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Chico State Guard Joshua Curls drives with the ball in a basketball game.

Chico athletes Baxter and Curls are two in 75 across nation to win scholarship

Connor McPherson, Reporter // April 19, 2021

Cross country athlete Wyatt Baxter and basketball guard Joshua Curls are getting recognition for their academic excellence at Chico State. They are two out of only 75 athletes across the nation to receive...

This chart shows the maximum number of days priority students have to chose classes versus the maximum number of days everyone else receives. Photo credit: Nicholas Feeley

Some programs provide the privilege of priority registration

Nicholas Feeley // May 18, 2017

Certain student groups are given preferential treatment to register for classes. These groups include students with disabilities, honor’s students and athletes.Priority registration increases the...

CSUs Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success Strategic Initiatives, Jeff Gold, visits campus. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

CSU administrator visits Chico State, talks about raising graduation rates

Alejandra Fraga // March 28, 2017

California State University's Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success Strategic Initiatives Jeff Gold met with Associated Student leaders to explain the idea behind an established plan known as the...

Junior Lindsey Dias winds up to kick the ball in a game last semester. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Soccer player succeeds on the field and in the classroom

Esther Briggs // February 10, 2016

It's a special feeling to be able to put on your school's uniform and lace up your cleats before stepping out onto the soccer field. However, there is also something to be said about holding the third...

Math professor Mark Wilpolt thinks clickers are the most effective way to gauge his many students understanding.Photo credit: Shayla Ramos

Considering clickers in classes

Veronica De La Cruz // January 25, 2014

Many students wonder if the almost $7,000 they pay to attend class every year is spent wisely by the professors who offer the courses. Several courses do not take students’ attendance into consideration...

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