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Students meet to raise awareness of university movement

Students meet to raise awareness of university movement

Alejandra Fraga

March 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

Students from the Students for Quality Education (SQE) organization met Monday to inform others on the possible tuition and fee increases that all state universities could take on at the beginning of the next semester. Here's what you should know about the proposed tuition and fee increases:The CSU Board of Trustees is proposing a CSU-wide $2...

Assembly bill 21 assists DACA recipients

Andrew Freeman

October 24, 2017


Filed under Community, News

On Oct. 5 Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 21, which requires CSU locations to offer protection and support for DACA recipients, which includes any undocumented students, faculty and staff. Various methods to offer this protection are stated in the bill, which is to be followed by the r...

Remedial Math and English is no longer an option

Remedial Math and English is no longer an option

Christian Solis

August 19, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus

Chico State will no longer offer English and Math remediation.Starting Fall 2018, Graduation Initiative 2025 will be implemented to increase four year graduation rates and eliminate achievement gaps in minority and low-income groups.The faculty of Chico State are mandated to turn remedial prerequisite...

University to receive $3 million from tuition hike

University to receive $3 million from tuition hike

Daniel Wright

April 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, News

The $270 per student tuition increase is estimated to net Chico State $3 million in new revenue, according to Chico State Budget Director Jeni Kitchell . Chico State receives its funding primarily from two sources: the State and student tuition. Chico State receives 4 percent from the CSU system, an all...

Possible $270 tuition increase

Possible $270 tuition increase

Daniel Wright

March 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The CSU Board of Trustees will hold a vote on a potential tuition increase for the CSU system March 20 and 21. The proposed 5 percent increase for undergraduates, is in response to the current $167.7 million shortfall in the CSU system budget. An increase in tuition is estimated to raise $77.5 million f...

University prepares for budget cuts, plans for future

University prepares for budget cuts, plans for future

Daniel Wright

March 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The University Budget Committee met to review Chico State’s budget in relation to the budget released by the Gov. Jerry Brown. Governor Brown’s state budget allocates $157.2 million in recurring state funding, with no planned one-time funding. The CSU Board of Trustees has requested that $34...

CSU chancellor comments on immigration

Daniel Wright

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State released its stance on immigration in an email from Chancellor White, Wednesday. In the statement, he indicated the new directives should not affect students who are under the protection of the deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. "Existing CSU policy has not changed, and we will make...

A pointless education

A pointless education

Rachel Reyes

January 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a political science major, I don’t believe Math 105 or Physics 100 will help me further my career opportunities. So far, it’s only prevented my GPA from rising to its highest potential. The pointless courses we take for graduation are meant to broaden our horizons by giving us new material...

Student union provides financial stability

Student union provides financial stability

Kyla Linville

October 11, 2016


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, News

A tentative agreement that will benefit student workers has been made between United Auto Workers and the California State University system. This issue was pressed due to academic student employees only receiving a paycheck of around $1,000 a month. Students were expected to pay for their tuition, ...

Visit from Chancellor White reveals failed leadership

Visit from Chancellor White reveals failed leadership

Jeff Guzman

May 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On May 4th, CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White visited Chico State as a part of his “Innovations in the Learning Environment” tour of all 23 CSU campuses. The tour was meant to discuss the new six-point mission, Touchstones, which addresses student success, public good, diversity, innovation, quality, and sust...

Chancellor White: Chico State budget concerns ‘not my zip code’

Chancellor White: Chico State budget concerns ‘not my zip code’

Eric Mcguire

May 9, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

“The decision of how you spend Chico State budget is one that is involved in this zip code, not my zip code, thank you,” said CSU chancellor Timothy P. White. White spoke at a Chico State forum in the BMU on May 4. It was just one stop on a 23-campus tour for the purpose of unveiling a new six...

CFA strike postponed following tentative agreement

CFA strike postponed following tentative agreement

Elizabeth Castillo and Stephanie Schmieding

April 7, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The California Faculty Association strike has been postponed due to a temporary agreement. The announcement was stated in a press release sent out by the Chancellor's office and the CFA. California State University and CFA leaders are holding a news conference call on Friday at 10 a.m. to announce the agreement of a reopened contract...

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