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Elephants may find a safe haven in Tehema County

Elephants may find a safe haven in Tehema County

Jacqueline Morales

March 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The Elephant Conservation and Welfare club, may build a collaborative academic relationship with the Tembo Preserve. "The Tembo Preserve is in the making right now, it's still going through their approval process and the students will have the opportunity (if the Tembo Preserve becomes approved) to b...

Parking garage closing for President Hutchinson’s inauguration

Parking garage closing for President Hutchinson’s inauguration

George Johnston

February 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

President Gayle Hutchinson might cause some members of the Chico State community to spend more time looking for parking on Friday. Her inauguration happening that day will cause parts of the parking garage on Chestnut and Second Streets to close, according to an email from Director of University Enga...

Resources for rape victims available on campus

Resources for rape victims available on campus

Nicole Henson

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

A rape report filed on Super Bowl Sunday at a campus fraternity raised questions about how a sexual assault report is handled by local officials and health professionals.University Police will respond to any report of sexual assault if it takes place on campus. They will then ensure that the student...

Students, community advocate for sanctuary city

Students, community advocate for sanctuary city

Bianca Quilantan

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Karla Guzman came to the United States 14 years ago when she was 6 years old. As an undocumented student, she recalls being fearful of deportation when police officers came to her home after someone tried to break into her childhood room window. “Even though what had happened wasn't our fault, I...

Budget talk at Associated Students meeting

Budget talk at Associated Students meeting

Jacqueline Morales

February 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Associated Students held a meeting Feb. 27 and discussed the upcoming budget.Four main points were discussed during the meeting:Proposal to suspend Sustainability Financial Allocation Committee funding for Spring 2017Renovations to the Financial Services/Wildcat Leadership Center officeBell Memori...

Vandalism at Laxson Auditorium

Vandalism at Laxson Auditorium

Jafet Serrato

February 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Graffiti was discovered outside of Laxson Auditorium on Thursday and Friday morning. Callers reported that there was vandalism on the pillars of the building along the front entrance. Both the graffiti incidents appeared to contain sexually explicit language, as well as an inappropriate word. "It was wr...

President Hutchinson’s upcoming inauguration

President Hutchinson’s upcoming inauguration

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

President Gayle Hutchinson will be inaugurated March 3 in Laxson Auditorium. The ceremony is from 10-11 a.m. A limited number of seats is available, and they are on a first come, first served basis.Free tickets are available at the University Box Office located at the corner of Third and Chestnut S...

Three Chico State alumni seek to expose biased news

Three Chico State alumni seek to expose biased news

Michael Fritz

February 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Americans are becoming increasingly skeptical of their news sources. In a report conducted by the Pew Research Center released in December, 32 percent of U.S. adults said they often see fake political news online, and 51 percent of adults say they often see inaccurate political news reports. Three ...

A.S. election information sessions start next week

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Associated Students are looking for candidates interested in running for elected positions for the upcoming school year.Government Affairs at Chico State ensures that student voices are being heard and that their money is being allocated properly.Those interested in running for one of the 17 available positions can attend one of t...

CSU chancellor comments on immigration

Daniel Wright

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State released its stance on immigration in an email from Chancellor White, Wednesday. In the statement, he indicated the new directives should not affect students who are under the protection of the deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. "Existing CSU policy has not changed, and we will make...

Spillway evacuees tell their stories

Spillway evacuees tell their stories

Nicole Henson

February 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Caitlyn Richter remembers flashing notifications on her phone that read the Oroville Dam emergency spillway was going to fail within the hour. She was told it was going to fail. Not that it might. An emergency evacuation of surrounding areas affected both students and faculty of Chico State. Professors...

Chico State Portal crashes over the weekend

Chico State Portal crashes over the weekend

Carly Campbell

February 21, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

An ITSS crash took down the authentification system late last week. Blackboard Learn was still up and running, but the Chico State portal took a hit, leading students to believe their user names and passwords were wrong.According to the IT team, many internet services were unavailable this weekend due to th...

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