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Shooter training helps student, staff

Shooter training helps student, staff

Christine Lee

December 2, 2014


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The University Police is holding active shooter training sessions Thursday for student and staff employees.The training sessions, known as "19 seconds," focuses on how employees should respond to an emergency event if there is an active shooter on campus. The sessions also teach people tactics for self-protection....

Infant tests positive for meth

Infant tests positive for meth

Anna Sobreviñas

December 2, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Sunday, 2:31 p.m.: Juvenile hold at Enloe Medical center on The Esplanade. “Mother about to be released, infant tested positive for meth. Will standby upstairs in maternity lobby for contact.” Monday, 2:19 a.m.: Domestic dispute on White Avenue. “Male voice heard yelli...

Chico celebrates World AIDS Day

Chico celebrates World AIDS Day

David Mcvicker

December 2, 2014


Filed under News, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=39042] Photographs by Ernesto Rivera Most people celebrate their 30th birthdays by trying something they've never done before. Zipping through the clouds strapped to a nylon parachute or trekking across the county with their closest friends. Former Chico Mayor Scott Gruendl spent ...

Museum lends out artifacts in a box

Museum lends out artifacts in a box

Christine Lee

December 2, 2014


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The Chico State Anthropology museum opened a new program which borrows artifacts to elementary school teachers.The Soroptimist International of America organization donated $1,300 to the Chico State Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology which was used to open the new program, Museum-In-A-Box. Elemen...

Infographic: The cost, fees of Chico State

Infographic: The cost, fees of Chico State

December 1, 2014


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Man washes clothes in City Council chamber fish fountain

Man washes clothes in City Council chamber fish fountain

David Mcvicker

December 1, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentSunday, 5:08 p.m.: Residential burglary on Ricky Court. "Reporting party was away from her apartment all weekend. Reporting party left her apartment unlocked for her manager to get inside and do some spraying. Reporting party states her ex has stayed at her apartment off and on si...

Institute recognized for fundraising efforts

Institute recognized for fundraising efforts

David Mcvicker

November 30, 2014


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Chico State's chapter of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has received nationwide recognition.The silver award was presented to the Center for Regional and and Continuing Education, the coordinator of marketing for the institute, by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association during their ...

Greeks set new fundraising records

Greeks set new fundraising records

David Mcvicker

November 30, 2014


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Chico State's Greek organizations set a record for charitable donations last month, according to a Chico State news release. Approximately 1,200 students from the university's 19 fraternity and sorority chapters took part in events including fundraisers and a blood drive during Greek Week Oct. 13...

New watering system improves farming

New watering system improves farming

Robert Engels

November 29, 2014


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Chico State’s University Farm has implemented a new watering system that faculty, staff and students who work on the farm believe will improve water efficiency. The month-old wheel line irrigation system will upgrade water usage while reducing the amount of labor needed by students and employees at the far...

Art professor named Smithsonian fellow

Art professor named Smithsonian fellow

Madison Holmes

November 29, 2014


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Chico State art professor Rachel Middleman has been chosen for a Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellowship, one of the most distinguished awards in American art in the nation, according to a press release. Middleman, who came to Chico State in August, will have the opportunity to conduct research for her book project on women and art while spending spring semester a...

Alleged smash and grab at Kirk’s Jewelry

Alleged smash and grab at Kirk’s Jewelry

David Mcvicker

November 21, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Chico Police are seeking three men who allegedly robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint.Kirk's Jewelry, on the corner of Third and Salem streets, was robbed at around 10:49 a.m. Friday morning, according Chico Police Sergeant Scott Zuschin. There were no customers in the store and an estimated five empl...

Students make a home on the range

Students make a home on the range

Robert Engels

November 19, 2014


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Chico State students who live at the University Farm wake up at 6 a.m. every day to take care of the animals and crops throughout the property. There are 10 students who live on the school’s farm. The students who live there are being paid by the university to work full time, while some are receiving units for working on the farm as a class. ...

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