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Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Carly Campbell // March 31, 2017

César Chávez day is an annual holiday at Chico State and students, faculty and staff members have the day off in honor of him. All CSU's will be participating in honoring this day by closing their...

Part of the schools plan is to have the number of black undergraduates reflect Californias demographics. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Multi-year diversity plan works, for the most part

Gabriel Sandoval // February 15, 2016

Chico State's Diversity Action Plan is working, but is also a work-in-progress. Benchmarking the successes and chalking up the failures, administrators said the plan has given them a better sense of...

Sandora Nishio stands with her art at the 2009 Diversity Art Exhibit. Photo Courtesy of Tray Robinson.

Artists called to participate in eighth annual Diversity Art Exhibit

February 5, 2016

Painters, sculptors, photographers and other artists in the Chico area and beyond are encouraged to submit their artwork to the office of Diversity and Inclusion to be included in the eighth annual Diversity...

Campus and community members gather for webinar addressing non-binary and trans student needs. Photo credit: Christine Zuniga

Chico State sponsors webinar for gender identity sensitivity

February 4, 2016

In an effort to increase campus awareness and understanding of the needs of trans and non-binary students at Chico State, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion sponsored the viewing of a webinar titled...

Sarena Kirk, Chico State LGBTQ+ program coordinator Photo credit: Maisee Lee

LGBTQ+ students deal with discrimination

Madison Holmes // April 29, 2014

“You’re a fucking faggot,” were not the words Kory Masen wanted to hear on a walk through campus to meet up with friends.Masen, a junior at Chico State who identifies himself as a transgender...

Community celebrates ‘Cats basketball success

benjamin marquez // April 1, 2014

Chico locals, students and faculty have shown their gratitude for the men's basketball team having the best season in Chico State history. Tray Robinson, director of university diversity programs, has...

Julie Atlas shows off her 1920s fashion at the Rent Party costume contest Thursday night.Photo credit: Shannon Miller

Harlem Renaissance revived by rent party

Ashiah Scharaga // February 28, 2014

The door reads "New York Times: Editor-In-Chief." When you cross the threshold, a luscious jazz melody that sounds both familiar and foreign fills your ears and the New York skyline catches your eye.Welcome...

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