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Black Flag plays a perfectly chaotic show

Theo shredded on the guitar and moved all around the stage during his performance. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Danielle Kessler

September 8, 2019

Punk fans of all ages gathered at The Senator Theatre in Downtown Chico on Thursday night to see Black Flag perform. As at staple of classic punk rock for four decades, to many this set was much more than just a performance.The show kicked off with an opening performance from the London-based band, ...

DIY presents for family and friends

Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

December 7, 2015

'Tis the season to bear gifts to family and friends. I'm guessing a lot of us do not have loads of money to spend, since you know, we're in college.Have no fear because I came up with two do-it-yourself gifts that are sure to please: sugar scrubs and a classic snow globe.For the sugar scrub you will need: 1 drop of green food coloring1 1...

Crazy for kombucha

Photo credit: Grace Kerfoot

Grace Kerfoot

April 18, 2015

My roommates had plenty of questions when I first started brewing kombucha in the dorms. Was I secretly a witch? Was that floating mass in the jar a fetus? Was I making moonshine in disguise? Was it even safe to drink? I assured them it was safe, and that the strange mass was a symbiotic culture...

DIY: Newspaper roses

Midway through the process of creaing newspaper rose creation. Photo credit: Taylor Sinclair

Taylor Sinclair

February 10, 2015

Newspaper roses are a fun and easy way to give out Valentines without the expense of real roses. Here are seven easy steps to making your own paper flowers. Materials needed: Old newspaper Hot glue gun Scissors Pencil Step 1: With an old newspaper, trace out long petal shaped piece...

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