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Nursing students collect swabs by Meriam Library.

Save a life and be a bone marrow donor with Be the Match

Gabriela Rudolph, Reporter // April 6, 2022

Be the Match collected cheek swabs from students on March 29 by Meriam Library to search for eligible  bone marrow transplant donors. The organization came on campus as part of a community project...

Students line up to get their COVID booster shot

Wildcats swarm booster clinic before deadline

Ava Norgrove, News Editor // February 26, 2022

Students filled Bell Memorial Union on Friday to receive their booster shot just in time to meet California State University requirements. Mary Wallmark, director of Student Life and Leadership and...

Gayle Hutchinson presents information during her presidential address in the Performing Arts Center at Chico State.

Gayle Hutchinson reports enrollment shortage and new Camp Fire database

Kimberly Morales // February 5, 2020

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson addressed crucial information currently facing the university during her State of the University Address. This included information on the university’s budget,...

Fire and Water Exhibit explores environmental change

Fire and Water Exhibit explores environmental change

Angelina Mendez // February 5, 2020

On Jan. 23, at 4:30 p.m., a new exhibit opened for students and the campus community at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology called ‘Fire and Water: Elements of Change’.  “We see the museum...

Chico State warns students about Coronavirus in California

Angelina Mendez // January 29, 2020

On Sunday afternoon, around 2 p.m., the WellCat Health Center sent out a campus-wide email notifying the campus community about the two confirmed cases of the 2019-novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Southern...

Shurmer Gym

Battery and possession of firearm in front of Shurmer

Grayson Edgemon // January 27, 2020

Three college-aged males were reported to the University Police Department for crimes of battery, possession of firearm and threatening use of said firearm on the sidewalk of Shurmer Gym Sunday at approximately...

SMH LOGO Photo credit: Alex Coba

SMH: A conversation with Mitchell Kret

Alex Coba and Mitchell Kret // December 20, 2019

For our final SMH of the semester, co-host Mitchell Kret reminisced on his time at Chico State. Both positive and negative. A big congratulation to Mitchell Kret on graduating from Chico State class of...

First-year libero Natalia Betancourt at volleyball practice Thursday morning. Photo credit: Kiana Alvarez

Chico bumps roster up with fresh recruit

Jason Spies // August 25, 2015

At 6 a.m. on a warm Chico morning with the sun slowly creeping over the bleachers, first-year women's volleyball recruit Natalia Betancourt is already on the track.After her morning run, a two-hour practice...

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