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Chico State counseling services were not prepared for a mass crisis

Getty Images photo by Steve Debenport.

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 both school, and also the most deadly and destructive fire in California history. The campus has been...

New information on Oroville Dam crisis suggests negligence

Documents show Oroville Dam failures. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Cameron O'Brien

September 6, 2017

New forensic report suggests that faulty design and maintenance caused the dam to break earlier this year. Embed from Getty ImagesThe report published by the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident Independent Forensics team specified the causes of the February 7th Oroville Dam malfunction. According to the report, almost every facet of the dam from its construct...

Chico State club funds Syrian refugees

Calmena treasurer, Sultan Bin Meznh, talks about why he and his organization are putting their efforts toward helping Syrian refugees. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Bridget Comito

February 23, 2016

A group of Chico State students from the Creativity and Adaptive Leadership in Middle East and North America organization have started a fundraiser to aid Syrian refugees. Many Syrian refugees cannot leave the country to get away from the war in Syria that began five years ago. Known as the UNICEF Chico...

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