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Faculty help students understand potential strike

Faculty help students understand potential strike

Eric Mcguire

March 16, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

Students gathered on March 8 in the BMU to learn more about the California Faculty Association strike. The info session was organized by post baccalaureate student, Mark Faaita, and the Chico State Democrats. Representing the CFA was political science professor, Michael Coyle, who spoke passionately ab...

Students share their thoughts on ‘The Bachelor’

Students share their thoughts on ‘The Bachelor’

Miguel Orozco

March 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Watch students give their responses below:   Miguel Orozco can be reached at [email protected] or @mustymikey on Twitter....

Students caught in the crossfire of CSU strike

Students caught in the crossfire of CSU strike

Eric Mcguire

March 7, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

There aren’t many cars on the road at 2 a.m. when Marilyn Sanders goes to work at In Motion Fitness. Around 8 a.m. she’ll be in class, and afterward she sets up in the library, poring over class readings and assignments. Between her job and the course load of her six classes as a senior majoring...

Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

George Johnston

February 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

An estimated 1,000 Chico State portals have been shut down because of a phishing email. According to Chico State IT Support Service staff, an email was sent sometime last month with a malicious link to Chico State faculty, staff, and students. Any person who opened the email had their email shut d...

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

Eric Mcguire

February 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Student volunteers and mental health professionals alike have taken on the challenge of raising awareness, reducing stigmas surrounding the idea of getting help for anxiety and convincing Chico State students to join the conversation. The first step has been to make students aware that anxiety is all...

Redhead redemption

Redhead redemption

Sam Rios

February 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The concept of redheads becoming extinct seems to be a funny anecdote. However, there is proof that this is actually a serious issue.Researchers at ScotlandsDNA estimate that redheads could be extinct in a couple hundred years as a result of climate change.It is crucial to know that red hair is a hereditary ...

Students prepare taxes on campus

Students prepare taxes on campus

Eric Mcguire

February 7, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Beta Alpha Psi has partnered with the IRS for the sixth year running to administer a free on campus tax preparation service program, called Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Chico State accounting students will prepare taxes free of charge for anyone who makes less than $60,000 a year. Anyone, student or otherwise, can receive this by going to room 2...

Opinions wanted on open vs. closed president searches

Opinions wanted on open vs. closed president searches

January 23, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

While Chico State is on the search for a new president, the University Employees Union wants to hear opinions of the student body and faculty.An online survey has been made accessible, in which the university community will answer questions regarding the selection process. In the past, candidate names ...

Hard alcohol culture rises at Chico State

Hard alcohol culture rises at Chico State

Sarah Strausser

October 4, 2015


Filed under News

  On a typical Friday or Saturday night in Chico, the Enloe Medical Center emergency room treats two to four patients for alcohol overdose. Although the hospital does not release whether the patients are Chico State students, Christina Chavira, Enloe Medical Center marketing and commun...

The best and worst homework excuses at Chico State

The best and worst homework excuses at Chico State

Nick Bragg

April 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Nick Bragg can be reached at [email protected] or @Nick981 on Twitter.

Fostering diversity requires more than empty gestures

Fostering diversity requires more than empty gestures

Joseph Rogers

March 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hung on lamp posts throughout the Chico State campus are a series of banners bearing statements on what qualities “Chico State values…” One of these values is excellence. That’s true — it looks good for the administration. Another is diversity, because it also … wait. Seriously? I ...

Humans of Chico State: Finals

Humans of Chico State: Finals

John Domogma

December 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

Where is your favorite place to study? The library third floor. It is silent, and I need it to be silent so I can focus and read and have time to myself. At home I can't because all my friends and neighbors come home and create a lot of fuss and noise. I can’t focus.What's one thing that you can't liv...

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