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Nicole Beal, sophomore pre-nursing major, and Jenna Fletcher, junior health science administration major, are full of excitement as they prepare to head to Bidwell Park. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

‘Cats in the Community give back

Dominique Diaz // March 31, 2016

Watch video at end of story for student involvement. "We're helping the community!" could be heard throughout downtown Chico as several students yelled at passers-by on their way to lower Bidwell Park. Hundreds...

Students and community members will be able to give back in honor of Cesar Chavez Day on March 31. Photo courtesy of Chico State

A.S. hosts service day dedicated to Cesar Chavez

Hannah Suzuki // March 27, 2015

Chico State's Associated Students is hosting a day of service during which hundreds of students can give back to the community in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, according to a press release. Cats in...

Emily Hilbers, a sophomore business management major, volunteers in the Dominican Republic during a summer trip. During those four weeks she spent time repairing homes and teaching local schoolchildren. Photo courtesy of Emily Hilbers.

Volunteer discovers meaning through charitable work

Alisa Thorsen // February 24, 2015

Whether it's exploring the mysteries of a sunken ship, horseback riding through caves or making a difference in impoverished cities, Emily Hilbers' adventures never seemed to cease while volunteering...

Photograph courtesy of Dustin Anderson
ustin Anderson, center, spent the summer volunteering in Guatemalan clinics.

Student Spotlight: Dustin Anderson

Sharon Martin // November 30, 2013

One Chico State student plans to spend his upcoming winter break volunteering in medical clinics and experiencing the unpredictability of traveling to Guatemala. Dustin Anderson, a senior microbiology...

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