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Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Cross-Cultural Leadership Center looks to empower future leaders

Yaritza Ayon

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center's EMPOWER program is seeking students with a desire to better themselves and the communities they represent.The program will consist of five sessions and is designed to build up leaders in communities of color. Although, the program welcomes all applicants, the CCLC ...

John Cox tour stops at Chico

John Cox tour stops at Chico

Justin Jackson

September 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

John Cox made a stop in Chico, on Friday, on his statewide bus tour. John Cox is a candidate for governor for this upcoming midterm election. He won a chance to campaign for governor in the Calif. Republican primary back in June, alongside Democratic primary winner, Gavin Newsom. After he exited...

FitU helps transform students’ health perspectives

FitU helps transform students’ health perspectives

Yaritza Ayon

September 28, 2018


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Chico State has a fitness program for students that strays away from the traditional set diet and exercise plan.FitU, established in 2009 by the nutrition and kinesiology department, takes a holistic approach on healthy eating and fitness. The eight- to 10-week program consists of weekly appointments wi...

Kasey Reynolds hosts #StompOutHate ice cream social

Kasey Reynolds hosts #StompOutHate ice cream social

Justin Jackson

September 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Kasey Reynolds gave out free ice cream Thursday, hoping to encourage civil discourse. Kasey Reynolds is the owner of a local business, Shubert’s Ice Cream and Candy, and a candidate for the Chico City Council.Her platform has had a lot of controversy around it lately. Recently, her campaign signs ...

Erwin Chemerinsky talks campus free speech at Chico State

Erwin Chemerinsky talks campus free speech at Chico State

Justin Jackson

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To a nearly full Laxson Audiorium, Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of UC Berkeley's School of Law, and nationally-renowned First Amendment scholar, spoke Thursday evening, about the importance of free speech on college campuses, the precedents that have been set, and the push back against it.According to Diana ...

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Olyvia Simpson

September 27, 2018


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Dozens of clear plastic cups reflecting the afternoon sun captured the attention of students passing by between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union Monday. Approximately 365 plastic cups were laid out by Associated Students Sustainability to visually represent the waste of using a single cup every day for an entir...

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Mathew Miranda and Josh Cozine

September 27, 2018


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Poster papers were filled with writing and stuck with post-its, making suggestions, large and small, as to how to improve Chico State into the future.FutureFest's first two sessions featured an abundance of topics to discuss. After a presentation led by SmithGroup — the design and architecture firm in c...

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Mathew Miranda

September 26, 2018


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Chico’s newest coffee stand is finally open, and the rumors of bikini baristas are true. Bottoms Up Espresso opened Friday but had already generated buzz for the last month due to the franchise’s reputation of mandating their servers to wear minimal clothing. The business has drawn criticis...

FutureFest: Help plan Chico State’s future

FutureFest: Help plan Chico State’s future

Yaritza Ayon

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

FutureFest is a new event that will let students be a part of Chico State’s new plans to determine what the university will be like in five to ten years. FutureFest will consist of four sessions taking place Sept. 25-26 and Oct. 2-4, in Colusa Hall 100 A/B. These sessions will cover the Master Plan and the Strategic Plan. Maste...

Career fair brings companies like Intel, Pepsi Co. and Yelp

Career fair brings companies like Intel, Pepsi Co. and Yelp

Olyvia Simpson

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Signs are posted all around campus for the upcoming career fair, and here is everything to know in order to be prepared for this Wednesday. Students will have almost 100 companies to speak with face-to-face like Pepsi Co, Intel and Yelp.“We here at the career center have been trying really hard to b...

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Justin Jackson, Dan Christian, and Josh Cozine

September 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, News, Showcase

Jared Geiser stood outside the BMU auditorium, speaking bluntly with the Chair of Community and Government Relations for CSU Northridge, Tracy Johnson. “I’ve got hungry students here to think about,” Geiser said. Geiser serves as Chico State’s Executive Vice President for the Associated Students. “I...

New mental health training for Chico State faculty aids student wellness

New mental health training for Chico State faculty aids student wellness

September 24, 2018


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Within the past few years the demand for mental health services has surged, calling for college campuses around the country to develop new ideas to help students. Chico State's new mental health training aspires to do so as well. I CAN HELP Mental Health Ally Training is a new program for faculty and staff des...

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