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Student remembered at vigil

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-08-28T18:38:00Z"/> news Pedro Quintana Friends and family members held services this weekend to honor the life of a Chico State student who died this summer in his hometown of Paso Robles. Senior art major Samuel McNairn was driving home from a party about 2:30 a.m. Aug. 15, wh...

Flames exceed 10 feet in fire on bike path

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-05-09T22:34:00Z"/> news Lauren BeavenA fire reported on the bike path near the water tower caused police and firefighters to respond at about 9:45 p.m. When firefighters arrived, the flames were well above the fence level. Police cautioned <span>passersby to avoid that section...

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March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-10-26T18:18:00Z"/> news Jeb Draper Group celebrates Jesse Kohen's life at One-Mile Recreation Area ...

CSU to discuss eliminating grants for graduate students

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-13T17:24:00Z"/> news Juniper RoseGraduate students may not receive State University Grants for the 2012-2013 academic year depending on a decision California State University executives will make this week. The CSU Chancellor's Office asked the Financial Aid and Scholarship ...

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March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-12-14T16:46:00Z"/> news Jeb Draper Q&A with Amro Jayousi

Local alternatives fill appetites

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-09-06T19:56:00Z"/> news Molly Rose Livingston It is uncommon to eat a sandwich and know where the ingredients were grown and produced. A.S. Dining Services is changing that. The local lunch program gives students a way to support nearby farmers and ranchers with meals made alm...

Chico State alumni and faculty take places on city’s sustainability committee

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-09-04T00:58:00Z"/> news Bill HallChico State faculty and alumni were among those up for consideration as the City Council selected seven committee members for the newly reconstituted Sustainability Task Force on Tuesday night. <div> Fourteen applicants were reviewed for the seven-m...

Top administrator resigns; president takes over duties

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-03T10:55:00Z"/> news Andre ByikSandra Flake, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, has resigned from her post, effective immediately, Chico State President Paul Zingg said in an email obtained by The Orion. The provost is the leading academic officer and takes c...

Legislation affecting university applicants spawns race debate

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-10-04T18:22:00Z"/> news Molly Rose LivingstonFactors such as gender, ethnicity and household income may be weighed when someone applies for college if a controversial bill gets passed by the governor. The bill, authored by Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, applies to both the Unive...

Loan program no ‘slam dunk’

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-11-01T19:33:00Z"/> news Griffin Rogers In a year when student loan debt is expected to exceed $1 trillion, President Barack Obama introduced a plan to consolidate federal student loan programs and lower interest rates. The "Pay As You Earn" plan, announced Wednesday, would unite ...

Legislature to talk legal pot

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-03-27T21:55:00Z"/> news Bill, initiative aims to alleviate crackdownsOrion StaffMedical marijuana advocates are turning their campaign efforts to state legislators and Gov. Jerry Brown to bring a state-regulated system for medical marijuana dispensaries. Medical marijuana supporters nee...

Scam uses jobs as bait

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-08-23T20:27:00Z"/> news Griffin Rogers Frauds targeted students' Wildcat inboxes this summer in a digital mailbox bashing. Some students received an email with the subject headline, "URGENT! PART TIME JOB OFFER." Enclosed was a letter from a fabricated person offering a job that allowe...

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