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The plans for replacing Siskyou Hall have been proposed since last semester. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

New science building to begin construction

Alejandra Fraga // February 10, 2018

The construction of a new physical science building on campus will be initiated in fall of 2018, as announced in a university news release Thursday.The new building will be replacing Siskiyou Hall, after...

An image provided of where the closure was located. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Wildcat Statue begins construction

February 6, 2018

The plaza of the Bell Memorial Union building was closed to allow construction Tuesday.As this was the first day of construction of Chico's new Wildcat Statue, the closure was made in front of the main...

Alan Bond, outside the O’Connell Technology Center. Photo courtesy Sam Palandech, Chico State College of Engineering.

Construction management professor named outstanding educator

Josh Cozine // February 1, 2018

Earlier this month, Alan Bond, Chico State Professor of Construction Management, received the award for outstanding educator by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America.The award was received...

The breezeway of Meriam Library expected to dramatically change over summer break. Photo credit: Carly Campbell

Meriam library to be under construction this summer

Carly Campbell // April 26, 2017

On May 22, the breezeway of Meriam Library will be under construction due to water intrusion issues located on the podium level of the building. Chico State's planning, design and construction team...

Map of the Chico State campus.

Renovations will improve campus

Amanda Hovik // October 28, 2016

With the Physical Science Bridge finishing construction, Chico State is pursuing other renovations on campus. The university has begun renovations to the Performing Arts Center and has prospective projects...

Crew member on West Sacramento Avenue gets ready to slow down traffic as construction to replace the railroad ties begin Photo credit: George Johnston

Rail ties being replaced in Chico

George Johnston // February 21, 2016

Construction to replace the railroad ties running through Chico began Sunday Feb. 21. "They're old and the nails are coming out," John Gaston, a crew member on site explained. By law, railroad ties...

The Gus Manolis Bridge was installed over Big Chico Creek on Sept. 19. The bridge is expected to be ready for use within a month. Photo credit: Jenice Tupolo

Campus construction continues

Michael Catelli // October 5, 2015
Campus construction nears an end, but there's still more to come at Chico State.
Korey Acosta, AS Vice President of Facilities and Services

New restrooms welcome everyone

Mozes Zarate // January 22, 2014
The Bell Memorial Union will have three gender-inclusive restrooms completed by the end of the week.
The mural by John Pugh on the corner of First Street and Salem comes down as part of the final phases to tear down Taylor Hall to make way for a new arts and humanities building.Photo credit: Ernesto Rivera

Taylor Hall’s iconic mural demolished

Mozes Zarate // January 10, 2014
The popular Chico landmark "Academe" will be repainted by its original artist once construction of the new arts and humanities building is complete.
Taylor Hall is scheduled to be demolished over winter break.
Photo by Aubrey Crosby

Facilities to be renovated over break

Nicholas Carr // December 16, 2013
Along with Taylor Hall, several other campus construction projects will resume over winter.
Spill displaces student X-ray services

Spill displaces student X-ray services

Mozes Zarate // November 15, 2013
Water damage caused to the Student Health Center's X-ray facility by a broken toilet could take as long as a month to repair.
Photo Credit: Dan Reidel

Chico State administrators, along with A.S. President Taylor Herren, State Sen. Jim Nielsen and architect Bryan Shiles break ground for the new Arts and Humanities Building, scheduled to be completed in early 2016.

Ground broken for Taylor II

Jessie Haynes // November 13, 2013
The new Arts and Humanities Building is expected to be completed in 2016 after construction begins later this month.
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