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Doorway leading into Kendall Hall where the Title IX office resides on the second floor. Taken by Jessica Miller on April 4.

Title IX: The state of sexual assault and harassment at Chico State

Jessica Miller, Food Editor // April 23, 2024

Chico State is satisfied with the reporting system for sexual assault despite reports continually showing that it is being under reported and investigated.  A 2023 systemwide report found that the...

Faculty members strike in December. Courtesy: the California Faculty Association

CFA, Teamsters to strike first week of spring semester

Ariana Powell, Editor-in-Chief // December 24, 2023

California State University faculty members and skilled trade members across all 23 campuses will conduct a dual strike from Jan. 22-26, according to the California Faculty Association. The CFA Board...

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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...

The Board of Trustees convenes for a three-day September meeting. Screenshot taken by Ariana Powell on Sept. 13, approved by the CSU system.

CSU Board of Trustees approves multi-year tuition raise proposal

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // September 13, 2023

The California State University's Board of Trustees approved the multi-year tuition raise proposal with a majority 15-5 vote on Wednesday. The motion was unanimously passed by the financial committee...

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Rally to take place during CSU Board of Trustees meeting to oppose proposed tuition raise

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // September 11, 2023

California Faculty Association members and California State University workers and students will be holding a rally during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach to oppose the multi-year tuition...

Chico State investigation: music lecturer violated CSU sexual misconduct policy

Chico State investigation: music lecturer violated CSU sexual misconduct policy

Ava Norgrove, Mario Ortiz Jr, and Melvin Bui // April 12, 2022

Chico State investigators concluded on April 11 that music lecturer Tobin Roye violated a California State University executive order regarding sexual misconduct, according to a “notice of investigation...

Chancellor Joseph Castro shared a press conference with local media on Nov. 2.

Q&A: Chancellor discusses COVID-19 at Chico State, addresses enrollment decline and turns down tuition reimbursement

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // November 4, 2021

California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro shared a press conference with President Gayle Hutchinson for local media on Tuesday during his visit to the university. Castro is currently serving...

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...

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CSU administrator pay raises ignore student needs

Karen Limones // October 3, 2018

The California State University Board of Trustees keeps teaching students that their voices nor their health matter. While the board voted in favor of an executive compensation policy that gave CSU presidents...

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The CFA strike ends as it should

Sean Daly // April 14, 2016
The teachers' strike threatened teachers with missed pay, negative press for the administration and loss of student education. The administration's concession for higher pay, however, helps teachers, students and the CSU system.
From left to right: CFA field representative Jason Conwell, Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Report sides with California Faculty Association in upcoming strike

George Johnston // March 28, 2016

A fact-finding report into the bargaining agreement between the California Faculty Association and California State University management became public Monday. It sided with the California Faculty Association...

Gayle E. Hutchinson was named the new president of Chico State (Photo courtesy of Chico State).

Newly selected president discusses role at Chico State

After a secretive selection process, Dr. Gayle E. Hutchinson was named the new president of Chico State on March 9. Although she is joining the university after a vote of no confidence and amidst a potential...

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