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Instacart starts offering grocery delivery service in Chico

Instacart starts offering grocery delivery service in Chico

Josh Cozine

February 21, 2018

A new time-saving tool to take the hassle out of grocery shopping became available in Chico Wednesday.Instacart, a company that will pick up and deliver groceries, announced that it will start operating in the Chico area. In a release, the company stated that stores including Safeway, Costco, CVS, Cash...

Go-ing Outside

Kenta Mcafee

August 19, 2016

Video games might have a bad reputation for creating couch potatoes, but one app has proved that gamers will even walk outside if it means leveling up.As most people sleep at 2 a.m. I run three miles while frantically pursuing a dream of my own, to be the very best.I'm no athlete and I'm certainly not ...

Put down Snapchat, live your life

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Alex Horne

March 24, 2016

There seems to be a trend in deleting social media accounts, at least temporarily. Despite this, the one that doesn’t seem to be ousted is Snapchat. Even those who claim to wipe their phones and minds clean of all social media distractions can't seem to part with this app. Snapchat was likely an...

Uber comes to Chico

Jenice Tupolo

August 24, 2015

The popular driving service app, Uber, is expected to expand its services to Chico mid-September. “They [Uber] just want to create safe, reliable rides for students that are cheap for the community,“ said Uber brand ambassador and Chico State senior, Tyler Dennison. The San Francisco-based co...

Senior Spotlight: Entrepreneur creates app to transform how people donate

Chase Palmieri, a senior entrepreneurship and small business management major, plans to change the way people donate through a simple app he created called SlideSocial. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

May 6, 2015

Growing up with parents who’ve always created their own successful businesses, Chase Palmieri, a senior entrepreneurship and small business management major, knew that there was a benefit to being an entrepreneur. “My dad and my mom are both serial entrepreneurs,” he said. “So from a young ag...

Yik Yak hits Chico State

Cameron Mullen, lead community developer at Yik Yak, said his job is to plant the seed of Yik Yak into communities to let it grow. Photo courtesy Cameron Mullen

Lauren Steele

November 1, 2014

All around a classroom, students sneakily scan their phones to stay entertained during a boring lecture. Their screens light up with a bright teal background and a feed of Chico State students conversing pops up on the screen. This app is Yik Yak, a new social media outlet that anonymously conn...

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