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Computer engineering student dies

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-04-25T12:34:00Z"/> news Nicholas CarrJeremy Hoptowit, 41, a computer engineering major, died April 17. Hoptowit first came to Chico State in 1988 and decided to re-enroll in classes after a break from the university, according to an university of public affairs email announcement. ...

Wind gusts blow over rotten tree as rainy weather begins

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-10-23T19:54:00Z"/> news <p class="p1">Timber!  Tree trimmers from Richard’s Tree Service cut down the remains of a rotten boxelder tree <span class="s1">that blew over in Alumni Glen Saturday night. The branches were picked up and stuffed into a </span><s...

Hands-free law avoids fee hike

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-09-13T18:24:00Z"/> news Griffin RogersDrivers who continue to illegally use a cell phone while driving caught a break Sept. 6 when Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have significantly increased fines for both drivers and bicyclists. Senate Bill 28 would have raised the bas...

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March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-10-19T17:40:00Z"/> news Kennedy Coker Sexual assaults go underreported

Police make burglary arrest

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-11-27T21:11:00Z"/> news Police say students on West Fourth Street were burglarized while they were out of town during Thanksgiving break. Quinn WesternUniversity Police discovered narcotics and numerous pieces of property stolen from Chico State students when officers stopped a ca...

“Effective immediately, this entire Greek system is suspended:” Drinking death, hazing allegations prompt shutdown

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-11-27T21:18:00Z"/> news Drinking death, hazing allegations prompt shutdownQuinn Western and Katrina CameronAs students were leaving for Thanksgiving break, a cold autumn breeze blew the lowered university flag. It waved in memory of senior communication design student Mason Sumni...

Faculty vote to strike

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-05-08T20:29:00Z"/> news Aubrey CrosbyFaculty members across the California State University system voted to authorize a strike in the fall if contract negotiations with the CSU don’t lead to an agreement. After three days of talks, negotiations Saturday broke down, which means the fac...

2 fraternities shut down after investigation into beer brewing, drinking party

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-05-07T15:47:00Z"/> news Greeks suspendedPedro Quintana • Nicholas CarrChico State officials put one sorority chapter on probation and suspended two fraternities after investigations confirmed violations of university policies. Pi Kappa Alpha is suspended for three years after...

Student government appoints 2 to council

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-03-07T11:38:00Z"/> news Dan ReidelAssociated Students filled two officer vacancies Friday, after ineligibilities arose at the start of the semester. Erik Taylor was approved as the new director of legislative affairs, replacing Joe Banez. Luann Manss replaces Natalie Lessa as commissi...

Minor in video game design to be offered

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-03-01T19:34:00Z"/> news Alexander Seymour Chico State will soon offer a new minor in video game design for those interested in applying their skills to the digital arts. The Academic Senate unanimously voted to approve the new minor Thursday, and students can start applying for t...

Alcohol in blood of dead alumna

March 28, 2014


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Published 2013-05-06T18:19:00Z"/> news Allison WeeksToxicology results for a former student that died St. Patrick’s Day weekend in a car accident revealed that she had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.21. Sierra Fox, a 24-year-old Chico State alumna, died Saturday March 16 after crashing he...

Presidential pay ‘sensitive’ topic

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-11-29T19:08:00Z"/> news Presidential salary differences may sour camaraderie among leadersGriffin RogersAfter watching incoming California State University presidents receive about $400,000 in salary, current administrators have become concerned with what implications it might have...

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