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‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

Alex Grant

March 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, hosted a pre-release screening and panel discussion of the documentary “American Totem” in the BMU Auditorium Monday night. The documentary was broken into six chapters; story, identity, community, security, civil society and the American experiment....

Undeclared or confused about your major? It gets better

Undeclared or confused about your major? It gets better

William Rein

April 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I came to Chico State as a criminal justice major. That’s right, America, another white guy ready to join the ranks of the police. It’s a particularly controversial time to be affiliated with law enforcement, but I think I speak for all the declarees here when I say our first aim is to he...

Students find success after graduation

Students find success after graduation

February 2, 2016


Filed under Community, Features, News

Various departments at Chico State harbor tools that help create successful graduates. The backbone of the campus is the faculty, student organizations, atmosphere and the diverse avenues in which one can take their degree. Chico State is ranked 76th on Forbes ranking of schools of the West, and 399th on the national list. T...

Legalize it… as in everything

Legalize it… as in everything

William Rein

March 13, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

First of all, I want to say I’m a criminal justice major and the American legal system is mostly bogus and its harsher consequences on the impoverished are a tragedy.The philosophy behind law is that people give up absolute freedom for a system that protects them – namely, life, liberty and property. By ...

Chair presents new crime book

Chair presents new crime book

Nicholas Woodard

November 18, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State's political science chair Ryan Patten and former political science teacher Lori Beth Way presented findings from their book that studied criminal justice policies used by police officers.Patten and Way coauthored "Hunting for Dirtbags: Why Cops Over-Police the Poor and Racial Minorities...

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