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Department name changed to better reflect academic program

President Zingg, the Academic Senate and the Interim Provost had to approve the department's name change. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Christine Zuniga

April 2, 2016

The Department of Political Science is now the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice, effective March 24.The memorandum was submitted in December 2015 and was approved by President Zingg with the support of the Academic Senate and the Interim Provost.With over 600 criminal justice students in the d...

El Nino brings warmer weather to Chico

El Nino's warmer currents shift eastward in the Pacific Ocean causing changes in temperature across the United States. Photo credit: Christine Zuniga

Christine Zuniga

March 2, 2016

Although March is only beginning, students around Chico State are already sporting shorts and sunglasses with the prospect of continued warm weather, thanks to El Nino. The hype behind El Nino seems to stem from a lack of understanding of what this weather phenomenon actually is and how it can affect ...

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