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As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

As tuition skyrockets, administrators see pay raises

Kimberly Morales // September 24, 2019

In one year, California State University system Chancellor Timothy P. White received a raise that brought his salary from $563,096 up to $619,640. In 2017, California State University approved its first...

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Billed to the very end

Kendall George // May 2, 2018

This time of year brings a lot of celebration. whether it be graduation, a superior grade in a hard class or just relief over the end of semester classes, most people have something to be excited for....

One student, Cassandra Romero stood up and angrily addressed the panel.

Students speak out at open forum about proposed fee increases

Josh Cozine // March 9, 2018

Emotions ran high Wednesday as students, faculty and admin met for an open forum to discuss proposed fee increases which would take effect next semester.Immediate objections to the fee increases, now estimated...

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Students spend $200 to fund sports annually

Daniel Wright // May 11, 2017

Chico State students pay 196 dollars annually for the sports program, in instructional-related activities fees. Every student who attends Chico State pays 280 dollars every year in Instructionally Related...

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Increased tuition raises questions and encourages struggle

Nicole Henson // February 1, 2017

Colleges do a poor job explaining what comprises the cost of attending the university. Think about it, we know that we pay for faculty, room materials and the occasional construction project on campus....

SeekingArrangement is a website where older wealthy singles hook up with younger people. The site is used by some college students looking to pay off college debt.

Students seek sugar daddies to pay tuition

Madison Holmes // April 29, 2014

Getting a job at the Chico State Calling Center and shopping in bulk at WinCo are both ways to earn and save money to pay for school. But seeing older men and women who pay up to $3,000 a month for...

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