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Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Danielle Cortes // May 2, 2018

Dear Wildcats, We are two weeks away from the most dreaded week of the semester: Finals week. Good news, that means the year is almost over and summer is just around the corner. But it also means...

Brittni and Brynn Frace were killed in a car crash this week. Photo credit: Photo Courtesy of Highlands Church

Chico State sisters die in fatal car crash

Alejandra Fraga // January 19, 2018

Brittni Frace, a returning student at Chico State, and her sister Brynn died due to a car accident while returning back to Chico Tuesday. The incident occurred on Highway 198 west of Interstate...

Chico students protest the DACA decision. Photo credit: Luke Dennison

Trump rescinds DACA; students protest at Chico State

Luke Dennison and Guillermo Felix-Alvor // September 5, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was put to an end under the Trump administration, affecting many students nationwide.Students gathered outside of the Bell Memorial Union on campus expressing their...

Jennifer Gruber, coordinator of the Chico State Study Abroad & International Exchange, hopes that recent attacks in Brussels don't deter students from studying abroad. Photo courtesy of Ad Meskens.

Study Abroad office reacts to Belgium attacks

Eric Mcguire // March 27, 2016

The world is in mourning after the two horrific bombings in Brussels that, according to a recent New York Times article, killed approximately 30 people and left more than 230 wounded. The world looks different...

A fire at University Village's building two caused students to evacuate Thrudsay night. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Students evacuate University Village due to fire initiated by a vape

Michelle Zhu // March 25, 2016

Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a fire alarm cued students to evacuate University Village. Resident Adviser Mitzi Felix immediately called for residents to enter the parking lot and subsequently...

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Students evacuated from Butte Hall

Elizabeth Helmer // March 23, 2016

Fire alarms went off in Butte Hall around 1:40 p.m on Wednesday. Students and faculty were evacuated as firefighters and police assessed the situation. "There is a reported elevator malfunction that...

Ayman Arara and Yazeed Alsubaie, senior international relations majors Photo credit: Claire Martinez

Valentine’s Day guide for the broke college student

Claire Martinez // February 13, 2015

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