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College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts largest annual Student Research Symposium

Josh Cozine

April 26, 2018


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The opioid epidemic, gun violence and gun control, and sexual assault on campus were just a few of the topics covered by student presenters Wednesday at the 17th annual Student Research Symposium. Held in Bell Memorial Union’s auditorium on the second floor, the symposium started around 5:30 p.m....

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Lizzie Helmer

April 10, 2018


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March For Our Lives Chico put on a town hall Saturday at the El Rey theater that featured multiple congressional candidates and community leaders. Lizzie Helmer can be reached at [email protected] or @lizziehelmer on Twitter....

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

Alex Grant

March 27, 2018


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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


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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...

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Nicte Hernandez

February 27, 2018


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Mass shootings, violence and terrorism almost seem to be the norm recently. Headlines continue to show the number of casualties and the number of wounded individuals that have been reported. The latest mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is something different becau...

Students debate politics at Town Hall

Students debate politics at Town Hall

Jovanna Garcia

November 17, 2014


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Students, faculty and community members gathered to discuss and find solutions to contemporary issues like homelessness and human trafficking at the 15th biannual Town Hall Meeting last Thursday. Approximately 740 students and 100 faculty and community members met at the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium ...

Three arrests made in weekend shooting

Three arrests made in weekend shooting

April 6, 2014


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Police arrested three people in connection with suspected gang-related shootings Sunday afternoon at a trailer park on Nord Avenue. No one was injured at the scene of the shooting, said Chico police Sgt. Cesar Sandoval. This is the third shooting this weekend, with the first two on Saturday nig...

Campus gun policy unlawful, potentially

Campus gun policy unlawful, potentially

Tj Carter

April 1, 2014


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Concealed weapons permit owners in California are legally able to carry firearms on college or university campuses in the state, according to the California penal code.Despite California law, Chico State students are not allowed to carry any weapons on campus, including guns, gun replicas, knives, explosives or dangerous chemicals, according to the Chico S...

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