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Spring break-in affects multiple students

Spring break-in affects multiple students

Jafet Serrato

March 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

A house on Hazel Street was burglarized during spring break with majority of the tenants property stolen. The incident was discovered March 18 by Colton Mortansen, a student from Chico State. Mortansen along with his four other roommates attend the university, but he was the first person to wit...

Tuition increase for Chico State

Tuition increase for Chico State

George Johnston

March 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

Chico State will now be more expensive to attend, after the California State University Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition by 5 percent March 22. To be exact, this tuition increase will cost undergrads $270 and graduate students $438 more to continue their education. The vote itself came...

Mental Health First-Aid at Chico State

Mental Health First-Aid at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

March 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center offers Mental Health First-Aid Certification at Chico State.The training will be April 4th and 12th, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., in Colusa Hall 100B. Both dates must be attended in order to receive national certification. Students, staff and faculty will be a...

Former Chico State student sentenced for DUI crash

Former Chico State student sentenced for DUI crash

Jafet Serrato

March 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An alumni of Chico State was sentenced to jail March 15 for the death of another student, Nikolas Klein. Juan Campos, 23, who now resides in Santa Rosa, plead guilty to all charges and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, according to a Butte County District attorney. Campos had a blood alcohol level...

Geography professor dies at 93

Geography professor dies at 93

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Retired Chico State professor from the geography and planning department died at 93 Feb. 27. Emeritus Louis James Mihalyi worked as a professor for 22 years. He was born to a Hungarian family in in the Slovak part of Czechoslovakia. Mihalyi was labeled a "troublemaker" while working in Canada after ...

Housing available to grads’ guests

Housing available to grads’ guests

Jacqueline Morales

March 14, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

University housing will allow guests to stay this upcoming graduation season. May 19th at 8 p.m., Esken Hall will be the only residence hall to open its' doors to guests of graduating students at Chico State. Esken is the closest to University stadium and parking will be of service with a minimal fee...

Man throws fruit at drivers

Man throws fruit at drivers

Jafet Serrato

March 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Domestic Dispute Sunday, 5:41 a.m., Nord Avenue. A man is calling to report a woman on his car. She claims she is being held hostage. The two individuals were fighting because the woman wanted her property back. Call Type: Domestic Violence Sunday, 10:07 p.m., Warner Street. A woman was tryin...

C-SPAN visits Chico State

C-SPAN visits Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

March 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The C-SPAN 2017 Cities tour visited Chico State from March 4-8 to speak to students and instructors. C-SPAN, which is in partnership with Comcast, takes on an outreach initiative by traveling to select cities and communities. Their goal is to meet with college students and professors in order to intro...

Students petition tuition increase

Students petition tuition increase

Jacqueline Morales

March 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State students petitioned the upcoming tuition increase March 8. Tuition is supposed to increase about $270 for the upcoming fall semester. Chico State students along with alumni encouraged each other to sign the petition to avoid the increase."It affects all of us, all of us are affected. It doesn't...

The Orion named best large college newspaper in California

The Orion named best large college newspaper in California

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State’s independent student news source, The Orion won best newspaper in California from the California College Media Association, beating UCLA, USC and UC Berkeley. At the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National College Journalism Convention, other top awards were earned by The Orion staff. The Orio...

Resident advisers fired for partying, underage drinking

Resident advisers fired for partying, underage drinking

Jafet Serrato

March 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

University Housing fired nearly a third of its resident adviser staff for attending an off campus party where minors were drinking, according to a University Village resident adviser. "In their letters of termination, it would outline their violations," University Village resident adviser and sophomore...

Budget talk at Associated Students meeting

Budget talk at Associated Students meeting

Jacqueline Morales

February 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Associated Students held a meeting Feb. 27 and discussed the upcoming budget.Four main points were discussed during the meeting:Proposal to suspend Sustainability Financial Allocation Committee funding for Spring 2017Renovations to the Financial Services/Wildcat Leadership Center officeBell Memori...

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