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Undocuweek, we needed you

Students learn during an event for Undocuweek. Photo credit: Janette Estrada
March 12, 2019

Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers (L.E.A.D) held "Undocuweek" to inform undocumented students with mixed-status families at Chico State of the current federal and state legislation.Chico...

Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Chico State lays out their alcohol policy very clearly to all of its athletes when the athlete first arrives at Chico State. Photo credit: Diego Ramirez
April 15, 2018

As we move on from cold and rain to nicer weather, there will be no shortages of partying Chico State students. This narrative of a typical weekend is different for student-athletes who are bound by a...

Chico State activist wins Student Advocate of the Year

Karla Camacho was lobbying the morning after winning her award. Back to Basics is a student mental health and student housing insecurity campaign that Camacho has lobbied for in the past. Photo credit: Photo courtesy of Karla Camacho
March 30, 2018

Chico State student Karla Camacho recently won the California State Student Association (CSSA) award for Student Advocate of the Year for her lobbying efforts in support of students who are part of the...

Smoking should be banned on campus

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won
September 18, 2016

When walking through the gorgeous Chico State campus, there are a few things to expect. You should be prepared to see a seemingly endless variety of trees, hear the birds chirping and the creek babbling....

Prohibition on campuses doesn’t encourage safe drinking habits

Illustration by Miles Huffman
January 24, 2015

If students at Sacramento State want to grab a pint of beer with lunch where do they go? To dining services. The Round Table Pizza there has beer on tap. Most colleges have problems with alcohol....

Rare exception given to club presidents

Rare exception given to club presidents
February 22, 2014

Two students were reinstated to their club presidency despite a California State University policy that restricts students from serving officer positions if they've taken too many units. Presidents...

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