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A week full of Chico State Halloween activities

Check out some activities happening on campus this week
Created by Ariana Powell on Aug. 28.

Get in the Halloween spirit or just try something new this week with this collection of on and off campus events.

Sunday, Oct. 22

  • Those boots were made for the Walk for Talk! Join the larger Chico community at Bidwell Park One-Mile and walk to spread awareness about spasmodic dysphonia, a neurological disorder that can affect a person’s  speech. The event is from 10 to 11:30 a.m., register for free here 

Monday, Oct. 23

Tuesday, Oct. 24

  • GRADtoberfest is a festive Oktoberfest-themed event centered around prospective graduate students. Enjoy music, snacks and advice from current grad students and faculty. Head to Trinity Commons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Auditions are being held for Chico State’s 40th annual Multicultural Showcase at 5 p.m. in the BMU Auditorium. The showcase features performances representing different cultures through dance, poetry, singing and beyond 
  • Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience workshop discusses the prevalence of A.C.E.’s in Butte County.Students will also learn how to foster resiliency. Head to BMU 210 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Pop into Colusa Hall 100B at 7 p.m. for a screening of “Ferngully,” an animated eco-fantasy movie from 1992. Stick around after for a discussion on deforestation and free snacks 

Wednesday, Oct. 25

  • Chill out in the CCLC and start your day off making bracelets from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Fight the flu by getting a free flu shot! Head to The Well in the BMU from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to get your flu vaccine
  • Celebrate Campus Sustainability Day on Glenn Lawn from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get to know on-campus sustainability organizations and learn how you can make a difference 
  • Dough 101 is a workshop designed to help students fund graduate school. Learn the tricks of the trade from financial aid to scholarships and securing grants. Hit up Student Services Center 150 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Learn about the complex world of cybersecurity at Festival of the Phishes, a cybersecurity-themed carnival presented by the Division of Information Technology. Check out Trinity Commons from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Healing Vibrations guided sound bowl meditation is a midweek way to practice mindfulness, head to The Well from 2:30 to 2:45 p.m.
  • Take a pause from your busy day to shake the paw of a therapy dog. Get some snuggles in The Well from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
  • Get some guidance on grad school applications with this Zoom workshop from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sip a hot beverage, taste some snacks and have an informal discussion with members of the philosophy department during Philosophy Tea Hour. Go to ARTS227B from 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Chat with fellow German speakers during German Conversation Hour in ARTS 227B from 4 to 5 p.m.
  • If you’re interested in a Master of Arts in psychology, with an option in physical science, check out the Zoom seminar from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Join the Child Development Student Association for pumpkin carving from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Modoc Hall 120
  • Chico State Line Dancing Club meets weekly and welcomes all to join the line dancing fun. Trek out to the University Farm Pavillion from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 26

Friday, Oct. 27

Saturday, Oct. 28

  • Head to The Hub for fall-themed activities during the Fall Fest from 5 to 8 p.m.

Callum Standish can be reached at [email protected].

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Callum Standish
Callum Standish, Opinion and Features Editor
Callum Standish is a third year journalism and news major from Castro Valley, California. Standish is in his second semester on The Orion and now serves as the arts and entertainment editor. He has broad interests in cars, music and the environment. Standish enjoys exploring the nooks and crannies of Chico on his bicycle and wasting time with friends. His goal is to get everyone involved in the community on-and-off campus. 

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