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Chico State update: Rest of semester online, dorms closing

Chico State update: Rest of semester online, dorms closing

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Due to the growing concern of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Chico State announced in an email that no in-person classes will be held for the rest of the semester, including labs, studio or field-based classes, as well as final exams. Facilities such as the Meriam Library and the Wildcat Recreation Center will be clos...

Chico State students celebrate Cesar Chavez weekend

Janelle Bettencourt picks up trash in Lower Bidwell park with her lacrosse teammates. Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

Lizzie Helmer, Mathew Miranda, Roberto Fonseca, and Grayson Boyer

April 4, 2018

Chico State students celebrated the Cesar Chavez holiday weekend in a variety of ways; volunteering, educating, organizing and partying with community members. Four students from different campus groups shared their Chavez weekend experiences to show that each person celebrates the holiday differently.Janelle Bettencourt,...

‘Cats in the Community volunteer for Cèsar Chàvez day

Volunteers help people register for their day of volunteering. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Jacqueline Morales

March 31, 2017

Many Chico State students celebrate Cèsar Chàvez day March 31 by volunteering. 'Cats in the Community is the event that brought a total of 250 students together to help out in the community. Jacqueline Morales can be reached at [email protected] or @jackie_theorion on twitter  ...

‘Cats in the Community give back

Nicole Beal, sophomore pre-nursing major, and Jenna Fletcher, junior health science administration major, are full of excitement as they prepare to head to Bidwell Park. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Dominique Diaz

March 31, 2016

Watch video at end of story for student involvement. "We're helping the community!" could be heard throughout downtown Chico as several students yelled at passers-by on their way to lower Bidwell Park. Hundreds of students gathered at the Wildcat Recreation Center March 31 to participate in 'Cats...

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

Students and community members will be able to give back in honor of Cesar Chavez Day on March 31. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Hannah Suzuki

March 27, 2015

Chico State's Associated Students is hosting a day of service during which hundreds of students can give back to the community in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, according to a press release. Cats in the Community will take place 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wildcat Recreation Center and other locati...

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