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Former inmate shares truth about mass incarceration

Former inmate shares truth about mass incarceration

Julian Mendoza

September 28, 2019

An entire room filled with an audience hearing Richie Reseda, the co-founder of Initiate Justice, talk about the impact of the prison industrial complex. In 2011, Reseda was sent to prison after he committed robbery. Since then he has gone on to talk about the impacts the prison has on an individual...

Sunrise Movement protests at Meriam Library

Sunrise Movement protests at Meriam Library

Julian Mendoza

September 28, 2019

Students protested Thursday outside Meriam Library - using buckets as drums, smoke masks and their voices - to raise awareness about climate change.Starting at around Noon, students from the Sunrise Movement gathered around the south side of Meriam Library underneath the second floor, setting up pos...

Students, campus respond to Border Protection presence at Career Fair

Students, campus respond to Border Protection presence at Career Fair

Angelina Mendez and Ricardo Tovar

September 28, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers were invited to Chico Sate’s career fair on Wednesday, to the shock of many students. After an initial flurry of confusion, panic and frustration faded, staff and students were waiting for the university and the Associated Students to address what happened. The...

Border patrol officers appear at career fair

Border patrol officers appear at career fair

Angelina Mendez

September 25, 2019

Students were dismayed and fearful Wednesday when officers from California Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) were seen at the Business Fair in the Bell Memorial Union. Chico State’s Career Center hosted the Business Career Fair in the BMU Wednesday starting at 10 a.m. Around noon, CPB officers were...

First generation students welcomed

First generation students welcomed

Angelina Mendez

September 23, 2019

First-generation students were welcomed to campus with a special event last week.A fully loaded dessert bar, iced coffee station and a chance to win prizes drew students to check out the First Generation program.“Being a first-generation student means that I am the first to make it out of my fam...

Hundreds join global Climate Strike in downtown Chico

Hundreds join global Climate Strike in downtown Chico

Julian Mendoza and Carolyn Allen

September 23, 2019

Students of all ages and community members gathered for the Chico Climate Strike where they demanded a change in legislation and encouraged others to take action in the fight again our changing climate. Chico is one of many cities across over 150 countries participating in the climate strike. “Today is the first day of the ...

Examining the value of luxury student apartments

Examining the value of luxury student apartments

Jessie Imhoff

September 22, 2019

Three luxury apartment complexes sit on Nord Avenue and Walnut Street, proudly advertised as the height of student living. These apartments have different amenities that claim to cater to students’ needs, therefore making them the best living option for students on the market. They also come at a...

Cold Stone and other businesses close, Woodstock’s Pizza to relocate

Cold Stone and other businesses close, Woodstock’s Pizza to relocate

Julian Mendoza

September 19, 2019

Over the past few months, downtown Chico has seen multiple businesses close their doors permanently.The old Cold Stone creamery now stands as another abandoned business in downtown Chico. Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab, a chain with locations in San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande, will replace t...

Police Blotter: Assaults, threats to women, children around Chico

Police Blotter: Assaults, threats to women, children around Chico

Julian Mendoza, Abram Melendez, Kimberly Morales, and Ricardo Tovar

September 19, 2019

University Police Call Type: Driver with a Suspended License/Reckless Driving Tuesday, Sept. 10, 11:47 a.m. Warner St/Legion Av Call received describing a reckless driver. Police discovered subject had a suspended license. The crime has been cleared by arrest. Call Type: Vandalism/Graffit...

Police Blotter: Assaults, threats to women, children around Chico

Police Blotter: Assaults, threats to women, children around Chico

Julian Mendoza, Abram Melendez, Kimberly Morales, and Ricardo Tovar

September 19, 2019

University PoliceCall Type: Driver with a Suspended License/Reckless DrivingTuesday, Sept. 10, 11:47 a.m. Warner St/Legion AvCall received describing a reckless driver. Police discovered subject had a suspended license. The crime has been cleared by arrest.Call Type: Vandalism/GraffitiThursday, Sept. 12, 100 Block of C...

Butte Hall set for renovations

Jessie Imhoff

September 18, 2019

Butte Hall is currently scheduled to undergo renovations in the summer of 2021 to bring the building up to code as well as update its interior and exterior.Butte Hall is one of the main academic buildings at Chico State. At seven stories tall, it is home to a bevy of classrooms, departments and offic...

Chico State opens 70 reserved parking spots for students

Chico State opens 70 reserved parking spots for students

Kimberly Morales

September 16, 2019

On Sept. 10, students received an email from Chico State announcing that 70 parking spots were available for students to purchase starting Sept. 12. In the email, vice president of business and finance explained that the new lots would be purchased on a “first come, first served” basis. Un...

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