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Union Label launches lunar events

Union Label launches lunar events

Nicole Santos

August 31, 2013


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A new campus organization called Union Label is providing students with a variety of entertainment events, such as movies under the stars and a late night workout to an LED light show accompanied by DJs. Union Label is a new programming team  started by Associated Students that aims to bring a...

Students clean Chico streets

Sharon Martin

August 31, 2013


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Chico State students spent their last day of summer vacation cleaning up the town for Be Chico Day on Aug. 25. About 160 incoming freshman and current members of Community Action Volunteers in Education took part by cleaning up various locations in Chico. Groups of students traveled to the Boys and...

New students invade Friday evening concert

New students invade Friday evening concert

Sharon Martin

August 31, 2013


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Chico City Plaza underwent a Wildcat takeover Friday with music, dancing and free food. The Downtown Chico Business Association, the Chico Chamber of Commerce and Chico State partnered to host a Friday Night Concert Aug. 23 to welcome new freshmen and transfer students to their new home. The event...

Professor jams with Jay-Z in music video

Professor jams with Jay-Z in music video

Risa Johnson

August 29, 2013


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One Chico State professor will show students what he did this summer by displaying his name in the credits for Jay-Z’s music video “Picasso Baby.” “I have to stay relevant,” said John Roussell, a communications professor. “This instantly will catch their attention.” Roussell and...

Bluegrass band to bring beats to Laxson

Jennifer Jacobs

August 29, 2013


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Grammy award-winner and multi-genre singer-songwriter Peter Rowan’s newest bluegrass band, “Big Twang Theory” is intertwined with honky-tonk and rockabilly. The band will perform for Chico audiences at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 in a show presented by Chico Performances. With collaborations from dobro gui...

Cardio ‘Cat: 5 ways to be healthy this fall

Risa Johnson

August 28, 2013


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This summer I ran a 5,000 and a 10,000-meter race and went to the gym after work four to five days a week. I lost 10 pounds and gained speed and endurance every week. So I got to thinking: how the heck am I going to keep working out this much once school starts? I started jotting down some tips...

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