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Chico State plans a quick fix for the university’s parking problem

Chico State plans a quick fix for the university’s parking problem

Amelia Storm

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Parking has never been easy for Chico State students, but, thanks to new developments, temporary lots may be coming soon.The university has slowly been acquiring land after the publication of Chico State’s master plan, which outlines ideas for expansion. This plan calls for the acquisition of the Co...

Wildcat on the Street: Parking

Wildcat on the Street: Parking

Brooke Martin and Karen Limones

September 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

Reporter Brook Martin went around campus to ask students for their opinions on the Chico State's parking issues on and off campus.Brooke Martin can be reached at [email protected] or @bmartin471 on Twitter....

Student parking is making me angry

Student parking is making me angry

Rachael Bayuk

September 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Early on a Tuesday morning, my friend mentions we are running behind while on our way to campus. I did not understand what she was worried about since her class wasn't until 11 a.m. When we arrived, around 8 a.m., I realized what was wrong.Every single space for general parking was full in every par...

Passport parking becomes available to pay on campus

Passport parking becomes available to pay on campus

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

August 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Passport Parking expands from the University Stadium and Student Health Center. All campus parking locations where hourly permits are effective starting August 21. Hourly parking will change to “pay by plate,” instructing users to type their license plate. Visitors or non-decal parking can...

Alternatives and app may solve parking permit issues

Alejandra Fraga

February 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Many Chico State students question the amount of parking permits issued year-round and how their money is being allocated.Reserved permits are sold on a one-to-one basis and general permits are sold on a two-to-one basis. "As a campus with limited parking and limited surrounding land to expand, there ...

Campus parking hassles students

Campus parking hassles students

Cheyanne Burens

August 31, 2015


Filed under News

As the new semester returns in full swing, many students may run into a familiar problem— Where can I park my car hassle-free? Finding low cost parking in close proximity to classes is a typical problem among college campuses and surely applies to Chico State. However, the university works hard...

No Need for Change

No Need for Change

Carly Plemons

August 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Campus parking meters will no longer accept change as a form of payment. The new meters can be used with and Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card. The parking cost is $1 per hour or $5 per day until 10 p.m. Parking permits are required Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Passes are not re...

Parking difficulties drive union to call for action

Parking difficulties drive union to call for action

Jenice Tupolo

April 14, 2015


Filed under Administration

President Paul Zingg has been given a list of demands for reform by the California State University Employees Union, with parking space availability as a primary concern. If demands are granted, 200 additional parking spaces could be made available for the public. From Monday to Friday, student ...

Academic Senate discusses campus parking

Academic Senate discusses campus parking

Anna Sobreviñas

December 15, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

In an Academic Senate meeting on Thursday, Lori Hoffman, vice president for business and finance, gave a presentation about parking on campus. According to the report, which compared the number of parking spaces from 2004 to 2014, faculty and staff parking spaces increased by 92 slots and reserved parking by 209. How...

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