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Candlelit vigil held for Nepal victims

Candlelit vigil held for Nepal victims

Brittany Mcclintock

May 9, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Former Peace Corps member Lee Altier, with the help of many other faculty members, put together an information gathering about the earthquake in Nepal. Speakers included Altier, Colleen Hatfield, Sanjay Dev and Badri Ghimire. Dev, a Nepal native, shared stories of the people through such a tough time. Many ancient buildings were destroyed in t...

Baseball alumnus nears goal to pay chemo treatment

Baseball alumnus nears goal to pay chemo treatment

Enrique Raymundo

November 5, 2014


Filed under News

Hundreds of people across the state and country have joined forces to help a Chico State baseball alumnus pay for chemotherapy and other medical procedures.Aaron Demuth, 29, has neuroendocrine cancer, an uncommon cancer that afflicts 35 per 100,000 people, according to a study about carcinoid tumors. His family set up a crowdfunding campaign on gofundme.com to raise $100,...

Sorority bands together to help sister

Sorority bands together to help sister

Stephanie Schmieding

October 15, 2014


Filed under Features

Amanda Wood woke up one day from what seemed like one night's sleep to doctors and family members explaining that she had been in a medically-induced coma for about a month. What started as pancreatitis became more serious with infections, which eventually led to the removal of Wood's small intestine. Doctors at Sutter Medical Center had to put ...

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