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SSC receives $5,000 alum donation

SSC receives $5,000 alum donation

Alejandra Fraga

January 29, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Chico State Student Success Center (SSC) received a $5,000 donation from Sedgwick, Inc. David Scotto, Chico State alumni, visited campus to present the donation on behalf of his company. “It’s interesting to see how alumni advocate for us through their companies,” said Gary McMahon, SSC...

Apply for spring 2017 commencement

Apply for spring 2017 commencement

Carly Campbell

January 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Commencement ceremonies will be held May 19-21 at the Laxson Auditorium and University Stadium on Chico State’s campus this spring.Applications are ongoing and still being accepted by the commencement office.It’s important to know that graduation and commencement are different. Graduation is co...

Free tax preparation services on campus

Jacqueline Morales

January 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi is partnering with the IRS to offer tax preparation services to students, starting Feb. 1.Anyone that has earned less than $60,000 in 2016 qualifies for the free service. Students will work alongside with the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) pr...

Chico State unveils new portal app

Chico State unveils new portal app

Jacqueline Morales

January 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

My Chico State, A new Chico State app,was released Dec. 5, 2016 with a modernized template allowing students to access new functionalities. "Students can check on their application status, look at their unofficial transcript and look at their financial aid and make their selections there. There's a whole range of other...

Vice President of Student Affairs to retire

Vice President of Student Affairs to retire

George Johnston

January 26, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

It was announced Thursday that Drew Calandrella, vice president of Student Affairs, will retire. The last of former Chico State President Paul Zingg's administration will now be replaced. Calandrella has been vice president of Student Affairs at Chico State since 2006. During his time at the university,...

Black History Month at Chico State

Karen Limones

January 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month is celebrated throughout the month of February to recognize achievements by African Americans. This year, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion has themed the celebration and named it The Black Arts Movement. Campus organizations have created events for students to appreciate th...

Report of sexual assault at campus residential facility

Jacqueline Morales

January 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime

University police responded to a sexual misconduct call after a student was sexually assaulted in a campus residential facility January 22."When someone says "no" or "stop", that means "STOP!" Sexual activity forced upon another without consent is sexual assault", said University Police Chief, John Fe...

Bustling activism alive and well on campus

Bustling activism alive and well on campus

Kayla Fitzgerald

December 15, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Activism has been a colossal part of Chico State for many years in the past. Both the community and university join together to express their opinion about issues regarding their passion. Both Democrats and Republicans are represented by their own groups on campus. They each have been active in the...

Sexual assault reported in university housing

Bianca Quilantan

December 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

A Chico State student reported a sexual assault to the University Police on Sunday, Dec. 11. An email was sent out to alert students about the incident by University Police Chief John Feeney, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.The sexual assault happened in one of the university housing faciliti...

University Cabinet candidates to visit campus

Molly Sullivan

December 15, 2016


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Finalists for the position of vice president for business and finance will visit campus in February 2017, according to a campus email from President Gayle Hutchinson. The vice president for business and finance is responsible for overseeing 10 departments, managing financial and business functions and contr...

Provost finalists visit Chico State

Molly Sullivan

December 13, 2016


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The three finalists for the position of provost and vice president of academic affairs will visit Chico State this week.The finalists are Carlos C. Ayala from Sonoma State, Debra S. Larson from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and S.K. Ramesh from Northridge State. Each of the finalists will be making campus presentations that are open to the public.Carlos Ayala: Dec. 12, 3:3...

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