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Where the passion of politics originates

Where the passion of politics originates

Melvin Bui, Reporter // April 7, 2021

For the love of politics, this piece focuses on how Chico State’s Associated Student presidential candidates found their passion for advocacy and student government, and their main priorities if elected....

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor // April 15, 2019

Three people are running for the Associated Students presidential position this spring. Whoever wins will have the potential to have the largest voice for students at Chico State. So, we sat down with...

Chico State students check in at the Bell Memorial Union auditorium to vote for the most recent election on Tuesday. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

Photo of the day

Dominique Wood // November 7, 2018

Chico State students check in at the Bell Memorial Union auditorium to vote for the most recent election on Tuesday.

Council candidates left students out of the conversation on Wednesday. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Christian Solis // September 7, 2018

Eight city council candidates gathered at a forum, Wednesday, to discuss policy positions and local problems, but failed to mention one key topic.The public forum, hosted by the Chico Chamber of Commerce,...

Candidates running for Congress made statements at the town hall meeting Saturday. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Congressional candidates speak out at town hall

Natalie Hanson // January 27, 2018

Four candidates running for Congress made statements to voters at a special town hall meeting Saturday.The event took place at the Chico Women's Club on the east block of 3rd Street from 1 p.m. until 4...

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Candidates for Associated Students seek votes

Kayla Fitzgerald // April 8, 2017

The Associated Student elections will be held Wednesday, April 12. This year, there are 31 students running and eight additional as write-ins. Students will be notified with an email April 12 about casting...

Glenna Morgan, professor of communication design, expressed her concerns with the live-scan background checks due to its timeliness factor. Photo credit: Lauren Anderson

Chico State adopts new background check policy

Lauren Anderson // October 2, 2015

New student and faculty hires may feel less intimidated by a background check policy change that eliminates the need for fingerprinting and speeds the entire process along. The new policy, Accurate...

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