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Environmental groups lack diversity

Kaitlin Haley, A.S. Commissioner of Environmental Affairs. Orion File Photo.

Yessenia Funes

May 13, 2014

Natalie Calcutta, a graduating Chico State sociology major, was the only non-white voting board member of the Associated Students Environmental Affairs Council this year. "I don't think it ever really clicked with me being the only non-white person there," she said. The A.S. Environmental Affai...

Student activists seek oil divestment

Kaitlin Haley, A.S. Commissioner of Environmental Affairs, discusses the importance of sustainable investments. Orion File Photo.

Eric Mccauley

February 9, 2014

Members of a student activism course are working with Associated Students to draft a ballot measure that would urge the university to release all stock holdings in fossil fuel companies. Each year, students in the Environmental Thought in Action course work to place an advisory measure on the A.S. spring election ...

Spotlight on AS officers: Kaitlin Haley

Kaitlin Haley

Sharon Martin

October 8, 2013

From an activist to a student government official, Kaitlin Haley has taken her passion for the environment to another level. Haley, a senior cultural anthropology major, is the commissioner of environmental affairs. After transferring from MiraCosta Community College, she never thought she woul...

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