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Chico protestors say, ‘No war with Iran’

January 30, 2020

On Saturday, members of the city of Chico became participants in the global, ‘No War with Iran,’ anti-war campaign.  Worldwide, the size of participation in the anti-war campaign saw an increase...

President’s Fall Reception Kicks off Academic Year

September 14, 2019

Kendall Lawn pulsed with music on Friday for the Fall Reception, an event where President Gayle Hutchinson discussed her new strategic plan for the university. The plan centers around three main priorities:...

Gayle Hutchinson on track to be reviewed for abilities as president

Gayle Hutchinson pauses before the fall convocation on August 26 at Chico State. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson
August 30, 2019

The office of the Chancellor sent out a campus-wide email to students Friday, requesting constructive feedback of President Gayle Hutchinson. The email contained both a letter directly from Chancellor...

Trevor Guthrie Discusses New Role as AS President

April 23, 2019

Trevor Guthrie, Chico State’s new Associated Students President, talks in depth about his candidacy, presidency and plans for the future. Guthrie also speaks on the A.S. budget, last year’s fee increase...

Meet the 2019 Associated Students Presidential Candidates

April 15, 2019

Three people are running for the Associated Students presidential position this spring. Whoever wins will have the potential to have the largest voice for students at Chico State. So, we sat down with...

Instructors, alumni receive awards for outstanding teaching

Dr. Najm Yousefi is one of the six recipients of this year's Outstanding Faculty awards. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney
February 21, 2018

One of the highest awards given by the university was announced for six faculty members Tuesday. Chosen by the university's Faculty Recognition and Support Committee, President Gayle E. Hutchinson and...

Chico Democrats host State of the Union viewing party

Jeremy Markley, former president of Chico State Democrats, is considering running for office. Photo credit: Josh Cozine
January 31, 2018

Chico Democrats hosted a party to watch the president's yearly address to the nation Tuesday. The party was held at the house of retired Chico State faculty Michele Shover on the 200 block of East 12th...

Student body president announces resignation

As President Dylan Gray has resigned from his position for the spring semester of 2018. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson
January 18, 2018

Dylan A. Gray announced yesterday that he will resign from his position as president of student body affairs.Elected in April 2017, Gray's resignation is effective for the spring semester of 2018.Gray...

Support sister campus colleagues affected by wildfires, says Chico State president

Hutchinson reminds students to keep friends and colleagues in thoughts and to extend support. Photo credit: Sean Martens
December 8, 2017

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson reminds students and staff to sympathize and support those affected by Southern California wildfires.The Thomas fire alone has burned 115,000 acres, according to...

Chico State student elected national President of Future Farmers of America

Holbert will lead the FFA 2017-2018. Image courtesy of Breanna Holbert.
November 8, 2017

Breanna Holbert, from Chico State, became the first African-American woman president to lead the 2017-2018 Future Farmers of America.Holbert, an agriculture education major, is excited to continue giving...

President Gayle E. Hutchinson’s progress report

President Hutchinson speaks at a press conference before her investiture ceremony on March 2. Photo credit: Ben Hacker
March 9, 2017

President Hutchinson took office at Chico State in June of 2016. During her first fall semester, she outlined five transitional goals at her convocation speech: 1. Improving campus climate 2. Restoring...

Meet the University Cabinet

Photo credit: Jenelle Kapellas
March 7, 2017

The University Cabinet makes major decisions that influence the lives of students, staff and faculty everyday. Their jobs range from fundraising, managing the budget and supporting student services. Since...

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