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Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten

Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten

Dan Christian

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

The Devil whispered in her ear, “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.”Today she whispered in the Devil’s ear, “I am the storm.”– UnknownIn the early hours of October 30, 2018, Linda Blacksten, 55, passed away just outside the south entrance to Kenda...

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Christian Solis

September 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Multimedia, News

Only half of the candidates running for Chico City Council appeared at a forum, Monday. Concerned Citizens 4 Justice organized the forum to discuss the role of policing in the community. https://www.youtube.com/embed/quN8VID4jhg Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @joshcozine and @c_a...

Chico State students, faculty speak out on gun control issue

Nicte Hernandez

March 28, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion

Kayla Tarrant Q: What is your opinion on stricter gun regulations? A: I believe we definitely need stricter gun regulations like extensive background checks, domestic violence history, drug or alcohol abuse or checks to see if people are just more prone to being aggressive when they’re not i...

Domestic abuser refused to leave victim’s home; arrest ended six-hour standoff

Domestic abuser refused to leave victim’s home; arrest ended six-hour standoff

Tisha Cheney

March 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A man left a mental facility and barricaded himself in his ex-wife's house in a standoff with police Wednesday. According to a press release, the Chico Police Department received an emergency call at 11:42 a.m. from a medical facility that claimed a patient David Arkos, 41, had left after making threats...

Healthy relationships week comes to Chico State

Healthy relationships week comes to Chico State

Alejandra Fraga

February 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Safe Place and other associates present healthy relationships week through Feb. 13-17 at Chico State. "Healthy relationships week is more than a feel-good activity" said Alex Brown, Safe Place Advocate and Administrator. This is Safe Place's first time taking the lead on an event like this, they hop...

Hundreds of students gather for rally against violence

Hundreds of students gather for rally against violence

Dylan Dewit

March 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico State students took to the streets Wednesday night to demonstrate in response to recent violence in the community. The group converged at the free speech area of campus and marched through town to City Plaza. Political science students Taylor Johnson, Charlie Curtis and James Proffer organized th...

Male violence goes overlooked

Julianna Eveland

May 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The act of admitting assault can come at a high price to a male's masculinity. We focus much of our attention on the safety of women, the prevention of rape and other such issues of violence toward women. But this is not the only problem that should be a focus at Chico State. Violence against...

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...

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