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Miscommunication between UPD and University of Communications creates confusion and potentially dangerous situations. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Campus police take responsibility for actions – Hutchinson will not

Natalie Hanson // November 26, 2019

After weeks of ongoing investigation into the Meriam Library incidents this semester, we got a chance to talk to the police chief to clarify things. My concerns, this entire semester, have rested with...

President’s Fall Reception Kicks off Academic Year

Carolyn Allen and Melissa Herrera // September 14, 2019

Kendall Lawn pulsed with music on Friday for the Fall Reception, an event where President Gayle Hutchinson discussed her new strategic plan for the university. The plan centers around three main priorities:...

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

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

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...

The preliminary budget has been released for all CSU campuses. Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Chico State receives 2017-18 preliminary budget

Daniel Wright // May 2, 2017

The CSU system has released a preliminary 2017-18 budget allocation for all of the CSU campuses.The budget is based on Gov. Jerry Brown's initial 2017-18 budget. It is still subject to change in Brown's...

President Hutchinson speaks at a press conference before her investiture ceremony on March 2. Photo credit: Ben Hacker

President Gayle E. Hutchinson’s progress report

Daniel Wright // March 9, 2017

President Hutchinson took office at Chico State in June of 2016. During her first fall semester, she outlined five transitional goals at her convocation speech: 1. Improving campus climate 2. Restoring...

Gayle Hutchinson met and greeted Chico State faculty and students on March 30. Photo credit: George Johnston

New president gains support from community

Michelle Zhu // April 4, 2016

After the search committee appointed Gayle Hutchinson to succeed President Paul Zingg, the community expressed optimism for Chico State's first female president, who happens to be a familiar face. President-select...

Newly selceted Chico State president Gayle Hutchinson return to the campus for a meet and greet with Chico State faculty and students Photo credit: George Johnston

President-select Gayle Hutchinson returns to Chico State

Michelle Zhu // March 30, 2016

Chico State's newly President-select Gayle Hutchinson returned to campus for a meet and greet with faculty and students in the Bell Memorial Union building Wednesday. Before mingling with the crowd,...

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