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Erwin Chemerinsky talks campus free speech at Chico State

Erwin Chemerinsky talks campus free speech at Chico State

Justin Jackson

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To a nearly full Laxson Audiorium, Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of UC Berkeley's School of Law, and nationally-renowned First Amendment scholar, spoke Thursday evening, about the importance of free speech on college campuses, the precedents that have been set, and the push back against it.According to Diana ...

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Olyvia Simpson

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Dozens of clear plastic cups reflecting the afternoon sun captured the attention of students passing by between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union Monday. Approximately 365 plastic cups were laid out by Associated Students Sustainability to visually represent the waste of using a single cup every day for an entir...

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Students suggest change at Chico State through post-its

Mathew Miranda and Josh Cozine

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Poster papers were filled with writing and stuck with post-its, making suggestions, large and small, as to how to improve Chico State into the future.FutureFest's first two sessions featured an abundance of topics to discuss. After a presentation led by SmithGroup — the design and architecture firm in c...

State Assembly District 3 and State Senate District 4 forum held at Chico State

State Assembly District 3 and State Senate District 4 forum held at Chico State

Josh Cozine

September 27, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Candidates for State Assembly District 3, and State Senate District 4, met Tuesday evening in a sparsely filled Harlen Adams Theatre, for forums hosted by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, asking the full gamut of pressing issues. Local media outlets North State Public Radio, Chico News &...

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Christian Solis

September 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Multimedia, News

Only half of the candidates running for Chico City Council appeared at a forum, Monday. Concerned Citizens 4 Justice organized the forum to discuss the role of policing in the community. https://www.youtube.com/embed/quN8VID4jhg Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @joshcozine and @c_a...

Suspicious subjects and circumstances, continued thefts and assault

Suspicious subjects and circumstances,  continued thefts and assault

Dan Christian

September 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Person Thursday 9:37 a.m., Bell Memorial Union Subject was harassing reporting party after he didn’t want to sign petition.Call Type: Theft Thursday 2:52 p.m., West 1st Avenue A laptop was reported stolen from the Physical Science building. The laptop was ...

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Bottoms Up Espresso combines bikinis and coffee

Mathew Miranda

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico’s newest coffee stand is finally open, and the rumors of bikini baristas are true. Bottoms Up Espresso opened Friday but had already generated buzz for the last month due to the franchise’s reputation of mandating their servers to wear minimal clothing. The business has drawn criticis...

FutureFest: Help plan Chico State’s future

FutureFest: Help plan Chico State’s future

Yaritza Ayon

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

FutureFest is a new event that will let students be a part of Chico State’s new plans to determine what the university will be like in five to ten years. FutureFest will consist of four sessions taking place Sept. 25-26 and Oct. 2-4, in Colusa Hall 100 A/B. These sessions will cover the Master Plan and the Strategic Plan. Maste...

Career fair brings companies like Intel, Pepsi Co. and Yelp

Career fair brings companies like Intel, Pepsi Co. and Yelp

Olyvia Simpson

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Signs are posted all around campus for the upcoming career fair, and here is everything to know in order to be prepared for this Wednesday. Students will have almost 100 companies to speak with face-to-face like Pepsi Co, Intel and Yelp.“We here at the career center have been trying really hard to b...

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Justin Jackson, Dan Christian, and Josh Cozine

September 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, News, Showcase

Jared Geiser stood outside the BMU auditorium, speaking bluntly with the Chair of Community and Government Relations for CSU Northridge, Tracy Johnson. “I’ve got hungry students here to think about,” Geiser said. Geiser serves as Chico State’s Executive Vice President for the Associated Students. “I...

New mental health training for Chico State faculty aids student wellness

New mental health training for Chico State faculty aids student wellness

September 24, 2018


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

Within the past few years the demand for mental health services has surged, calling for college campuses around the country to develop new ideas to help students. Chico State's new mental health training aspires to do so as well. I CAN HELP Mental Health Ally Training is a new program for faculty and staff des...

Police Chiefs talk campus safety

Police Chiefs talk campus safety

Dan Christian

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Police Community Advisory Board met at Bell Memorial Union, Monday, to discuss safety in the community, and find out more about the issues most affecting students on campus. Board members were present, along with representatives from city and university law enforcement, to address issues like...

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