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One of the Chico State physics students wearing a pumpkin on his head during the annual pumpkin drop. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

School children cry out, demand mass pumpkin executions for science

Dan Christian // November 2, 2018

The piercing screams of children rang out across campus as gourds hit the floor for the Department of Physics and Society of Physics Students 31st Annual Pumpkin Drop. Visiting elementary students reveled...

President Gayle Hutchinson and faculty members of the College of Natural Sciences use their golden shovels to break ground for the new science building on Wednesday. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

New science building breaks ground

Olyvia Simpson // October 10, 2018

Dozens of members from Chico State and the community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science building on Wednesday. President Gayle Hutchinson spoke to those who came to witness the...

The physics department recently received an update to its technology in the form of lasers and optic systems. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

$130,000 award funds new equipment for physics department

December 1, 2015
The physics department is working to upgrade its equipment and recently purchased new lasers and optic systems.
Illustration by Miles Huffmna

Let’s get physical, physical

William Rein // March 13, 2015
More students should be interested in how the universe operates.
Kids from Chico elementary schools sit in front of Butte Hall for the 27th annual Pumpkin Drop. Photo credit: Christine Lee

Physics students drop pumpkins to educate kids

Enrique Raymundo // October 30, 2014
The Society of Physics Students drops pumpkins from the fourth floor of Butte Hall for the 27th annual Pumpkin Drop. The event encourages elementary school students to stay interested in science.
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