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The campaign for this years 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.

Campus asks for responsible participation in Cesar Chavez Day

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...

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

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

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...

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

‘Cats in the Community volunteer for Cèsar Chàvez day

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...

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

In honor of Cesar Chavez, students support faculty labor rights

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...

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

Walking Dead Game hosted as alternative event during Cesar Chavez weekend

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....

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

‘Cats in the Community give back

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...

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

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

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...

Photograph by Annie Paige.

Chavez Day recap

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...

Cesar Chavez Day 2014

Cesar Chavez Day 2014

March 31, 2014

[hr] Related: Orion reporters and photographers live tweet the holiday weekend. [hr] The Orion can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter.

Live coverage of Cesar Chavez Day

March 30, 2014

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