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Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Franky Renteria

November 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Pablo Amaral Major: Management Informational Systems Year of Graduation: Spring 2017 "If I would paint my perfect life, I would start with finishing school first most. I think it is a very important thing to myself and mostly my mother to do. Next, I would find a career that I am passionate...

Do you hear a showtune?

Do you hear a showtune?

Carin Dorghalli

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Songs from Broadway's "Golden Age" were performed by Chico State's "The Off-Broadways" group in the brand new Zingg Recital Hall on Nov. 6. Many of the students featured have also worked on other school productions, most notably "Into the Woods" and the "Addam's Family." Dara Scholz, the director of...

International recognition for Chico State professor and publishing company

International recognition for Chico State professor and publishing company

Rylee Pedotti

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

Throughout her life, Dr. Sara Cooper has held countless titles, including lifelong literary connoisseur and associate professor of Spanish and multicultural and gender studies at Chico State. Now, Cooper finds herself serving as co-founder and editor-in-chief of Cubanabooks-- an award-winning, avant-garde publisher of literary works authored by Cuban women.Cu...

Artist Talk: Chris Sollars’ DAAAM gallery

Artist Talk: Chris Sollars’ DAAAM gallery

Jae Siqueiros

November 6, 2016


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  San Francisco based artist Chris Sollars, opened a new exhibit entitled "DAAAM" in the University Art Gallery on Thursday. Students, staff and community members were invited to listen to Sollars talk about the new exhibit and ask questions. According to the University Art Gallery blog, "...

Annual pumpkin drop is a smash

Annual pumpkin drop is a smash

Anisha Brady

November 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Showcase

It’s the season for Chico State’s annual pumpkin drop. Let’s be honest, watching a pumpkin hurled to the ground from a seven-story building and obliterated into a pulpy mess is nothing less than satisfying. What’s even more satisfying is this free event is put on by the university’s student-run...

Humans of Chico State: Koichi Matsumoto

Humans of Chico State: Koichi Matsumoto

Jae Siqueiros

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Koichi Matsumoto is a sophomore business major with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and small businesses. He is a transfer student from Japan and an avid outdoorsman. "In Japan, I really like to go mountain hiking, not rock climbing per se but just hiking up the mountains and in the cold and in the...

Music for the Moon: Symphonic Winds blew crowd away

Music for the Moon: Symphonic Winds blew crowd away

Carin Dorghalli

October 31, 2016


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Conductor Royce Tevis led a band as they used instruments, along with wineglasses, to play songs pertaining to the moon, the event's theme. Staff and students came together to put on the Symphonic Winds Music for the Moon concert on October 29, 2015 in Harlen Adams Theatre. Soloing were Christine Buckstead,...

Art History Collective Club celebrates first annual art theme costume party

Art History Collective Club celebrates first annual art theme costume party

Anna Porretta

October 31, 2016


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As student artists let their pens run wild on papered walls, visions of priceless paintings and renowned figures of creative history roamed around eating pizza and taking Snapchat photos.On Tuesday members of the Art History Collective gathered in the critique space in the Arts and Humanities Building for th...

Artist interview: glass blowing with Payton Cahill

Artist interview: glass blowing with Payton Cahill

Elias Denny

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Multimedia, Video

Payton Cahill is in her fifth year at Chico State, pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in glass and sculpture. Cahill has been glass blowing for about six years now. At the opening of the new arts and humanities building, several students preformed glass blowing demonstrations. The crowd, especially th...

Arts and Humanities Building makes a grand impression

Arts and Humanities Building makes a grand impression

Anna Porretta

October 24, 2016


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Curious faces pressed up against warm glass in the courtyard of the Arts and Humanities building as a small band played The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby." They lingered just on the other side of the threshold as student's quickly pulled rods tipped with molten glass from a furnace and quickly rush to blow a...

Queer Week 2016 impacts students and community

Queer Week 2016 impacts students and community

Jae Siqueiros

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

With Queer Week 2016 coming to a finish, we reflect on the impact that this week has had on Chico State and within the community. The Associated Students Gender and Sexuality Equity Center, Multicultural Greek Council, Chico State Pride, Office of Diversity & Inclusion and Chico State Housing have ...

Collaborative exhibit ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Collaborative exhibit  ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Anisha Brady

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Chico State is the home to a newly curated exhibit at the Janet Turner Museum. It showcases and intertwines Janet Turner’s one of a kind prints with photography by the university’s advanced photography students.   The exhibit "Wide Open Spaces" is unique in the way that it presents art solely inspired by nature found in the Chi...

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