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The Russian Revolution is reimagined at the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery

The Russian Revolution is reimagined at the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery

Angel Ortega

February 9, 2018


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The social and political impact of the Russian Revolution is conveyed through artwork in a new art exhibit on campus. With photographs and artwork throughout the 20th Century are, "Revolutionizing the World?" displays the history of the Russian Revolution of 1917 through four different sections, Design...

Trump cuts education budget, limiting student choices

Trump cuts education budget, limiting student choices

Karen Limones

January 29, 2018


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Deep cuts to education funding may affect schools throughout the country. The Trump administration will allocate $1.4 billion to expand vouchers in public and private schools. According to The Atlantic, about $250 million will be allocated to a private school-choice program while $168 million is set aside fo...

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Hannah Yeager

January 27, 2018


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The Women’s March this year had an impressive turn out, with a couple hundred supporters moving in and out of Chico throughout the day.One sign, in particular, was very popular. This sign has a painting of President Donald Trump with devil horns.This painting was an attempt to heal wounds caus...

Bringing old artifacts to life with ‘Vanished’

Bringing old artifacts to life with ‘Vanished’

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

December 13, 2017


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“Vanished” takes you on a trip to explore four lost icons: the Hooker Oak tree, a lost mammoth tooth, a missing volcano and Ishi, the last of the Yahi. The exhibit follows six collaborators as they explore four lost icons in the world. They link each piece using myth, memory, fact and fiction. The...

Engineering student starts laser-cutting business venture from the ground up

Engineering student starts laser-cutting business venture from the ground up

Alejandra Solorio

November 15, 2017


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It wasn't in his nature to sit back and allow things to just happen for him. As the hands-on child he was, taking things apart and reassembling them just made sense. College didn't seem like it fit in the cards until he saw the freedom and opportunities it opened. Part-time sustainable manufacturing...

The Festival of Dance brought a sense of community to Chico State

The Festival of Dance brought a sense of community to Chico State

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

November 8, 2017


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The Festival of Dance was thrown by the Indian Student Union here at Chico State. It was a celebration in honor of the Goddess Durga, who is celebrated for nine nights in order to bring positive vibes and energy. The event featured henna tattoos, games, a photo booth and food. However, the star of...

Creepin’ it real: Makeup artist Liz Dryden masters monstrous makeup

Creepin’ it real: Makeup artist Liz Dryden masters monstrous makeup

October 25, 2017


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The basement of Plumas hall doubled as a makeup studio late Sunday night as senior Liz Dryden painted skeleton-esque features onto the faces of models. The eerie face designs reflect Dryden’s passion for stage makeup which she has been doing for Chico State’s theater program for the past two years....

Drag show for a greater good

Drag show for a greater good

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

October 18, 2017


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The third annual Chico State Drag Show hosted by the Associated Student Gender and Sexuality Equity Center sold out on Oct. 12 as part of the festivities for "Queer Week." Every year, these drag shows have been put on for a greater purpose than just entertainment and art. This year’s proceeds ...

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

Julia Maldonado

October 17, 2017


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A pitter-patter of rain and forest-creature sounds saturated the air of Ayres Hall 122 on Thursday, but one wouldn't believe that a collection of diverse items caused the illusion of a downpour. Students from ARTS 371 (Sound Art) chose items to hang from the ceiling, ranging from vodka bottles and drums, ...

KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

Alejandra Solorio

October 11, 2017


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Through tightly gripped hands, John Klezmer firmly grasps the handle of his guitar case. His untimely appearance with guitar in hand and belongings secured in a backpack almost carries the same amount of weight as the stories he's carried with him. From Chico to Sweden and back, this is the story of...

Chico State’s MFA and BFA students open their studios for the community to view

Chico State’s MFA and BFA students open their studios for the community to view

Alejandra Solorio

October 10, 2017


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Fifty students' work was displayed in ten different art-related classrooms Thursday on the Chico State campus for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Open Studios tour. The six-hour event spanned various floors and classrooms in Ayres Hall and the Arts and Humanities Building....

‘Pristine Parties’ service ensures safety during nights out

‘Pristine Parties’ service ensures safety during nights out

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

September 22, 2017


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Chico State students create a safer party scene for the community with “Pristine Parties,” a party entertainment service. Junior concrete management majors Rwejuna Nyundo and Ronald Carcamo co-founded this student-run entertainment business. "Pristine Parties" hosts house parties in Chico almost...

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