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Advisory measure with focus on climate neutrality passes

Advisory measure with focus on climate neutrality passes

Natalie Hanson

April 25, 2018


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

Students have voted this week in favor of an advisory measure calling for Chico State to reaffirm its commitment to climate change, in light of a recent building project designed to replace Siskiyou Hall. This measure, placed on the 2018 Associated Students ballot, asked for the university to reaffirm its...

Proposed fee increases could initially cost students up to $380 more per year

Proposed fee increases could initially cost students up to $380 more per year

Grayson Boyer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

On Wednesday around 8 a.m. students received a link in their email to submit an advisory vote on three proposed fee increases; a Health Services Fee, Student Learning Fee and an Athletics Fee. Several students have expressed various emotions on each of these fees at five open forums this semester....

University Police report higher numbers of stopped cyclists on campus

University Police report higher numbers of stopped cyclists on campus

Natalie Hanson

April 24, 2018


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

A man was stopped and cited by University Police for riding his bicycle at Chico State Tuesday at about 12:10 p.m.According to Sergeant Lance Conlan, the man had been found to be riding his bicycle in the busy area by Trinity Commons, as many students were heading to or exiting classrooms. Conlan st...

Maintenance worker trapped in mid-air behind Acker Gym

Maintenance worker trapped in mid-air behind Acker Gym

Josh Cozine

April 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

A Chico State maintenance worker required rescue by Acker Gym Monday after getting stuck on a safety rope.The man became stuck, suspended in air by safety ropes, before Chico Fire helped the man down. Captain Shawn Eccles and Chico Engine 2 responded to the ropes set-up in the area behind Acker Gym...

Local family-owned restaurant, ‘La Comida’ celebrates 50 year anniversary

Local family-owned restaurant, ‘La Comida’ celebrates 50 year anniversary

Alejandra Fraga

April 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The La Comida restaurant celebrated its' 50-year anniversary from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. out in the Mangrove Plaza parking lot Saturday. The restaurant, which serves Mexican food, is located in the Mangrove Plaza on Mangrove Ave in Chico.The event consisted of prizes, a wheel of fortune, food specials and...

Two armed robberies occur in downtown Chico within half an hour

Two armed robberies occur in downtown Chico within half an hour

Josiah Nicholl

April 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Two armed robberies occurred in downtown Chico within 30 minutes of each other on Saturday night, according to the Chico Police Department.Officers were first dispatched at 1:10 am to the Bank of America parking lot, located on 400 Broadway St. after a victim reported that a Hispanic man put a semi-au...

Take back the night: A place for survivors to tell their story

Take back the night: A place for survivors to tell their story

Kelsi Sibert

April 23, 2018


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

Since the 1970s, Chico State's Gender and Sexuality Equality Center, formerly known as the Women's Center, has put on an event called "Take Back the Night." Each year a different theme surrounding sexual violence awareness is chosen; this year's theme is "reach out, speak out." GSEC Women's Program Coo...

Weekly News – The Week’s End Update, April 21

Weekly News – The Week’s End Update, April 21

Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis, and Josh Cozine

April 22, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Multimedia, News, Video

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from April 16- April 20. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Josh Cozine

April 21, 2018


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

Chico Police Call Type: Assault with Deadly Weapon Monday, 6:30 a.m., corner of Downing and 1st ave A man threw his bike at another man and was arrested. Call type: Burglary Monday, 2:16 p.m., 100 block Parmac Road A gun and two guitars which in valued totaled over $10,000 were stolen from ...

Tuition increase for upcoming school year no longer being considered

Tuition increase for upcoming school year no longer being considered

Josh Cozine

April 20, 2018


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

Students are off the hook to the tune of $228 for the next academic year. In what many at Chico State are calling a welcome turn of events, it was announced Friday morning by the chancellor of the CSU system that proposed tuition increases for the next academic year are no longer being considered. Two...

Unveiling of Wildcat statue brings forth new Chico State Spirit Day

Unveiling of Wildcat statue brings forth new Chico State Spirit Day

Alejandra Fraga

April 20, 2018


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

The unveiling of the new wildcat statue took place this Thursday in front of the Bell Memorial Union (BMU). The event was kicked off with a blessing from the Mechoopda Tribal Chairman, Dennis Ramirez. "Bless the students, staff, faculty and President Hutchinson throughout the day, we are all here...

Save Mart employee threatened, suspect escapes

Save Mart employee threatened, suspect escapes

Josh Cozine

April 20, 2018


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

A man threatened to stab an employee of a local shopping market Thursday, according to a press release from Chico Police. The man, who was later positively identified as Raymon Collingwood (27) according to Chico Police, allegedly threatened the employee when the employee tried to detain him. The ...

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