The Orion

Butte College weathers the Camp Fire, lends assistance to Cal Fire and students

Samia Yaqub in front of her third story window where she could see damages from the Camp Fire on the outskirts of the Butte College campus. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

December 5, 2018

President of Butte College, Samia Yaqub, stood up and walked over to the south-facing window of her office on the third floor of the Student and Administrative Services building of the college’s main campus. From the high vantage point she began pointing out burnt and blackened patches of fields that...

The Book in Common commences Chico’s year of women

President Hutchinson and President Yaqub posing with event attendees.

Anna Porretta

September 30, 2016

A crowd gathered to hear community leaders speak, celebrating the Book in Common program, which promises to be a year devoted to the conversation around women's rights outside of Chico City Hall on Sept. 29. “The Book in Common is a shared read in which Chico State, Butte college, the City of C...

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