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Study abroad programs canceled amongst heavy cases of Coronavirus, select students to leave countries

Kimberly Morales, Staff Writer // March 11, 2020

Chico State and study abroad consortiums have begun to pull students from their study abroad programs amid the increase of coronavirus cases across the globe.  Students continuing toward their...

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How to make the most of study abroad

Grant Schmieding // February 12, 2018

Few things will make your head spin faster than stepping off a plane into an unfamiliar country. I studied abroad in Viterbo, Italy for two semesters. All the preparation, contemplation, research and...

Affected areas of the Norcia region in Italy. Photo from U.S. Geological Survey

Study abroad students safe after 6.2 earthquake

Marrion Charissa Cruz // August 24, 2016

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck cities in central Italy early Wednesday morning. The epicenter was Amatrice, two hours from Rome. Nearby towns such as Umbria, Lazio and Marche were also affected. The...

Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, has developed a passion for photography. Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador

Student finds passion for photography

Floritzel Salvador // March 2, 2016

Meet Vicente Fuentes, senior marketing major, recently returned from a semester abroad in Viterbo, Italy. The 23-year-old was born in Colima, Mexico. At the age of 8, he came to the United States. At...

Nicole Santos says farewell to her last four years at Chico State. Photo courtesy of Annie Page

Senior Spotlight: An Orionite’s farewell to Chico State

Nicole Santos // May 12, 2015

It feels like just yesterday I was moving into my dorm in Sutter Hall. Now I’m decorating my cap for the commencement ceremony on Saturday. This semester, I interviewed 18 diverse seniors for...

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