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Smith, 52, has been denied residence in Chico. Photo courtesy of the Butte County Sheriffs Office.

Convicted rapist no longer moving to Chico

Bridget Comito // May 2, 2016
An update to Fraisure Smith, a convicted rapist who was scheduled to move into the Chico area is no longer making that move
Chico State students smoke outside of Whitney Hall. Photo credit: Amelia Storm

Gov. Jerry Brown may raise tobacco age to 21

Bridget Comito // April 28, 2016
California awaits new bill to be signed in order to raise the age of tobacco use from 18 to 21
Carissa Phelps, human trafficking survivor, talks about the experience of being trafficked and how to approach those who are. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Survivors speak out against human trafficking

Bridget Comito // April 24, 2016
Stop Trafficking of Persons held its fifth annual human trafficking awareness conference, “A Voice for the Voiceless.”
Stop Trafficking of Persons will host a human trafficking awareness event on Monday. Photo courtesy of STOP.

Students raise awareness of human trafficking issue

Bridget Comito // April 11, 2016
The STOP club is hosting their 55th Annual Human trafficking awareness event called A Voice for The Voiceless
Human and zombie players were distinguished based on their glow stick bracelets. Photo credit: Bridget Comito

Walking Dead Game hosted as alternative event during Cesar Chavez weekend

Bridget Comito // April 2, 2016

Students of the Christian Challenge club put on a game of capture the flag that simulated The Walking Dead on March 31.The students played humans and zombies with capture the flag integrated into the game....

Alpha Gamma Delta will host a bingo fundraising event on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Simonne Sacco

Sorority hosts Bingo night for Diabetes research

Bridget Comito // March 29, 2016
Bingo Playing event created by the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation to fundraise money for Diabetes research
Graphic by Elizabeth Castillo

Construction management students take home honors in competition

Bridget Comito // March 15, 2016
Construction management department at Chico State wins top honors
PG&E customers are encouraged to have flashlights on hand in case of future outages. Photo credit: Bridget Comito

Power outages affect Butte County residents

Bridget Comito // March 12, 2016
Chico residents and many other customers of PG&E experience blackouts in the middle of the night on March 10
Hooker Oak Elementary school students use the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology to find inspiration to build their own museums. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology recognized for educating youth

Bridget Comito // March 1, 2016
The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology has been chosen for an award of excellence of education for teaching young students
Calmena treasurer, Sultan Bin Meznh, talks about why he and his organization are putting their efforts toward helping Syrian refugees. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Chico State club funds Syrian refugees

Bridget Comito // February 23, 2016
A group of Chico State students from Calmena put together a fundraiser campaign aid Syrian refugees known as the UNICEF Chico State campus initiative.
John Crosby, a political science professor at Chico State, spoke about his experiences in the military. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Chico veterans share their experiences with lecture series

Bridget Comito // February 13, 2016
A series of lectures will take place about veterans and their past experiences in the military.
Prints, like this one by Kochi Yamamoto, will be on display at the Janet Turner Print Museum until Feb. 20. Photo credit: Chico State School of the Arts Facebook page

Janet Turner Print Museum opens new exhibit

Bridget Comito // February 8, 2016
Museum hosts new exhibit featuring collection highlights.
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