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Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

Nicte Hernandez

March 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

In the wake of another mass shooting, politicians are conflicted on what policies to pass. They are committed to organizations but they also have voters pulling them another in another direction. At a recent press conference, President Trump said that he feels teachers should be armed and that we need ...

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...

Trump cuts education budget, limiting student choices

Trump cuts education budget, limiting student choices

Karen Limones

January 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Deep cuts to education funding may affect schools throughout the country. The Trump administration will allocate $1.4 billion to expand vouchers in public and private schools. According to The Atlantic, about $250 million will be allocated to a private school-choice program while $168 million is set aside fo...

Students should grade teachers

Students should grade teachers

Jeff Guzman and David Molina

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When it comes to school, the force that drives most people to do well and give a strong effort is the final letter grade. Making sure that you are learning something from a class is more important, but the reason grades exist is to help show how much a student has learned from a course. Something th...

Stop ignoring low-income neighborhoods

Stop ignoring low-income neighborhoods

Brittany Mcclintock

April 19, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The rich keep on getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. It is unfair for schools and neighborhoods in nice areas to get all the funding while low-income areas get nothing. I had this debate with my boyfriend’s uncle, that under-privileged schools need the funding and the resources to h...

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.

Teaching shouldn’t be a backup career plan

Teaching shouldn’t be a backup career plan

Allison Galbreath

February 2, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Let’s face it. Some people really should not be teachers.Unfortunately, it’s all too common to have teachers that really don't want to be in class — teachers that would rather be doing anything but teaching.This inevitably and unavoidably affects the class and students. A teacher can make or brea...

Take time to talk with teachers

Take time to talk with teachers

Julianna Eveland

September 22, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Most teachers note at the beginning of the semester that students are welcome to visit with them whenever they want. At the beginning of the semester, this isn't usually on a high-priority list for most students. "Nothing's due so far," and, "it's the first few weeks of school," are the typic...

Professor to lead arts education program

Nicholas Carr

December 18, 2013


Filed under News

A Chico State professor has been appointed to lead a program that connects school teachers in northern California with educational materials and training. Teresa Cotner, an associate art and art history professor, will serve as the site director for the Northeast California Arts Project, according to a ...

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