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Chico 2037 shares a much different future than most are considering

Demondra Martin adds her idea to include in a resolution to the university on acting on climate change. Martin wrote that scooters and bikes need to be available for rent, and cheaply Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

December 11, 2018

Students of Mark Stemen’s Community Service and Geography class shared stories, Dec. 5, written from the perspective of students living in a much warmer and very different future from what we now face, during a Community Action Planning (CAP), organized by the First-Year Experience Program. With ...

State universities accommodate students affected by wildfires

Students will be given special consideration due to natural disasters. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2017

The California's State University system has released special considerations for applicants who were affected by recent wildfires. All 23 state campuses, including Chico State, are currently accepting applications through Nov. 30 for Fall 2018. However, special conditions will apply to students who are unprepared or ...

Butte Fire ranks 14 on Cal Fire’s most dangerous list

Carly Plemons

September 18, 2015

In Cal Fires’ list of Top 20 Most Dangerous Wildfires, Butte Fire has ranked number 14 in the Amador and Calaveras counties. The fire has spread 71,780 acres and 47 percent is contained. Damages from the fire include 2 civilian deaths, 252 residences, 188 outbuildings and 17 structures. Although Butte Fire i...

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