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Arts and Humanities Building at Chico State. Some BFA art students have found the transition to online teaching difficult since they no longer have access to studios.

Bachelor of Fine Arts students face challenges in online classes amidst pandemic

Danielle Kessler, Staff Writer // April 3, 2020

For every student at Chico State, the COVID-19 pandemic has created much concern and uncertainty as every department has taken a hit in the last few weeks. This, of course, includes the many students...

The Senator Theatre in Downtown Chico have had to postpone every event through May.

Shelter-in-place takes a toll on Chico music venues

Kati Morris, Staff Writer // April 1, 2020

The beginning of spring is supposed to be one of the most active times of the year for live music, with festival line-ups being announced and fans eagerly awaiting concerts they bought pre-sale tickets...

One of the main performances was a belly dancing show from Mylee Francisco. She wowed the crowd with her swift and cheerful movements. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

A Night at The Museum of Northern Art

Melissa Herrera // April 10, 2019

The Museum of Northern Art had a fun night this past Saturday filled with circus-themed festivities. Many locals came to the event dressed in extravagant clothing that elevated the rest of the night....

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Poetry reading shines light on refugee experiences

Rayanne Painter // March 11, 2019

Every seat and plus some was filled in Zingg Recital Hall on Thursday evening for this month’s poetry reading. The event, Writer's Voice, is a literary arts reading series hosted by Chico State’s...

The Chico Community Concert Band flute section plays at the Chico Elks Lodge on Nov. 11, 2016, during a Veterans Day program. From left: Linda Gould, Carolyn Hamilton, Jackie Corrie and Sanda Doerschlag. Image courtesy of Mark Plenke.

Chico Community Concert Band to play free holiday concert

Natalie Hanson // December 7, 2018

The Chico Community Concert Band will perform its annual Christmas concert at the Lakeside Pavilion in California Park at 3 p.m., Sunday.The concert, titled "Christmas Serenade," is free to the public....

John Pozzi, an instructor for the Computer Animation and Game Design department, will be at the Animation Jam competition. Photo credit: Ulises Duenas

Students to compete in 24-hour animation contest

Natalie Hanson // October 4, 2018

A competition will have students animating day and night this weekend.The "Animation Jam" is an annual, international event that gives students studying in the Computer Animation and Game Design (CAGD)...

‘Vitality’ showcases work of student artist

Natalie Hanson // October 4, 2018

A new art showcase in the Bell Memorial Union is spotlighting a student artist with the theme "Vitality" this week.The third floor art gallery of the BMU began hosting the exhibition of "Vitality" by student...

The Associated Students Productions hosted Open Mic Night at the BMU Thursday, September 13. Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Associated Students Productions kicks off event series, Open Mic Night

Grant Schmieding // September 15, 2018

An intimate crowd shuffled in slowly and began to occupy round tables as the dimly-lit room filled with light chatter. Silhouettes danced over artistic portraits of John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix and Albert...

Art and craft fair held at the Trianon park in São Paulo. Stock image by Getty Images.

Chico Elks Lodge announces second annual Craft Faire

Natalie Hanson // September 14, 2018

Last year's first "Craft Faire" event in Chico celebrated local crafters and invited everyone in the community to participate. This month, the Chico Elk Ladies group has announced that they will host the...

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On This Day- Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ released in 1975

Natalie Hanson // September 12, 2018

On September 12 in 1975, Pink Floyd released its seventh album, "Wish You Were Here." After already reaching worldwide fame for the milestone album, "Dark Side of the Moon," this album became another classic...

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5 standout albums dropping this week

Natalie Hanson // September 12, 2018

If you're ready for the release of fresh albums this Friday, here are a few standout drops that we are looking forward to sampling.Willie Nelson - "My Way"This will be Nelson's 68th studio album and he...

Chico State's SOTA will host its Chico Unplugged competitions for three Thursdays starting Sept. 21. Image courtesy of SOTA.

School of the Arts Productions to host Chico Unplugged

Natalie Hanson // September 11, 2018

Chico State's School of the Arts Productions will host the first of three musical competitions, Chico Unplugged, at the Madison Bear Garden restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20. This biannual competition...

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