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Former Mayor of Chico Dan Herbert (third from left) speaks on his civic engagement work during Wildcat Vote on Tuesday night. Others pictured are Alisa Sharma (left), Audrey Denney (middle left) and Ann Schwab (right). Photo credit: Brian Luong

Students learn about civic engagement during Wildcat Vote

Brian Luong // October 17, 2018

Students of all political affiliations joined together in Colusa Hall, Monday evening, to learn more about politics, at the Wildcat Vote event hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement.Before entering the...

Diana Castellanos of M.E.Ch.A helps place signs around campus on Wednesday, announcing the weeks events. Image courtesy of Jessica Godinez. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

‘Semana de mujeres’ honors underrepresented women at Chico State

Josh Cozine // May 3, 2018

Students are sharing stories of influential women in communities historically underrepresented with events throughout the week meant to both educate and celebrate. The event, which has been in the works...

Janelle Bettencourt picks up trash in Lower Bidwell park with her lacrosse teammates. Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

Chico State students celebrate Cesar Chavez weekend

Chico State students celebrated the Cesar Chavez holiday weekend in a variety of ways; volunteering, educating, organizing and partying with community members. Four students from different campus groups...

Marchers marching to honor Cesar Chavez and others begin their march on campus on March 31.

M.E.Ch.A marches through Chico on Cesar Chavez Day

Josh Cozine // April 1, 2018

Students took to Chico streets Saturday, chanting to both celebrate the life of César Chávez and remind their fellow students that cultural appropriation is not okay. “When I say viva, you say Chávez!” Marchers...

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