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Chico’s homelessness solutions are going nowhere

Chico’s homelessness solutions are going nowhere

Grayson Boyer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Homelessness in Chico is one of the city’s most salient problems. Yet as we adopt increasingly aggressive policies towards the homeless population, it becomes more evident the problem is only getting worse. According to the 2017 Homeless Point in Time Census & Survey Report, it’s estimated that 0.88 percent, or nearly 7,500 people, of the Butte County populati...

Costumes on a college budget

Andrew Freeman

October 26, 2017


Filed under Community, News

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it's time to break out the spooky decor. Spider webs covering every possible surface, cauldrons filled to the brim with candy and of course the countless colorful costumes everyone wears this holiday season. But the question then becomes: Where should I ...

Celebrating the lives of the dead

Celebrating the lives of the dead

Alex Grant

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Two Chico State student groups are hosting a free public event on Nov. 2 to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) to share cultural practices with the Chico community.Nu Alpha Kappa (NAK), a Latino-based fraternity, and the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a (de) Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) clubs are hosting this event in Trinity Commons from 9 ...

‘Out of towners’ are not welcome

‘Out of towners’ are not welcome

Danielle Cortes

October 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Chico State's party school reputation is common knowledge in California, but you can't experience Chico until you've partied here yourself. I mean, what else is there to do in a small town, populated by young adults who love to raise the roof and set things on fire.A night is incomplete until you have ...

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Jacqueline Morales

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: TheftMonday 8:06 a.m., 1420 Sherman Ave. Ex-boyfriend took his ex-girlfriend's bike into his apartment. The bike was covered in Halloween stickers. Call Type: Special DetailMonday 8:09 a.m., Mangrove AvenueMan slammed his girlfriend's head and threw a coffee cup at her. Call Type: Sho...

First-year Chico State student died

First-year Chico State student died

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

October 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State student Tyler Van Rossen, 21, passed away in San Francisco Tuesday. Rossen was a first-year transfer student originally from Riverside and came to Chico State to get his Bachelor in Communication Studies, according to a public announcement.There are currently no specific details at the m...

Artist Lea Gadbois demonstrates her resin painting style

Artist Lea Gadbois demonstrates her resin painting style

Caitlyn Young

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

Having an interest in astronomy for as long as she can remember, Lea Gadbois incorporates her love for the stars into her art. Years ago, Gadbois began to do what she calls “starry night” paintings, and soon branched out from there. Now, she paints nebulae and constellations. Gadbois went t...

Religious studies degree now offered online

Religious studies degree now offered online

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

October 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students can now receive a bachelor's degree in religious studies online.“We are extremely proud of this new bachelor's program as the only online religious studies degree program in the state of California and one of only five globally,” said Robert Knight, dean of the college ...

Orionscopes

Orionscopes

Roberto Fonseca

October 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Aries - On Wednesday, Oct. 15, the quarter moon in Cancer brings its balancing beams to your domestic sector and turns your attention to your personal space. Clean, decorate and Feng Shui. But if your home or office is TOO cozy you might have fallen into a sluggish groove. Liven up your quarters with brig...

Chico State students take initiative to help aid wildfire victims

Chico State students take initiative to help aid wildfire victims

Jacqueline Morales

October 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Students at Chico State are collecting donations to help aid families affected by wildfires in Northern California. Families and friends of the campus community have been affected by the federally declared major disaster. Students seek to collect items from sleeping bags, apparel, hygiene products to ani...

President Trump declares major disaster for California; Federal funding available

President Trump declares major disaster for California; Federal funding available

Natalie Hanson

October 11, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

President Trump has approved a declaration of major disaster due to widespread fires in California.The Federal Emergency Management Agency will assist state, tribal and local recovery efforts. Funding for emergency work is available to the counties of Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Sonoma and Yuba.Feder...

Queer week needs to go viral

Queer week needs to go viral

Danielle Cortes

October 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One of Chico’s core principles is valuing diversity. Around campus you may notice many encouraging depictions of what this means. For example, there are banners that display pictures of student and staff members from all different ethnic backgrounds smiling and recognizing “We are Chico St...

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