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CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

CSU students to protest tuition increase at state capitol

Josh Cozine

March 29, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase

Thousands of students are expected to travel to the state capitol on April 4 to protest tuition increases and address state legislators face-to-face. Coordinated by Students for Quality Education(SQE), and the California Faculty Association, the event is planned as a way for students to voice the...

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Christian Solis

October 8, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

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 aims to increase four-year graduation rates across all CSU campuses. Efforts to implement the GI 2025 ...

Minimum wage good where it is

Minimum wage good where it is

Marrion Charissa Cruz

February 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The rise of minimum wage means an increase in product prices. People often forget the correlation between the money deposited in a bank account and the money that comes out of pockets. San Francisco residents will be earning $14 an hour next year but are also paying significantly more on groceries compared to Chico residents. ...

Minimum wage on the rise

Minimum wage on the rise

Daniel Wright

January 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

Twenty-one states kicked off the new year with increases to their minimum wage laws. Some states poised to raise their minimums up to $15 an hour. California and New York have both committed to raise their minimum wage incrementally to $15, New York by 2019 and California by 2022. Seven of the...

Chico community reacts to minimum wage increase

Chico community reacts to minimum wage increase

Michelle Zhu

April 15, 2016


Filed under Community, News

  Although the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, California may get ahead after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, creating the nation's highest statewide minimum wage. The bill, signed on April 4, will increase the minimum wage gradually, wi...

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