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Check out this weeks campus events

Natalia Cortez-Pagan, Reporter // September 17, 2023

Monday, Sept. 18 Start your week of sweet with some donuts and coffee at the Hub from 9 to 10 a.m during the Grab N’Go event Returning to campus is the $11 Tablet Event hosted by the Center for...

Chico State se ilumina con las Celebraciones del Día de la Independencia de América Latina

Mawil Mateo, Multimedia Editor // September 16, 2023

La universidad se ilumina de colores, sabores y sonidos para celebrar el día de la independencia de los países centroamericanos. El día 15 de septiembre de 1821, Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador,...

Serenity Cameron eagerly speaks with a potential new member of her club on Sep. 6, 2023.

Chico State clubs hit the Glenn and Trinity Lawns for Clubtacular

Natalia Cortez-Pagan, Reporter // September 12, 2023

More than 100 clubs took to Chico State’s lawns Wednesday for the semesterly Clubtacular event. Hosted by the Student Organizations and Leadership Education, students were given an opportunity to see...

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Save the dates for this week’s events

Callum Standish, Reporter // September 11, 2023

We’re moving into the third week of the semester and it’s a great time to engage in Chico State's upcoming events! Check out this list of all our school has to offer: Monday, Sept. 11 Catch...

A bulletin board under the words Adopt Me is full of photos of the cats.

Purr-fect vibes for cat-lovers at The Great Catsby

Heather Taylor, Reporter // August 28, 2023

Chico has no shortage of cafés and gathering places, but one business holds the distinction of being the first of its kind in the city. The Great Catsby is Chico’s first cat café, or as the café spells...

cherry williams swings rainbow poi balls

Canvas Cabaret at MONCA: scenic live model drawing

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // August 28, 2023

The choice is yours: step into a world of rainbows, a scene of classical light or a moment of secretive darkness. Artists of all calibers could draw live models — dancers with Prohibition Dance Company...

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A look at beginning of semester events

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // August 28, 2023

As the second week of classes commence, let’s take a look at some upcoming Chico State events occurring in the next couple of weeks. Second week of school: Wednesday, Aug. 30 Head to the Trinity...

“Olga.” Photo taken by Katie Callahan, Aug. 13.

1078 Gallery exhibition review: ‘In the Last Ditch’ by Jesse Wiedel

Katie Callahan, Contributor // August 26, 2023

The new exhibit at 1078 Gallery, where I have been volunteering this past year, is a bold collection of paintings. “The Last Ditch” by Jesse Wiedel, depicts scenes of people in bleak landscapes, with...

A side-by-side of two versions of Angel Baca-Ficklin and Neavh Lovecreeks Nerium cover.

‘Nerium:’ experimental noise as a reminder to ‘feel alive’

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // July 26, 2023

Alien Hiss · Nerium (Alienhiss x 6rindwhor9) An outcry of pain and a desire to be heard is spread across the static in Angel Baca-Ficklin and Neavh Lovecreek’s emotion-filled song, "Nerium." The...

Front view of Kendall Hall

Summer orientation under way for incoming students

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // June 22, 2023

Even though nine days remain for incoming students to apply to Chico State, summer orientation season is already upon us. Summer orientation dates for the fall 2023 semester are on select days from...

Shae Pastrana yelling to family before she walks the graduation stage. Melvin Bui right. Photo taken May 18 by Molly Myers.

CME commencement: Technical difficulties, empty liquor bottles, and smiles 

Mawil Mateo and Molly Myers // May 21, 2023

As Pomp and Circumstance began playing, students stomped through the grass to University Stadium, leaving behind a trail of small single-shot liquor bottles. Most of them were Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey.  In...

Male sitting down by the walk about with NASCAR jacket blue pants, and white T-shirt.

Weekly fit check

Troy Johnson, Reporter // May 14, 2023

Name: Tyrek Edwards Major: Construction Management Hometown: Inglewood How do you describe your style?: “Streetwear and vintage.” Fashion icons: A$AP Mob The fit:  Shoes - Jordan...

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