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Chico State needs better counseling opportunities post-Camp Fire

Natalie Hanson // October 8, 2019

For the past year or more, getting counseling when you need it has become more and more of a struggle at Chico State. If you need to go through the Student Health Center, getting a same-day appointment...

Burberry marine theme Photo credit: Janette Estrada

Dear Burberry, suicide is not a fashion statement

Janette Estrada // March 3, 2019
Kill yourself with fashion? Thank you, next.

Chico State counseling services were not prepared for a mass crisis

Rayanne Painter // December 5, 2018

Here we are, just mere weeks after the Camp Fire started a few Thursday mornings ago. Classes are back in session, campus jobs are up and running and we are now left with the aftermath of dealing with...

College students lack sufficient mental health resources

Rayanne Painter // August 28, 2018

Everybody deals with their own personal lows during college. Many students may find themselves devastated over failing a difficult exam, or heartbroken over falling out with friends or partners. For anybody...

GoFund me page created for Kyle LaForce. Photo credit: GoFund me page

Student dies unexpectedly

Alejandra Fraga // March 30, 2018

Kyle LaForce, a 20-year-old student in the mechanical engineering department died Tuesday night. LaForce was part of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and a graduate of Pleasant Valley High School. A...

Child Development Professor Shrija Dirghangi is one of the leaders of the new weekly womens circle group. Photo credit: Kelsi Sibert

Weekly women’s circle inspires to lead future female youth discussions

Kelsi Sibert // February 27, 2018

A new weekly women's circle began Feb. 20 with the goal of teaching Chico State women how to encourage and guide future local girl groups. Shelley Hart and Shrija Dirghangi, two child development professors,...

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

Eric Mcguire // February 14, 2016
Anxiety among college students is on the rise, but students have options and allies.

Mental health services suffer from budget cuts

Veronica De La Cruz // February 15, 2014
A decreasing budget deprives students of necessary mental health resources.
Located in SSC 430, the Counseling and Wellness Center offers a variety of free services to students.Photo credit: Jamie Stryker

Counseling center offers support groups to students

Dominique Diaz // February 1, 2014
The Counseling and Wellness Center on campus provides a collaborative solution to budget and staff cuts.
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