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‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

‘American Totem’ discusses the culture behind gun violence

Alex Grant

March 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, hosted a pre-release screening and panel discussion of the documentary “American Totem” in the BMU Auditorium Monday night. The documentary was broken into six chapters; story, identity, community, security, civil society and the American experiment....

Wildcats ‘Feel the Bern’

Wildcats ‘Feel the Bern’

Bridget Comito

April 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Chico State has been experiencing a wide range of openness and support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Six months ago, very few people knew his name. Today, he appeals widely to the younger generation, especially college students. This is apparent in the Chico community.Bands for Be...

Wildcats dive into the shark tank

Wildcats dive into the shark tank

Amelia Storm

February 25, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Two Chico State alumni will seek funding from millionaires on ABC’s Shark Tank, premiering tomorrow night. After four months of paperwork, siblings Skyler Scarlett and Brittney Scarlett-Torres, owners of Glace Cryotherapy, will seek funding from self-made millionaires Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran,...

College degrees are just a stamp

College degrees are just a stamp

February 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Would you allow someone without a college degree to perform your major brain surgery?Consider this: the only skills in the brain surgery career path currently unlearnable outside the academic space are sensitivity to death and real practice on cadavers. Both are necessities, as intimate neurosurgical knowledge...

Study shows increase in jail violence

Study shows increase in jail violence

Jovanna Garcia

November 18, 2014


Filed under News

Jail violence has increased in California since the criminal justice realignment bill, AB 109, passed in 2011, according to a study by members of the Chico State Political Science Department. Political science department members Jon Caudill, Ryan Patten, Matthew O. Thomas and Sally Anderson worked with University of ...

Lecturer earns reputable fellowship

Lecturer earns reputable fellowship

Nicholas Carr

December 10, 2013


Filed under News

A faculty member at Chico State has received a fellowship from the American Political Science Association to pursue doctoral studies.Sergio Sanchez, a political science lecturer, will be awarded $4,000 through the association’s Minority Fellows Program, according to a university press release. Sanc...

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