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A parody of CupcakKes album Cum Cake


Nadia Hill, Reporter // November 30, 2023

When CupcakKe said, “Imma pick it up with chopsticks” history was changed forever.  Elizabeth Eden Harris also known as CupcakKe is a well-known female rapper who rose to popularity almost a decade...

President Hutchinson in 2017. Photo Courtesy of Chico State.

President Gayle Hutchinson announces retirement

Molly Myers and Noah Herbst // October 11, 2022

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson announced her retirement today after almost seven years as president, concluding her nearly 30-year employment with the university. The news came in an email to...

Jed Wyrick (left) gives Joe Crotts(right) a certificate of recognition. Crotts retired yesterday after serving on the senate since 1981. Weve learned so much from you, President Gayle Hutchinson said. From the bottom of my heart I want to say thank you. – at Kendall Hall. Photo and quote courtesy of Alex Grant. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Joe Crotts retires after 44 years at Meriam Library

Josh Cozine // February 3, 2018

Librarian Joe Crotts retired after a long career at Chico State Wednesday.Crotts retired during his 44th year at the Meriam Library. His wife Brenda also recently retired from her job as a librarian at...

Stewart retires as Medical Chief of Staff this semester. Courtesy of the Student Health Center/ Jason Halley.

Retiring campus leaders to be recognized on campus

Natalie Hanson // December 8, 2017

Ceremony will be held in recognition of two campus leaders, Deborah Stewart and Charles “CC” Carter, Friday.Stewart will retire from her position as Medical Chief of Staff at the Student Health...

Students, faculty, community members and friends were able to celebrate President Zinggs retirement on May 6. Photo credit: George Johnston

Chico State president bids farewell

Kayla Fitzgerald // May 8, 2016
Did you get the chance to celebrate President Zingg's retirement?
Chico State President Paul Zingg giving a few words at his retirement party Photo credit: George Johnston

Zingg says goodbye to Chico State at retirement party

Michelle Zhu // May 7, 2016
For his 13 years of leadership, a sentimental farewell was inevitable.
President Zingg is set to retire at the end of the spring semester. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Presidential search ends this semester

February 1, 2016
The next president of Chico State has big shoes to fill.
Photo courtesy of Chico State

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

Cheyanne Burens // August 21, 2015
President Zingg, alongside other faculty members and administrative officials, shared their vision for the upcoming academic school year at the 2015 Fall Convocation.
President Paul Zingg announces his retirement during his speech at the 2015 Fall Convocation. Photo credit: Stephanie Schmieding

President Zingg announces retirement

Stephanie Schmieding // August 20, 2015
Paul Zingg has been the president of Chico State for 12 years.
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