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Zingg throws first pitch, ‘Cats lose

Zingg throws first pitch, ‘Cats lose

Anna Baytosh

April 13, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

President Paul Zingg threw his last first pitch for a Chico State baseball game on Sunday, April 10 at Nettleton Stadium. This started the Wildcats’ rubber match of the home series against Cal State Dominguez Hills. This baseball game was one of several events Zingg has participated in to mark the...

Newly selected president faces challenges

Newly selected president faces challenges

Eric Mcguire

March 17, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

On a rainy Wednesday morning, amidst hot coffee and donuts, students and faculty gathered to watch a live video feed of the board of trustees meeting in Long Beach. The viewing took place in the Associated Students offices in the BMU. As the assembled crowd waited for the video feed to start broadcasting,...

Redhead redemption

Redhead redemption

Sam Rios

February 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The concept of redheads becoming extinct seems to be a funny anecdote. However, there is proof that this is actually a serious issue.Researchers at ScotlandsDNA estimate that redheads could be extinct in a couple hundred years as a result of climate change.It is crucial to know that red hair is a hereditary ...

Chico State senate approves no-confidence resolution

Chico State senate approves no-confidence resolution

December 15, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

The Academic Senate approved a no confidence resolution on Dec. 10. The resolution states that faculty and staff have lost their trust in Chico State administration and leadership. The document is aimed toward administration heads, such as President Paul Zingg, Interim Provost Susan Elrod and the V...

Students and faculty voice concerns for the next presidential search

Students and faculty voice concerns for the next presidential search

Carly Plemons

November 11, 2015


Filed under Administration, Breaking News

The first meeting to establish what qualities are needed in the next President to replace President Zingg at Chico State took place Tuesday afternoon. “We’ve had a revolving door of upper level administration on this campus,” Maris Thompson, School of Education said. “In the past five year...

Faculty dissatisfaction leads to action plan

Faculty dissatisfaction leads to action plan

Elizabeth Castillo

October 20, 2015


Filed under Administration, Community, News

An action committee is enacting a plan that allows for better communication among faculty, staff, administration and students. The forum held earlier this semester addressed some major concerns including distrust of administration, disregard for faculty and staff input, and concerns regarding ...

Faculty voices frustrations with Zingg, administration at open forum

Cheyanne Burens

September 1, 2015


Filed under News

After years of unresolved complaints and unrest, more than 150 Chico State faculty and staff had the opportunity to vocalize their exasperation with President Paul Zingg and senior administration at an open forum Thursday in Colusa Hall. The forum followed the overwhelmingly negative outcome of the sp...

President Zingg’s transition, city spending addressed at fall convocation

President Zingg’s transition, city spending addressed at fall convocation

Cheyanne Burens

August 21, 2015


Filed under News

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members gathered last night in the Harlen Adams Theatre for the 2015 Fall Convocation. This year's convocation proved to be memorable as President Zingg made the unexpected announcement that he will be retiring at the end of the academic year. "Recently I h...

President Zingg announces retirement

President Zingg announces retirement

Stephanie Schmieding

August 20, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Paul Zingg, the president of Chico State, unexpectedly announced his plan to retire during his speech at the 2015 Fall Convocation. Zingg discussed several aspects of the upcoming school year at the convocation on Thursday afternoon, including his plans to retire at the end of the 2015-2016 academic...

Former CSU leader takes reins as acting Chico State president

Former CSU leader takes reins as acting Chico State president

Dylan Dewit

March 25, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

Rollin Richmond, the former president of Humboldt State, has been appointed as acting president for Chico State in the wake of President Paul Zingg's recent heart surgery and necessary recuperation period. Chancellor Timothy White selected Zingg's interim replacement and on the California State...

Zingg announces $14M for training

Zingg announces $14M for training

David Mcvicker

August 22, 2014


Filed under Administration, News

Along with a warm welcome to students and faculty returning to Chico State, President Paul Zingg offered another bright bit of news to members of the campus community during his fall convocation. In his fall convocation address, Zingg briefly reiterated commitments made in his July presidential...

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