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Government Affairs Committee approves white supremacy and hate speech resolution

The GAC focuses on respectfully listening to each other's opinions. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Kimberly Morales

December 7, 2019

Two weeks since the Chico State community witnessed campus-wide political tension and lost some of its sense of safety, the Government Affairs Committee approved a resolution to denounce white supremacy and hate speech.This makes the campus the second CSU to pass a resolution of this kind, following...

Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

On Thursday Associated Student Government Affairs Committee were introduced two added agenda items including the event hosted by Chico Hillel and a proposition to officially denounce White Supremacy. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered a resolution to formally denounce white supremacy and examined last week's event hosted by Chico ...

President Hutchinson decides to stagger student fee increases despite advisory vote results

President Hutchinson speaks to students about how difficult it was for her to come to the conclusion to raise all three student fees. Hutchinson spoke to several students who protested the increases outside Kendall Hall Monday. She also said that the need for the fee increases stems from a lack of state funding.

Grayson Boyer

May 8, 2018

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson announced on Thursday that she would be implementing the proposed student fee increases, despite students voting against all three increases. The announcement came Thursday at noon through an email sent to all students. President Hutchinson decided on staggering the...

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Student protesters gather near Kendall Hall Monday to voice strong opinions against the student fee increases. Nearly 50 students attended and some gave speeches before leading rally chants. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Josh Cozine and Natalie Hanson

May 8, 2018

Nearly 50 students gathered outside Kendall Hall Monday to protest the recently approved student fee increases. Student participants began the protest with speeches and a rally at about 11 a.m. Brigitte Dahrouj, who helped organize the event, was one of many expressing her frustration with the in...

President Hutchinson announces voting results on proposed fee increases

5,264 students submitted an advisory vote for each proposed fee increase. The proposed Health Services increase along with the other two proposed fees were opposed by over 60 percent of student voters.

Alex Grant

April 26, 2018

Advisory voting results on the three proposed fee increases was released by President Gayle Hutchinson around 9 p.m. Thursday. All three; the Student Learning Fee, the Health Services Fee and the Athletics Fee, were opposed by the majority of voting students. Hutchinson sent out an email that thanked students for participating in the forum and vot...

Administrators present proposed fall tuition increase

A timeline of events for students to attend for information. Presentations are designed to inform students about the proposed tuition fee adjustments, and will take place from 2/23 until 3/9. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Josh Cozine

February 21, 2018

Chico State faculty, administration and student government met and discussed rising fees in a meeting open to all students Monday. The proposed fee adjustment, which will total $190 per semester, was broken into three categories from highest to lowest: Student Health Services ($99), athletics ...

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