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University introduces new student housing bus safety rules

UV Shuttle arriving at the Whitney Hall stop to pick up students to take back to UV. Photo credit: Angelina Mendez
September 4, 2019

Chico State introduced a new bus schedule to the incoming Wildcats staying at University Housing for the 2019-2020 school year.University Housing has provided this shuttle service through University Village...

Resident advisers fired for partying, underage drinking

20 resident advisers were fired from Whitney, Shasta and Lassen Halls and University Village March 2. Photo credit: Jenny Salazar
March 6, 2017

University Housing fired nearly a third of its resident adviser staff for attending an off campus party where minors were drinking, according to a University Village resident adviser. "In their letters...

Students evacuate University Village due to fire initiated by a vape

A fire at University Village's building two caused students to evacuate Thrudsay night. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu
March 25, 2016

Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a fire alarm cued students to evacuate University Village. Resident Adviser Mitzi Felix immediately called for residents to enter the parking lot and subsequently...

Victim raped at University Village

October 1, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Shoplift 5:28 a.m., Mangrove Ave."Suspect walked out of Safeway with a cart of groceries and hand basket of groceries."Call Type: Suspicious Subject 6:29 a.m., Springfield...

Man slaps woman and yells he has powers

September 23, 2015

Chico Police Department Call Type: Threats Sunday, 10:49 a.m., Esplanade “Reporting person was outside Taco Bell and saw a subject riding a bike he thought belonged to a friend. The subject...

Student reported missing

September 7, 2015

Call Type: Suspicious Subject Sunday, 2:01 p.m., Kendall Hall “Male adult walked into bathroom on west side of the building, first floor and has been inside for 5-10 minutes. Reporting person does...

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Caleb Meyer, a senior liberal studies major, has lived in a dorm throughout his entire college career. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey
March 20, 2015

How many college seniors can say they have lived on campus every year since being a first-year student, in three different dormitories? Very few. Caleb Meyer, a senior liberal studies major, has been...

Student arrested on suspicion of selling drugs

A Chico State student was arrested on suspicion of drug sales and possession at University Village, located on Nord Avenue, Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock
March 5, 2015

A Chico State student was arrested on Friday after authorities, acting on a warrant, searched his university-run housing and found a variety of illegal drugs. The Butte Interagency Narcotics Task...

Student suicidal over infatuation

Photo by Liz Coffee.
February 5, 2015

University Police Department Call Type: Welfare Check Monday, University Village “Reporting party reports son went to an orientation at San Jose State and became infatuated with a girl online...

Police find transients with stolen toolbox and 3-by-3-foot tarp full of marijuana

February 2, 2015

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Suspicious Subject Friday, 2:46 p.m., Meriam Library"Two male adults, one heavy, yelling racial slurs 'white pride.' No clothing description was given."Call type:...

Suspicious subjects chased away by police

Illustration by Liz Coffee
February 1, 2015

  University Police Call Type: Narcotics Violation Saturday, 11:30 p.m., University Village "Confronted tenants smoking and could smell marijuana. UHFS to handle." Call Type: Hazardous...

Stolen vehicle on Cedar St.

January 26, 2015

University Police Department Call Type: Directed Patrol 7:00 p.m, Modoc Hall "Chico High students smoking outside of Modoc Hall and behind Bidwell Mansion. Women has black wavy hair and wearing...

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