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Meriam Library plays host to second annual Welcome Week Game Night

Meriam Library plays host to second annual Welcome Week Game Night

Brian Luong

August 27, 2018


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Over 100 Chico State students showed up to play games and compete for prizes while learning to navigate the Meriam Library, Sunday, before the first day of classes.New students learned more about the library and its features through a variation of the game Lotería, a game similar to Bingo. Participa...

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

August 27, 2018


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Various community members united for the Stonewall Chico Pride 2018 at the downtown plaza Saturday morning to support sustainable practices. The celebration marked the 24th year the Stonewall Alliance celebrated Pride in Chico. Chico Pride is a four-day schedule that started last Thursday. The...

North State Republican Victory Headquarters opens in Chico

North State Republican Victory Headquarters opens in Chico

Justin Jackson

August 26, 2018


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Midterm candidates Kasey Reynolds, Matt Gallaway, Steve Crowder and Doug LaMalfa attended the grand opening of the North State Republican Victory Headquarters off the Esplanade Saturday. Each spoke about themselves and their platforms.Many young people attended as well including a couple Chico State stu...

Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Brian Luong

August 26, 2018


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While record-breaking sized wildfires continue to burn across the state, side effects on air quality are already being felt as students return to Chico for fall semester. The Air Quality Index (AQI) for Chico reached a level considered “unhealthy for sensitive groups,” Friday, according to the Env...

Chico State students overdose on alcohol, continuing trend

Chico State students overdose on alcohol, continuing trend

Kathryn Sykes

August 24, 2018


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University Police was contacted by a Sutter Hall Resident Adviser for medical aid between 11:49 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. Two officers responded to the report. According to UPD Sergeant Dale Glander, the two officers found the subject to be, “passed out and not responsive outside of Sutter...

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Natalie Hanson

May 16, 2018


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A plan for addressing climate change on campus has been confirmed by the university, but students recently voiced concern about its details. According to Director of Facilities and Management Services Michael Guzzi, this “master plan” was announced in April as part of an agreement made by the...

The CSU versus the American Dream

The CSU versus the American Dream

Lizzie Helmer

May 16, 2018


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Chico State student finds “rags to riches” isn’t as realistic for low-income California State University students.Senior Kylie Taylor is one of the four students receiving honors in the economics major this year. Her 20-page thesis titled, “California Dreaming or California De...

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Josh Cozine

May 15, 2018


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Zip lines, rock walls, bike dirt-tracks, and even human versions of Hungry, Hungry, Hippos and foosball, were just a few of the activities campers joined in on Saturday, at Sierra Nevada’ Brewery's first “Beer Camp” event of its type.Tickets sold-out to 4,000 people, nearly all of w...

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

Josiah Nicholl

May 14, 2018


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From dead week, finals and preparing summer plans, May is a month where everything from the semester comes to an end.For seniors like Megan Nash, a liberal studies major, and Juan Sanchez, a political science major, their Chico State experience will come to a close with graduation.“I just want to gra...

Vice President for Business and Finance leaves Chico State after one year

Vice President for Business and Finance leaves Chico State after one year

Mathew Miranda

May 14, 2018


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Vice President for Business and Finance Robbi Stivers no longer works for the university according to an email written by Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson Wednesday. The following day, Stivers’ campus directory contact information was removed from Chico State's website. Hutchinson briefly mentione...

Gateway Science Museum temporarily closing for instillation of new exhibits on climate change

Gateway Science Museum temporarily closing for instillation of new exhibits on climate change

Kelsi Sibert

May 14, 2018


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The Gateway Science Museum is currently closed for exhibit installation from May 7 through May 25 and will open back up on May 26.Executive Director of the Gateway Science Museum Adrienne McGraw said the museum is changing the theme to focus on environmental concerns."We're featuring the topic of climate c...

Public drinking incidents reported in Chico

Public drinking incidents reported in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police: Call Type: Domestic Violence Monday, 2:30 a.m., White Avenue A man was arrested for allegedly inflicting corporal injury on a spouse     Call type: Disorderly conduct Monday, 6:11 a.m., West 9th Ave A man was arrested for disorderly conduct while under the influence of drug...

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