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Many students, from various grades, came to the event to participate in the strike. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Hundreds join global Climate Strike in downtown Chico

Julian Mendoza and Carolyn Allen // September 23, 2019

Students of all ages and community members gathered for the Chico Climate Strike where they demanded a change in legislation and encouraged others to take action in the fight again our changing climate. Chico...

The band Low & Behold performing on the lawn. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Youth demand better climate change policy

Julian Mendoza and Trenton Taylor // April 24, 2019

Trinity Commons was filled with tables from both campus and local organizations educating students on what they can do to take action against climate change during the Earth Day Festival. “We are...

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Associated Students 2019 election results

Kendall George // April 18, 2019

After a 24-hour voting period, Associated Student elections ended Thursday morning with 4,513 out of 16,964 Chico State students, about 27%, participating in the election. Here are the results for the...

Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

A.S. Election: Meet the Candidates

Chico State’s A.S student government election for the 2019-2020 school year has begun in full stride. The main positions being run for are: President Executive Vice President Vice President...

Students walkout for #ClimateUprising as part of a national movement

March 15, 2019

Alex Depa carried a cardboard sign around Trinity Lawn reading: “Don’t make us use Mars,” before speaking to a crowd. “This planet is pretty much fucked OK,” he said as he took the mic to...

Demondra Martin adds her idea to include in a resolution to the university on acting on climate change. Martin wrote that scooters and bikes need to be available for rent, and cheaply Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Chico 2037 shares a much different future than most are considering

Josh Cozine // December 11, 2018

Students of Mark Stemen’s Community Service and Geography class shared stories, Dec. 5, written from the perspective of students living in a much warmer and very different future from what we now...

While heading to their classes, students cast curious glances at the dozens of plastic cups laid out. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Garbage display shows a year’s worth of cups

Olyvia Simpson // September 27, 2018

Dozens of clear plastic cups reflecting the afternoon sun captured the attention of students passing by between the Student Services Center and Bell Memorial Union Monday. Approximately 365 plastic cups...

Board of directors from all CSUs showed up at the CSSA plenary meeting, Sunday, to discuss the upcoming year. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Student leaders speak out against executive pay raises

Justin Jackson, Dan Christian, and Josh Cozine // September 24, 2018

Jared Geiser stood outside the BMU auditorium, speaking bluntly with the Chair of Community and Government Relations for CSU Northridge, Tracy Johnson. “I’ve got hungry students here to think about,”...

Debra Larson explains that ISD is being defunded but rather the university is having conversations about how to restructure funds for the program. She made it clear that elimating ISD wasnt going to happen. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Administrators questioned about future of Institute for Sustainable Development

Josh Cozine // May 12, 2018

Next semester’s student leaders were already hard at work Friday, checking in on an Academic Senate meeting.The final Academic Senate meeting for the semester had deans from all colleges of the university...

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