Roughly 70 students opposing a proposed 5 percent bump in tuition and fees marched and rallied at Chico State yesterday.
On Tuesday, trustees of the 23-campus system scheduled a vote on the increase for March. If approved as written, basic tuition would rise to $5,745. That’s before other mandatory fees, campus fees, department fees, textbooks, food or housing.
First-year student Alejandro Alfaro.
“They raise our tuition and then dare to ask why we don’t graduate,” he said.