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President Hutchinson decides to stagger student fee increases despite advisory vote results

President Hutchinson decides to stagger student fee increases despite advisory vote results

Grayson Boyer

May 8, 2018


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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson announced on Thursday that she would be implementing the proposed student fee increases, despite students voting against all three increases. The announcement came Thursday at noon through an email sent to all students. President Hutchinson decided on staggering the...

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Josh Cozine and Natalie Hanson

May 8, 2018


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Nearly 50 students gathered outside Kendall Hall Monday to protest the recently approved student fee increases. Student participants began the protest with speeches and a rally at about 11 a.m. Brigitte Dahrouj, who helped organize the event, was one of many expressing her frustration with the inc...

President Hutchinson increases student fees

President Hutchinson increases student fees

Alex Grant

May 3, 2018


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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson decided to approve all three proposed student fee increases Thursday, but compromised when each fee would go into effect. While Hutchinson approved each fee, the Health Services Fee adjustment will be the only increase implemented next semester. The Student Learning...

Tuition increase for upcoming school year no longer being considered

Tuition increase for upcoming school year no longer being considered

Josh Cozine

April 20, 2018


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Students are off the hook to the tune of $228 for the next academic year. In what many at Chico State are calling a welcome turn of events, it was announced Friday morning by the chancellor of the CSU system that proposed tuition increases for the next academic year are no longer being considered. Two...

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Student activists host town hall to discuss gun violence

Lizzie Helmer

April 10, 2018


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March For Our Lives Chico put on a town hall Saturday at the El Rey theater that featured multiple congressional candidates and community leaders. Lizzie Helmer can be reached at [email protected] or @lizziehelmer on Twitter....

New speaking series addresses life lessons

New speaking series addresses life lessons

Lizzie Helmer

April 2, 2018


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Love, relationships, spirituality, honesty, success and fear. These topics and more were covered in Basement Talks, a new speaking series created by the Student Philanthropy Council. The first 'talk' was held in the basement of Sapp Hall on Normal Street Wednesday night. The featured speaker was the ...

Students share mixed emotions over proposed fee increases

Students share mixed emotions over proposed fee increases

Grayson Boyer and Alex Grant

March 12, 2018


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Chico State’s proposed fee increases have sparked an intense debate in the student body, manifesting itself most visibly in the open forums that took place during the first two weeks of March. On Feb. 16, administrators sent an email to the student body announcing proposed fee increases to the He...

President Hutchinson responds to student concerns over proposed fee increases

President Hutchinson responds to student concerns over proposed fee increases

Josh Cozine

February 28, 2018


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Three potential student fee increases adding up to $380 per year are currently up for discussion at four upcoming open forums.Students have started organizing to voice their disapproval over compounding and seemingly sudden cost increases to attend classes, and question the processes involved that leave them...

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