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Campus asks for responsible participation in Cesar Chavez Day

The campaign for this year's safe celebration of Cesar Chavez Day is sponsored by MEChA, Associated Students, University Housing, CADEC, CAVE,  and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Image from Chico State Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Natalie Hanson

March 27, 2019

On what many consider a day off from classes and a welcome opportunity after spring break to party, Chico State is offering opportunities to celebrate the upcoming holiday, Cesar Chavez Day, with more cultural awareness and education. Although the holiday celebrates the civil rights leader Chavez,...

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

Marchers marching to honor Cesar Chavez and others begin their march on campus on March 31.

Josh Cozine

April 1, 2018

Students took to Chico streets Saturday, chanting to both celebrate the life of César Chávez and remind their fellow students that cultural appropriation is not okay. “When I say viva, you say Chávez!” Marchers gathered in Trinity Commons at 2 p.m. and were led by Chico State’s M.E.Ch...

‘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  ...

In honor of Cesar Chavez, students support faculty labor rights

Students gathered in Trinity Commons to support labor rights for faculty in honor of Cesar Chavez. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Molly Sullivan

April 2, 2016

To commemorate Cesar Chavez, Chico State students gathered in Trinity Commons on March 28 to show solidarity with the California Faculty Association strike. “We want to continue Cesar Chavez’s legacy of labor rights,” said Yvette Rivera, a senior psychology major. “It’...

Walking Dead Game hosted as alternative event during Cesar Chavez weekend

Human and zombie players were distinguished based on their glow stick bracelets. Photo credit: Bridget Comito

Bridget Comito

April 2, 2016

Students of the Christian Challenge club put on a game of capture the flag that simulated The Walking Dead on March 31.The students played humans and zombies with capture the flag integrated into the game. Humans wore red or purple glow stick bracelets while the zombies wore green and blue. The game ...

‘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...

Chavez Day recap

Photograph by Annie Paige.

March 31, 2014

Cesar Chavez Day weekend has come and gone. Here are some highlights: Throughout the weekend, house parties lined the streets. Cesar Chavez festivities begin on Ivy and 3rd #orionchavez @theorion_news— Madison (@madisonholmes95) March 30, 2014   Charles Kle...

Cesar Chavez Day 2014

Cesar Chavez Day 2014

March 31, 2014

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Live coverage of Cesar Chavez Day

March 30, 2014

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