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Teachers profit behind closed doors

Erin Holve, Staff Writer // March 12, 2020

The recent investigation into Professor Curtis Deberg’s alleged mishandling of funding made me consider what other conflicts of interest professors may have concerning students. One such possible conflict...

Rachael Bayuk asked several Chico State professors and students about their opinion on students packing up early toward the end of class. Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Wildcat on the Street: Packing up early before a lecture is dismissed

Rachael Bayuk // October 7, 2018

This week, I asked students and staff around campus how they feel when it comes to packing up early a few minutes before class.Rachael Bayuk can be reached at [email protected] or @BayukRachael...

Student packing up while another student behind is still working. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

Packing up premature is immature

Brooke Martin // October 7, 2018

We have all been there, myself included. When we have to sit through a lecture that is not to our liking, we feel like we're going to die before the class is over. You slowly start to zip up your backpack...

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What to do when required classes are full

Karen Limones // April 24, 2018

Every Chico State student must fulfill graduation requirements by earning enough units. Taking specific classes and making sure our homework gets done but as you close in on graduation, time is of the...

Graphic illustration of the grim reaper holding a scythe and a book with the letter m on it. The reaper is a dark purple and the background is grey. The book is also grey. The scythe has a brown handle and a grey blade

Dead week killing students

Sophia Robledo-Borowy // May 14, 2017

The overwhelming stress experienced during the week before finals causing students to look and feel like death; is dead week. Dead week at Chico State is one of the most stressful times, but professors...

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The price of being a teacher

Kyra Stemplinger // March 3, 2017

Most kids aspiring to be teachers today typically hear the same things from their parents: "that's a good job if you want to starve." Teachers don't make as much money as they should. According to the...

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Chico State students struggle after break

Marrion Charissa Cruz // January 25, 2017
Assigning homework over break may be crucial to student performance.
From left to right: CFA field representative Jason Conwell,  Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Students voice concerns on faculty strike

Michelle Zhu // February 25, 2016
Questions answered on how the upcoming strike will affect students
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Corporate created learning is squandering creativity

Alex Horne // February 10, 2016
While professors are striking, their use of McGraw-Hill as a crutch is becoming more and more apparent.
From left to right: CFA Field Representative Jason Conwell,  Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students.  About reaching out to students Sistrunk said, Specific student organizations are becoming active and trying to support their faculty, because they realize the connection between our faculty work life and students education life.

California Faculty Association wears red to symbolize potential strike

January 29, 2016

All around campus professors and other faculty are wearing red and handing out fliers to show support for their peers and bring awareness to students. The California Faculty Association is seeking student...

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Leaving class early, losing respect

Nick Bragg // September 16, 2015
Is your life really that busy that you need to leave class half an hour before it ends?
Journalism professor Michael Griffin runs the Waldo 100K in Oregon. Running trails is not just exercise, Griffin said. It is a therapeutic lifestyle. Photo courtesy of Michael Griffin.

Chico State faculty, staff hit the ground running

Alisa Thorsen // March 9, 2015
Whether it be a simple 5K or a 100-mile trail run, some university employees were born to run.
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