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To Chico State first-year students

Rachel Reyes // October 6, 2017

Looking back there is so much I wish I knew. Luckily, there is so much more to learn as a freshman than just the basic dorm life experience. Especially at Chico State. First and foremost, to those who...

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What do freshmen think of Chico so far?

Grayson Boyer // August 27, 2017

“Chico’s been pretty fun. I honestly didn’t expect it to be this easy to move in. There’s plenty of really friendly people that I’ve met, and I’ve already made a bunch...

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Freshmen move-in day

Jeff Guzman // August 22, 2016

In July Chico State announced their plan to change the move-in day to August 18 for all first years. Traditionally first years would move in over the course of a week, and with well over 2,000...

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Single, been ready to mingle

Megan Mann // September 21, 2015

I never thought I'd be here. Three years ago, I was that girl who was still with her high school boyfriend in the dorms.Oh yes, I was the one who annoyed her roommate and friends because I'd drop everything...

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A señor’s fresh perspective on love

Miles Inserra // May 11, 2015

In all of its facets, age is a puzzling concept. As I mature, the idea confounds me more. Still, I have my moments when I stop thinking so damn hard and everything makes sense: Age is experience. This...

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Goodbye teenage years

Daisy Dardon // January 22, 2015

On November third I turned 19. I cried myself to sleep thinking about how almost a quarter of my life had just passed by. I cried knowing that this would be my last teenage year.What have I done with my...

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