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Students express concerns over virtual commencement

Some students don't believe the virtual commencement is enough of a celebration.
May 7, 2020

As the virtual commencement ceremony for Class of 2020 nears, students have expressed concerns over the event.  The commencement, which will be held on May 15, will be an online celebration of the...

Chico State update: Rest of semester online, dorms closing

Chico State update: Rest of semester online, dorms closing
March 18, 2020

Due to the growing concern of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Chico State announced in an email that no in-person classes will be held for the rest of the semester, including labs, studio or field-based classes,...

Photo of the day

Graduation is around the corner and graduating senior Savannah McGhghy throws her cap in the air in front of Kendall Hall. Photo credit: Kate Angeles
May 16, 2018

Graduation is around the corner and graduating senior Savannah McGhghy throws her cap in the air in front of Kendall Hall.

A day in the life of a graduating senior at Chico State

May 14, 2018

From dead week, finals and preparing summer plans, May is a month where everything from the semester comes to an end.For seniors like Megan Nash, a liberal studies major, and Juan Sanchez, a political...

Billed to the very end

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz
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....

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel
May 2, 2018

Dear Wildcats, We are two weeks away from the most dreaded week of the semester: Finals week. Good news, that means the year is almost over and summer is just around the corner. But it also means...

How to graduate from Chico State without a hitch

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez
April 19, 2018

Graduating is a very exciting time for seniors but can be nerve-wracking. As students are preparing for this, they must manage to complete their last semester and apply for graduation. This can result...

College stress never ends

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez
April 17, 2018

Many Wildcats are coming to the end of an incomparable time in their lives. The undergraduate experience is different for everyone but there is no doubt that these are years we will forever cherish and...

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Tuition takes a five percent increase. Photo credit: Christian Solis
October 8, 2017

The recent tuition bump of five percent has raised $2.9 million to spend on increasing four-year graduation rates at Chico State.The Graduation Initiative 2025 comes from the CSU Chancellors Office and...

What has the Graduation Initiative done?

Chico State 2025 Graduation Initiative Photo credit: Daniel Wright
May 17, 2017

Chico State’s 2025 Graduation Initiative struggled in its first year, due to lack of funding. The 2025 initiative was created in 2015 by CSU Chancellor, Tim White, in an effort to ambitiously raise...

Graduation breaks up students

Photo credit: Katia Berg
May 16, 2017

With graduation approaching for Chico State seniors, figuring out whether to break up or stay together after college is the tough decision couples need to make. Most people choose not to stay in Chico...

Chico State graduation numbers for this spring

Chico State 127th Commencement Graduates Photo credit: Daniel Wright
May 15, 2017

This spring, Chico State is getting ready to graduate over 3,000 students.This commencement will be the 127th for Chico State and will begin May 17 and end the 21.Daniel Wright can be reached at [email protected]

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