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Chico State housing residents may offer evacuee friends shelter

Chico State housing residents may offer evacuee friends shelter

Jacqueline Morales

February 13, 2017

Residents in student housing may offer shelter to friends who have been affected by the Oroville Spillway evacuations. Although there is no indication that resident guests at the dorms may be evacuees, students are allowed to offer shelter to friends who may be seeking shelter. Guest check-in process r...

Man creeps around store to donate sperm

Man creeps around store to donate sperm

Jafet Serrato

February 13, 2017

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Unregistered vehicleFriday, 7:43 a.m., 601 El Varano Wy.Male seen sleeping in truck parked on caller’s driveway.Call Type: Suspicious SubjectFriday, 9:04 a.m., 50 Main St.A man was banging on outside of the restroom doors and kicking it as well.Call Type: Susp...

Chico State campus remains open during Oroville Spillway incident

Chico State campus remains open during Oroville Spillway incident

Bianca Quilantan

February 13, 2017

Chico State campus and operations will remain open on Monday in light of the recent Oroville spillway situation, President Gayle Hutchinson said in a press release. Safety of students and faculty, she said, is the university's first priority. However, some university operations may be affected. Hutchinson...

Chico State holds black history month events

Chico State holds black history month events

Carly Campbell

February 7, 2017

The Black Arts Movement on campus is coming for the entire month of February. Multiple events will be put on by the office of Diversity and Inclusion. The schedule is as follows: Feb. 9, 6 p.m.: Poetry Slam, BMU 008 Feb. 10, 6 p.m.: Showing of the movie DOPE, CCLC Feb. 14, 6 p.m.: Showing of...

School of Social Work declares intent to change admissions status

School of Social Work declares intent to change admissions status

Jacqueline Morales

February 7, 2017

Chico State's School of Social Work is in process of changing admissions status to impacted.If approved by the Chancellor's Office, impaction will be effective starting the 2018-2019 academic year for first-year applicants."...the BSW Program will prioritize applicants who are from Northern California a...

Rush week at Chico State

Rush week at Chico State

Jafet Serrato

February 3, 2017

The term rush is slang for formal recruitment to every Greek society looking for new members to join their elite group. Greek life holds rush week the first two weeks every semester."Rush week is a week-long process in which students interested in Greek life can attend Greek recruitment events," said E...

New physical sciences building in production

New physical sciences building in production

Jafet Serrato

February 2, 2017

More than 40 people gathered at Colusa Hall on Thursday to discuss the construction of a new building that will replace the current Physical Sciences building. The primary location of the new facility is set to replace Siskiyou Hall, near Ivy Street. It is estimated to be around 110,000 square feet and ...

Our Democracy website launched

Our Democracy website launched

Daniel Wright

February 1, 2017

In the wake of a turbulent election season, Chico State has created Our Democracy for students and faculty to equip themselves to engage in the political dialogue. Tensions have been high with some students upset about the election's results and others not able to comfortably celebrate their candidate...

Is food insecurity a problem at Chico State?

Is food insecurity a problem at Chico State?

Alejandra Fraga

January 31, 2017

Alejandra Fraga can be reached at [email protected] or @alifragster on twitter. ...

SSC receives $5,000 alum donation

SSC receives $5,000 alum donation

Alejandra Fraga

January 29, 2017

The Chico State Student Success Center (SSC) received a $5,000 donation from Sedgwick, Inc. David Scotto, Chico State alumni, visited campus to present the donation on behalf of his company. “It’s interesting to see how alumni advocate for us through their companies,” said Gary McMahon, SSC...

Free tax preparation services on campus

Jacqueline Morales

January 27, 2017

Chico State's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi is partnering with the IRS to offer tax preparation services to students, starting Feb. 1.Anyone that has earned less than $60,000 in 2016 qualifies for the free service. Students will work alongside with the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) pr...

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