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"Training Exercise: Active Shooter" by Presidio of Monterey: DLIFLC & USAG
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University Police trained to subdue active shooters
Melvin Bui, Reporter // May 13, 2021

In the wake of national gun violence, people have become more weary and paranoid about shootings. California is known for its strict gun laws, however counties with less than 200,000 population allow residents to open carry guns.    The last time Butte...

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Houses built on the mountains just outside of Port-au-Prince. By Heather Suggitt on Unsplash
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Seeing Haiti through native eyes
Melvin Bui, Reporter // May 13, 2021

Haiti is not a poor country, it's rich in culture and wondrous natural landscapes. Associated Students Adventure Outings gave students a free virtual tour of Haiti on May 4. It was facilitated by Jean Chrislot Michaud, a Haitain-born Wildcat. He was born in Port-Uu Price,...

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Get your kitchen prepped! This fall
The high-speed low-drag complete college kitchen
Ian Hilton, Reporter // May 12, 2021

This past year hasn’t been ideal for most of us students. Our inability to live on campus has kept us from an aspect of college life synonymous with attending a university, but we’re coming back this fall! During your summer, and in anticipation of acquiring housing...

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Lonewolf was one of several performers scattered throughout the Thursday Night Market on May 6.
The return of the Thursday Night Market
Sophia Pearson, Reporter // May 12, 2021

Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market is back for the first time since the pandemic began. Every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., the market will occupy Broadway Street, between 2nd and 4th Street where people can gather to buy fresh produce, eat tasty food and enjoy live music.  In...

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The African American Family Cultural Center in Oroville.
KOYO Media Project a ‘light in the community,’ fighting against broadcast inequity
Erin Holve and Shae Pastrana // May 11, 2021

In downtown Atlanta, there sits a small brick building that was the home to the first black-owned radio station – WERD – in the United States in the 1950s. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders used the broadcast to spread their messages, encourage...

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Why should I cancel the governor?
Ian Hilton, Reporter // May 10, 2021

This fall, we will be asked to decide whether or not to retain Gavin Newsom as our governor. As Republicans across the country decry the unfairness of cancel culture, they demand the cancelling of voting rights, transgender rights, and here in California, the duly elected...

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Kevin Warren drives in the paint in a game.
Warriors set for potential play-in, Kings eliminated from contention
Connor McPherson, Reporter // May 14, 2021

The NBA regular season is just days away from winding down and there are plenty of questions yet to be answered. Warriors point guard Steph Curry is in a position to win another league Most Valuable Player award, though he’ll have to go through Nicola Jokic and Joel Embiid...

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Chico State Wildcats
Kelley Jacome: Chico State’s dual threat
Connor McPherson, Reporter // May 12, 2021

Chico State senior Kelley Jacome is the latest Wildcat to prove herself both on the court and in the classroom. She was selected to be in Chico State’s renowned business administration master’s program. This will allow her to remain a member of the Wildcats volleyball...

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