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Students spend $200 to fund sports annually

Students spend $200 to fund sports annually

Daniel Wright

May 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students pay 196 dollars annually for the sports program, in instructional-related activities fees. Every student who attends Chico State pays 280 dollars every year in Instructionally Related Activities fees. Athletics and recreation sports receive 70 percent of the IRA fee. As discussed in ...

Chico Republicans build ‘Free Speech’ wall

Chico Republicans build ‘Free Speech’ wall

Daniel Wright

May 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State Republicans built a “Free Speech Wall” in the gauntlet Wednesday, and drew in a vocal response from students. Chico State Republicans asked students to write whatever they were feeling or thinking on their wall. “To encourage people to express themselves, said Jack Breuker, pol...

Chico State animal science student passes away

Chico State animal science student passes away

Alejandra Fraga

May 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Monica Gonzalez,19, a Chico State sophomore majoring in animal science died May 4. Monica came to Chico State from Long Beach.Professor Cindy Daley stated in a news release that Monica was a city girl, who was now in a rural community to pursue her lifelong passion of becoming a small-animal veterinarian.Dal...

Native American Celebration on Campus

Native American Celebration on Campus

Lexi Hoedt

May 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Video

A short highlight on Native American traditional dance performed in trinity commons.

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Goodwill Campus Move-out coming to Chico State

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Goodwill and Chico State are partnering up to assist students in moving out of their dorm rooms and apartments for the summer. All items donated are sold to help fund job placement and training services in the community, according to a press release. Goodwill Campus Move-Out will be in Chico May...

Tiny house homeless village in progress

Tiny house homeless village in progress

Victoria Rohrer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State’s award-winning Tiny House Club is back at it again this year, creating yet another sustainable tiny house.Tiny House Club is a student-run organization that's mission is to design and build sustainable, off-grid housing.At last year’s competition, Tiny House Club came back with t...

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Daniel Wright

May 5, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State released an announcement to the student body urging safety for the holiday weekend. Chico PD indicated in the announcement that there would be no additional staffing or special event teams for the weekend. The announcement outlined three guideline students should use this weekend. · If ...

Pioneer days is making a comeback

Pioneer days is making a comeback

Bianca Quilantan and Cortneanne Campbell

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State's party school image stemmed from celebrations long before the terms "Chicoween" and "Chico Chavez" were coined by party-goers. Pioneer Days, a celebration that started in 1915, was a week full of festivities put on by the university that led to the 1987 Playboy article that named Chico...

Chico State presents ‘Take Back the Trail’

Chico State presents ‘Take Back the Trail’

Carly Campbell

May 5, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Students in a social movement's class set up and participated in an event on campus to help combat sexual assault May 4.Chico State's "rape trail," located between O'Connell and Yolo fields, is where the event took place, to signify the importance of this issue.Take Back the Trail is focused on gathe...

Students being solicited involves crime

Students being solicited involves crime

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 4, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

A few Chico State students have been solicited to attend out of town parties and business retreats, making them the targets of crime. According to a campus-wide email, two incidents have involved students being asked to participate in activities which they were not comfortable with. It is not known if ...

Fear deters undocumented students

Allison Clark

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Undocumented student attendance at events aimed at helping and engaging them with a community has dwindled, in part, because of fear of deportation and betrayal by allies.Undocumented and Unafraid, a spoken word event on campus, was postponed due to poor attendance projections.According to the Facebook ...

Pratt says goodbye to A.S. Presidency

Pratt says goodbye to A.S. Presidency

George Johnston

May 2, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Associated Student President Michael Pratt was responsible to represent the voices of 17,557 Chico State students.Pratt humbly said he did his best to represent those voices while helping with the transition of Chico State presidents, managing an ever-increasing hostility in campus political culture and fig...

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