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Scuba diving preview at the WREC

Scuba diving preview at the WREC

Julian Mendoza and Kendall George

April 4, 2019

Filed under Campus

Chico State students had a glimpse of the world of scuba diving at The Wildcat Recreation Center with the scuba workshop. The class was taught by Rich Astley, a scuba instructor at Chico State."We want to introduce as many people to the underwater world as we possibly can," Astley said.Once students entered...

Scuba instructor dies at 61

Scuba instructor dies at 61

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

A former Chico State student and certified diving instructor, James Carlson, died April 13. "He was a certified instructor with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) for more than 38 years and owned Valley Scuba in Chico, where he also taught private, semi-private, and group sessions...

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