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New Wildcat statue funded exclusively from donations

The fencing will be up in front of Bell Memorial Union until the statue's unveiling on April 19 Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

Lizzie Helmer

February 14, 2018

A new Wildcat statue is coming to Chico State and it’s funded in a way that’s the first of its kind. The about $145,000 necessary for the project came from a collaborative donations effort by the Alumni Association, Associated Students, athletics and the university. The project pulled no...

A.S. to build bronze wildcat statue

A $160,000 wildcat statue from the University of New Hampshire that the Associated Students is using as an example to illustrate the one they want to build for Chico State. Students and non-students will be able to submit designs for the statue and vote on the one they like the most. Photo courtesy of the Associated Students.

Madison Holmes

October 7, 2014

A wildcat statue will likely be built and completed by the beginning of Fall 2015.The new statue will cost between $40,000 and $300,000, none of which will come from student fees, said Taylor Herren, Chico State's Associated Students president.Approximately $130,000 has been accumulated for the statue. T...

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