Look back at it: Chico 2015
December 13, 2015
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Another year older, another year wiser. Well at least that’s what my parents keep telling me.
As this year is coming to a close, let’s all take a second to look back what happened throughout 2015 in Chico.
We started out the year with:
- The underground club, Bassmint, takes stage under Peeking’s Restaurant.
- The Keep Chico Weird talent show exposes hidden talent.
- A bicyclist peddles through town on Super Bowl Sunday for the annual Paskenta Ride.
- Hundreds of students gather for an anti-violence rally.
- A.S. Elections begin to elect a new board.
- In April, the Gender and Sexuality Equality Center hosts “Take Back the Night.”
- The Thursday Night Farmers market opens downtown.
- John Feeney is announced as the new chief of University Police.
- The same-sex marriage law is enacted on June 27.
- Chico State announces it will reduce its water usage by 43 percent because of the drought.
- Construction on the Gus Manolis Bridge begins and is completed in November.
- Chico State celebrates the Chico World Music Festival.
- Halloween weekend saw less alcohol-related incidents compared to past years.
- November kicks with a sustainability challenge.
- Thanksgiving break came as a nice relief to stressed-out students.
- Christmas Preview takes place downtown on Dec. 22.
- Tree Lighting takes place on Dec. 4 downtown.
2015 brought about change and progress to Chico State and the city. It was a memorable year for us all. Let’s make 2016 even better.
Madeline Merlic can be reached at [email protected] or @MMerlic on Twitter.