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Chico State: Whitney Hall set to close 2023-2024 school year
Milca Elvira Chacon, Contributor // March 26, 2023

Housing students for over five decades, Chico State’s Whitney Hall dorm is closing down for the 2023- 2024 academic year for various renovation...

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AS Elections: Katie Chai runs for commissioner of legislative affairs.  
Brykelle Lang, Reporter // March 26, 2023

Katie Chai, a political science legal studies major in her third year of college, is running for commissioner of legislative affairs in the...

Jojo Murphy smiling before the interview took place. Photographed by Wyatt Alpert on March 9.
Jojo Murphy freshman sensation
Wyatt Alpert, Reporter // March 19, 2023

Jojo Murphy, a 6 '2’’ 180 pound guard from Piedmont High School, is Chico State's first men’s basketball California Collegiate Athletic...

Coach Vogel talking to the womens basketball team. Aaron Draper and Chico State Sports Information.
Women's basketball team looking to rebound in '23-'24 season
Alex Poletti, Sports Editor // March 10, 2023

The final buzzer has sounded for the women’s basketball season, but there is much to look forward to in the 2023-2024 season. The Wildcats...

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Greeks take on hoagies: Ike's sandwich eating contest
Priscilla Yanez and Katie McKnitt // March 26, 2023

Rival fraternities and sororities competed for the opportunity to win free sandwiches for a year and 25% off for all of their organization members...

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Weekly fit check: A simple spring slay
Ellie Marty, Copy Editor // March 26, 2023

Students were able to shed their rain boots Thursday and Friday as campus was met with blue skies, a slight breeze and generous greetings from...

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What I learned about grief from working at a funeral home
Heather Taylor, Reporter // March 23, 2023

When I tell people I worked at a funeral home, I expect one of several responses: they are surprised, change the subject or express how depressing...

Senso-ji Temple. Taken March 11 by Alejandro Zepeda
Embark on a journey of sushi, speeches and serenity: Discovering the wonders of Japan
Alejandro Zepeda, Reporter // March 21, 2023

When I found out that I had the opportunity to represent Chico State’s speech and debate team at the International Forensics Association tournament...

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Dive into flavor: The Black Wal Street Cafe
Daisy Beltran, Reporter // March 21, 2023

Dive into flavor: The Black Wal Street Cafe  Soul-food, fusion plates and quick-bites can be expected from the Black Wal Street Cafe....

Pantry To Plate students begin prepping their first meal. Photograph by Nicholas Stamper.
Pantry-to-Plate: Chico State students attend free culinary workshop
Nicholas Stamper, Contributor // February 23, 2023

The Tehama Kitchen was bustling Feb. 7 with 16 eager students awaiting the first of a five-part culinary education series presented and provided...

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