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Camp Fire Story II: Magalia couple flee their home to seek safety on Chico’s streets

Camp Fire Story II: Magalia couple flee their home to seek safety on Chico’s streets

Josh Cozine, Alex Grant, Olyvia Simpson, and Ricardo Tovar

November 17, 2018


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In part two of our ongoing series, Maggie Missere "Crowder" and Michael Crowder spoke about their evacuation from the small foothill town of Magalia during the hours after reports of the Campfire had started coming from Paradise. Michael told about his harrowing escape on his motorcycle, feeling the em...

Camp Fire Story: Lourie Jones evacuated Paradise as flames approached her home

Camp Fire Story: Lourie Jones evacuated Paradise as flames approached her home

Alex Grant, Ricardo Tovar, Olyvia Simpson, and Josh Cozine

November 16, 2018


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Lourie Jones, a Paradise mother of three and grandmother of six, described her Camp Fire evacuation story. Jones and her family fled their apartment on Wildwood Lane in southeast Paradise on Nov. 8, the day the fire started. Here is her story: Jones sent us a video she took in the car when her family and her evacuated Paradise down Skyway going toward Chico...

From Chico State student to setting MLS history: Christian Wondolowski

From Chico State student to setting MLS history: Christian Wondolowski

Ricardo Tovar

November 14, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico, not just the university, has a history of nurturing some notable sports figures. These figures include the owner of the Oakland Raiders, Mark Davis, an alumnus of Chico State, to Super Bowl winning and two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, who was born and raised in Chico.While both these men have ...

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Ricardo Tovar

November 11, 2018


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Head coach Brian Fogel's team hosted its annual Tip-Off Social that was open to the public Tuesday. Held at Bidwell Golf Course, it was a great chance for eager fans to get a look at this year's edition of the team. It was a warm and welcoming social environment. Full of happy chattering from fans a...

Men’s soccer season ends in the first round of nationals

Men’s soccer season ends in the first round of nationals

Connor Mcpherson

November 9, 2018


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Despite a furious comeback launched by Chico State, Cal State Los Angeles was able to get their third straight victory against the Wildcats, and ended their postseason hopes for a second time. Garrett Hogbin scored a goal at the 87th minute to cut LA’s lead to 2-1, but Chico couldn’t capitaliz...

Camp Fire burns toward Chico

Camp Fire burns toward Chico

Mathew Miranda, Josh Cozine, and Natalie Hanson

November 8, 2018


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Updated 9:45 a.m. Friday CalFire's most recent briefing confirmed that the Camp Fire is at an estimated 70,000 acres of damage, and is 5% contained. Weather conditions and firefighting efforts have prevented its movement towards Chico. In an email to the campus at 9:19 a.m., President Gayle Hutchinson...

Wildcat of the Week: Gavin Risbry

Wildcat of the Week: Gavin Risbry

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

November 7, 2018


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Dual athlete in lacrosse and field hockey, Gavin Risbry, is definitely a strong force, both as a forward for field hockey and as a goalkeeper for lacrosse. He was named defensive player of the year by the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. He also received an honorable mention as an All-American At...

Sneakers glimmer throughout the NBA

Sneakers glimmer throughout the NBA

Wesley Harris

November 7, 2018


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What’s worn on a player’s feet is the premier form of self expression in the game of basketball. The NBA removed all color restrictions on footwear in this year’s off-season, giving players the opportunity to match energetic sneakers with the vibrancy of Nike apparel. Ever since Ni...

University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

Brian Luong

November 6, 2018


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University Housing’s The Hub will host a multitude of events which covers topics ranging from gender, LGBTQ pride and religious holidays to start off the first week of November. Diversity Week events will be hosted at different resident halls and at The Hub to encourage inclusivity and openness for all studen...

Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed”

Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed”

Josh Cozine

November 5, 2018


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Academy award nominated documentary filmmaker, Josh Fox, came to the El Rey Theater, Saturday, wrapping up his "The Truth Has Changed" tour. Fox earned an academy award nomination for his 2010 documentary film "Gasland," a film in which he toured the country and uncovered the dangers of hydrauli...

California Measures Voters Guide: Learn about the 11 propositions on this year’s ballot

California Measures Voters Guide: Learn about the 11 propositions on this year’s ballot

Justin Jackson, Yaritza Ayon, and Brian Luong

November 4, 2018


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Prepare for the upcoming election this Tuesday by informing yourself on the ballot measures and their possible impact on the state. Proposition 1: Funds affordable housing for people affected by the California housing crisisThe Housing Programs and Veterans' Loans Bond’s measure would allow for $4 bill...

Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Ricardo Tovar

November 4, 2018


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In what has become a yearly tradition over the last two decades, the Chico State men and women's cross-country teams won the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships on Saturday in San Bernardino. The men for the 17th time in row and the women for the 11th time in a row. Just as impressive, ...

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