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Smear campaign in Associated Students elections

Made using Piktochart Photo credit: Gage Northcutt

Gage Northcutt

March 20, 2019

Mudslinging campaigns found their way into the 2018 AS elections. The Associated Students elections often bring out the best that Chico State has to offer. But in one particular instance, the election brought out some of the worst in Chico that I have ever seen. This was a campaign to not only undermine a candidate, but to publicly demoralize her.This was the smear c...

Measure hopes to ban the sale of bottled water on campus

A measure that will be featured on the AS election ballot proposes to end the sale of bottled water on campus. Photo credit: Floritzel Sandoval

Christine Zuniga

April 11, 2016

The 2016 Associated Students General Election has only one ballot advisory measure: Should AS halt its sale of single-use bottled water at Chico State as soon as contractually possible? The measure was created and proposed by students in Geography 440, “Environmental Thought and Action.” The co...

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