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Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Christian Solis

December 4, 2017


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University Police DepartmentCall Type: Petty TheftMonday 5:11 p.m., Arthur Acker GymnasiumA bike was stolen from the racks and suspected persons were reported to have been wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt with an army backpack and the other to have been wearing a grey-hooded sweatshirt. No one has been identi...

Chico State’s Mitch Cox leaves for job as commissioner of CCAA

Justin Couchot

November 30, 2017


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Chico State's Associate Director of Athletics Mitch Cox has been appointed Interim Commissioner of the California Collegiate Athletic Association by the CCAA Presidents and Chancellors Board. This position comes with a minimum of six months of service, and a maximum of one year. Cox brings with him 26...

What companies really look for in potential student hires

What companies really look for in potential student hires

Hannah Yeager

November 25, 2017


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A line of students at the doors of the BMU are dressed in business, casual or professional attire, already thinking of the specific company they are going to approach and apply to, as they slowly start to move through the doors and into the brightly lit room.On Nov. 1, Chico State held a career and inter...

Mysterious sign posted on campus bridge

November 16, 2017


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A mysterious sign was posted on the campus bridge on Nov. 16. Nobody stood with the sign and it's unclear who posted it. The sign refers to TPS. This may be related to Temporary Protected Status. The sign listed various countries and showed multiple countries with expiration dates. Countries included...

Students celebrate culture with performances

November 15, 2017


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Students gathered in the BMU Auditorium to showcase various cultures through performances. For more on the event, click here.  

Drag show hosted at The Maltese Bar

October 22, 2017


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Performers gathered for the regular Dragopolis showcase at The Maltese Bar. Performers danced and followed along to different pop songs. The campus held a similar drag show on campus as well. For more information on the campus drag show, click here.    

Parade of lights dazzles downtown attendees

October 9, 2017


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The Parade of Lights was held downtown. For more information, click here.    ...

Hmong high school students visit campus

Hmong high school students visit campus

September 17, 2017


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Students from a high school Hmong association visited the Chico State campus. They hoped to bring attention to Hmong culture and help students better understand their circumstances. They played traditional Hmong games and served Chicken feet to anyone willing to give the dish a try.  

Different groups protest on campus

September 15, 2017


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Pro-life protesters held signs on campus among pro-choice protesters. The two groups were civil to each other and no violence broke out. There were many heated debates as both sides had fierce opinions.

Study Abroad Fair inspires students to travel

September 15, 2017


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The Study Abroad office held a fair to inform students about studying outside of the U.S. Students and professionals gathered to help students better understand the process and share experiences.

Ed Sheeran has undivided attention with “Divide.”

Caitlyn Young

August 25, 2017


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On March 3, British singer Ed Sheeran released his latest album, "Divide." Months later, two of his songs, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill,” are still playing on pop radio stations.While “Gallway Girl” was another common favorite from Sheeran’s album, none of the other songs fro...

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