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Chico State lays out plan for returning to face-to-face instruction

Matthew Wreden, News Editor // February 11, 2021

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson predicts that 20% to 30% of classes in Fall 2021 will be held in-person while the remainder of classes will be held virtually or in a hybrid environment. Hutchinson...

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will continue operations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday during the quarantine.

Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry opens for students during the Covid-19 outbreak

Marco Day, Staff Writer // April 22, 2020

In between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union on Hazel Street, the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry in SSC room 196 has seen an increase of students in need of food assistance during the COVID-19...

Lab-based classes get creative following campus shut-down

Emily Neria, Staff Writer // March 30, 2020

Though the transition will not be easy, science labs will be made available to students online for the remainder of the semester.  “Along with everything else (labs) are going online,” Department...

Safe Place temporarily transitions to virtual services

March 19, 2020

Chico State's Safe Place has closed its doors but encourages students to stay in touch.  Safe Place will continue to offer services over the phone, through email and through video conferencing. Administrator...

Butte Station opens up to CalFresh students to fight food insecurity

Butte Station opens up to CalFresh students to fight food insecurity

Kimberly Morales, Staff Writer // March 6, 2020

Chico State’s Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry celebrated outside of Butte Station as the popular convenience store became the newest location on campus to allow students to use their Electronic Benefit Transfer...

The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Chico State

Marco Day, Staff Writer // February 28, 2020

The Arbor Day Foundation honors 35 percent of California State Universities and Chico State was one of the CSU’s annually delegated by the largest non-profit organization dedicated to planting trees.  The...

Chico State responding to the Chico State Young Republicans and protest on Wednesday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Young Republicans and protestors clash, three criminal charges filed

Danielle Kessler , Melissa Joseph, and Ricardo Tovar // November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, tensions rose to an all-time high as students began protesting outside the Chico State College Republicans table following a physical altercation that happened on Tuesday in front of Butte...

On Thursday Associated Student Government Affairs Committee were introduced two added agenda items including the event hosted by Chico Hillel and a proposition to officially denounce White Supremacy. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

Kimberly Morales // November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered...

Chico State Police and Butte County EMS reposed to an incident between two students outside of Butte and Plumas halls on Tuesday. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Altercation breaks out between Chico State GOP president and protesting student

Angel Ortega // November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, a dispute between the president of Chico State Republicans and a protester resulted in a brief physical altercation. Michael Curry, the president of Chico State Republicans, was tabling...

Students dropped by to hand over their cards to donate. The process was so easy and took less than one minute to do. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

‘Swipe Against Hunger’ encourages students to donate meals

Angelina Mendez // November 17, 2019

Students who have available meal swipes on their student dining plan attended an event hosted by Associated Students at Sutter Dining Hall, "Swipe Against Hunger." On Nov. 14, AS Dining Services held this...

Survey conducted last spring spotlights students’ experiences with sexual violence on campus. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Chico Speaks survey reveals on-campus sexual assault statistics

Kimberly Morales // November 16, 2019

After surveying students last spring, Chico State released a report regarding the incidents of sexual violence students reported.While the information compiled from the survey was extensive, requiring...

Abbey Linger (left) and Tania Enferadi (right) posing with their donated pumpkins. Donations came from Grocery Outlet, Lowe’s, Safeway and Books Family Farm. Photo credit: Emily Neria

Wildcats carve pumpkins for a meaningful cause

Emily Neria // October 28, 2019

In the spirit of Halloween and breast cancer awareness, Chico State public health students put on a "Carving for Cancer" event in Trinity Commons on Friday.At the event, students purchased pumpkins to...

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