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Chico reached an air quality index of 105 Friday. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Brian Luong // August 26, 2018

While record-breaking sized wildfires continue to burn across the state, side effects on air quality are already being felt as students return to Chico for fall semester. The Air Quality Index (AQI)...

On April 17th, Director of Environment and Health Safety, Marvin Pratt, talks about the importance of campus safety. Photo credit: Maria Ramirez

How prepared is Chico State?

Mathew Miranda // May 2, 2018

Chico State planned for its first active shooter drill during school session on April 20, however campus officials announced April 19 that the drill would be postponed and rescheduled for a future date. Margolis...

Chico State's 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...

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...

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