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Tuition takes a five percent increase. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Christian Solis // October 8, 2017

The recent tuition bump of five percent has raised $2.9 million to spend on increasing four-year graduation rates at Chico State.The Graduation Initiative 2025 comes from the CSU Chancellors Office and...

These workshop like classes, will meet throughout the academic year. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Remedial Math and English is no longer an option

Christian Solis // August 19, 2017

Chico State will no longer offer English and Math remediation.Starting Fall 2018, Graduation Initiative 2025 will be implemented to increase four year graduation rates and eliminate achievement gaps in...

Photo credit: Helen Suh

The language of gender

Brittany Mcclintock // April 27, 2016

When someone says they’re bilingual, they typically mean they speak two languages. Like in America, it’s most common for someone to speak both Spanish and English. That way, it’s easier...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

College’s most daunting task: Choosing a career

Daisy Dardon // February 26, 2015

I've known I wanted to go into book publishing or editing since the eighth grade. I love reading and writing so this was the perfect job choice for me. There was no question in my mind. Everyone...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

An English student’s open letter to Dad

Dylan Dewit // February 6, 2015

Hi, dad. It’s me, your democrat-voting, organic food-eating, cat-adopting, English student child. I just wrote a 10 page paper on the imagery of Langston Hughes’ poetry. Later, I’ll be reading...

Sharon Demeyer, Admin Support Coordinater. Photo credit: Frances Mansour

English faculty voice thrill for Taylor II

Madison Holmes // January 21, 2014

With the construction of Taylor Hall under way, arts and humanities professors and students are looking forward to new amenities and having a single location for their departments again. Currently,...

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