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AS hopefuls discuss their agendas at candidate forum

AS hopefuls discuss their agendas at candidate forum

Josiah Nicholl

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The candidates hoping to become elected AS officials for the next school year had the opportunity to speak briefly to students and answer questions at a candidate forum at the BMU Monday night. Each candidate was given 30 seconds to introduce themselves, followed by two questions from the moderator a...

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Lizzie Helmer

April 17, 2018


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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stepped up to the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage and immediately started rapping. The rap lasted under two minutes but incorporated three languages and the overarching message of love for the Earth. Martinez, a 17-year-old hip-hop artist, author and activist, spoke at a two-hour...

Chico State’s Model UN Team ranks among the best in the world

Chico State’s Model UN Team ranks among the best in the world

Mathew Miranda

April 17, 2018


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Chico State’s Model United Nations Team received Outstanding Delegation, the highest possible award, at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York. This marked the ninth time in 11 years Chico State won this award which is given to the top 10 percent of schools competing. The Chico...

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Alex Grant

April 17, 2018


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Safe Place, Chico State's confidential sexual violence prevention and intervention center, is organizing an artistic project to call attention to sexual assault issues in Chico. Students are invited to decorate t-shirts Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in BMU 203 to show support for...

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, youth activist, speaks at Chico State

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, youth activist, speaks at Chico State

Josh Cozine

April 16, 2018


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Nearly 800 students and community members of all ages filled the Bell Memorial Union auditorium Monday in anticipation of world-renowned climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez. Martinez spoke for over an hour, discussing his childhood, growing up with a love for nature while seeing the environmental destruction of...

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Alejandra Fraga

April 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday 1:24 p.m., Bidwell Bowl Amphitheatre Someone went into Bidwell Mansion and reported a female in a verbal argument with another group. Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:43 p.m., Aymer J. Hamilton Building Window screen to a small bathro...

Chico State and local businesses take the Strawless Challenge

Chico State and local businesses take the Strawless Challenge

Roberto Fonseca

April 16, 2018


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An estimated 500 million straws are used daily in the United States and the majority of those end up in various oceans. On April 23, Chico State will be officially be taking the strawless challenge in an effort to bring awareness to the plastic straw waste problem and to reduce the amount of plastic used on ...

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Josh Cozine

April 15, 2018


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The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. A tabling event was held for an hour while people signed in, with community ...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Natalie Hanson

April 14, 2018


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The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports from Chico State and for the Butte County area, from April 9-13. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Local science advocates lead March for Science

Josiah Nicholl and Josh Cozine

April 14, 2018


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Science advocates across Chico joined forces at the Trinity Commons lawn on Saturday for the March for Science event. The March for Science, which began at 10 a.m., is an event advocating for policy-makers to look at the evidence for climate change and enact laws to benefit the greater good.The event...

Associated Students to attend public forums before campus election

Associated Students to attend public forums before campus election

Alex Grant

April 13, 2018


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Chico State Associated Students election candidates are to make their final cases to voters this weekend. Most of the A.S. candidates plan on attending two public forums in the next three days. The Upsilon Delta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, otherwise known as the Political Science Honor Society, is...

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

College of Agriculture hosts first university farm open house

Alejandra Fraga

April 13, 2018


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Chico State's College of Agriculture organized its first ever "Wildcat Day on the Farm" event this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., consisting of 75 to 100 volunteers. The open house featured guided tractor tours, food trucks, plant sales, games and prizes. "We're hoping to make it an annual tradition, ...

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