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Stonewall Alliance hosts teen dance for Trans week

Stonewall Alliance put on the dance at First Christian Church Saturday night from 7-10 p.m. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Josiah Nicholl

April 8, 2018

Stonewall Alliance, an organization committed to providing support for the LGBTQ community, partnered with CAVE on Saturday to host a free dance for teens. The Stonewall Trans Week Team Dance lasted from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the First Christian Church and was for teens aged 13-18. The theme of the da...

Gayle Hutchinson promises change in her convocation speech

Lucas Moran

August 18, 2016

President Gayle Hutchinson presented her convocation speech on Thursday afternoon in Laxson Auditorium. Her speech offered several broad goals for the future and promised a change in campus climate. Hutchinson is taking over the position of Chico State President following the retirement of former president Pa...

Fallen tree ruptures pipeline

Strong winds knocked down this tree and blocked the road. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Michael Catelli

March 28, 2016

High winds brought down a large tree around 12 p.m Monday. The tree blocked the roadway on East First Avenue near Oleander Avenue and caused a rupture in the water pipeline resulting in minor flooding. “Safety first and then we will restore service,” said assistant district manager for C...

Chico State seeks student opinion on new minor proposal

Screen captured from the institutional research website.

George Johnston

March 6, 2016

A new minor could soon be created at Chico State. In an email sent by the university, Chico State breaks down what this new minor would be to students, "The University is exploring a new minor or certificate program in civic engagement, with an interdisciplinary focus. This program would be used to...

Faculty speak out about secretive nature of closed searches

Photo courtesy of the University Employees Union.

February 2, 2016

Over 1,200 faculty and students have responded to the survey conducted by the CSU Employees Union asking whether they support open or closed searches for university presidents so far, and 83% support an open search policy. With Chico State currently in the search for a new president, many faculty feel left ...

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