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Camp Fire Story: Model United Nations Adviser John Crosby

John Crosby took his members of his class to Washington D.C. unsure of the status of his home. Photo credit: Mathew  Miranda

Justin Jackson

November 28, 2018

John Crosby, political science instructor and Model U.N. Adviser, lost his home in Magalia due to the Camp Fire. The following is the story of how he traveled across the nation without knowing the status of his home. The morning of the fire John Crosby and his students were headed to a Model U.N. c...

Chico State’s Model UN Team ranks among the best in the world

Chico State's Model United Nations Team won Outstanding Delegation for the ninth time in 11 years. Photo credit: John Crosby

Mathew Miranda

April 17, 2018

Chico State’s Model United Nations Team received Outstanding Delegation, the highest possible award, at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York. This marked the ninth time in 11 years Chico State won this award which is given to the top 10 percent of schools competing. The Chico...

Chico State Model United Nations team wins top award at national conference

Chico State Model United Nations team standing out of the UN proudly showing their awards. Photo courtesy of John Crosby, club adviser and Chico State lecturer.

Cathy Fung

April 24, 2017

Chico State's Model United Nations team won Outstanding Delegation in the National Model United Nations Conference B in New York City April 13. This award is the conference's highest honor. This year, the team represented the United Kingdom. The officer corp, Head Delegate Sam Perkins, Secretary Gene...

Chico veterans share their experiences with lecture series

John Crosby, a political science professor at Chico State, spoke about his experiences in the military. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Bridget Comito

February 13, 2016

A series of lectures will be taking place the first Thursday for the next three months for veterans to express their personal experiences during their time with the military. This lecture series is known as "Veteran Voices" and is hosted by the Peace & Justice Center. John Crosby spoke on Feb. 4, th...

Universities’ push for more lecturers sparks positives and negatives

John Crosby, political science lecturer, discusses the positives and negatives associated with lecture teachers at Chico State. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

December 17, 2015

Universities are making the move toward hiring “lecturers” instead of professors to teach in an effort to redistribute funds. Chico State, as well as other universities, has been hiring professors where their official title is lecturer because they have a master’s degree rather than a doctorate...

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