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Poster session gives Natural Sciences students and faculty opportunity to showcase research projects

Poster session gives Natural Sciences students and faculty opportunity to showcase research projects

Kelsi Sibert

April 30, 2018


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College of Natural Sciences majors and professors participated in the 14th annual poster session to show off their research Monday. Assistant Statistics Professor Robin Donatello is this years poster session chair. She, along with 30 others, judged the posters of graduates, faculty and undergra...

Debra Barger retires from Chico State after 29 years

Debra Barger retires from Chico State after 29 years

Mathew Miranda

April 30, 2018


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Dean of Regional and Continuing Education Debra Barger retired Monday. Her retirement celebration was held in Colusa 100 Friday. Q: When did you start at the university? A: I started in October of 1988 at the university. I came to Chico for a job interview. I had never been here. I had never even be...

Bike theft continues to be a problem at Chico State

Bike theft continues to be a problem at Chico State

Ruby Larson

April 30, 2018


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Walking to class and seeing bikes tires and seats is a common occurrence for Chico State students. “(Bikes and parts are) easily disposed of,” said University Police Chief John Reid. “They’re sold kind of on the black market for pennies on the dollar and so they transfer ownership pretty quickly.” Duri...

“A Garland of Song” rings choral music through Harlan Adams Theatre

“A Garland of Song” rings choral music through Harlan Adams Theatre

Josh Cozine

April 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Campus, Community, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase

The theatre reverberated with choral song Saturday evening, to a nearly full audience for Chico State’s Music and Theatre Department’s presentation of “A Garland of Song.” The concert started at 7:30 p.m. and ended around 9:30 p.m. in PAC 144, and progressed through three different ensembles: the University Chorus...

Christian and Johnson relocation delayed by financial hurdles

Christian and Johnson relocation delayed by financial hurdles

Josh Cozine

April 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Plans for a local landmark floral shop, Christian & Johnson Flowers and Gifts, to relocate from its current location have been delayed this week. As previously reported, the gift shop had planned to move from their downtown location after over 100 years to a new location at a townhouse on East 1st...

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Josiah Nicholl

April 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Take Back the Night, an event meant to raise awareness of sexual abuse, took place Thursday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).The event marked the end of Take Back the Night week, which started on Monday and brought awareness to issues with sexual abuse, rape, substance abuse, an...

President Hutchinson announces voting results on proposed fee increases

President Hutchinson announces voting results on proposed fee increases

Alex Grant

April 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Advisory voting results on the three proposed fee increases was released by President Gayle Hutchinson around 9 p.m. Thursday. All three; the Student Learning Fee, the Health Services Fee and the Athletics Fee, were opposed by the majority of voting students. Hutchinson sent out an email that thanked students for participating in the forum and vot...

Geese cause a three-car collision on Highway 99

Geese cause a three-car collision on Highway 99

Alejandra Fraga

April 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

A collision blocked traffic on northbound Highway 99 south of East First Ave. on Thursday.According to California Highway Patrol, at about 9:30 a.m the geese were walking on the edge of the center divide in the road. Traffic started slowing down and stopping, causing three cars to swerve and collide w...

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

Josh Cozine

April 26, 2018


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

The opioid epidemic, gun violence and gun control, and sexual assault on campus were just a few of the topics covered by student presenters Wednesday at the 17th annual Student Research Symposium. Held in Bell Memorial Union’s auditorium on the second floor, the symposium started around 5:30 p.m....

Forum for Congressional candidates set for Monday

Forum for Congressional candidates set for Monday

Josiah Nicholl

April 26, 2018


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

Chico State has announced that next Monday at 7 p.m., a forum for US Representative District 1 Candidates will be held in Harlan Adams Theater at the Performing Arts Center. It will be free and open to the public. The event is being jointly hosted by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, the Offic...

Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails

Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails

Natalie Hanson

April 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Skyway was closed Tuesday after a utility truck crashed at about 3:14 p.m.California Highway Patrol responded to the "Lookout Point" area of the Skyway after a utility truck traveling east crashed between two guardrails. According to Sergeant Brian McGee, the driver of the truck "was driving too fast....

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...

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