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Students speak on their concerns about safety

The discussion tables held in the BMU Auditorium.  Students shared their experinces, suggestions and ideas on what can be done to improve safety in the city. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Julian Mendoza

April 6, 2019

Within the last year, student safety has been a rising concern among students. Campus communication with students has been highly criticized by students, and after recent events such as the Camp Fire and a man on campus asking suspicious questions, student concerns have only risen."I think because within this last year, we've just had a lot of issues come up that is around safety," Ka...

Student affairs creates new VP wish list

Chico State's Kendall Hall Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

April 27, 2017

Chico State’s Student Affairs, held a public forum to create a wish-list of characteristics and experience the staff and faculty would want in a new vice president. Representatives from every department falling under student affairs, from Housing to the Office of the Registrar, were present in...

Updated off-campus housing guide educates students, brings community together

Dan Herbert, Director of Off-Campus Student Services, aims to bridge the gap between the campus and the community to solve ongoing misconceptions about college students. Photo credit: Lauren Anderson

December 7, 2015

Chico State hired a new position on campus this past summer to update the off-campus housing guide and bring the university, law enforcement and community members together.Dan Herbert, Director of Off-Campus Student Services, hopes having discussions about students, the university and housing situati...

Final 3 candidates for Chief of University Police announced

University Police Department on 2nd and Chestnut streets.

Dylan Dewit

March 2, 2015

Chico State announced in a restricted release today that it has selected its final three candidates for Chief of University Police.A search committee is currently in the process of replacing former University Police Chief Robyn Hearne, who announced her retirement last November. The finalists include Ca...

Rare exception given to club presidents

Rare exception given to club presidents

Christine Lee

February 22, 2014

Two students were reinstated to their club presidency despite a California State University policy that restricts students from serving officer positions if they've taken too many units. Presidents and treasurers of campus-recognized clubs must have at least a 2.0 GPA to maintain their position, acco...

University enforces student club policies

University enforces student club policies

Christine Lee

February 19, 2014

Chico State is hammering down old policies on how student clubs are allowed to organize, according to some clubs on campus. A campus-wide email sent out during winter break re-enforced rules on fundraising and limitations on the total number of class units club officers can enroll in. “I’ve been in this battle for a while s...

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