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#BlackInChico protest holds moment of silence for lost lives

#BlackInChico protest holds moment of silence for lost lives

Bianca Quilantan

September 27, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Over 300 students, faculty, staff and administrators stood arm-in-arm in front of Kendall Hall for a 10 minute period of silence at the #BlackInChico protest Monday afternoon.   "Here in our community we are small, but that does not mean we do not have a voice," said Egypt Howard, coordinator of ...

Harriet Tubman to be first female featured on $20 bill

Harriet Tubman to be first female featured on $20 bill

Bridget Comito

May 10, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Harriet Tubman will be the first female and African-American to be featured on U.S. currency. She will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the new $20 bill. The change will be available by the year 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote...

B.O.L.D. initiates relationships, helps create change

B.O.L.D. initiates relationships, helps create change

Samantha O'Reilly

September 7, 2015


Filed under Features

Red-framed photos of students decorate the entrance of the Cross Cultural Leadership Center. Four red couches face each other in the back of the large room. Between those couches, more than 20 students stand in a circle, their arms linked as they introduce themselves. Students snap their fingers after each student introduction.Every Tuesday at 5 p.m., students c...

Student project focuses on coming-out stories

Student project focuses on coming-out stories

Brittany Mcclintock

April 16, 2015


Filed under Community, News

A passion project is as simple as the title. For Melody Souphilavong, her passion is for the LGBTQ+ community, more specifically, coming out of the closet. A requirement for a paraprofessional and part-time student employee for the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center is to complete a passion project. Souphilavong's ...

Diversity at Chico State

Diversity at Chico State

Dj Morris

February 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=41019] Chico is known as the "city of trees," with many different types throughout the city, each with their own unique features. However, Jasmine Reynolds, senior business administration major, thinks that the trees may be the only diverse aspect about the campus. In one of her...

Wild comedy brings late-night laughter to campus

Wild comedy brings late-night laughter to campus

David Kahn

February 22, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

"What did the father buffalo say to the younger buffalo?" said Deanna Jarquin, charismatic co-host for the event. "Bison!" With this delightfully groan-inducing pun, the evening's activities were underway. Chico State's Cross-Cultural Leadership Center hosted Wild Cat'N Out Friday evening in Selvester 100. Theshow, based on ...

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