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Alumni tackle ‘Shark Tank’ and succeed

Alumni tackle ‘Shark Tank’ and succeed

Amelia Storm

April 2, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Graduating college, starting a business and appearing on national TV all in the span of three years might seem unachievable to the average person, but to entrepreneurs Skyler and Brittney Scarlett, it’s been a pretty fun reality. The Chico State alumni founded their own cryotherapy company, Glace, in late 2014 in their hometown of ...

Chico State takes the lead in combating student hunger

Chico State takes the lead in combating student hunger

Elizabeth Helmer

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

A recent report released by the California State University chancellor's office found 24 percent of students in the CSU system go hungry. That's almost half a million people. According to the report, 12 CSU campuses have no resources for to help their students with food security. Chico Sta...

Global start-up event comes to Chico

Global start-up event comes to Chico

Christine Zuniga

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Is it possible to pitch a start-up idea, build a team, create a business model, conduct market research and begin product development within 54 hours? Startup Weekend thinks so. Startup Weekend, a global movement powered by Google Entrepreneurs, is being hosted in Chico for the first time ever, th...

Creative Fusion Art Gallery hosts high school artists

Creative Fusion Art Gallery hosts high school artists

Roberto Fonseca

April 1, 2016


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Art from students from all over the city of Chico are being displayed at the Chico Art Center at the annual Creative Fusion Art Gallery.Creative Fusion is an annual event in which students at the junior and senior high school level can participate and create art that could potentially be displayed at thi...

Chico State names new interim provost

Chico State names new interim provost

Gabriel Sandoval

April 1, 2016


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Mike Ward, former dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management, has been named the new interim vice president and provost for Academic Affairs, succeeding Susan Elrod who stepped down Wednesday. President Paul Zingg made the announcement in an email to faculty a...

Sorority hosts Bingo night for Diabetes research

Sorority hosts Bingo night for Diabetes research

Bridget Comito

March 29, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation has created a bingo event for all faculty and students of Chico State to attend at the BMU on Tuesday. All proceeds will be donated to the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation who has partnered with the American Diabetes Association to support Diabetes research, awareness, and ...

Death Cafe makes its campus debut

Death Cafe makes its campus debut

Molly Sullivan

March 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Death was in the air amidst the beautiful spring weather at Chico State's first Death Cafe on March 23. Death Cafe is an international movement devoted to allaying fear and anxiety of death and increasing awareness of the finite opportunities available in life. “In our culture, death is often c...

Drought conditions improve

Drought conditions improve

Michael Catelli

March 29, 2016


Filed under Community, News

On January 17, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown declared the extreme conditions of the drought a state of emergency and demanded water usage cutbacks in hopes to save this state from drying up. Since 2014, Californians have been cutting back on water use at home in ways such as not watering the lawn to taking...

Study Abroad office reacts to Belgium attacks

Study Abroad office reacts to Belgium attacks

Eric Mcguire

March 27, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The world is in mourning after the two horrific bombings in Brussels that, according to a recent New York Times article, killed approximately 30 people and left more than 230 wounded. The world looks different with the threat of violence looming unpredictably over daily life. “Our thoughts are w...

Bernie fans to host free registration event with live music

Bernie fans to host free registration event with live music

Molly Sullivan

March 25, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Local bands will be performing at a voter registration event to support Bernie Sanders and encourage eligible voters to register in time for the California primary election. “Bands for Bernie” will feature performances from Get Foxy, Holly Taylor's Jazz Combo, The Moes Family Band, Thick and Thin, C...

Performance art hugging Chico State

Performance art hugging Chico State

Jeremy Steele

March 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Outside Meriam Library, a neon, huggable, and sound making blanket of art stood for one night on the bulky concrete support. The piece, Hug Your Center: Keep the Light On, was designed by teacher Cameron Kelly. It was part of a week-long event that began on Chico State’s campus on March 21. The...

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Roberto Fonseca

March 23, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Lyme disease is a disease that can cause heart and nervous system infections if left untreated and a local support group is attempting to raise awareness on the issue and provide support for those who suffer from it. The Nor-Cal Chico Lyme support group is a non-profit organization that started for the support of people and f...

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