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Reviewing thrift stores in Chico

Kendall George // November 10, 2017

Chico State students trying to live on a budget need to check out the world of thrift stores. They offer used or clearance clothes, furniture, books and more for a discounted price, saving students some...

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Walk if you love your wallet

Sean Daly // February 17, 2016

For primarily non-native Chico State students, getting to know this town is a challenge. School creates new living situations that students must adapt to regarding transportation, groceries and other necessities. In...

Spending financial aid awards wisely

Veronica De La Cruz // April 19, 2014

With only four weeks left in the semester, many students who received financial aid money may find themselves running low.As much as I truly do appreciate my financial aid money, I have first hand experience...

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Reaping rewards of rallying roommates

Zachary Phillips // March 23, 2014

When I tell people that I have four roommates, they look at me like I'm an alien. "How do you do it?" "Is your house a war zone?" "You can crash on my couch whenever you need. Whenever." Having...

Challenging the required in required reading

Kristina Martinez // January 22, 2014

It can be a tricky situation for college students when trying to decide what is necessary for you to buy for school and what is not. A textbook is always seen in the eye of the professor as "required."...

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