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Created by Ariana Powell on Nov. 2.

Financial analysis of CSU reveals strong financial status

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // November 3, 2023

At the California Faculty Association’s fall assembly on Sunday, a forensic accountant and Eastern Michigan University professor, Howard Bunsis, presented his findings on the California State University’s...

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Adventure Outings stays afloat, students on what the program means to them

Grace Stark, Contributor // April 25, 2023

It wasn’t until they finally hit the rapids that he could get his mind off his soaking wetsuit and the 40-degree weather.  For an hour, Chico State freshman Nathan Solecki stood in the freezing...

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Adventure Outings budget partially restored amid student criticism

Wyatt Alpert, Reporter // April 15, 2023

Adventure Outings successfully rallied as a community to urge the Associated Students Facilities Committee at Chico State to partially restore funding to the program. The Adventure Outings program was...

Students outraged at proposed Adventure Outings budget annihilation

Alejandro Zepeda, Wyatt Alpert, and Mawil Mateo // April 8, 2023

Adventure Outings, an Associated Students-run program at Chico State, is facing a budget cut to zero dollars, putting its future in jeopardy. The Associated Students Facilities Committee held a meeting...

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Adventure Outings faces budgetary knife

Wyatt Alpert, Reporter // April 6, 2023

Adventure Outings, an Associated Students-funded group, is facing elimination. There is a growing number of students who find this to be very disagreeable with Chico State’s mission of building community...

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro in Colusa Hall on Nov. 2.

CSU Chancellor Castro: no to tuition increases, yes to salary negotiations and mental health resources

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 3, 2021

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro joined President Gayle Hutchinson on Tuesday afternoon to host an open forum for the Chico State community. He was welcomed by students, faculty and...

Gayle Hutchinson presents information during her presidential address in the Performing Arts Center at Chico State.

Gayle Hutchinson reports enrollment shortage and new Camp Fire database

Kimberly Morales // February 5, 2020

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson addressed crucial information currently facing the university during her State of the University Address. This included information on the university’s budget,...

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

Kimberly Morales // September 24, 2019

In one year, California State University system Chancellor Timothy P. White received a raise that brought his salary from $563,096 up to $619,640. In 2017, California State University approved its first...

How to live the life of luxury as a college student

Brooke Martin // September 10, 2018

Budgeting is not fun. It’s probably one of the least fun things to do because who doesn’t like spending money? Especially, when Gucci belts and Kylie Jenner lip kits are calling out your credit...

Vegan student on a budget; tips and tricks

Rayanne Painter // September 6, 2018

With many college students struggling with issues such as housing or food insecurity, or just struggling to pay for tuition and textbooks, it’s reasonable when college students eat what they can to get...

Daisuke Aoyagi, center, makes a case for funding allocations to the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Funding allocations among colleges for student activities finalized

Natalie Hanson // May 12, 2018

Clearing debts and redistributing funds among colleges for different activities were discussed by the Institute for Student-Related Activities committee Thursday. After a meeting last week to discuss...

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Chico’s Sipho’s offers Jamaican flavor on a budget

Natalie Hanson // February 20, 2018

When looking for a unique, authentic meal in Chico, one may not think “cheap” first. Surprisingly, there are some real treats hidden in plain sight here in town, once you’re tired of having burgers...

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