May 13, 2016Vol. 46, Issue 6

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Worth the Wait

Media arts, design, and technology major Malcom Dixon’s graduation this spring is a long-awaited victory. Spending his college years in activities that ranged from the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center and KCSC Radio to higher education rallies and an African American community group, he’s now considering careers in TV, radio, film, or digital media.

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All the Right Moves

As a first-generation Arab American, Salam Ali has faced bias and discrimination. But perhaps her greatest challenge was being a woman in the field of engineering. Yet as a mechanical engineering major, she has grown the campus’ Society of Women Engineers and received acclaim for her dedication to community outreach and the promotion of science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Grad Stories

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Compound Discovery

A double-major in chemistry and biochemistry, Lindsay Quigley spent her college career setting records in University science labs or on the volleyball court.

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Grad Stories

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Bridging Gaps

In three short years at Chico State, graduating senior Ashkaan Daneshi started a leadership club, helped Syrian refugees, and visited the White House at the invitation of Michelle Obama.

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Grad Stories

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Tackling Addiction

After four years educating his peers on substance abuse, Evan Thibeau's real-word goal remains the same: Reduce abuse and save lives.

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Grad Stories

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A Way with Words

Disabled veteran and graduating master’s student Sylvia Bowersox is grateful to Chico State’s Department of English for encouraging her to write about her harrowing experiences during three tours in Iraq.

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126th Commencement

Four days of commencement ceremonies begin Wednesday, May 18. Search #Chico2016 on social media for a live chronicle of events.  See schedule.

Senior Sendoff

A Super Sendoff

The Alumni Association honored the Class of 2016 with a BBQ and fun activities to wish them a fond farewell. Watch Video.

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