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Hundreds gather for third annual Chico Con

Hundreds gather for third annual Chico Con

Sean Martens

August 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

          Knights dawned their weapons and battled for the masses behind the Chico Elks Lodge for the third annual Chico-Con. The convention is an event for comic enthusiasts to come together for a day of contests, vendors and special events. The biggest crowds were drawn to t...

Humans of Chico State

Humans of Chico State

Jae Siqueiros

August 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Humans of Chico State

"I'd never really been interested in the wilderness until I moved to Chico. Lassen is my hidden gem now. The trees, the clear lakes, the open sky and a nice cliff bar make for a great day trip. Once I was hiking Lassen with a friend, I didn't realize how excited I was to show them the hydrothermal ar...

Senior joins Student Academic Senate

Senior joins Student Academic Senate

Amelia Storm

March 15, 2016


Filed under Administration, Features

If you mention the Student Academic Senate to any regular Chico State student, you might get the same confused look an English major would have in a nursing class. Malissa Pierce is hoping to change that. The Chico State senior is the new student academic senator for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts a...

Win over Stanford gives women’s rugby team new confidence (full gallery)

Carlos Islas

February 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

In a game against their rival, the Chico State women’s rugby team won its biggest game of the season when they beat Stanford University 36-17 at home on Feb. 13. The win improves the Wildcats' record to 1-3 and moves them into third place in the Pacific Mountain West division. In previous meetings...

Q&A: Auyon Mukharji from Darlingside

Q&A: Auyon Mukharji from Darlingside

Sarah Strausser

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Q&As

On March 7, Darlingside will be at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. for an intimate music experience. Coming from Boston, Massachusetts, the band features four musicians who come together using dozens of instruments to create different, folk-like music. Auyon Mukharji, violinist and mandolinist for Darlingside,...

Students and professors question the popularity of Donald Trump

Students and professors question the popularity of Donald Trump

Jeremy Steele

February 16, 2016


Filed under Features

Donald Trump is frank, blunt and honest, and because people are more interested and more captivated by controversial news, a segment of the population is drawn towards his rhetoric. "I think people are voting for Trump because they love the idea of someone who is not a politician, someone who they see is a self-made man...

Vámonos to free tacos at taco tuesday trivia night

Vámonos to free tacos at taco tuesday trivia night

Michael Catelli

February 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

Associated Students Productions is holding a free Taco Tuesday Trivia night at 7 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium on Feb. 23. The event is open to the first 100 students to arrive. Prizes will be given to the winners of the trivia night. “We produce a variety of events for students,...

Ex-orcising unwanted junk with “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”

Ex-orcising unwanted junk with “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”

Yang Dai

February 13, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

Goodwill has launched a program called “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” for Valentine's Day weekend. The “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” program encourages people to donate things left by their exes to Goodwill. While Goodwill declined to comment on “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”, Chico State students...

Chico veterans share their experiences with lecture series

Chico veterans share their experiences with lecture series

Bridget Comito

February 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, News

A series of lectures will be taking place the first Thursday for the next three months for veterans to express their personal experiences during their time with the military. This lecture series is known as "Veteran Voices" and is hosted by the Peace & Justice Center. John Crosby spoke on Feb. 4, th...

Students advance religious diversity on campus

Students advance religious diversity on campus

Molly Sullivan

February 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, News

The Religious Diversity Association, the only interfaith organization at Chico State, will be rekindled this semester following the increasingly polarized climate of religious relations in the national media. RDA, founded in 2013, has been dormant for the last few semesters due to a lack of membershi...

Club baseball gives players a second chance

Club baseball gives players a second chance

Jason Spies

February 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

There comes a moment in every athlete's life when they are faced with the overwhelming possibility that their time playing the sport they love, may be coming to an end. For baseball players who still have that urge to play and aren't ready to throw in their gloves just yet, the Chico State club baseball te...

Janet Turner Print Museum opens new exhibit

Janet Turner Print Museum opens new exhibit

Bridget Comito

February 8, 2016


Filed under Community, Features, News

Chico State's Janet Turner Print Museum highlights its collection of hidden treasures in its current location. Dr. Janet Turner was a Chico State professor of art education and printmaking from 1959 to 1981. Turner started collecting fine art pieces in the late 1940s during her time at Chico State and...

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