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Professor believes that advisory measures encourage student action

Mark Stemen teaches a class that proposes an advisory measure nearly every year.

Natalie Hanson

April 10, 2018

The process of writing and submitting advisory measures is entirely student-led, and is a notable process of interaction between students and Associated Students every semester. Advisory measures often lead to big changes on campus, on a variety of issues. Mark Stemen, a professor in the Geography and Planning departm...

Associated Students election candidates make their cases for office

Orion reporters interviewed 16 out of the 18 A.S. candidates on Tuesday. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Kelsi Sibert, Mathew Miranda, Lizzie Helmer, Grayson Boyer and Roberto Fonseca

April 6, 2018

The Associated Students election is on April 18 and several candidates are now campaigning for various positions. There are 18 official candidates running for 17 different positions. The Executive Vice President, Director of University Affairs, Commissioner of Student Organizations and Programs, College...

AS presidential candidates put diversity at forefront of campaign

Ricardo Llamas (left) and Dylan Gray (right) Photo credit: Allison Clark

Bianca Quilantan and Allison Clark

April 11, 2017

Candidates for this year's Associated Students election participated in a forum on April 10 to discuss their platforms in front of a live audience. Below are the presidential candidate responses. Both candidates stressed the importance of diversity and inclusion.Ricardo LlamasWhat will be your top priority in office...

A.S. president, Deanna Jarquin, bids farewell

Deanna Jarquin, current A.S. president, reflects on her time in the position. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Molly Sullivan

April 14, 2016

Deanna Jarquin’s term as Associated Students president is coming to a close. She represented the Chico State student body of over 17,000 students for the last year and is responsible for instigating a number of changes on campus. Looking back In her time as president, Jarquin is most proud...

Associated Students election results

Associated Students election results

Courtney Weaver

April 16, 2015

  The Associated Students election results were announced today after 4,625 students cast their votes online during a 24-hour period. The new officers are as follows: PRESIDENT - Deanna Jarquin EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT - Vu Nguyen VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS AND FINANCE - Matthew Z...

Vote today for student elections

The logo for this year's election. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Brittany Mcclintock

April 15, 2015

Ballots opened the 2015 Associated Students general election on Wednesday morning. Most of the ballots have a rating system meaning voters are given the candidates running for the specific field and voters rate them in order who they want to win. If there are three candidates in one field, the ...

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