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Gayle Hutchinson reports enrollment shortage and new Camp Fire database

Gayle Hutchinson presents information during her presidential address in the Performing Arts Center at Chico State.

Kimberly Morales

February 5, 2020

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson addressed crucial information currently facing the university during her State of the University Address. This included information on the university’s budget, strategic planning to accommodate student needs and a downfall in enrollment, as well as the introduction of ...

Enrollment down after Camp Fire, university says

Kimberly Morales

October 30, 2019

On Monday, Chico State released the official 2019-20 enrollment census to the public.In the census, the university announced that student enrollment is predicted to see a shortfall primarily due to Camp Fire impacts and competition between other education options in California.The census included a plann...

Providing pertinent professor feedback

Zachary Phillips

May 13, 2014

College students like to know what they're getting in to before enrolling in a class. What if the teaching style clashes with my delicate attention span? What if the professor is a monster? What if they're a stone-cold fox? With all of these questions regarding one of next semester's professor...

University enforces student club policies

University enforces student club policies

Christine Lee

February 19, 2014

Chico State is hammering down old policies on how student clubs are allowed to organize, according to some clubs on campus. A campus-wide email sent out during winter break re-enforced rules on fundraising and limitations on the total number of class units club officers can enroll in. “I’ve been in this battle for a while s...

CSU applicants break record

CSU applicants break record

Nicholas Carr

January 16, 2014

The number of students applying to schools in the California State University system for next fall has set record highs.About 284,000 students applied to the system’s universities for the 2014-15 academic year, according to a CSU press release. Combined they submitted more than 760,000 individual appl...

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