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cones and cops in front of police car late at night on Ivy street

Alleged drunk-driving student hits woman wearing costume

Molly Myers, News Editor // October 23, 2022

A woman suffered major bodily injuries after being hit by a car on Ivy Street less than two blocks from campus late Saturday evening. The 24-year-old driver, Cole Carpenter, a student at Chico State,...

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When Neil Young speaks, we listen

Mario Ortiz Jr, Opinion Editor // February 3, 2022

Legendary artist Neil Young, who visited Chico back in 2018, has had his music catalog removed from Spotify at his request. According to Young, "Spotify has become a very damaging force via its public...

The beginning of the end: key takeaways from the final presidential debate

The beginning of the end: key takeaways from the final presidential debate

Joel Moret, Reporter // October 27, 2020

The final debate between President Donald Trump and presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden was held on Oct. 22. The debate covered topic areas such as COVID-19, healthcare and systemic...

Covid-19 cases in Butte County as of Friday, Aug. 28.

Chico State stops in-person and hybrid courses, closes the dorms

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // August 30, 2020

Chico State announced Sunday evening that all remaining in-person classes will be suspended and resumed online. The university also canceled most on-campus housing because of a growing cluster of COVID-19...

Choose Chico brings in future Wildcats

Trenton Taylor // April 9, 2019

The overcast skies and light showers weren't enough to keep future Wildcats from getting their iconic first picture by the Chico State sign in front of Kendall Hall.Even Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson...

The campaign for this years safe celebration of Cesar Chavez Day is sponsored by MEChA, Associated Students, University Housing, CADEC, CAVE,  and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Image from Chico State Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Campus asks for responsible participation in Cesar Chavez Day

Natalie Hanson // March 27, 2019

On what many consider a day off from classes and a welcome opportunity after spring break to party, Chico State is offering opportunities to celebrate the upcoming holiday, Cesar Chavez Day, with more...

Crimes in Chico have been on the rise. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Gordy Papalias // March 12, 2019

Multiple StabbingsChico Police responded to three stabbings that happened within a 24-hour span last Monday. Police suspect that two of the incidents involve the same person at the same apartment complex.One...

Mugshot of Suspect Brian Matthew Loo. Photo credit: Chico PD

Police chase results in arrest of one of Butte County’s most notorious criminals

Gordy Papalias // February 12, 2019

Chico police officers engaged in a car chase of suspect Brian Matthew Loo on Sunday, which started in the Kohl’s parking lot. Undercover officers showed up to the parking lot to contact a man who...

The Dream Center hosted a webinar that informed students and teachers about the current  state of DACA. Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

DACA webinar provides clarity and information

Nate Rettinger // February 8, 2019

The Dream Center participated in a webinar put on by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center on Tuesday morning. The presentation went over the current state of the DACA program, litigation preventing the...

Students lined up to fill their plates at Tacos and Trivia

Associated Students hosts tacos and trivia night

Trenton Taylor // February 3, 2019

A handful of students were treated to all-you-can-eat tacos and trivia at the BMU Thursday night. This is one of many events that Associated Students Productions hosts for Chico State students throughout...

Indecent exposure and sex crimes, battery and fights

Indecent exposure and sex crimes, battery and fights

Dan Christian // November 7, 2018

University Police Call Type: Sex Crime Tuesday 1:31 p.m., Sutter Hall Reporting party stated their niece had been raped 2 days prior and knows the suspect. Call Type: Battery Tuesday 5:07 p.m., West...

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed on Tuesday as police investigated the area where a deceased body was found. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Natalie Hanson // October 30, 2018

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed Tuesday morning after a deceased body was found on campus.On Monday night, police discovered a body on campus in the area around Kendall Hall. The building was closed...

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