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Chico community protest for transgender rights

Chico community protest for transgender rights

Justin Jackson

October 30, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Supporters of the transgender community gathered Sunday and rallied in the Downtown Plaza to protest potential policies against the trans community. The Trans Empowerment Project of Northern California, along with the Indigenous Support Collaborative and the Chico Women's March, hosted Won’t Be...

Taking the fright out of Halloween for your pets

Taking the fright out of Halloween for your pets

Yaritza Ayon

October 29, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Although Halloween can be fun for humans, it isn’t for pets. The Chico Animal Shelter wants pet owners to know that what’s fun for them is scary, and possibly dangerous, for their pets. Chico Animal Shelter Manager, Tracy Mohr, has some tips to keep animals safe this Halloween. “Halloween ...

Zombies invade the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Zombies invade the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Josh Cozine

October 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Zombies have been invading the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds all month. Finally, on Sunday, the Zombie Wrecking Crew loaded up on an armed battle bus and laid them to rest—Once and for all … or at least until next year. Zombie Wrecking Crew is the brainchild of Thomas Taylor, owner of Combat Zone Pa...

16th Annual Great Debate argues over YouTube and fake news

16th Annual Great Debate argues over YouTube and fake news

Josh Cozine

October 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The sounds of fists banging down on tables filled the air of Colusa Hall, Friday night, at Chico State’s 16th annual The Great Debate.This year the topic for discussion was titled “Resolved: YouTube causes more harm than good for democracy.” The debate modeled the British system's parlia...

Chico Make a Difference Day volunteers to make a better community

Chico Make a Difference Day volunteers to make a better community

Justin Jackson

October 28, 2018


Filed under Community, News

People around Chico gathered Saturday to do their part to make a difference in the community. Chico Make a Difference Day is a day of service where community organizations, as well as students from Butte College and Chico State, come together for a common cause. Volunteers go help out at the Bidwell ...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3 with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relations...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3, with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relationship with the university in 2013 after allegati...

Chico State student leads Movers for Military campaign

Chico State student leads Movers for Military campaign

Brian Luong

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News

When Addison Bedford applied for her job at Two Men and a Truck, she didn’t expect the multitude of roles she would end up performing for her company. Although her official title is marketing intern, she completes the work of a public relations practitioner, social media director, photographer and op...

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Natalie Hanson

October 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The Butte Environmental Council's 43rd Anniversary Gala was held in the ARC Pavillion Saturday. Within a hour of the event starting, the room was filled and the sounds of soulful alternative folk, thanks to the band Sunday Iris, welcomed members to their tables. The Butte Environmental Council (B...

Audrey Denney rallies students

Audrey Denney rallies students

Yaritza Ayon

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Audrey Denney was at the Student Success Center Plaza, Wednesday, encouraging students to vote, as well as to register to vote if they hadn’t already. This event was hosted by student organizations, Central Americans For Empowerment and Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers. Denney and her campaign team got...

Dems roast dogs under a giant Trump chicken

Dems roast dogs under a giant Trump chicken

Justin Jackson

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Chico State Democrats, on Wednesday, were registering people to vote with hot dogs and a giant chicken. The midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and registering to vote is being heavily encouraged all over the country. Social media has been full of links to register to vote, protesters...

Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Josh Cozine

October 17, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

In a symbolic gesture, about half of Chico citizens attending the council meeting, Tuesday evening, turned their backs to the council as the vote to reinstate the contentious sit lie ordinance passed as the group predicted. One citizen was arrested while attempting to read out loud the 8th amendment—the...

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