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Senior at Chico State passes away suddenly

Kimberly Morales // October 1, 2019

Terrence Carter, 31, passed away suddenly on Sept. 12.Carter, who was a senior at Chico State, transferred to major in Environmental Science after graduating from American River College and earning two...

Chico Police and Chico Fire Department talk to witnesses at the scene of the accident. Photo credit Trevor Ryan

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Lindsay Pincus // March 28, 2015
A man was hit by a car on 7th and Chestnut and was pronounced dead by Chico Police.
Aaron Drange, 20. Courtesy of Chico State.

Chico student drowns in swimming pool

Mozes Zarate // July 16, 2014
Aaron Drange, a 20-year-old recording arts major, was pronounced dead from drowning at Enloe Medical Center after being found unresponsive in an apartment complex swimming pool Tuesday night.
Graduate student dies of colon cancer

Graduate student dies of colon cancer

Eric Mccauley // February 26, 2014
Andrew Rushin was a Chico State graduate student working on his masters thesis. This was Rushin's third battle with cancer and is remembered having a persevering spirit despite his disease.
Jimmy Yang

Veterans organization to honor dead student

Yessenia Funes // February 14, 2014
The Student Veterans Organization will be tabling Friday near Siskiyou Hall for Jimmy Yang, a Chico State student and U.S. Army veteran who died Saturday.
Riley Hoover. Photo courtesy Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office.

Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Nicholas Carr // February 12, 2014
Riley Dean Hoover was arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hit-and-run in September which resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman.
Jimmy Yang

Student, US Army veteran died Saturday

Yessenia Funes // February 11, 2014
Jimmy Yang, a 30-year-old Chico State senior and U.S. Army veteran, died Saturday.
Austin Silver, 1993-2014, is remembered as a caring, upbeat and sociable person. Silver died at the scene of a car crash from severe head trauma Jan. 27. More than 200 people attended his vigil in Simi Valley Sunday. Photo courtesy of Steven Silver.

Student remembered as upbeat, caring

Mozes Zarate // February 4, 2014
Austin Silver, 20, a Chico State student, died in a car crash on Jan. 26.
President Paul Zingg

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Mozes Zarate // January 30, 2014
In a campus-wide announcement, President Paul Zingg released a video addressing the deaths of two students
Austin Silver

Student dies, two students critically injured in crash

Mozes Zarate // January 26, 2014
Driver was under the influence, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Photo courtesy of Chico State

James Lowder, a sophomore pre-business administration major, died over the weekend. He was 19.

Student found dead near railroad tracks

Nicholas Carr // November 18, 2013
James Lowder, 19, was found deceased near West 7th Street last week.
Student remembered as devoted academic

Student remembered as devoted academic

Nicholas Carr // November 7, 2013
A civil engineering student who had recently transferred from Yuba College died on Nov. 2.
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