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‘The Shape of Water’ delivers unique love story between janitor, creature

‘The Shape of Water’ delivers unique love story between janitor, creature

Angel Ortega

March 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Guillermo del Toro reinvents how monsters in movies are depicted with his signature filmmaking style and methods in his film, “The Shape of Water." There are many good qualities throughout the film with Sally Hawkins’ performance and the romantic narrative between the two main characters. However, ...

Chico Performances reflect the university’s connection with the community

Chico Performances reflect the university’s connection with the community

Hannah Yeager

March 7, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines

There is a chance that almost every student has seen the posters posted around Laxson Auditorium advertising the next large performance or speaker coming to Chico. Shows like Cirque Eloize and Radiolab host and producer Jad Abumrad come multiple times throughout each month, provided by Chico Perform...

Printmaker finds inspiration in small rocks, emotions and strangers

Printmaker finds inspiration in small rocks, emotions and strangers

Mitchell Kret

March 6, 2018


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Marisa Sergovia is a third-year printmaking student with a passion for art education and studio arts. She hopes to one day teach art and encourage students to pursue anything that makes them happy. Q: Who are you? A: I think I’m a human, this is the start of my third year here as a transfer st...

‘Battlefield 1’ ends with an ‘Apocalypse’

‘Battlefield 1’ ends with an ‘Apocalypse’

Ulises Duenas

March 5, 2018


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"Battlefield 1's" expansions and updates have done a great job of improving a game that felt lacking before. The final DLC called "Apocalypse" adds some good stuff, but it doesn't feel like the big sendoff that the game needed.The main draw of these expansions are always the new maps. "Apocalypse" a...

Chico Unplugged presented Winner’s Showcase at The Bear

Chico Unplugged presented Winner’s Showcase at The Bear

Rebecca Norton

March 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Previews

Every semester, hopeful and passionate student musicians audition for Chico Unplugged at Madison Bear Garden for two Thursdays in a row. Last Thursday was the Winner’s Showcase where the competition's winners perform their songs. "Some soul, some folk, a little hip-hop and plenty of love songs...

Artist of the week: Hayden Duncan

Artist of the week: Hayden Duncan

Nicole Henson and Mitchell Kret

February 28, 2018


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How did you get started?I went to a bunch of EDM music festivals when I was 18, around 2012 or 2013, when the EDM bubble was kinda at its biggest, and I went to a few festivals and thought “this is pretty cool,” and the music didn’t seem that hard to make, little did I know. I was li...

Roommates turned bandmates are now performing in Chico

Roommates turned bandmates are now performing in Chico

Nicole Henson, Arts Editor

February 28, 2018


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An eclectic combination of punk and alternative rock brings color to Chico’s underground music scene. The composition of up-and-coming group Spun is made up of musicians from other well-known bands in Chico. Lead singer and guitarist Fahradin Nushi also sings for local group No Wave. On...

‘Rust’: The second job you never wanted

‘Rust’: The second job you never wanted

Ulises Duenas

February 27, 2018


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After being in early access for over four years, "Rust" still has a lot of issues that keep it from achieving its potential. While the idea of a survival game is interesting, the execution of it in "Rust" makes for a game that is too annoying to like. When you begin "Rust," you're dropped into...

North State Symphony returns with classical selections, spotlighting young artists

North State Symphony returns with classical selections, spotlighting young artists

Natalie Hanson

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Video

The North State Symphony returned to Laxson Auditorium for a celebration of classic and contemporary sounds Sunday. This is the 17th season for the North State Symphony, which is conducted by Scott Seaton. The concert, titled "Almost Vienna" featured compositions from 1787 up to 1971, and featured...

Timothée Chalamet delivers outstanding performance in ‘Call Me by Your Name’

Timothée Chalamet delivers outstanding performance in ‘Call Me by Your Name’

Angel Ortega

February 23, 2018


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“Call Me by Your Name” is one of the best romances in recent years, earning it a Best Picture nomination at this year’s Academy Awards. Adapted from the novel of the same name by André Aciman, “Call Me by Your Name” tells the story of 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Ch...

Merging two worlds through interpreting

Merging two worlds through interpreting

Hannah Yeager

February 22, 2018


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The Chico State campus has a wide array of students. From multiple different countries, states, cities, backgrounds and religions, the students and faculty have to work together to make the campus inclusive. One specific group of people on campus, the Deaf community, have been impacted greatly by inte...

‘Monster Hunter World’ is all style and even more substance

‘Monster Hunter World’ is all style and even more substance

Ulises Duenas

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

"Monster Hunter" has been delivering addictive and long-lasting experiences for years, but confusing mechanics and difficult combat made it hard for new players to get into it. "Monster Hunter World" takes some big steps forward in multiple areas while still retaining the core of what makes the series...

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