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Zombies invade the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Zombies invade the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Josh Cozine

October 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Zombies have been invading the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds all month. Finally, on Sunday, the Zombie Wrecking Crew loaded up on an armed battle bus and laid them to rest—Once and for all … or at least until next year. Zombie Wrecking Crew is the brainchild of Thomas Taylor, owner of Combat Zone Pa...

Spooktacular Science takes over Gateway Science Museum

Spooktacular Science takes over Gateway Science Museum

Josh Cozine

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Eyeballs levitated in midair, potions bubbled and brewed and objects seemed to move of their own accord, off in the back room of the local science museum. Cackles and wide-eyed grins came from the young, entranced visitors. No spell had been cast on them though, they were simply enchanted by the wonders of...

Three finalists left for Vice President for Business and Finance

Three finalists left for Vice President for Business and Finance

Justin Jackson

October 29, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

The position of Vice President (VP) of Business and Finance has come down to three finalists: Dru Zachmeyer, Glen Nelson and Ann Sherman. Robbi Stivers, interim VP, left due to a "personnel matter," according to the university. Being a private personnel matter, the university would not speak further. The position was opened again, for the fourth time ...

16th Annual Great Debate argues over YouTube and fake news

16th Annual Great Debate argues over YouTube and fake news

Josh Cozine

October 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The sounds of fists banging down on tables filled the air of Colusa Hall, Friday night, at Chico State’s 16th annual The Great Debate.This year the topic for discussion was titled “Resolved: YouTube causes more harm than good for democracy.” The debate modeled the British system's parlia...

Chico Make a Difference Day volunteers to make a better community

Chico Make a Difference Day volunteers to make a better community

Justin Jackson

October 28, 2018


Filed under Community, News

People around Chico gathered Saturday to do their part to make a difference in the community. Chico Make a Difference Day is a day of service where community organizations, as well as students from Butte College and Chico State, come together for a common cause. Volunteers go help out at the Bidwell ...

University Police Department teaches active shooter response training

University Police Department teaches active shooter response training

Brian Luong

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students, faculty and staff learned about proper response techniques to maximize safety in an active shooter situation in Colusa Hall, Tuesday morning, during a training hosted by the University Police Department   The two hour long training, titled “19 seconds,” refers to the amount of...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3 with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relations...

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Dan Christian

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Monday 3:06 p.m., Butte Hall Reporting parties advised they were stuck in elevator #3 on 2nd floor and are now out. Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Tuesday 5:19 a.m., Butte Hall Custodian advised elevator #3 was stuck on 2nd floor. Call Type: Sex Crime Tuesday 10:31...

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back onto the InterFraternity (IFC) Council, Oct. 3, with a 10-1-0 vote. The organization terminated its relationship with the university in 2013 after allegati...

Chico State student leads Movers for Military campaign

Chico State student leads Movers for Military campaign

Brian Luong

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News

When Addison Bedford applied for her job at Two Men and a Truck, she didn’t expect the multitude of roles she would end up performing for her company. Although her official title is marketing intern, she completes the work of a public relations practitioner, social media director, photographer and op...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Olyvia Simpson

October 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Glenn Lawn was lit up with many colorful, glowing lanterns on Monday night as the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center at Chico State hosted their first Mid-Autumn Festival. Students had the opportunity to learn about six different Asian countries and their traditions while decorating their own paper la...

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Natalie Hanson

October 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The Butte Environmental Council's 43rd Anniversary Gala was held in the ARC Pavillion Saturday. Within a hour of the event starting, the room was filled and the sounds of soulful alternative folk, thanks to the band Sunday Iris, welcomed members to their tables. The Butte Environmental Council (B...

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