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‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

Alex Grant

March 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, hosted a pre-release screening and panel discussion of the documentary “American Totem” in the BMU Auditorium Monday night. The documentary was broken into six chapters; story, identity, community, security, civil society and the American experiment....

Chico State professor creates educational experiences outside the classroom

Chico State professor creates educational experiences outside the classroom

Alex Grant and Kelsi Sibert

March 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

College educators often research independently to better learn educational subjects and to become more informed teachers. Political science and criminal justice lecturer Sue Hilderbrand uses two educational outlets outside of Chico State; she hosts a weekly talk radio show and she's producing a research...

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Jacqueline Morales

November 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police arrested a man suspected of a hit and run after he accidentally injured himself with a firearm Wednesday evening.Danny Salazar, 18, was found in an apartment complex at the 1200 block of West Sacramento Avenue where he was involved in a physical fight with another man, according to a press rel...

Man reported for exposing a firearm on Highway 99

Man reported for exposing a firearm on Highway 99

Christian Solis

October 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man was reported for waving a firearm while driving on Highway 99 Wednesday.The reporting male was able to provide an accurate vehicle description and license plate number to the Chico Police Dispatch which was then reported to the California Highway Patrol and to the Chico Police Department, according to a...

Armed robbery near the Chico State Student Health Center

Armed robbery near the Chico State Student Health Center

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

October 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

Two suspects are on the loose after an armed robbery near the Chico State Student Health Center.The incident occurred Saturday at around 2:30 p.m.The two suspects approached a victim and asked to borrow a cell phone. They requested the password to the phone but when the victim denied giving them the passw...

Gun control from a different angle

Gun control from a different angle

Nick Bragg

August 31, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Regardless of gun control, people who want to murder, rob or commit criminal acts will still be able to get their hands on an illegal firearm to get the job done. This scary fact is one of the reasons why I think California is traveling down an unconstitutional path that will hurt the p...

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