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Butte Hall has had an asbestos problem for years now. With the new renovations, this problem may be solved. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Will Butte Hall renovations solve its asbestos problem?

Jessie Imhoff // September 10, 2019

Chico State is currently undergoing plans to renovate Butte Hall, the second-largest building on campus and home to many different departments. These renovations, set to start in summer 2021 and end by...

Robert McClanahan was earning his degree in public relations at Chico State before his passing Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Chico State journalism student dies

George Johnston // February 8, 2016

Robert McClanahan, a Chico State student, died of natural causes Feb 7. in San Francisco. Born in Mombasa, Kenya, McClanahan moved with his family to California to further his education. He attended...

East 20th Street between Martin Luther King Boulevard and C Street were closed following a crash on Thursday, Oct. 1. that left one dead and one injured. Photo credit: Kindra Robinson

1 dead, 1 injured in crash

Kindra Robinson // October 4, 2015

One woman is dead and another man injured after a car crash on East 20th Street last Thursday. Haley McMahan, 19, died when the silver Toyota Camry she was a passenger in crashed and rolled over.Another...

An impromptu vigil at the location where 22-year-old Chico State student Travis Powell was shot and killed early Saturday morning. Photo credit: George Johnston

Victim of shooting identified as Chico State student

Madison Holmes // March 8, 2015

(Story updated and photo added) Travis Powell, a 22-year-old Chico State junior, was shot and killed at a house party on West Seventh and Oak streets early Saturday morning, according to a press release...

Flowers are left at the remains of a crashed that killed 20-year-old Chico State student Austin Silver and 19-year-old Bryant Mata-Adams.Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Mozes Zarate // January 28, 2014

Bryant Mata-Adams, 19, a Chico state student involved in a fatal crash early Sunday morning, passed away overnight Monday, according to the Butte County coroner's office. Mata-Adams is the second passenger...

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