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Chico State student is awarded thousands by PG&E

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

August 22, 2017


Filed under Community

Chico State student was awarded a scholarship of 20,000 by the Pacific Gas & Eelectric Company.Rigoberto Vazquez Jr., a Mechanical Engineering major, applied for the Better Together STEM scholarship on February 17 and was awarded on June 8. “I strive in school because I wanted a better life the influences were to do the opposite of what my family did I saw them as an e...

Pageants reign supreme despite Miss USA flop

Pageants reign supreme despite Miss USA flop

Megan Mann

August 31, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

  I have to admit, I was kind of sad when Univision decided not to air the Miss USA pageant this summer. Sure they only pulled the pageant because Donald Trump, the pageant's part-owner, said horrible and malicious things about Mexican immigrants during one of his political speeches, bu...

Memorial held for deceased student

Memorial held for deceased student

Madison Holmes

October 8, 2014


Filed under News

Friends and family of Marc Thompson wore shirts with his photo printed on the front with his favorite quote, "Be the change you want to see in the world" printed on the back for his memorial Tuesday night.Thompson, former Chico State student and Associated Students commissioner of multicultural affairs, ...

Scholarship honors deceased student

Scholarship honors deceased student

Madison Holmes

August 14, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State will be offering a music scholarship in remembrance of recently deceased student Aaron Drange. Drange, 20, was found unconscious in the swimming pool of his Chico apartment on July 15 and pronounced dead at Enloe Medical Center. He will be remembered as a dedicated and talented musician b...

New scholarship helps middle-income students

Nathan Lehmann

February 3, 2014


Filed under News

A new financial aid scholarship geared toward helping students from middle-class backgrounds is in early stages of development for implementation in the next academic year. Undergraduate students attending a California State University or University of California are eligible for the Middle Class Sc...

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