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Karla Camacho was lobbying the morning after winning her award. Back to Basics is a student mental health and student housing insecurity campaign that Camacho has lobbied for in the past. Photo credit: Photo courtesy of Karla Camacho

Chico State activist wins Student Advocate of the Year

Grayson Boyer // March 30, 2018

Chico State student Karla Camacho recently won the California State Student Association (CSSA) award for Student Advocate of the Year for her lobbying efforts in support of students who are part of the...

Chico State students, faculty speak out on gun control issue

Nicte Hernandez // March 28, 2018

Kayla Tarrant Q: What is your opinion on stricter gun regulations? A: I believe we definitely need stricter gun regulations like extensive background checks, domestic violence history, drug or...

Hawaii senator Brian Schatz has introduced the new bill aiming to decrease student debt. Photo courtesy of Mike Inacay.

New bill promises no more student loans

Tisha Cheney // March 26, 2018

A recently announced major bill, the Debt-Free College Act of 2018, aims to reduce student debt. According to Michael Inacay, Communications Director for Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, the legislation...

The California minimum wage will have increased nearly $12 from 1979 to 2022. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Chico community reacts to minimum wage increase

Michelle Zhu // April 15, 2016

  Although the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, California may get ahead after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, creating the nation's highest...

State Assembly approves end-of-term legislation

State Assembly approves end-of-term legislation

Nicholas Carr // September 18, 2013

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