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Chico State student Peter Bagaoisan leads a conga line with Esmeralda Aguilar, Ryan Reyes and Laavni Castro trailing behind.

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Kathryn Sykes // September 1, 2018

Hundreds of students danced and roller skated across Chico State's gym Friday night at the first annual WREC n' Roll. WREC organizers rented the roller skates and musical equipment from All Sports Galaxy,...

Fall 2016 Welcome Week crime rates as reported by the Chico Police Department Photo credit: Kyla Linville

54 arrests within 66 hours

Kayla Fitzgerald and Kyla Linville // August 28, 2016

Chico Police Department received 1,372 calls in the closing days of "Welcome Week." The first full weekend back to school prompts many students to go out, party and have fun.Within the 66 hours between...

Illustration by Madison Holmes Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Back to school, back to hooking up

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // August 24, 2015

The weekend night party is an all too familiar scene involving the inevitable hookup. It's an exciting feeling when the party is coming to a close, but you know the night isn't quite over yet.With students...

Resident advisers Sara Tengelsen and Emmeline Hurley pose with Willie Wildcat at Rock the Block. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

First-year students welcomed to campus

Carly Plemons // August 24, 2015

New school, new people and a first try at adulthood. Welcome week is where it all starts and some great memories are formed. “I think I’m most excited for Rock the Block— it’s...

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