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Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Police end Halloween weekend operations plan. Photo credit: Kayla Fitzgerald

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017

Chico Police Department continued to ensure public safety regulations after Halloween weekend. CPD's operation plan started Friday at 6 p.m. and ended Wednesday at 6 a.m., according to a press release. The department was expected to be busier than usual. It partnered with additional local law enforcement...

CSUs now legally have to tell students cost of living off-campus

CSUs now legally have to tell students cost of living off-campus

Andrew Freeman

August 28, 2017

A bill approved by Gov. Jerry Brown Aug. 7 will allow all CSU students and their parents to know the prices of off-campus housing more accurately, and how those prices compare to on-campus housing. The bill, Assembly Bill No. 990, requires all CSU locations across California to keep accurate price...

Celebrities get better treatment

Photo credit: David Molina

Mina Marjanovic and David Molina

September 30, 2016

“I’ll buy the neighbor’s house if they complain about the noise,” said Drake in one of his features for Future, called “Where Ya At."According to Trulia, a real estate website, last week Drake decided to live up to his lyrics. Drake dropped about $3 million for his neighbor's 4...

Chico State adopts new background check policy

Glenna Morgan, professor of communication design, expressed her concerns with the live-scan background checks due to its timeliness factor. Photo credit: Lauren Anderson

Lauren Anderson

October 2, 2015

New student and faculty hires may feel less intimidated by a background check policy change that eliminates the need for fingerprinting and speeds the entire process along. The new policy, Accurate Background, provides a background check online in which the candidate simply fills out a questionnaire,...

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