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Chico State students encouraged to walk trashed through campus

Chico State students encouraged to walk trashed through campus

Yaritza Ayon

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Associated Students Sustainability is challenging students to carry their trash with them for the entire month of October. The Zero Waste Challenge asks students and faculty to carry around all trash not recyclable, compostable or reusable in either a mason jar or gallon bag. Individuals signing up are given; an instructions guide, a paper bag for compostable items and a Ziploc bag for the...

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Olyvia Simpson

September 27, 2018


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Dozens of clear plastic cups reflecting the afternoon sun captured the attention of students passing by between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union Monday. Approximately 365 plastic cups were laid out by Associated Students Sustainability to visually represent the waste of using a single cup every day for an entir...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Brian Luong

September 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Nan Timmons’ career at Chico State is coming to a close after 32 years of working on campus. Timmons began working in 1986 when an opening for the Community Action Volunteers in Education’s (CAVE) office manager opened up. The idea of working on a college campus excited her due to her own p...

Associated Students 2018 Election results announced

Associated Students 2018 Election results announced

Natalie Hanson

April 19, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

An email sent to all students opened online voting for the 2018 Associated Students elections on Wednesday, April 18, and the results have been announced.Alisha Sharma has been elected president of AS. Sharma, who served this semester as the interim president, ran against Karla Camacho and Nadine Sala...

Right to vote comes with an obligation

Right to vote comes with an obligation

Kendall George

April 11, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Editorials, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

With the Associated Students' election coming up, it's important to understand the complexity and necessity of voting, whether it be in a Chico State election or national election.As young adults, students and millennials, it might not be our first priority to vote, especially in A.S. elections that don'...

New Wildcat statue funded exclusively from donations

New Wildcat statue funded exclusively from donations

Lizzie Helmer

February 14, 2018


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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...

New student body president puts teamwork first

New student body president puts teamwork first

Lizzie Helmer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

Over winter break, Dylan Gray resigned from his position as Associated Student president. In an email sent out to the entire student body, Executive Vice President Alisha Sharma said Gray left to focus on his last semester at Chico State. Sharma, a third-year project management major is now balancing bo...

Associated Students votes on the sale of water bottles on campus

Associated Students votes on the sale of water bottles on campus

Christian Solis

November 15, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Associated Students Board of Directors voted against a student advisory measure to ban the sale of single-use water bottles on campus Thursday Nov.15. A motion to approve discontinuing the sale of plastic water bottles on campus was introduced by AS President Dylan Gray, during a meeting. The motio...

Students express fear after election

Students express fear after election

Molly Sullivan

November 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Students talked about themes of fear, shame and grief during the post-election forum for Democrats Nov. 16 in the Bell Memorial Union. Students gathered in four groups where they discussed their feelings after the election and support systems they needed. The 3-hour discussion was moderated by Chico...

Mansion causes mixed feelings

Alex Horne

October 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Albert E. Warren Reception Center, also known as the President's mansion, is currently under renovation at the cost of $1.75 million.$1.5 million of the funds are coming from ADR, which is the combination of profits from Associated Students, Regional and Continuing Education, Research Foundation Contracts...

Associated Student officers talk diversity, safety with Pres. Hutchinson

Associated Student officers talk diversity, safety with Pres. Hutchinson

Molly Sullivan

September 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase

As a part of her 100-day listening tour, President Gayle Hutchinson met with Associated Students officers today to address diversity and safety on campus. With the data collected from the diversity survey and focus groups, AS officers are creating actionable steps to address issues raised by students. “We...

A.S. hosts International Festival

A.S. hosts International Festival

Molly Sullivan

April 30, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Associated Students hosted its annual international festival on Saturday. The festival gave student cultural organizations the opportunity to share their traditions and cultures with attendees. Attendees experienced live performances and international food at the various booths. Student orga...

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