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Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Josh Cozine

November 2, 2018


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

The Chico City Council consists of seven council members each elected for four-year terms. Three of these council seats will be up for grabs this Tuesday, during the City of Chico's General Municipal Election. Voters will get the opportunity to choose between these eight candidates. *The candidate...

Unemployment rates in Butte County drop to all time low

Unemployment rates in Butte County drop to all time low

Yaritza Ayon and Mathew Miranda

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Butte County unemployment rate is reaching record lows.According to data by the Labor Market Information Division of the California Employment Development Department, the unemployment rate for September was 4.1 percent. The lowest rate for a single month since the department began releasing data in J...

COCO’s Creepy Carnival

COCO’s Creepy Carnival

Yaritza Ayon

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Community Council of University Housing hosted a Creepy Carnival on Halloween for all the students to attend. All students had to do was show their Wildcat ID card to get a wristband. From there they were free to partake in all the activities COCO had set up.Although the event welcomed all students, it ...

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Brian Luong

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Assist other agency Friday 12:54 a.m., Lassen Hall Dormitory A subject was transported to a medical facility due to intoxication.   Call Type: Suspicious subject Friday 1:42 p.m., Kendall Hall A male subject was aggressively asking for candy. The s...

Haunted elevators or just routine malfunctions? You decide.

Haunted elevators or just routine malfunctions? You decide.

Dan Christian

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Warning: While the following story correctly represents the reports received concerning the elevators on campus, the details of those reports have been spook-i-fied for entertainment purposes. It started with a phone call. A few days later there was another and then yet another. It seemed as if though ...

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2018


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

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed Tuesday morning after a deceased body was found on campus.On Monday night, police discovered a body on campus in the area around Kendall Hall. The building was closed to the campus on Tuesday until 11 a.m. and the area around the building was taped off for most ...

Chico community protest for transgender rights

Chico community protest for transgender rights

Justin Jackson

October 30, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Supporters of the transgender community gathered Sunday and rallied in the Downtown Plaza to protest potential policies against the trans community. The Trans Empowerment Project of Northern California, along with the Indigenous Support Collaborative and the Chico Women's March, hosted Won’t Be...

Taking the fright out of Halloween for your pets

Taking the fright out of Halloween for your pets

Yaritza Ayon

October 29, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Although Halloween can be fun for humans, it isn’t for pets. The Chico Animal Shelter wants pet owners to know that what’s fun for them is scary, and possibly dangerous, for their pets. Chico Animal Shelter Manager, Tracy Mohr, has some tips to keep animals safe this Halloween. “Halloween ...

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...

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