The Orion

Founders Week celebrates campus roots

The George Peterson Rose Garden, a campus landmark, is more than 50 years old. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Dominique Diaz

April 14, 2014

In the spring of 1887, John Bidwell founded Chico State. In 1909, Charter Day was started. Finally, in 1993, Founders Week took the place of Charter Day and has since continued to make an impact.Founders Week, April 4-13 this year, is a way to uphold campus traditions and commemorate new ones. Joe Wills, direct...

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