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Chico State to host on-campus vaccination clinic

Chico State to host on-campus vaccination clinic

Matthew Wreden, News Editor // May 4, 2021

Chico State announced Tuesday that it will be holding a free on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 11 in Shurmer Gym for students, faculty and staff. In an email, President...

University Housing implements new COVID-19 rules

University Housing implements new COVID-19 rules

Melvin Bui, Reporter // May 4, 2021

New policies have been adopted by University Housing for the fall semester to reduce students’ exposure to COVID-19.  Wildcats applying for University Housing must be fully vaccinated by July...

CSU, Chico University Farm located on 311 Nicholas C Shouten Ln. in Chico, Calif.

University Farm grows past hardships at their annual sale

Melvin Bui, Reporter // April 30, 2021

Chico State’s University Farm Greenhouses pruned past obstacles and had record sales at their annual spring sale this year.  The sale was four weekends long. It made $8000 the first week and...

Chico State passes the baton in a relay race.

Vaccines required as sports await return

Connor McPherson, Reporter // April 29, 2021

On April 12, Chico State announced that it would require student athletes and those living in university housing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This news was quickly followed 10 days later, on April 22,...

Policing Task Force meeting Zoom bombed with hate speech

Policing Task Force meeting Zoom bombed with hate speech

Mary Cron, Reporter // April 28, 2021

Chico State’s Policing Task Force hosted a meeting on Tuesday at approximately 5:30 p.m. Shortly after, the Zoom bombing began.   “It started out with kid’s noises, random noises,”...

Chico State Guard Joshua Curls drives with the ball in a basketball game.

Chico athletes Baxter and Curls are two in 75 across nation to win scholarship

Connor McPherson, Reporter // April 19, 2021

Cross country athlete Wyatt Baxter and basketball guard Joshua Curls are getting recognition for their academic excellence at Chico State. They are two out of only 75 athletes across the nation to receive...

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Chico State announces in-person graduation for class of 2020 and 2021

Matthew Wreden, News Editor // April 14, 2021

On April 9, Chico State announced that it plans to hold multiple in-person commencement ceremonies for the class of 2020 and 2021.  The class of 2020 will have their ceremony on May 16, 2021 at...

Vaccine rollout snowballing quickly

Vaccine rollout snowballing quickly

Ian Hilton, Reporter // April 9, 2021

Campus As of March 4, Chico State has been hosting a free COVID-19 testing site at Shurmer Gym every Thursday and Friday, by appointment. Free parking is available at the Nettleton Stadium parking...

Where the passion of politics originates

Where the passion of politics originates

Melvin Bui, Reporter // April 7, 2021

For the love of politics, this piece focuses on how Chico State’s Associated Student presidential candidates found their passion for advocacy and student government, and their main priorities if elected....

The new science building will hold in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester.

How the pandemic changed teaching science

Matthew Wreden, News Editor // March 26, 2021

Chico State professor and department chair of chemistry and biochemistry, Dr. Chris Nichols, put it as bluntly as possible. He hates teaching over Zoom. Nichols joined the Chico State faculty in 1999...

Students and alumni of the Department of Music and Theater gathered March 11 on a virtual platform to talk about and share original pieces of music.

Student composers share original work on virtual symposium

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // March 25, 2021

CSU Chico’s very own musicians and composition students shared insight about their music-making process and the music itself. This year’s music symposium, which is normally an in-person event, made...

Shay Stark driving past a defender last season for the Wildcats.

Chico athletes reflect on International Women’s Day

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // March 13, 2021

International Women’s Day is celebrated yearly on March 8 and throughout the month. It’s a day that focuses on the movement for women’s rights.  Several female athletes  at Chico State...

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