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DACA decision affects students

DACA decision affects students

Natalie Hanson

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The Trump administration announced, Tuesday, that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be rescinded. The White House will give Congress six months to decide whether the program, which protects students nationwide, will be replaced. Since 2012, DACA has protected many students and offered...

CSU system responds to undocumented student population

CSU system responds to undocumented student population

Elizabeth Castillo

March 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

While the city of Chico decided against becoming a sanctuary city, the CSU system continues to offer services to undocumented students. Over a year has passed since students on campus proposed the opening of a center dedicated to undocumented students. Later this month, students, staff and faculty can v...

DREAM team creates petition to protect undocumented students

DREAM team creates petition to protect undocumented students

Katia Berg

December 5, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

Chancellor Tim White addressed in an email sent out Nov. 17 that the university would continue to support minorities, specifically undocumented students. In response, the DREAM Student Support Team of Chico State created a petition to solidify White's words. Some key points in White's memo were: •...

Chico State student wins CSU Trustees’ Award

Chico State student wins CSU Trustees’ Award

Katia Berg

September 23, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Claudia Martinez-Pureco, a third-year Chico State student, won the 2016 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. Martinez-Pureco, a concrete industry management major, was picked from students all over California by the Board of Trustees. She is a first-generation c...

New horizons for campus diversity

New horizons for campus diversity

Cheyanne Burens

September 9, 2015


Filed under Community, News

  This September, many may be celebrating Hispanic Heritage month in light of the 2015 fall enrollment, making Chico State history once again by reaching an all-time high for Hispanic and Latino/a enrollees at 42.1 percent. DREAM students are a contributing factor, doubling each year since 2...

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