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Chico State honors veteran community

Former Army Cpl. Stanford Smith, former Army Sgt. Hank Snow, retired Army Staff Sgt. Joey Turner and retired Master Chief Petty Officer Stan Haley. They are members of the Chico Veterans Honor Guard. Photo credit: Anna Sobreviñas

Anna Sobreviñas

November 10, 2014

Students, staff, faculty and community veterans shared their military experience during the university's annual "Honoring Our Veterans" event Friday. The event was held on campus at Colusa Hall as an early celebration for Veterans Day on Nov. 11. "These are individuals who have agreed to donate their lives to our c...

Programs tackle veteran illness

Juni Banerjee-Stevens, counselor at the Counseling and Wellness Center. Photo credit: Yessenia Funes

Yessenia Funes

May 8, 2014

Chico State student veterans face the same struggles as veterans nationwide, but unlike at the national level, statistics don't exist for their culture. Larry Langwell, the coordinator at the Veterans Affairs Office on campus, works with these students every day. "I'm a veteran myself,” h...

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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