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A sign promoting the Chico State walk-in booster COVID-19 clinic.
Chico State booster clinic opens on campus amid omicron rise
Ava Norgrove // December 7, 2021

On Tuesday Nov. 30, Chico State announced the opening of walk-in booster clinics on campus in the Bell Memorial Union on Dec. 8-9 from 10 a.m....

One of many smoke and tobacco free signs on campus. Photo by Noah Herbst, taken Nov. 29.
Chico State's venture into vanquishing vaping
Noah Herbst, Reporter // December 5, 2021

Whether it’s occasional clouds of thick, white smoke, or the occasional fruity or minty scent you smell walking to and from class, one doesn’t...

WILDCAT SCORES
The Wildcats huddling up during an intermission.
79-year-old record has been matched by the No. 5 Wildcats
Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // January 2, 2022

The Chico State Men’s Basketball team tied a significant historic mark with a 61-55 victory over rival Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. This...

The Wildcats huddling up prior to their match up against the Lumberjacks.
The No. 7 Wildcats nearing history as they power through the Lumberjacks
Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 19, 2021

The Chico State Men’s Basketball program remains undefeated after their first eight games of the season for only the third time in Wildcat...

Greenhouse founders Benny Gutierrez (left) and Natalie Katsikas (right) at the 2021 Summer Art Fair
Student-run Greenhouse sprouts seeds of awareness
Shae Pastrana, Reporter // January 13, 2022

From racial disparities to prison reform, social issues are addressed through many lenses. But art could hold a key to the community enrichment...

Hypnotique Productions owner and founder Kelsi Judge (center) with cast and crew.
Myriad of love: new burlesque company Hypnotique's upcoming temptation
Shae Pastrana, Reporter // January 4, 2022

The story of the Garden of Eden is commonly referred to as “the fall of man.” But what does that story’s outcome mean for woman? Hypnotique...

Scott Thompson, vice mayor of Oroville, speaks on Fox News after the city declares itself a constitutional republic following Californias statewide vaccination requirement for schoolchildren.
On liberty and bloodshed: a letter to Oroville's mayor and city council
Aldo Perez, Staff Writer // December 5, 2021

“Every time you lose freedom, or a nation gives up freedom, it usually takes bloodshed to get it back.”  Scott Thompson, vice mayor...

Closing Door
Close The Door on Your Way In
Devonte Barr, Reporter // November 28, 2021

During the early stages of my childhood, I spent 54 months in foster care in Sacramento, where I was also born. Around the age of 4, I was adopted...

My cup of arroz con leche while I was studying.
Winter time calls for Arroz con Leche
Javier Hernandez, Reporter // December 5, 2021

The sun is starting to set early and the need for a warm drink has become evident. When wintertime comes to Hispanic households, there are...

Pasta is just one of many dishes that can be made using items from the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry.
Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry provides plenty of meal possibilities!
Connor McPherson and Ian Hilton // November 17, 2021

Chico State students run into many obstacles when leaving home and going to school for the first time. Being away from your family can be hard...

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