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Sunrise Movement protests at Meriam Library

Sunrise Movement protests at Meriam Library

Julian Mendoza

September 28, 2019

Students protested Thursday outside Meriam Library - using buckets as drums, smoke masks and their voices - to raise awareness about climate change.Starting at around Noon, students from the Sunrise Movement gathered around the south side of Meriam Library underneath the second floor, setting up pos...

Will Butte Hall renovations solve its asbestos problem?

Will Butte Hall renovations solve its asbestos problem?

Jessie Imhoff

September 10, 2019

Chico State is currently undergoing plans to renovate Butte Hall, the second-largest building on campus and home to many different departments. These renovations, set to start in summer 2021 and end by summer 2023, will displace many professors during its prolonged construction.While there are conce...

DREAMers welcomed at student reception

DREAMers welcomed at student reception

Jessie Imhoff

September 8, 2019

The Chico State Dream Center welcomed DREAM students on Friday at Sylvester's Cafe. The goal was to provide students with knowledge on the resources available to them on campus. The DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act provides a way to grant residency for people who came to A...

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Kendall George

March 4, 2019

Updates: Earlier, it was reported that the Chico Police Department responded Monday morning to the rumors of a suspicious subject being on campus. It was actually the University Police Department who responded. There has also been a confirmation that the suspect was not on campus Monday morning according...

Police Blotter: Indecent exposure, fraud and burglary

Police Blotter: Indecent exposure, fraud and burglary

Gordy Papalias

February 6, 2019

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, Jan. 23, 3:19 p.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall on Arcadian Avenue. Reporting party stated that a woman in a pink sweater beat her up two weeks ago and is now waiting in the area to fight her. All parties were counseled and agreed to leave eac...

Meriam Library plays host to second annual Welcome Week Game Night

Meriam Library plays host to second annual Welcome Week Game Night

Brian Luong

August 27, 2018

Over 100 Chico State students showed up to play games and compete for prizes while learning to navigate the Meriam Library, Sunday, before the first day of classes.New students learned more about the library and its features through a variation of the game Lotería, a game similar to Bingo. Participa...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Anne Chamberlain

April 24, 2018

Students stop to read colorful shirts strung up throughout the trees outside the Meriam Library. The shirts are the work of students who participated in the Chico State Clothesline Project last week by making shirts at the BMU. The shirts are hung across campus as a visual reminder of sexual assault an...

Joe Crotts retires after 44 years at Meriam Library

Joe Crotts retires after 44 years at Meriam Library

Josh Cozine

February 3, 2018

Librarian Joe Crotts retired after a long career at Chico State Wednesday.Crotts retired during his 44th year at the Meriam Library. His wife Brenda also recently retired from her job as a librarian at the Butte County Library.Asked Friday how they like retirement so far, Crott said they have alread...

Cut the fees, please

Cut the fees, please

Danielle Cortes

November 29, 2017

The price of overdue fees is ridiculous here at Chico State. Simply forgetting to return a book for one day can cost up to 50 dollars, and where is this money going? We need answers, as soon as possible. It is understandable that there should be a punishment enacted but there should just be another...

Chico State legal database is set to change

Chico State legal database is set to change

Jacqueline Morales

April 11, 2017

Access to the legal information database LexisNexis Academic will end June 1. LexisNexis has been used for legal information through Meriam Library for eight years. It is paid by the chancellor's office and will soon end its contract with the Chico State campus."It hasn't always been a popular resourc...

Top 10 campus resources rarely used

Nicholas Feeley

February 13, 2017

Chico State students are familiar with the Bell Memorial Union, the Wildcat Store and Meriam Library, but many do not know the full extent of the services available. Here are some resources available to all students.   1) The Career Center The Career Center is available to all Chico State...

Meriam Library welcomes all-gender restrooms

Meriam Library welcomes all-gender restrooms

Alejandra Fraga

February 8, 2017

Meriam Library has added two all-gender restrooms on the third floor."We have a very diverse population here...we want to be responsive to that population," said Patrick Newell, Dean of Meriam Library.Meriam library will be undergoing many changes that serve the Chico State community as they want to encour...

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