheesy in the Courtyard" this past Friday.As students stepped inside The Hub, an array of options illuminated their eyes. The choices included: white and wheat bread grilled cheese sandwiches, mango and strawberry-banana smoothies...

DACA decision affects students

DACA decision affects students

Natalie Hanson

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The Trump administration announced, Tuesday, that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be rescinded. The White House will give Congress six months to decide whether the program, which protects students nationwide, will be replaced. Since 2012, DACA has protected many students and offered...

Chico cares campaign

Chico cares campaign

Andrew Freeman

September 3, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

The Chico Cares Campaign is working to make life easier for students who cannot afford nutritious food or are having housing difficulties. The campaign aims to raise money for various student support programs focused on these issues, such as the Wildcat Food Pantry, according to Sean Murphy, the publi...

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