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Chico’s street lights (or lack thereof)

A lonely light casts a glow on the corner of Fourth and Ivy St. in Chico, CA, on Tuesday,  Feb. 5, 2019. Many students complain about the lack of lighting on the lower campus streets after the sun goes down. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
February 13, 2019

At Chico State, we enjoy a privilege that much of Chico doesn't seem to have, and it isn't the academics.The last time you went beyond campus at night, have you noticed how dark it seems to be? If you...

Chico State hosts open sustainability forum

Multiple discussion groups took place in small groups. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza
February 7, 2019

An open forum was held in Colusa Hall on Tuesday to discuss measures to move campus in a more sustainable direction. The goal of the forum was to hear ideas from Chico State affiliates and community members....

How to be environmentally friendly over the holidays

Father and daughter recycling for the holidays. Photo credit: Getty Images - Ryan J Lane
December 6, 2017

The holidays, although fun, can be very unsustainable when it comes to being eco-friendly. However, there are some ways to be more environmentally conscious when celebrating the holidays and new year....

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