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Chico State’s musical groups unite to celebrate holiday season

Chico State’s musical groups unite to celebrate holiday season

Natalie Hanson

December 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

This year's Glorious Sounds of the Seasons concert showcases Chico State's musical talents with a holiday theme. The concert's first performance took place in the Harlen Adams Theatre on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Two performances continued through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday Dec.3 at 2 p.m. Th...

KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

Alejandra Solorio

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

Through tightly gripped hands, John Klezmer firmly grasps the handle of his guitar case. His untimely appearance with guitar in hand and belongings secured in a backpack almost carries the same amount of weight as the stories he's carried with him. From Chico to Sweden and back, this is the story of...

Everything to know about DACA

Everything to know about DACA

Nicole Henson

September 13, 2017


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Thousands of eligible undocumented citizens, also known as Dreamers, could be facing the danger of deportation after President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA.) The act was an executive order made by the Obama Administration in June 2012. It allowed children who were brought to the United States un...

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

A snapshot into the life of a photographer

Caitlyn Young

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF18ItpDo0g&feature=youtu.be Chico State alumnus Aaron Draper talks about his journey through life before coming back to teach photography at Chico State. As a professional photographer, he is well-known for his project, Underexposed: a series of beautiful photographs...

Movie Review: David Lynch The Art Life

Movie Review: David Lynch The Art Life

Jared Shibuya

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

"David Lynch The Art Life" shines light on the enigmatic director's early childhood and art school years leading up to his first feature film "Eraserhead." Lynch narrates the documentary with reflective voiceovers as he paints at his Hollywood home. The documentary effectively explores an intimate look...

Native American Celebration on Campus

Native American Celebration on Campus

Lexi Hoedt

May 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Video

A short highlight on Native American traditional dance performed in trinity commons.

Matty Aston releases new sound

Matty Aston releases new sound

Natasha Doron

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

Matty Aston is an upcoming rapper from the Bay Area performing in Chico with hopes to expand to rest of the West Coast. He has opened for "Nef the Pharaoh," "Show Banga" and "Yung Pinch." He also successfully hypes up crowds for the show with his songs "Bay Sh*t," "Another One" and "House Party" featuring...

Interview with Pristine Parties

Interview with Pristine Parties

Carlos Gonzalez

May 1, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

An interview with Chico State student founders of Pristine Parties.

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Victoria Rohrer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Video

Students and the community came together to bring light to the issue of rape culture and violence against women at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center’s annual Take Back the Night Week. “It’s about taking back our voice,” said GSEC Women’s Program Coordinator Rachel Biccum. Ninety-one...

Blaze N’ Jay’s Hosts Annual 420 Party

Blaze N’ Jay’s Hosts Annual 420 Party

Lexi Hoedt

April 29, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

A recap of this year's 420 party hosted by Blaze N' Jay's smoke shop.

Movie Review: Win It All

Movie Review: Win It All

Jared Shibuya

April 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

Eddie (Jake Johnson), a small time gambling addict, accepts an offer for $10,000 to look after a mysterious bag for an old friend heading to prison. The bag is filled with cash, fueling Eddie's habit until he squanders it all away in poker halls. Down and out of luck, Eddie throws in his cards for good...

Movie Review: Your Name

Movie Review: Your Name

Jared Shibuya

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

"Your Name" has dominated international box offices, dethroning the beloved Miyazaki classic "Spirited Away" as the highest grossing anime worldwide. Mitsuha and Taki mysterious wake up in opposite bodies. They must maneuver through time, space and fickle memories to get to the bottom of the strange...

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