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Love week events on campus

Love week events on campus

Jafet Serrato

February 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The student philanthropy council is hosting love week, an event for students from Feb. 13-18.Activities scheduled to take place are:Feb. 13: Philanthropy awareness day, a flag is staked on campus symbolizing the donors and impact of giving.Feb. 14: A photo booth and free baked goods will be present ...

Reported rape at Kappa Sigma house investigation ongoing, UPD Chief says

Reported rape at Kappa Sigma house investigation ongoing, UPD Chief says

Molly Sullivan

February 9, 2017


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

The investigation into the reported rape that occurred Feb. 5 at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house is ongoing, according to University Police Chief John Feeney. The University Police Department was made aware of the incident after it received a call from the hospital where the woman who reported the ra...

Meriam Library welcomes all-gender restrooms

Meriam Library welcomes all-gender restrooms

Alejandra Fraga

February 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Meriam Library has added two all-gender restrooms on the third floor."We have a very diverse population here...we want to be responsive to that population," said Patrick Newell, Dean of Meriam Library.Meriam library will be undergoing many changes that serve the Chico State community as they want to encour...

Rape reported at Kappa Sigma fraternity

Rape reported at Kappa Sigma fraternity

Carly Campbell

February 8, 2017


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

On Super Bowl Sunday, a person reported a rape at the Kappa Sigma Fraternity house on W. Fifth Street. The incident took place on Feb. 5 around 3 p.m., according to the University Police report. University Police Chief John Feeney sent out a campus-wide email alerting students of the rape that ...

Chico State alumni disregards double standards and dominates different careers

Chico State alumni disregards double standards and dominates different careers

Nicholas Feeley

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Rhonda Shantz was sitting in a computer science class at Chico State in the '80s surrounded by men sitting at large pre-internet era computers. She walked into class and was one of only two or three women. Shantz is now the chief marketing officer at Centrify Corporation. She has worked at Intel,...

Chico State holds black history month events

Chico State holds black history month events

Carly Campbell

February 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Black Arts Movement on campus is coming for the entire month of February. Multiple events will be put on by the office of Diversity and Inclusion. The schedule is as follows: Feb. 9, 6 p.m.: Poetry Slam, BMU 008 Feb. 10, 6 p.m.: Showing of the movie DOPE, CCLC Feb. 14, 6 p.m.: Showing of...

Graduation initiative grant looks to increase male graduation rates

Graduation initiative grant looks to increase male graduation rates

Nicholas Feeley

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Chico State male students use the Student Learning Center dramatically less than women to receive supplemental instruction and tutoring, according to Bill Loker, dean of undergraduate education. The SLC was recently given $90,000 from the California State University Graduation Initiative in order to increase the amount of supplemental instructors. They also received ...

School of Social Work declares intent to change admissions status

School of Social Work declares intent to change admissions status

Jacqueline Morales

February 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State's School of Social Work is in process of changing admissions status to impacted.If approved by the Chancellor's Office, impaction will be effective starting the 2018-2019 academic year for first-year applicants."...the BSW Program will prioritize applicants who are from Northern California a...

Zen Den provides an outlet from brazen school life

Zen Den provides an outlet from brazen school life

Amelia Storm

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Every college student knows it’s important to get a good night’s sleep, but for those who choose to stay up late studying, Chico State has a solution. Zen Den and Zen Den II offer a break from a busy — and often sleep deprived — daily routine. The two locations on campus operate independen...

Chico State retired faculty member dead at 83

Chico State retired faculty member dead at 83

Daniel Wright

February 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

George Maderos, a Chico State alumnus and retired football coach died Feb. 2 at the age of 83. Born in 1933, Maderos was raised in Chico, attended Chico High followed by Chico State. During his time as a Wildcat he won 14 varsity letters, in a variety of sports. "Maderos was a three-time selection...

A Catalyst against teen dating violence

A Catalyst against teen dating violence

Daniel Wright

February 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Catalyst will be hosting a teen dating violence training seminar Feb. 27. It is free for adults to learn how to become allies against teen dating violence.In 2010, congress declared February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month. Catalyst aims to do something to help teenagers in abusiv...

Candidates for VP of business and finance to visit campus

Candidates for VP of business and finance to visit campus

Daniel Wright

February 6, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

A three-way battle for the position of vice president for business and finance, at Chico State, is set to begin. A nationwide search for candidates was conducted, with applications coming in from across the country. Three finalists have been chosen to interview for the position: 1. Milton Santiago,...

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