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BDSM 101

BDSM 101

Kendall George

December 5, 2017


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First, let's learn what the term of BDSM actually means. BDSM stands for bondage and discipline, domination and submission, sadism and masochism. Although a perhaps scary term, most people who are sexually active have participated in at least a tiny amount of BDSM, whether it be blindfolding, handcuffs or...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Julia Maldonado

December 5, 2017


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Stressed out from studying for finals? Take a break to listen to these upbeat pop albums to put you in a better mood. Songs About Jane – Maroon 5 - 2002Maroon 5’s “Songs About Jane” features a collection of old chart-toppers, such as “She Will Be Loved” and “This Love.” It’s almost impossible not to belt these so...

Emerging trend: Latino and American musical artists unite

Alejandra Solorio

December 5, 2017


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Music shifts like tides of the waves, living through cultural trends and speaking for it in ways written form can’t. A recently observed phenomenon of collaborations between Latino artists and American singers/rappers is on the rise and it’s creating a shift; the kind that merges two audiences in...

Podcasts worth your time

Podcasts worth your time

Rachel Reyes

December 1, 2017


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During the Holiday season, many people travel. Those long flights, car rides and train rides are often accompanied by some music, a good book and even Netflix. What some people don’t consider when traveling is listening to Podcasts. Podcasts are really great for listening to different ideas. They...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace

November 30, 2017


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Whitney Branham is a senior on the Chico State women's basketball team. She is currently averaging 23.8 points per game on a Wildcat team that has won their first two California Collegiate Athletic Association games by an average of 15 points. She has already gone for over 30 points in a game against Hu...

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Julia Maldonado

November 29, 2017


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Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to focus on the last holiday of the year: Christmas! Take this quiz to find out which Christmas movie you should watch this holiday season! Which Christmas movie should you watch? Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @julianewsblog ...

Cut the fees, please

Cut the fees, please

Danielle Cortes

November 29, 2017


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The price of overdue fees is ridiculous here at Chico State. Simply forgetting to return a book for one day can cost up to 50 dollars, and where is this money going? We need answers, as soon as possible. It is understandable that there should be a punishment enacted but there should just be another...

Ways to give back this holiday season

Ways to give back this holiday season

Danielle Cortes

November 29, 2017


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As the most wonderful time of the year quickly approaches, many of us are filled with joy and love. The holidays make us all happier and full of good spirits because the semester is finally almost over and we get to go back home to our families and friends.Thanksgiving reminded us to be thankful for what ...

‘Cats dominate the Warriors at home

‘Cats dominate the Warriors at home

Patrick Pace

November 28, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team won their first California Collegiate Athletic Association game of the season against Stanislaus State by a score of 73-59. The Wildcats controlled the game from start-to-finish. The game started off with the Wildcats behind 0-4, but three pointers by senior guard Cor...

‘How is life?’

‘How is life?’

Kendall George

November 28, 2017


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Thanksgiving gave just a glimpse of home-life away from college, surrounded by childhood friends and far-away family. Whether or not you enjoy going home for the holidays, it has come time to face relatives, some for the first time since leaving home. It might be nice to be in your hometown for a ...

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

Caitlyn Young

November 28, 2017


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Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is right around the corner. To get in the holiday mood, there is no better Christmas tale than "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. This book is a classic and there are film and stage adaptations of it. However, this year there is something a little different. "T...

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

Ulises Duenas

November 28, 2017


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Years after it made big waves in the games industry, "L.A. Noire" has been remastered. Its gameplay may not be the smoothest, but this is still one of the best crime stories in video games.You play as Cole Phelps, a World War II veteran who becomes a beat cop, and later a detective, in Los Angeles. after returning fro...

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