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Training Exercise: Active Shooter by Presidio of Monterey: DLIFLC & USAG
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University Police trained to subdue active shooters

Melvin Bui, Reporter // May 13, 2021

In the wake of national gun violence, people have become more weary and paranoid about shootings. California is known for its strict gun laws, however counties with less than 200,000 population allow...

Nipsey Hussle was killed in a shooting in front of his Marathon Clothing store in Crenshaw Photo credit: Brandon Todd

Rest in peace, Nipsey Hussle. You will be missed

Mitchell Kret // April 4, 2019

Rapper and philanthropist Ermias Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, was fatally shot and killed in front of his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles on March 31. He was known and will be remembered...

Films from students of Visual Anthropology at Chico State presented films on the second story of Bell Memorial Union. Harrison Hunter (left) directed a film about deaf culture and cochlear implants. Julia Bellon (right) made a film highlighting some of the historical problems of Greek life and culture on college campuses. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

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

Josh Cozine // April 26, 2018

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...

Local political candidates and  Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson sit on the panel at the March For Our Lives Chico town hall.

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Lizzie Helmer // April 10, 2018

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...

Sue Hilderbrand, Alan Gibson, Gayle Hutchinson, Darin Haerle and Adam Irish all listen to an audience member comment.

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

Alex Grant // March 27, 2018

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...

Professor Sue Hilderbrand discusses how she balances hosting a weekly radio show with producing a gun violence documentary while also teaching Chico State students.

Chico State professor creates educational experiences outside the classroom

Alex Grant and Kelsi Sibert // March 21, 2018

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...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Nicte Hernandez // February 27, 2018

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...

Ryan Patten, Chair of the political science department spoke at the Town Hall Meeting on Thursday Nov. 13 Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Students debate politics at Town Hall

Jovanna Garcia // November 17, 2014

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...

Chico Police examine bullet shell casings at Chico Trailer Haven at 1412 Nord Ave. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Three arrests made in weekend shooting

April 6, 2014

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...

Donald E.J. Kilmer Jr., a San Jose attorney who practices civil rights cases, speaks at a gun control debate on campus March 4. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti

Campus gun policy unlawful, potentially

Tj Carter // April 1, 2014

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...

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