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Trump to be sworn in as president

Trump to be sworn in as president

Carly Campbell

January 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

President-elect Donald J. Trump will be sworn in on Friday, January 20. Opening remarks will begin at 9 a.m. In his acceptance speech on Nov. 9, Trump said, “My whole life is about winning. I don’t lose often. I almost never lose.” The inauguration of the 45th President of the United States...

Bernie Sanders draws crowd of 15,000 in last-minute Sacramento rally

Bernie Sanders draws crowd of 15,000 in last-minute Sacramento rally

Amelia Storm

May 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally in Sacramento on May 9 to a crowd of over 15,000 supporters. In his speech, Sen. Sanders stressed the importance on winning the primary in California. “With your help we are going to win the biggest prize yet, the California primary which has...

Zingg says goodbye to Chico State at retirement party

Zingg says goodbye to Chico State at retirement party

Michelle Zhu

May 7, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Rain postponed the event, but it did not stop the campus community from giving Chico State President Paul Zingg a proper, and enthusiastic, farewell for his 13 years of support and leadership. Faculty, staff, students and community members joined in wishing Zingg the best in his retirement after the...

California primary election includes Senate seat

California primary election includes Senate seat

Elizabeth Helmer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The stakes are higher than usually in the 2016 primary election. For the first time in 24 years, California is having an open Senate race. Next to Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, 34 names of Senate hopefuls will be listed on the California primary. Citizens registered...

Gayle Hutchinson is one of us

Gayle Hutchinson is one of us

Jeff Guzman

March 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When it was announced last fall that the search for Chico State’s next president would be a confidential search, staff members became worried that the community would not be heavily involved.Well we have got some good news. Chico State has recently appointed a new president to succeed President...

No one enjoys political debate

No one enjoys political debate

Sean Daly

March 19, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone has experienced the sudden, uncomfortable hostility that results when a friend mentions a political belief of theirs, which is then met with another friend's opposing belief. Friendly settings turn cutthroat as everyone in the room begins to angrily spurt out unorganized political jargon wi...

Political efficacy from a Canadian’s perspective

Political efficacy from a Canadian’s perspective

Nick Bragg

November 8, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Not being a citizen of the United States has burdened me with the inability to vote. I used to not care about politics, I used to have a very low level of political efficacy, I used to think that even if I could vote, my vote wouldn’t matter. Now being older and more educated, I have realized ...

Clinton presidency could galvanize millennial generation

Clinton presidency could galvanize millennial generation

Sophia Xepoleas

April 28, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Twenty bucks says Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 presidential election just because she’s a woman, but ends up marking a significant turning point in America’s history. Before deciding I’m just another overly opinionated feminist who lacks academic merit, let me explain the reasoning beh...

Clinton catastrophe

Clinton catastrophe

Megan Mann

April 21, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Next November, I know for sure that I won't be voting for Hillary Clinton for President. Yes, I know that she'd be the United State's first woman President. Yes, she was the Secretary of State and the Senator for New York. And, of course, she was the first lady while her husband was in office.Obviously...

Q&A: Acting President Rollin Richmond

Q&A: Acting President Rollin Richmond

Madeline Merlic

April 1, 2015


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, News

After the departure of President Paul Zingg for his surgery and recovery, Rollin Richmond agreed to step out of retirement and fill in as acting president of Chico State. With roots that start at San Diego State University and a long-standing position as president at Humboldt State, Richmond gl...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Mozes Zarate

January 30, 2014


Filed under News

In a video announcement to the campus Wednesday evening, President Paul Zingg talked about the three Chico State students who were in involved in a fatal car crash Sunday. "They have high hopes, dreams and they and their parents expected tat they would succeed in our company," Zingg said. Austin Silve...

Zingg promotes communication

Zingg promotes communication

Nicholas Carr

January 23, 2014


Filed under News

Building a sense of community beyond the campus that can address evolving social and academic issues is a top priority for Chico State's leading administrator. At the President’s Spring Convocation held in Harlan Adams Theatre Thursday, President Paul Zingg addressed how the digital revolution, cam...

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