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Chico State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Events will be offered for students during Hispanic Heritage month. Photo credit: Cameron O'Brien

Natalie Hanson

September 16, 2017

National Hispanic Heritage Month will be celebrated on campus with a variety of events, starting Friday to Oct. 19.This month is intended to commemorate Latino and Hispanic heritage, achievements, and history. Various organization on campus have come together to commemorate the national commemoration. On...

New horizons for campus diversity

Chico State will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in September in light of the record-breaking increase of Hispanic and Latino enrollment at 42.1 percent. Photo credit: Jenelle Kapellas

Cheyanne Burens

September 9, 2015

  This September, many may be celebrating Hispanic Heritage month in light of the 2015 fall enrollment, making Chico State history once again by reaching an all-time high for Hispanic and Latino/a enrollees at 42.1 percent. DREAM students are a contributing factor, doubling each year since 2...

Hispanic Heritage Month embraces culture

Percentage of Chico State's Hispanic population. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

Michaela Sundholm

September 30, 2014

Aug. 23 to Oct. 15 marks Chico State's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, giving a fast-growing demographic at Chico State a chance to honor their culture. Sarahy Barcenas, a freshman biochemistry major, was one of the students in attendance for the showing. For her, Hispanic Heritage Month is a ...

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