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Chico State’s basketball team gets their first win

Chico State’s basketball team gets their first win

Patrick Pace

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team recorded their first win of the season against Biola University in the California Collegiate Athletic Association/Pac West Challenge. The 'Cats have had a rough week and a half. After losing to Division I opponents, Stanford and the University of Arizona, in exhibition...

Many working students now trapped by holiday retail jobs

Many working students now trapped by holiday retail jobs

Natalie Hanson

November 13, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

The decorations are out, the lines are packed and the Christmas music is already playing. You know what that means. The two most mind-numbing months of the year for students who work in retail are here. After experiencing two holiday seasons as a full-time student, I have nothing but awe for those...

‘Dragon’s Dogma’ stands the test of time

‘Dragon’s Dogma’ stands the test of time

Ulises Duenas

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Capcom celebrated the fifth anniversary of Dragon's Dogma by remastering the game on Playstation 4 and Xbox One. While this remaster doesn't add a whole a lot to the game, it's still a great excuse to play through this cult classic again, or for the first time. "Dragon's Dogma" has a pretty generic fantasy setting with goblins, knig...

Reviewing thrift stores in Chico

Reviewing thrift stores in Chico

Kendall George

November 10, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Chico State students trying to live on a budget need to check out the world of thrift stores. They offer used or clearance clothes, furniture, books and more for a discounted price, saving students some serious cash. However, it is sometimes hard to seek out the best thrift stores and the ones that are...

Your dad’s favorite songs

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Pendulum 40th Anniversary edition Your Love - The Outfield - Super HitsTake it Easy - The Eagles - The EaglesDancing in the Moonlight - King Harvest - Lady Come HomeAmerican Pie - Don Mclean - American PieBlinded by the Light - Manfred Mann's...

Your Dad’s Favorite Playlist

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

CreedHuman Clay (1999)At the turn of the century came Creed. This group of knuckleheads, led by the one and only Scott Stapp, is sure to keep any dad crooning into the night. Human Clay is full of quintessential dad gems best sang at karaoke bars.The Eagles Hotel California (1976)There was nothing quite like...

Sofar Sounds Chico brings a night of great music

Sofar Sounds Chico brings a night of great music

Caitlyn Young

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

On Sunday, Sofar Sounds Chico November Show was a total hit. Sofar Sounds is a “global community” that was founded in 2010 as a way to create more intimate concerts for audiences and performers. Performers can play to audiences in 385 different cities all around the world, and Chico is one of them.Sofar Sounds often play...

Students’ political power is slipping out of their hands

Students’ political power is slipping out of their hands

Grayson Boyer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

The Town and Gown committee is one of the most useful methods of political participation Chico State students have, yet knowledge of Town and Gown isn’t readily available to much of the student population. Furthermore, the structure of the committee is shifting and eroding what little political power ...

The Festival of Dance brought a sense of community to Chico State

The Festival of Dance brought a sense of community to Chico State

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Mobile Headlines

The Festival of Dance was thrown by the Indian Student Union here at Chico State. It was a celebration in honor of the Goddess Durga, who is celebrated for nine nights in order to bring positive vibes and energy. The event featured henna tattoos, games, a photo booth and food. However, the star of...

Kelly Clarkson returns with a rhythm and blues sound in ‘Meaning of Life’

Kelly Clarkson returns with a rhythm and blues sound in ‘Meaning of Life’

Niyat Teferi

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

Kelly Clarkson has been a big staple in the music industry for the last 15 years. After her big break in the singing competition "American Idol" the songstress has been unstoppable with her wicked vocals and smooth melodies. The singer is back with a fresh R&B and soulful sound that shows off he...

First rankings by committee are out

First rankings by committee are out

Noah Enns

November 7, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The first College Football playoff poll has been released by the committee and there is a lot to learn from the first poll of the season.By the rankings of the committee, the teams who would play in the playoffs are Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson. The biggest shock to almost everyone is that...

Racial divides continue to grow across college campuses

Racial divides continue to grow across college campuses

Rachel Reyes

November 7, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Many college students across the nation have begun to face challenges pertaining to first amendment rights, racism and discrimination. A sign with the words “It’s OK To Be White” raised controversy after it had gone viral online. Inforum covered this story and said that during this week social media exposed the signs that were b...

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