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Students and community members speak at 3rd annual People’s State of the Union

David Little talks about why it's important to come to community events like these. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Gordy Papalias

February 11, 2019

Culture, pride, fake news and more were discussed at the 3rd annual People's State of the Union last Thursday. The event was put on by Slow Theatre at the 1078 Art Gallery on 1710 Park Ave. Each speaker had the opportunity to share stories that were personal to them and information that would have a positive impact on their co...

Chico State hosts open sustainability forum

Multiple discussion groups took place in small groups. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Julian Mendoza

February 7, 2019

An open forum was held in Colusa Hall on Tuesday to discuss measures to move campus in a more sustainable direction. The goal of the forum was to hear ideas from Chico State affiliates and community members. It featured small group discussions about different topics.   Each topic had its own tab...

Local students organize Walkout protest

Kailyn Erb stands next to a section of the planned march route on Broadway Street. Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

Lizzie Helmer

March 12, 2018

After 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, student survivors called for a national walkout and protest to happen. Two local students are taking action to ensure students in Chico are standing in solidarity. Chico State sophomore Kailyn Erb and Inspire...

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