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A man enjoys a meal provided by World Central Kitchen at the Disaster Recovery Center located inside the Chico Mall. The center provides Camp Fire evacuees with resources to help with recovering documents, counseling and other kinds of support. Photo credit: Brian Luong

FEMA plans to stay in Chico as Camp Fire statistics continue to rise

Mathew Miranda // November 28, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue operating at the local assistance center in Chico until Jan.12, at the earliest. However, the probability of staying beyond that date remains...

A truck on Skyway destroyed by the destruction of Camp Fire. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Camp Fire Day One: Thousands evacuate through Paradise and Chico

Extreme western winds push flames and smoke through Paradise on the first day of the Camp Fire. Updated 9:45 a.m. Friday CalFire's most recent briefing confirmed that the Camp Fire is at an estimated...

The eight Chico City Council candidates spoke on various issues including but not limited to local businesses, homelessness and public safety, local environmental preservation and the regulation of cannabis in Chico. Be sure to review the candidates' platform points before election day on Tuesday. Photo credit: Chris Godbout

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Josh Cozine // November 2, 2018

The Chico City Council consists of seven council members each elected for four-year terms. Three of these council seats will be up for grabs this Tuesday, during the City of Chico's General Municipal Election....

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Unemployment rates in Butte County drop to all time low

Yaritza Ayon and Mathew Miranda // November 2, 2018

The Butte County unemployment rate is reaching record lows.According to data by the Labor Market Information Division of the California Employment Development Department, the unemployment rate for September...

Chris Laverrite inside of the Sigma Chi chapter house. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda // October 24, 2018

Correction: A previous version of this article carried a quote from Sigma Nu representative and chapter president, Blake Emery which was not verified. We have removed this quote due to conflict of facts...

A group of Sigma Chi brothers sitting on the bench in front of the chapter house. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Sigma Chi returns to Chico State after five years

Mathew Miranda // October 24, 2018

After a five-year disaffiliation with the university, one of the oldest and largest fraternities in the nation will be returning to campus. Sigma Chi, established in 1992 at Chico State, was voted back...

The current FitU staff posing for a group photo by Yolo Hall Photo credit: FitU

FitU helps transform students’ health perspectives

Yaritza Ayon // September 28, 2018

Chico State has a fitness program for students that strays away from the traditional set diet and exercise plan.FitU, established in 2009 by the nutrition and kinesiology department, takes a holistic...

Program Coordinator for UMatter Jessica Magallanes wants to help students who are sad or stressed by telling them it's normal to feel these pressures during college.

New mental health training for Chico State faculty aids student wellness

September 24, 2018

Within the past few years the demand for mental health services has surged, calling for college campuses around the country to develop new ideas to help students. Chico State's new mental health training...

Shift Bicycle Cafe Owner and Operator John Hanna-Barton hands a student his freshly made iced mocha. Hanna-Barton can make anything from pour-over coffee to an iced mocha with almond milk.

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Mathew Miranda // September 5, 2018

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best...

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