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Despite strong postseason, Eagles still face uphill battle in Super Bowl LII

Despite strong postseason, Eagles still face uphill battle in Super Bowl LII

Austin Schreiber

January 27, 2018


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

On Feb. 4, the defending champions, the New England Patriots, will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kickoff is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. PST and will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.Both teams finished the regular season 13-3.The Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2017 and 2015 and have bec...

Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Tisha Cheney

January 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious SubjectMonday 8:26 a.m., Student Services Center.A pacing man warned the public that "people are chasing him."Call Type: Directed PatrolMonday 7:00 p.m., Warner Street.A transient kicked in a fence to take a nap.Call Type: Transient CallTuesday 2:36 a.m., Parking...

Branham struggles, Ellis and McFerren with season highs in split verse Dominguez Hills

Branham struggles, Ellis and McFerren with season highs in split verse Dominguez Hills

Katalina Santamaria

January 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team continued its win streak with a 82-64 victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills Friday. Seniors Jalen McFerren and Isaiah Ellis led the Wildcats to a victory over the Toros, scoring a season high 24 points each. This is now the ’Cats fourth straight win, with no sig...

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

LaMalfa speaks against gas tax, attracts protesters

Josh Cozine

January 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Representative Doug LaMalfa came to Chico to endorse a petition for repealing a gas tax Friday.The petition signing event took place at the Sinclair gas station on the block of Forest Avenue from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.LaMalfa (R) was joined by California Senator Jim Nielsen (R) to speak in favor of the ...

Campus office to change its title

Campus office to change its title

Josh Cozine

January 26, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The Office of Faculty Affairs announced Wednesday that it will be known as the Office of Academic Personnel.The name change will go into effect beginning March 1.“It more accurately describes what we do here,” said Interim Associate Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs Evanne O’Donnell,...

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

Karen Limones

January 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

Many students know that scholarships are essential when it comes to having sufficient funds for college. However, students lack motivation to complete scholarship applications. They no longer seem interested in free money or just go through college unmotivated to do so. To some applicants, the process can be d...

Business department, university recognized for excellence

Business department, university recognized for excellence

Natalie Hanson

January 25, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Public Affairs announced that the College of Business achieved a re-accreditation and recognition this week.The business department received the prestigious five-year recognition from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The college has been fully accredited by AACSB sin...

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns

January 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

Domestic dispute leads to lockdown of two schools

Domestic dispute leads to lockdown of two schools

Tisha Cheney

January 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

A domestic disturbance took place in the 1200 Block of Notre Dame Boulevard at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. According to a press release, Michael Sterling, 32, left the scene on foot with a pistol in his possession. Due to the close proximity to Little Chico Creek Elementary and Marsh Junior High schools,...

New Year’s resolutions versus reality

New Year’s resolutions versus reality

Grant Schmieding

January 24, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

At the start of a New Year, many may take the time to set resolutions that may change what is deemed necessary to set higher goals in life. These goals are what is commonly referred to as New Year's resolutions. Trouble is, according to a 2017 Huffington Post Article, only 8 percent of people keep these self-made declarations. Here are some tips to actually keep a New Years resolution:...

College students should be conscious consumers

College students should be conscious consumers

Sam Rios

January 24, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

The consumption habits of current college students play an important role in the future of our society. College students need to find the vigor within themselves to become consumers that think critically about the purchases they make. Not only should they make smart financial decisions but they need ...

Commercial cannabis legal in California yet still banned in Chico

Commercial cannabis legal in California yet still banned in Chico

Alex Grant

January 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Less than a month ago recreational cannabis became legal in California, however for many counties and cities like Butte and Chico, commercial marijuana restrictions went into effect. Last November, Chico’s city council voted 4-3 in favor of adopting Ordinance 2505. This ordinance added a “Cannabis Regulat...

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