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Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Trenton Taylor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: Camping ComplaintMonday, March 4, 9:07 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterOne male and one female were reported sleeping in the hallway between Langdon and O’Connell. Subjects picked up their belongings and left upon police arrivalCall Type: Fire AlarmWednesday, March 6, 1:24 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterA fire alarm was pulled in the west side of Langdon on the 3rd floor. False alarm.Call Type: Parking ComplaintThursday, March 7, 11:57 a.m., Parking structure on Cherry Street.Inside the park...

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Chico State Master Plan looks to future campus projects

Nate Rettinger

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Based on community feedback and requests, several new projects have been planned for Chico State in the next 10 years. These projects cover everything from first-year student living, space for more outdoor recreation and a bikeway running through campus. An open house was held on Monday and provided ...

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Trenton Taylor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Camping Complaint Monday, March 4, 9:07 a.m., Langdon Engineering Center One male and one female were reported sleeping in the hallway between Langdon and O’Connell. Subjects picked up their belongings and left upon police arrival Call Type: Fire Alarm Wedn...

Chico State professor shares undocumented journey following Undocuweek

Chico State professor shares undocumented journey following Undocuweek

Kendall George

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

According to Elizabeth Alaniz, assistant director of the financial aid and scholarship office, Chico State doesn’t know how many undocumented students are on campus, but she estimates there are around 300. After reflecting on Chico State's Undocuweek in February, she hopes that undocumented stu...

Chico State leaders respond to student concerns on campus safety

Chico State leaders respond to student concerns on campus safety

Julian Mendoza

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

After rumors began to emerge about a suspicious suspect being on campus Monday morning, a conversation with administration was held in Colusa Hall on Friday regarding the safety of students on campus.The conversation was a follow up of the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center’s open discussion on Tuesday with Chela Mendoza Patte...

Dream Center Hosts Webinar Update on Dream Act

Dream Center Hosts Webinar Update on Dream Act

Nate Rettinger

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

A webinar put on by the Dream Center Thursday afternoon discussed the current policies surrounding foreign students.Currently, there are 18 states that have passed the Dream Act with California being one of the first to adopt the law. Federally the law has failed to pass, but is being fought against...

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Kendall George

March 4, 2019


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

Updates: Earlier, it was reported that the Chico Police Department responded Monday morning to the rumors of a suspicious subject being on campus. It was actually the University Police Department who responded. There has also been a confirmation that the suspect was not on campus Monday morning according...

Undocuweek redefines what it means to be successful from the ‘hood’

Undocuweek redefines what it means to be successful from the ‘hood’

Julian Mendoza, Olyvia Simpson, and Ricardo Tovar

February 28, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Literacy, Colonial history and Tupac Shakur were topics brought up by East Oakland native Josh Duncan-Andrade in his presentation "Unconditional Love for the Hood: Redefining Success in Our Communities" at the Bell Memorial Union in room 203 on Tuesday. The event was made possible by Chico State's clu...

Undocuweek kicks off with ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop

Undocuweek kicks off with ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop

Trenton Taylor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

"I do not wish to speak with you, answer your questions, or sign or hand you any documents based on my 4th amendment rights under the United States Constitution."This is one of many points outlined at the "Know Your Rights" workshop, part of Undocuweek, in the Student Services Center Monday afternoon...

Political forum offers insight on the 2018 midterm election

Political forum offers insight on the 2018  midterm election

Nate Rettinger

February 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Diana Dwyre, a political science professor at Chico State, held a forum on Wednesday to answer the many questions regarding the recent 2018 midterm election.Dwyre began by addressing the assumptions that surround midterms and elections in general. Assumptions such as incumbents always winning their el...

Paradise victims learn to cope with grief

Paradise victims learn to cope with grief

Julian Mendoza

February 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, News

A support session was held for those struggling with handling grief from the Camp Fire. The event, Wildcats Rise- Managing Through Grief and Loss, focused on what to expect after a tragedy like the Camp Fire. The event covered grief as something someone needs to go through, it can't be avoided according to Russ Hansen, a marriage and family therapist who spok...

Campus seeks to involve disinterested students and faculty to update mission statement

Campus seeks to involve disinterested students and faculty to update mission statement

Kendall George

February 19, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Chico State is going through a reaccreditation process. This involves looking at its current master and strategic plans. One result has been a revision of the school's mission and vision statements. In 1996, Chico State released a mission and vision statement, highlighting the type of university it...

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