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Snapchat location filter features a red Solo Cup for Chico State

Snapchat location filter features a red Solo Cup for Chico State

Katherine Feaster

April 29, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The social media app Snapchat released a controversial filter representing Chico State that was pulled from the app after only a week of use. Geotags are used as location tags that appear in different places all over the world and Chico has two. According to its website, Snapchat users now have the power to create ...

Honors students deliver thesis presentations

Honors students deliver thesis presentations

Austin Redfern

April 29, 2015


Filed under Community, News

On Monday, honors students from all majors gathered in Colusa Hall to present their theses. The presentations from both junior and seniors must be completed for the students to complete the honors program in general education. The point of the thesis is to have an interdisciplinary focus, said...

Water week promotes conservation efforts

Water week promotes conservation efforts

Elaine Knudsen

April 25, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Water week was put on by the Environmental Advocates in order to teach students where their water actually comes from, where it's going and how to help. “This week was our idea to get drought information to students in an accessible way,” said Taylor Wetzel, project coordinator. In collaboration with Associated Student...

Citizens protest climate engineering

Citizens protest climate engineering

Whitney Urmann

April 25, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Community members protested in downtown Chico today in efforts to raise awareness to chemtrails left behind by geo-engineering aircrafts. According to a pamphlet handed out at the protest, chemtrails are "low-altitude, sub-stratospheric aerosol geo-engineering spray trails sprayed from unmarked aircraft...

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Dylan Dewit

April 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=46474] Photos by Trevor Ryan The Gender Sexuality & Equity Center ended their Take Back the Night week of events with a candle-lit march and vigil to show solidarity with survivors, and give bystanders the courage to speak out against sexual assault and violence. “We want sur...

CADEC educates about perils of prescription drug abuse

CADEC educates about perils of prescription drug abuse

Kristina Martinez

April 24, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center hosted its second annual Prescription Drug Awareness Week from Monday to Wednesday, putting on events such as film screenings and a panel. Monday and Tuesday had a booth and a prescription drug overdose display on the Glenn Hall lawn. CADEC also had a booth in the gaunt...

Trolley car coffee shop ‘Empire’ loses its lease

Trolley car coffee shop ‘Empire’ loses its lease

Katherine Feaster

April 22, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The Empire Coffee station will no longer be located in the trolley on 5th and Orange Street after their lease ends May 15. The Chico Art Center has been leasing the trolley to Empire and had notified that they will not be allowing them to renew their lease. Within the next few days, Empire will find out whether or not they will get the...

UPD arrests four suspects for stabbing an assault on Ivy

UPD arrests four suspects for stabbing an assault on Ivy

Dylan Dewit

April 22, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico State University Police arrested four suspects for the assault of Rajpal Singh, a Chico State student and Josimar Arroyo, according to a Chico Police Department press release. Singh and Arroyo were attacked around midnight on the corner of Fourth and Ivy Streets on Sunday. Witnesses say that the suspects deman...

Enrollment in teaching programs climbs despite larger downward trend

Enrollment in teaching programs climbs despite larger downward trend

Michael Mcclurg

April 22, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Teachers in California are in high demand, and while most other college programs for future instructors are seeing a decline in numbers, Chico State is seeing an uptick. The university is seeing higher rates of students in teacher training programs, and it seems to be because of the quality of t...

Sorority to aid special needs children in community

Sorority to aid special needs children in community

Austin Redfern

April 19, 2015


Filed under Community, News

On Saturday, Upsilon Kappa Delta hosted a carnival for children with special needs on campus that featured a variety of carnival games, prizes such as pencils and coloring books and food for the children to enjoy. Andrea Hernández, Upsilon Kappa Delta's vice president of external affairs, public rela...

Chico State’s 18th annual Town Hall Meeting

Chico State’s 18th annual Town Hall Meeting

Courtney Weaver

April 19, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The 18th annual Town Hall Meeting took place at Chico State on Wednesday night. Students from both Chico State and Butte College participated in discussing solutions for contemporary policy problems. Policy problems ranged from climate change to sexual crimes on campus, and students are able t...

Burgers and Brew moves, joins with Crepeville

Burgers and Brew moves, joins with Crepeville

Brianne Mcevoy

April 17, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Burgers and Brew is moving just a block down from its original location on Broadway and Second Streets to Third and Broadway Streets.The owners of Burgers and Brew and Crepeville are converging their restaurants for the new location in Chico.The menu will consist of the same foods offered at Burgers and Brew such as craft beers and...

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