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Multiple proposals have attempted to make California several different states.

Division of California Once Again Open For Debate

Natalie Hanson // September 8, 2017

Could California actually be divided into multiple states? This is three years after Draper’s 2014 proposal for six Californias. The required number of signatures was never met to place the measure...

Hutchinson sent out a campus wide email in regards to DACA students. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Chico State supports DACA students

Natalie Hanson // September 2, 2017

Chico State awaits action from the White House on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. According to a press release from President Hutchinson, the college will continue to support all...

The State of California creates new law. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Travel Ban applied to Chico State employees

Natalie Hanson // August 29, 2017

Four states were added to the list of states banned for travel under California state law.Due to a prohibition in California's Assembly Bill 1887, a list of states exists which bans travel, for employees...

Students took a field trip to learn about water usage in California. Photo courtesy of Heather Kirkendal

Wildcats wet their toes with water field trip

Amelia Storm and George Johnston // May 3, 2016

Last weekend, 36 students and three faculty members got a firsthand look at water rights and usage all across Northern California. The overnight trip was put on by Eric Houk, a professor in the College...

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Pay rent or don’t get in

Michelle Zhu // February 27, 2016

Chico PoliceCall Type: Vehicle Burglary, 6:05 p.m., Cohasset RoadPassenger side window of car was broken. Stolen items were a Louis Vuitton purse, matching wallet, coach sunglasses, credit cards, cash...

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“Rape trail” no more; Chico bike pathway to have cameras installed

Michelle Zhu // February 17, 2016

Pedestrians and bikers entering Chico State from the bike pathway running through Big Chico Creek and West Sacramento Avenue may feel more safe on the path in the near future. The Chico City Council on...

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Woman hit in head with wood

Kayla Fitzgerald // February 5, 2016

Chico Police Call type: Resist a Peace Officer, 10:02 a.m., 454 E. 4th St.Male subject "exposed himself" to someone on the street. He was taken into custody.Call type: Family Dispute, 1:37 p.m., 2165...

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