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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

California State University faculty members and students who stress about class recently received some good news: The CFA strike for a 5 percent pay increase has been averted.As many students have learned,...

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...

Flyer found in Trinity Hall encouraging students and faculty to participate in the strike. Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Strike set for April

Elizabeth Helmer // February 9, 2016

The California Faculty Association have announced they will strike in April if the California State University chancellor does not meet their demands. The strike dates have been set for April 13-15 and...

Chico State President Paul Zingg.
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CSU funding to focus on performance

Nicholas Carr // February 24, 2014

While increases to state funding show promise of a brighter financial future for the California State University system, the changes that come with it may not be welcome by educators. At a university...

CSU applicants break record

CSU applicants break record

Nicholas Carr // January 16, 2014

The number of students applying to schools in the California State University system for next fall has set record highs.About 284,000 students applied to the system’s universities for the 2014-15...

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CSU’s solution for course bottleneck shortsighted

September 24, 2013

The California State University Board of Trustees will decide this week whether to fix impacted courses statewide by redesigning  19 of them to be fully online courses. This is a misguided attempt...

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