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Housing statements revoked amidst Whitney Hall construction
Jessica Miller and Milca Elvira Chacon // March 3, 2024

Whitney Hall will remain closed for the 2024-2025 academic year, causing students to find alternative housing options, despite Chico State promises...

Hands holding up a megaphone, a sign that reads “Teamsters Local 2010, CFA and APC” and a piece of paper that says “Tentative Agreement.” Created by Grace Stark on March 1.
3 Union tentative agreements to be voted on at CSU Board of Trustees March 4 meeting
Grace Stark, News Editor // March 2, 2024

The California State University Board of Trustees will convene Monday to approve tentative agreements with several unions. The meeting will...

A Nov. 19, 2023 Palestine Walkout attendee holds a sign that reads “Stop Genocide Free! Palestine.” Taken on Nov. 19, 2023
Chico State Associated Students ceasefire resolution announced Saturday
Grace Stark, News Editor // March 2, 2024

Chico State’s Associated Students ceasefire resolution, the second one in the California State University System, was announced on Saturday. The...

WILDCAT SCORES
Joshua Hamilton driving to the hoop.
Joshua Hamilton reaches 1,000 career points against San Bernardino.
Nate Paddock, Reporter // March 1, 2024

Senior guard Joshua Hamilton reached an impressive achievement of 1,000 career points during his time at Chico State with an efficient  28-point...

Chico State freshman Michael Baker following his first home run of the 2024 season. Photograph taken by Will G. MacNeil.
Chico State baseball splits conference opening series against Cal Poly Pomona
Lukas Mann, Reporter // February 27, 2024

Chico State baseball closed out the series on a high note following an explosive sixth inning from the Wildcat bats. Game 1: Chico State...

Entrance to the Wildcat Recreation Center and patio. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 23.
Connect your mind and body at the WREC
Lukas Mann, Reporter // February 26, 2024

The Wildcat Recreation Center is a beautiful facility that offers a variety of activities, workout equipment and endless fun. Since its construction...

Second Street from the B Line bus station. Taken by Maki Chapman on Feb. 28.
Backsliding on alcohol rules, or maybe moving forward
Maki Chapman, Reporter // February 28, 2024

On Feb. 20, the Chico City Council voted to do a “dry run” on repealing its rule about serving alcohol on specific dates after midnight....

MISSHA-All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun SPF 45 PA+++. By Natalia Photo on Pexels.
Shielding your skin: Top SPF moisturizers to safeguard your precious complexion
Fabian Marian, Reporter // February 12, 2024

I can describe myself as an SPF enthusiast, I wear it every day regardless of the weather conditions and so should you. Sun rays are not friendly...

Jack Quaid and Zazie Beetz host the announcement of the 96th Oscars® nominations, on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.
Pros and cons: 'Barbie' Oscar nominations
Emma Shipley and Ariana Powell // February 12, 2024

The Oscars — one of the most anticipated media awards events — inches closer, and this year, it brings along some controversy surrounding...

Tommy, a 3 year old Golden Retriever, interacts with students at The Well. Taken by Toby Neal on Feb. 28.
Bell Memorial Union is going to the dogs
Toby Neal, Reporter // March 2, 2024

Students looking for a break from their studies were able to get some quality time with new furry friends Wednesday afternoon. Every other Wednesday,...

Rapper Yung Lexx rapping at the Victory in Union event. Taken by Samuel Moore on Feb. 25.
‘Victory in Unity’ event celebrates Black History Month
Samuel Moore, Reporter // February 27, 2024

In a collaborative effort, the MLK Unity Group and the Black Student Union hosted the annual Victory in Unity celebration event at Chico State...

Paul Belz laughs with audience member Joan Goodreau. Taken by Callum Standish on Feb. 22.
Bidwell park highlighted at museum book reading
Callum Standish, Arts and Entertainment Editor // February 24, 2024

A small audience gathered quietly around author Paul Belz at the Museum of Northern California Art, Thursday night to hear “An overview of...

Say hello to your new mayor. Photo by Robledo Rafael Andrade via Pexels.
A modest fur-prosal: Put pets in local politics
Heather Taylor, Copy Editor // March 4, 2024

We all know the only politics that matter are those on a national and global scale. Local politics are a waste of time and energy, with little-to-no...

The student health center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, and is closed for an hour each day from noon to 1 p.m. Courtesy: WellCat Health Center, taken by Jason Halley/University Photographer
Healthcare for students anytime, anywhere: all the WellCat has to offer
Amy Blair, Reporter // February 29, 2024

It’s about that time in the semester when allergies hit students hard, and the cold hits harder. The WellCat Health Center at Chico State has...

Staff Members of the Black Youth Leadership Project 
Left-Right: Pamela Irby, Laniea LaGarde, Quinessa Stibbins, Laila Anderson, Candy Jackson, Keila Lee, Brandon Trowel
Community leadership project aims to uplift Black youth 
C. Nicholas Kepler, Reporter // February 28, 2024

Brandon Trowel, executive assistant for Black Youth Leadership Project presented at the Victory in Unity Celebration, hosted by Chico State,...

Customers enjoying food in the seating area of Mas Amor Mexican Food. Taken by Jessica Miller on March 2.
Mas Amor Mexican Food's grand opening is just the beginning
Jessica Miller, Food Editor // March 4, 2024

The smell of handmade tortillas and salsa filled the inside of the Phoenix building at 300 Broadway St. just across from Jon and Bon’s. Less...

Collage of restaurants in downtown Chico. Created by Jessica Miller, Feb. 24.
OK, where can we eat in 30 minutes?
Jessica Miller, Food Editor // February 24, 2024

It may seem like 30 minutes is a fair amount of time to grab a bite to eat between classes, but lunchtime in Downtown Chico can slow students...

An unlabeled food truck sits awaiting customers. Image by Andreas Volz from Pixabay.
On-campus food trucks have revolutionized Wildcat eating
Shane Aweeka, Reporter // February 23, 2024

For the first time since Chico State began hosting food trucks, multiple vendors have operated five days a week on campus. Halal Platter, Mi...

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