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Students, faculty and staff all gathered together on Friday to come up with solutions to the increasing crime activity in the Chico community. Photo credit: Kendall George

Campus safety summit starts discussion about homelessness, mental health, safety

Kendall George // April 24, 2019

Over the past few semesters, campus and community crime have been at a steady increase. With school shootings, stabbings, robberies and sexual assaults happening in close proximity to Chico State, the...

The new shelter which is projected to open in June will be on the corner of 4th and Orange streets, right across from the train station. Photo credit: Kendall George

Homeless shelter to open near campus, Chico State administration in opposition

Kendall George // April 13, 2019

President Gayle Hutchinson sent out a campus-wide email Friday explaining the university’s opposition to a new low-barrier homeless shelter on the corner of 4th and Orange streets. In this email, she...

Dr. Arreguin-Bermudez started working at Chico State in 2004 as a Spanish professor. Photo credit: Kendall George

Chico State professor shares undocumented journey following Undocuweek

Kendall George // March 12, 2019

According to Elizabeth Alaniz, assistant director of the financial aid and scholarship office, Chico State doesn’t know how many undocumented students are on campus, but she estimates there are around...

A single’s guide to Chico State social life

Kendall George // March 10, 2019

It's cuddle season. That is, it's cuddle season if you have someone to cuddle with. However, for a large portion of us cuddle-less Wildcats, "single" is a word that doesn't seem to be going away in our...

Watermelon hurled at woman who refuses sex

Kendall George // February 26, 2019

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious PersonFriday, Feb. 22, 7:20 a.m., Student Health Center There was a male who was reported to be hitting the door and trying to get into the building. He was reported...

Elaine Kramer (left) and Pam Farly (right) were two of four women panel members during the Tuesday night discussion session. Photo credit: Kendall George

Women’s symposium brings 600 people to advocate for female leaders

Kendall George // February 18, 2019

From Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, the Wildcat Leadership Institute hosted a "Women Like You" convention, featuring five days of events all under the theme of female empowerment in business/professional settings....

The entrance to the Feather River Hospital Emergency Room just after the Camp Fire burned through Paradise. Adventist Health now says the entire campus area on Pentz Road will not be re-opened anytime soon. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Feather River hospital to close, over 1,200 employees to be laid off

Kendall George // February 14, 2019

Feather River Hospital medical center campus in Butte County will not be reopening after Camp Fire damage, according to a press release on the Adventist Health website released Wednesday morning. Feather...

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