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Rising tuition spurs student discussion

Rising tuition spurs student discussion

Josh Cozine

February 3, 2018


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

Chico's chapter of Students for Quality Education (SQE) met to discuss upcoming increased tuition costs Friday.As music from second-week student parties could be heard from SSC 206, concerned students met to discuss what these cost hikes mean to them, and how they can have their voices heard.A range of challen...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Visuals

Chico State students heading out of Butte Hall enjoying the nice weather. (optimized)

Association for science teachers offers students opportunities

Association for science teachers offers students opportunities

Danielle Cortes

January 30, 2018


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

The National Science Teachers Association had its first meeting of the spring semester Monday.Mark Newton, Facility Advisor for the NSTA, led the meeting. Professors and students were welcome to join and discuss important upcoming deadlines for scholarships.Dr.Todd Greene of the Center for Water and th...

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

Karen Limones

January 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Video, Visuals

Many students know that scholarships are essential when it comes to having sufficient funds for college. However, students lack motivation to complete scholarship applications. They no longer seem interested in free money or just go through college unmotivated to do so. To some applicants, the process can be d...

Student body president announces resignation

Student body president announces resignation

Natalie Hanson

January 18, 2018


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

Dylan A. Gray announced yesterday that he will resign from his position as president of student body affairs.Elected in April 2017, Gray's resignation is effective for the spring semester of 2018.Gray stated in an email to colleagues that he came to the decision to resign after working to balance the position’s demands with his own coursework to graduate.“I need t...

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Natalie Hanson

October 24, 2017


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

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center founder is to retire in December. Charles "CC" Carter, who founded the CCLC in 2008, will retire effective Dec. 31. He was first hired by Chico State in 1980 as the first coordinator for the university's multicultural programs. Carter founded the CCLC out of a le...

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Christian Solis

October 8, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The recent tuition bump of five percent has raised $2.9 million to spend on increasing four-year graduation rates at Chico State.The Graduation Initiative 2025 comes from the CSU Chancellors Office and aims to increase four-year graduation rates across all CSU campuses. Efforts to implement the GI 2025 ...

Vegas Massacre victims mourned at Chico State

Vegas Massacre victims mourned at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

October 3, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

A mass shooting in Las Vegas left more than 50 dead and more than 50 injured, Sunday night during the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Embed from Getty Images "I want to take a moment to express my deepest sympathy for all who were affected by the incident, especially the victims and their families," Pedro Douglas, interim...

Chico State students create mobile application promoting non-alcoholic entertainment

Chico State students create mobile application promoting non-alcoholic entertainment

Natalie Hanson

September 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Visuals

A student-created mobile application, Entertainment Now, encourages non-alcoholic activities and deals in Chico. The app is based on entering participating businesses, with time sensitive discounts. Jaylen Mcferren, a Chico State student, who helped create the app said that ENT Now, "..is a point s...

Chico State claims diversity, improvements still needed

Chico State claims diversity, improvements still needed

September 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Chico State yields banners that state “We Are Chico State” and has made claims in the past to value diversity. While this effort hasn’t gone unnoticed, it’s important to continue practicing diversity instead of just claiming it. The campus has made changes to its student populatio...

DACA decision affects students

DACA decision affects students

Natalie Hanson

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The Trump administration announced, Tuesday, that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be rescinded. The White House will give Congress six months to decide whether the program, which protects students nationwide, will be replaced. Since 2012, DACA has protected many students and offered...

Pros and cons to living in a dorm vs an apartment

Pros and cons to living in a dorm vs an apartment

Danielle Cortes

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Comic Strip, Editorial Illustrations, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

If you're beginning your second year at Chico State, you're most likely experiencing the big move to your first apartment. Most of the time you're living with your closest friends whom you have met last year.It's a huge relief to finally live without strict rules, annoying RA’s and unnecessary...

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