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Student fees not making it out of the AS ballot box

Karen Limones

March 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

A majority of student fees are not being distributed by students in Associated Students elections. Revenue Sharing is a program created to provide eligible student organizations funding for any necessity. Each semester $15 from the student activity fee can be allocated to a student organization on campus.When...

A.S. seeks student input on campus diversity

A.S. seeks student input on campus diversity

Molly Sullivan

April 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

In an effort to better understand the diversity of the student population, Associated Students has created a campus climate survey to assemble a database of student input. The survey asks students to draw on their experiences when deciding whether they agree or disagree with statements about diversity...

A.S. president, Deanna Jarquin, bids farewell

A.S. president, Deanna Jarquin, bids farewell

Molly Sullivan

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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...

A.S. president plans new programs to leave her mark

A.S. president plans new programs to leave her mark

Kristina Martinez

May 12, 2015


Filed under News

As Taylor Herren's time as the Associated Students president comes to an end, it's Deanna Jarquin's time to step into the leadership role. Herren still plans to work in leadership, but out of A.S. Government affairs. Jarquin will take on Herren's role of advocating for students at the universit...

A.S. computers gone bad

A.S. computers gone bad

Joseph Rogers

May 2, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The Bell Memorial Union on Chico State’s campus features a basement computer lab for students – computers with a lot of issues. I had run down to the lab to do a quick and final glance of an assignment before printing it out and running to class. That didn’t turn out quite the way I&#...

Incoming A.S. president lays out vision, priorities

Incoming A.S. president lays out vision, priorities

Kristina Martinez

April 22, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Deanna Jarquin was named next year's Chico State Associated Students president on Thursday by a margin of 170 votes. Jarquin is a senior double majoring in psychology and women's studies. In the past, Jarquin has had experience interning at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center and has worked at...

‘Real food’ advisory measure passes with 86 percent approval

‘Real food’ advisory measure passes with 86 percent approval

Elaine Knudsen

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

Chico State students voted in last week's Associated Students election to commit to the nationwide Real Food Challenge, offering healthier and environmentally sound food choices on campus/ With 86 percent of students voting yes on the advisory measure, A.S. will partner with the university to meet...

Associated Students election results

Associated Students election results

Courtney Weaver

April 16, 2015


Filed under News

  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

Vote today for student elections

Brittany Mcclintock

April 15, 2015


Filed under News

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 ...

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

Hannah Suzuki

March 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico State's Associated Students is hosting a day of service during which hundreds of students can give back to the community in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, according to a press release. Cats in the Community will take place 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wildcat Recreation Center and other locati...

Voting in A.S. elections isn’t just for weirdos

Voting in A.S. elections isn’t just for weirdos

Megan Mann

March 17, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

I don't have to sit here and tell you that we all need to go vote in elections and participate in revenue sharing and blah, blah, blah, blah. What I do need to explain to all of my fellow Wildcats is why it's important to participate in elections. Whether it's running for an office or voti...

A.S., state workers partner toward thriving campus life

A.S., state workers partner toward thriving campus life

Kristina Martinez

March 11, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Many students may not realize that A.S. it not an island unto itself and in fact partners closely with state-funded workers to produce the programs available on campus. The Wildcat Recreation Center has four state workers and Student Life and Leadership has eight, not including student staff. The ...

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