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Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

Martin Chang

January 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

On a cloudy day, a flock of birds seem to fly into a column on the side of Whitney Hall.

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Christian Solis

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

A sexual assault incident was reported on campus, Tuesday, to the University Police Department, involving a Chico State student. The rape was reported by the victim and allegedly occurred Saturday at approximately midnight, in Whitney Hall. The suspect's identification is unknown. In an announcement,...

University housing remains silent

University housing remains silent

Nicole Henson

April 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It is inexcusable that university housing has yet to comment on their reasons for firing 23 resident advisors earlier on this semester. The incident has left those students jobless, with a lack of food and even homeless in more serious situations. The resident advisers were fired because they attende...

Students adjust to dorm life without RAs

Students adjust to dorm life without RAs

Nicole Henson

March 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

“No RAs, let’s have a kegger!” Reads a resident dorm sign in Whitney hall. The floor is filled with signs like these, celebrating significantly less supervision in the dorms. Last week 20 resident advisers were fired for attending a party where underage drinking occurred. University Housing...

Resident advisers fired for partying, underage drinking

Resident advisers fired for partying, underage drinking

Jafet Serrato

March 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

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 of termination, it would outline their violations," University Village resident adviser and sophomore...

Sutter Dining Hall: Accessible but tasteless

Sutter Dining Hall: Accessible but tasteless

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

February 20, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sutter Dining Hall has a range of food options from burgers and fries, fish tacos at Hot Spot to lemon chicken with sorghum risotto at Main Stage. Then there are various pastas, pizzas, soups and salads at other stations.Sutter Dining Hall has been a conventional food source for a majority of Chico ...

Changes to housing benefit first-years

Changes to housing benefit first-years

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won

September 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Living in the residence halls has always been a mixed bag for those who have experienced it. Some love it, some hate it and most are excited to live off campus at the end of the year. In past years, there's been criticism about housing here at Chico State, whether it be about the alcohol policy or the c...

Whitney Hall vandalism sparks building safety concern

Whitney Hall vandalism sparks building safety concern

Eva Gonzalez

October 10, 2015


Filed under Administration, News

  First-year students recently experienced a safety hazard when a ceiling grid collapsed on the eighth floor in Whitney Hall. Although this event was an act of vandalism, it has raised questions about safety issues with buildings on campus. The 46-year-old building is one of the largest n...

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Senior Spotlight: Livin’ la vida dorm life

Nicole Santos

March 20, 2015


Filed under Archives

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 a resident adviser for the past three years. “My freshman year, I lived in Esken Hall at north camp...

Student thinks tutor works for the government, is stalking him

Brittany Mcclintock

February 12, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department   Call Type: Welfare Check Monday, 10:10 a.m., Student Services Center “Subject entered Student Learning Center and wrote ‘Get away Stalker’ instead of his name on the sign-in sheet. Individual is worried he is being stalked by the government and that...

Father of a second grader threatens to hit another 10-year-old boy

Father of a second grader threatens to hit another 10-year-old boy

Courtney Weaver

February 7, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Prowling Wednesday, 2:33 a.m., West 3rd Street "Police received a 911 call from the Alpha Phi house advising a male knocking on the door and trying to get inside. He was gone when police arrived." Call Type: Fire Alarm Thursday, 1:32 p.m., Whitney Hall Dormi...

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

David Mcvicker

February 2, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

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: Assault Saturday, 2:10 a.m., Whitney Hall"Reporting party states a female dorm resident entered her room and assa...

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