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Students need more than just money

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Rachael Bayuk

December 5, 2018

Now that all this money has been raised for Wildcats Rise Fire Recovery Fund, where will it all go?According to the campus website for assistance one, who qualifies, may simply apply for assistance from the fund. There is up to 1,500 one may receive through the grant based on need.Applying for the gran...

Camp Fire relief needs your help, but let’s volunteer and donate effectively

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Rayanne Painter

December 4, 2018

It’s difficult to watch your community struggle through a devastation as impactful and detrimental as the Camp Fire. If you were able to return to your intact house, town, schools and jobs, it’s even more difficult to come back to Butte County and try and continue to live the life you we...

Off the Record: gender neutral bathrooms and men who can’t donate blood

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Karen Limones, Rayanne Painter, Brooke Martin, and Rachael Bayuk

October 27, 2018

This week on Off the Record, Rachael Bayuk, Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin talk about the necessity of general neutral bathrooms needed on campus and the men who can't donate blood during the blood drive. 0:01- Introduction0:10- Topics 0:18- Gay men can't donate blood3:20- Gender neutral bathrooms6:45- ClosingKaren Limones can be reached at opi...

People of Chico support Standing Rock

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Kayla Fitzgerald

November 27, 2016

Protests have continued at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, and the people of Chico are ready to support.On Saturday, November 19, Chico local, Rain Aliza Scher, will begin her journey to the Standing Rock Reservation to support the multiple Indigenous Nations peacefully protesting.The Dakota Access Pi...

Chico State club funds Syrian refugees

Calmena treasurer, Sultan Bin Meznh, talks about why he and his organization are putting their efforts toward helping Syrian refugees. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Bridget Comito

February 23, 2016

A group of Chico State students from the Creativity and Adaptive Leadership in Middle East and North America organization have started a fundraiser to aid Syrian refugees. Many Syrian refugees cannot leave the country to get away from the war in Syria that began five years ago. Known as the UNICEF Chico...

Class collects glasses for eye-opening cause

Eyeglasses donated for Vision for Hope give sight to less fortunate people around the world. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Dominique Diaz

April 22, 2014

Sight is one of the five senses that most people rely on throughout their everyday lives. When vision blurs or sight depletes, people take the steps needed to repair it.However, in many countries across the world, people do not have this privilege. They are not able to simply go to a doctor and get treatment. F...

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