The Orion

Chico’s reputation as a violent campus

Matt Murphy

February 16, 2014

Over the last few years, Chico State has begun to accumulate a reputation as a violent place to live. Each semester there are assaults, thefts, even an attempted kidnapping just last week. But is Chico really that much more dangerous than any other college town? Chico is a smaller metropolitan...

Surveys, safety cause of commencement changes

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Christine Lee

February 5, 2014

Surveys from graduating students and Chico State's Public Safety Advisory Committee's safety concerns led to the decision to cut the number of commencement guests allowed per graduate. Three to four times each year, a newsletter is sent to graduating students, providing an online survey about what they would like to see at their ceremony, sai...

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