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The Dream Center participated in a webinar updating campuses on where the Dream Act stands. Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

Dream Center Hosts Webinar Update on Dream Act

Nate Rettinger // March 5, 2019

A webinar put on by the Dream Center Thursday afternoon discussed the current policies surrounding foreign students.Currently, there are 18 states that have passed the Dream Act with California being one...

Trump administration approves to rescind the student Dream Act. Photo credit: Sean Martens

DACA decision affects students

Natalie Hanson // September 5, 2017

The Trump administration announced, Tuesday, that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be rescinded.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...

Tim White, chancellor of the CSU system, visited Chico State on May 4. Photo credit: Aurora Evans

CSU system responds to undocumented student population

Elizabeth Castillo // March 9, 2017

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...

Chico States DREAM Student Support Team created a petition to add policies to protect undocumented students. Photo credit: Ronnie Bolser

DREAM team creates petition to protect undocumented students

Katia Berg // December 5, 2016

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...

Kendall hall. Photo credit: Ronnie Bolser

Chico State student wins CSU Trustees’ Award

Katia Berg // September 23, 2016

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,...

Chico State will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in September in light of the record-breaking increase of Hispanic and Latino enrollment at 42.1 percent. Photo credit: Jenelle Kapellas

New horizons for campus diversity

Cheyanne Burens // September 9, 2015

  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...

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