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Chico State student witnesses gun violence in Las Vegas

Chico State student witnesses gun violence in Las Vegas

Jafet Serrato

April 4, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

One person was found dead and another injured when a man started shooting on a bus on the Las Vegas strip.The incident occurred the morning of March 25, near the Cosmopolitan Hotel, and a police standoff began at 11 a.m. A third-year student at Chico State was staying in the hotel to celebrate a bachelo...

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

Jafet Serrato

April 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 4:04 p.m., 734 Mangrove Ave. A customer from Wing Stop wanted a refund, because he said that his order from last week was incorrect. Call Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 7:54 p.m., East Fourth St. A woman was screaming explicit words while taking her cloth...

Men caught masturbating behind Baskin Robbins

Men caught masturbating behind Baskin Robbins

Jafet Serrato

March 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Sunday, 4:28 p.m., 141 W. 5th St. The reporting party said that another woman approached her and asked for $5. When the woman refused to give her the money, she came at her. Call Type: Assault/Battery Sunday, 7:27 p.m., 1460 Humboldt Rd. ...

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...

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