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A sign that reads “OMRON COLAB: This classroom & Laboratory made possible through the generous support of Omron Corporation. Dedicated February 10, 2020 California State University, Chico.”

Omron gifts $830,00 to upgrade Chico State’s Mechatronics Laboratory

Angelina Mendez, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

Chico State’s administration and members from Omron Automation Americas gathered at Plumas Hall to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of Omron CoLab on Feb. 10.  The CoLab is a brand new collaborative...

President Gayle Hutchinson and faculty members of the College of Natural Sciences use their golden shovels to break ground for the new science building on Wednesday. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

New science building breaks ground

Olyvia Simpson // October 10, 2018

Dozens of members from Chico State and the community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science building on Wednesday. President Gayle Hutchinson spoke to those who came to witness the...

Veterans Day ceremony was held at Chico Elks Lodge. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Veterans Day ceremony takes place at Chico Elks Lodge

Christian Solis // November 12, 2017

The Chico Elks Lodge hosted a Veterans Day ceremony for the Chico community Saturday.Veterans from every branch of the military were honored at the event including the U.S. Merchant Marines and veterans...

Dancers and guest speakers were featured in the Tree of Peace ceremony. Photo credit: Alex Boesch

Campus ceremony reflects on racism

Dominique Diaz // May 4, 2014

A series of racial incidents on campus more than 25 years ago led to the Tree of Peace being planted on campus. On Saturday, many community members took place in a ceremony celebrating the impact and message...

Inforgraphic by Liz Coffee

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Christine Lee // January 29, 2014

This year, only five guests per one graduating student will be allowed to enter Nettleton Stadium for the Chico State commencement in May.Every year, about 10,000 guests fill the stadium each day on Sat....

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