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University Police investigating Esken Hall “hackings”

March 17, 2020

Students residing in Esken Hall made reports to University Housing that they were receiving strange phone calls and messages and their phones were being “hacked.” There have been 10 confirmed reports...

32,000 devices needed Eduroam update

Photo credit: Sean Martens
April 22, 2017

Chico State’s Wi-Fi, Eduroam, recently underwent a required system update for its registered devices. Eduroam has approximately 32,000 unique devices currently registered with the system. This does...

Eduroam requires an update to access wifi

April 11 is the deadline to update wireless devices. Photo credit: Sean Martens
March 29, 2017

Chico State students, faculty and staff are required to update Eduroam on their wireless devices.The IT Support Services sent out an email regarding the required configuration to avoid interrupted wireless...

Eduroam: A minor inconvenience for a safer network

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won
August 28, 2016

If you ask any Chico State student about the school Wi-Fi, chances are their response will be somewhere along the lines of “I hate it.” Most people complain that it is too hard to connect to and...

Antivirus software key to on-campus Internet connection

Chico State sophomore Michael Chalmers is frustrated due to connectivity issues with Eduroam on campus. Photo credit: Sam Barker
October 5, 2015

While some students believe that technical difficulties with Internet on campus are caused by Eduroam, the most common problem is due to another program known as ClearPass OnGuard. “All the problems...

Eduroam: a tale of weary students and sub-par tech support

September 22, 2015

Never did the days of door-to-door Encyclopedia salesmen and signing up for a library card seem more efficient than campus-wide wireless Internet when it came to student success. But alas, here...

Xfinity internet leaves students without Wi-Fi

Vianey Hernandez, junior public relations major, contacted Comcast's customer service but is still dissatisfied with her Internet. Photo credit: Elizabeth Castillo
September 20, 2015

As the semester begins, some students are finding extra complications when attempting their homework— a Wi-Fi internet disconnection caused by Comcast’s Xfinity Internet. “The [Xfinity] internet...

Eduroam crashes and burns

Illustration by Miles Huffman
February 25, 2015

The school's new WiFi server, Eduroam, is more annoying than internet trolls. I've been trying since school started to get Eduroam downloaded on my phone so that I won't piss off my parents by using...

Chico State implements new wireless Internet service

First-year student Courtney Isles hangs out on campus while using the new wireless Internet service. Photo credit: Zach Aucella
January 26, 2015

Anyone connecting to the Chico State Wi-Fi has been introduced and prompted to join eduroam. Eduroam, short for education roaming, is the new server the campus has implemented for its wireless connection. The...

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