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Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Alejandra Fraga

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will be hosting an open house this Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will consist of pantry tours and food. The food pantry was first established in Kendall Hall, and was then moved to Siskiyou hall and has now been relocated to the Student Service Center (SCC). A news release about this open house event stated, "Thanks to the hard work and generous support of many, the Hungry Wildc...

New bill promises no more student loans

New bill promises no more student loans

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

A recently announced major bill, the Debt-Free College Act of 2018, aims to reduce student debt. According to Michael Inacay, Communications Director for Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, the legislation was officially announced on March 22, and will make college more affordable, eliminating the need...

Students organize March for Our Lives in Chico

Students organize March for Our Lives in Chico

Josh Cozine

March 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Visuals

Roads were blocked off through much of downtown Chico Saturday as students and community members streamed into the city plaza to protest gun violence. They were participating in the #MarchForOurLives national movement. The march and gathering for the Chico area was almost entirely organized by hi...

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Chico locals, students weigh in on national gun control debate

Roberto Fonseca

March 23, 2018


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Guns and gun regulation is a never-ending discussion, especially after recent incidents like the Parkland school shooting. The Chico Rod and Gun Club held their annual Big Chico Gun show at the Masonic Family Center last weekend. This year's gun show was held on Saturday and Sunday. Numerous booths showcased self defense classes along ...

Students speak out at open forum about proposed fee increases

Students speak out at open forum about proposed fee increases

Josh Cozine

March 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase, Visuals

Emotions ran high Wednesday as students, faculty and admin met for an open forum to discuss proposed fee increases which would take effect next semester.Immediate objections to the fee increases, now estimated at nearly $400 a year for each student, were raised by some students when administrators be...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez

February 26, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Visuals

Chico State students walk eagerly to their classes before the rain comes on February 26, 2018.

Students, faculty oppose incoming fee raises

Students, faculty oppose incoming fee raises

Natalie Hanson

February 23, 2018


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Students for Quality Education hosted a press conference to address upcoming increased campus service fees for students Thursday. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union at 12:30 p.m, with around 40 students and faculty members in attendance. Speakers expressed the effects they feel the...

First-generation students celebrated in second annual symposium

First-generation students celebrated in second annual symposium

Natalie Hanson

February 22, 2018


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Chico State will spotlight its first-generation students in a special Trailblazer Symposium Thursday and Friday.The second annual symposium is to be held from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Thursday, and 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday. Organized by the First-Gen Faculty and Staff Association and the Office o...

Letters to: A future Wildcat

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Dear future Wildcat, Getting through college can be hard no matter what your circumstances are. You’ll wonder whether you've made the right decision, but you did. When first getting to college, the first thing you’ll want to do is make friends because college can be a very lonely experience. Howeve...

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

Josh Cozine

February 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Chico State’s chapter of M.E.Ch.A. announced plans for events celebrating heritage in their first meeting of the year Wednesday.The Chico chapter of this organization, which stands for the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán, has been around since 1969. It exists as a platform to help t...

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Karen Limones

February 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

When someone is longing for a relationship or has recently had a breakup, Valentine's Day is a cruel reminder of reality, according to Psych Central. Sometimes, those who are in a vulnerable state look for satisfaction and acceptance through dating apps.Attraction and desire cannot be predicted by da...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Kate Angeles

February 8, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Visuals

Chico State students, Andrew Freeman, Eric Azevedo, and Jacob Van Meter, take advantage of the warm weather to work on assignments on the Chico State campus.

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