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Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Carly Campbell

March 31, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

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 campus's across California. With warm weather and a day off school, this can mean more partying...

Multi-year diversity plan works, for the most part

Multi-year diversity plan works, for the most part

Gabriel Sandoval

February 15, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

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 how to craft a more effective plan for 2017. The plan was released in January 2011 and served a...

Artists called to participate in eighth annual Diversity Art Exhibit

Artists called to participate in eighth annual Diversity Art Exhibit

February 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

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 Art Exhibit. Submissions of up to four pieces of artwork per artist will be accepted until Feb. ...

Chico State sponsors webinar for gender identity sensitivity

Chico State sponsors webinar for gender identity sensitivity

February 4, 2016


Filed under Community, News

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 “Supporting Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Youth,” by Genny Beemyn. Beemyn is a speaker an...

LGBTQ+ students deal with discrimination

LGBTQ+ students deal with discrimination

Madison Holmes

April 29, 2014


Filed under News

“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 queer man of color, said he was walking through campus when he was the target of a hate crime.A m...

Community celebrates ‘Cats basketball success

benjamin marquez

April 1, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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 been watching Chico State basketball since 1989, he said. Robinson has worked with this season's team on...

Harlem Renaissance revived by rent party

Harlem Renaissance revived by rent party

Ashiah Scharaga

February 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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 to Chico State's ninth annual Harlem Renaissance Rent Party on the stage of Harlen Adams Theatre....

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