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Chico States Director of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt believes daily self-awareness is key to preparing for a school shooting. Photo credit: Grayson Boyer

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer // February 12, 2018

The increase in university shootings has made preparedness for potential threats extremely important to college administrations, and Chico State is no different. According to Chico State's Director...

Volunteers help keep evacuee children occupied. Photo credit: George Johnston

Chico State talks emergency plan after evacuations

Kayla Fitzgerald // February 15, 2017

After the recent Spillway crisis, Chico State wants students to know how to help and prepare for future incidents.According to a public affairs email, there is an Emergency Operations Plan that the university...

University Police Department on 2nd and Chestnut streets.

Emergency alert emphasizes university disorganization

Kayla Fitzgerald // September 18, 2016

On Sept. 6, Chico State students received an emergency alert of a male possibly approaching campus with a gun. The Chico Police Department had received a call on the non-emergency line, that morning,...

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