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‘Resident Evil 7’ ushers in a new era of terror

‘Resident Evil 7’ ushers in a new era of terror

Ulises Duenas

February 5, 2018


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"Resident Evil" is synonymous with the survival-horror genre, but it seemed to have lost its way in favor of more action-oriented gameplay. "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" takes the series back to its roots while also bringing it into a new age. The biggest change in "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" ...

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Hannah Yeager

February 4, 2018


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The second concert hosted by Associated Student Productions lit up the Bell Memorial Union with up-and-coming country artist, Frank Ray. Ray falls in the contemporary pop-country genre and dazzled the crowd with some of his original songs like "Every Time You Run," which hit number 15 on the Texas...

Can ‘Madden 18’ predict the Super Bowl winners? Probably

Can ‘Madden 18’ predict the Super Bowl winners? Probably

Ulises Duenas

February 3, 2018


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Why listen to sports experts when a computer can do all the work for you? "Madden 18" uses sophisticated technology to accurately simulate the outcome of any NFL match-up. The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots were pitted against each other in a best of five competition to see who was more...

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas

January 31, 2018


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When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond" shows the behind-the-scenes drama and absurdity that occurred during the filming of the movie. ...

New Acquisitions exhibit showcases donations to the Janet Turner collection

New Acquisitions exhibit showcases donations to the Janet Turner collection

Hannah Yeager

January 29, 2018


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Both local and international artists are being showcased at the Janet Turner Print Museum Jan. 22 through Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.The exhibit is not only meant to show new art being added but it also includes three pieces from Thailand and a piece from Australia, two countries that have never bee...

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...

Phantom Thread is one of the best romance movies of the year

Phantom Thread is one of the best romance movies of the year

Angel Ortega

January 27, 2018


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An Academy Award nominee that critics have been raving about, “Phantom Thread,” is playing at the Pageant Theatre this week.With its vibrant costume design and wonderful performances, “Phantom Thread” delivers one of the best romance films of the year.Reynolds Woodcock, played by Daniel D...

STRFKR and Reptaliens take over the Senator Theatre

STRFKR and Reptaliens take over the Senator Theatre

January 24, 2018


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1078 gallery finds a new home on Park Avenue

1078 gallery finds a new home on Park Avenue

Mitchell Kret

January 24, 2018


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Live music from local bands filled the Chico Women’s Center Jan. 20 at the 1078 @ 1710 party in support of the 1078 Gallery, which has found a new location at 1710 Park Ave. Supporters of the gallery were treated to performances from XDS, Severance Package and other local bands for the fundraiser....

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

Ulises Duenas

January 23, 2018


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"Wolfenstein" is one of the oldest series in gaming history with games that date back to the early 80s. "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" does a great job of blending old-school shooter gameplay with modern mechanics and presentation. "Wolfenstein II" is a direct sequel to 2014's "Wolfenstein: The New Order." ...

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Angel Ortega

January 22, 2018


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Gary Oldman delivers one of his best performances in Joe Wright’s "Darkest Hour." In Darkest Hour, Winston Churchill, portrayed by Oldman, is days away from becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the Labour Party requested the resignation of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain for being ...

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