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Five underrated games worth checking out

Five underrated games worth checking out

Ulises Duenas

April 3, 2018


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For this list, I wanted to pick some underrated games that are easily obtainable and can be found for a good price. The list is in no particular order. 1. Spec Ops: The LineMy first impression of "Spec Ops" was that it was a generic third-person military shooter game. After a while, it becomes clear that the ...

Artist of the Week: Robert Winget

Artist of the Week: Robert Winget

Mitchell Kret

April 2, 2018


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Robert Winslet is 21-year-old ceramacist and glassblower from Mountain View, where he started his artistic career in a high school class. He is in his fourth year at Chico State and hopes to finish his Fine Arts degree by the end of next year. How did you start making art? Back in high school, I star...

Chico State welcomes Pulitzer Prize winner and author George Anders

Chico State welcomes Pulitzer Prize winner and author George Anders

Hannah Yeager

April 1, 2018


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Chico State welcomed George Anders, an author and journalist who kicked off entrepreneurship month on March 28 with a lecture on the “future of work and how to leverage your education and degree to ‘do anything,’” according to the Chico State calendar on the school website. In Colusa Hall, the...

Student brings Costa Rican influenced sounds to Chico

Student brings Costa Rican influenced sounds to Chico

Mitchell Kret

March 29, 2018


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Alexis Green is a music student at Chico State. Green picked up playing the keyboard while she was in Costa Rica and has brought her sound inspirations pack to the states. Once other people started noticing her unique talents she began to produce more music for public audiences. Who are you? Who am I? I’m not ...

Writer’s Voice showcases authors and established writers

Writer’s Voice showcases authors and established writers

Hannah Yeager and Nicole Henson

March 27, 2018


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Heavy writing courses in the English department at Chico State have provided hands-on resources and projects for their students. Ranging from a literary magazine class to in-class workshops, students are trained to be prepared in all writing areas. One of the benefits that students, faculty and commu...

‘Love, Simon’ inspires people to be who they are

‘Love, Simon’ inspires people to be who they are

Julia Maldonado

March 26, 2018


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It doesn’t get cheesier than a guy searching for his perfect love story. Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) has a seemingly normal life with a loving family in a picturesque suburban home and a great group of friends to carpool with to school every day. However, Simon has “one huge a** secret:”...

‘Trimps’ is all you need

‘Trimps’ is all you need

Ulises Duenas

March 18, 2018


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Incremental games are extremely simple and after a while they basically play themselves. A ton of these games have been released in the past five years, but the one that get its right the most is "Trimps."When a game of "Trimps" begins the player will gather food and wood and then start using Trimps to do al...

‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ delivers a flawed, but poignant romance

‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ delivers a flawed, but poignant romance

Angel Ortega

March 15, 2018


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Though the film does not deliver anything noteworthy in terms of cinematic value, “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” brings a heartfelt and emotional romance to the big screen. Recently featured at The Pageant in Chico, “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” follows t...

Bach Festival showcases classical music

Bach Festival showcases classical music

Natalie Hanson

March 14, 2018


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9JQ1cSyoXo&feature=youtu.be On the same weekend Uncle Dad's Art Collective brought songs of Stevie Wonder, Chico Performances teamed up with School Of The Arts to present the 2018 Chico Bach Festival. The Bach Festival offered a different experience called Vivaldi...

‘Prey’ will draw you in and not let you go

‘Prey’ will draw you in and not let you go

Ulises Duenas

March 13, 2018


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"Prey" feels like the combination of ideas from a lot of different games. Blending elements from "Bioshock", "Deus Ex", "Dishonered" and others make for a game that was sorely overlooked at the time of its release.The most notable thing about “Prey” is the creative freedom it gives the p...

Chico performances present Uncle Dad’s Art Collective

Chico performances present Uncle Dad’s Art Collective

Natalie Hanson

March 13, 2018


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A weekend of musical events offered distinctly different, exciting journeys into two very different but unforgettable styles of music thanks to Chico's School of the Arts. Through SOTA, Uncle Dad’s Art Collective returned to Chico for a colorful, soul-filled tribute to Stevie Wonder at 7:30 p.m....

Graphic design meets the great outdoors

Graphic design meets the great outdoors

Mitchell Kret

March 11, 2018


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Coastal native Sam Blake claims he has a craving to create that is fueled by his love of nature. He has studied in Florence, Italy and recently transferred from Santa Rosa Junior College to hone his abilities in Chico while studying graphic design. Check out his Instagram page @samblakepress. How di...

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