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Longtime faculty member dies

Ernesto Rivera

February 3, 2014


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Myron Buzzini, a retired Chico State staff member, died Jan. 12, according to a campus-wide email. No cause was given. Buzzini received his masters degree from Chico State in the 1976 before becoming an employee of the college, according to the email. He taught photography before moving to a job as a med...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Mozes Zarate

January 30, 2014


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In a video announcement to the campus Wednesday evening, President Paul Zingg talked about the three Chico State students who were in involved in a fatal car crash Sunday. "They have high hopes, dreams and they and their parents expected tat they would succeed in our company," Zingg said. Austin Silve...

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Mozes Zarate

January 28, 2014


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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 to die in the crash. Austin Silver, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene. As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, driver Diego Arriaga-Rodriguez, 18, is in...

Flu season hits Butte County

Flu season hits Butte County

Enrique Raymundo

January 21, 2014


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The H1N1 influenza virus, or swine flu, is either the same or genetically not far off from the 2009 flu virus pandemic which killed about 18,500 people worldwide, according to a 2010 report by the World Health Organization. The swine flu was dangerous in particular to younger, healthier patients, and continues to be this flu season. ...

Student drug abuse deaths remembered

Student drug abuse deaths remembered

Nicholas Carr

December 12, 2013


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About sixty students stood outside of Glenn Hall today in remembrance of people in the Chico community that died over the past year as a result of substance abuse. Participants stood along the span of the bridge over Big Chico Creek, holding signs displaying pictures of the deceased and information regarding the health-rela...

Student remembered as devoted academic

Student remembered as devoted academic

Nicholas Carr

November 7, 2013


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Brandon Madison, a junior civil engineering student, died Saturday. He was 22.Madison, who was born on Mar. 20, 1991, transferred to Chico State from Yuba Community College this semester, according to a university email.“Having just transferred from Yuba College, Brandon hit the ground running ...

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