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Chasing dreams after clocking off

Chasing dreams after clocking off

Jordan Rodrigues

March 17, 2017


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

The glaring downside to being a creative is the day job. After a long workday, a lyricist comes home. Exhausted. Then begins the real work: music. Daevon Brown, also known as Osho, is a 21-year-old local recording artist that creates lucid feelings through different melodies that he layers over his...

Goonfest X is an opportunity for NorCal talent to shine

Goonfest X is an opportunity for NorCal talent to shine

Niyat Teferi

March 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

On March 11, the popular 1078 gallery hosted the ‘Goonfest X’ show that had the audience up on their feet. Goonfest X is a series of shows put together by promoter and artist Schwog that are held in cities in Northern California. Vallejo rapper, producer and singer Roy Ry is one artist that was...

International Women’s Day supports narrow message

International Women’s Day supports narrow message

Kyra Stemplinger

March 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Columns, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

When I was growing up, I thought feminists were insane and that it was all overrated. Before coming to Chico State, I wouldn't have known about International Women's Day. Even if I had, I wouldn't have been one to support it. March 8 is a day to celebrate the emerging voice that women have in society....

Legos Continue Toying with Success

Legos Continue Toying with Success

Jared Shibuya

March 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

What does Bruce Wayne do in his free time when he’s not defending the streets of Gotham from dastardly villains? He eats microwaved lobster thermidor and watches “Jerry Maguire,” of course. The beloved comic superhero and plastic construction toys are back with a new installment for the impressive...

Top 5 places to study off campus

Top 5 places to study off campus

Niyat Teferi

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

Midterm season is fast approaching and students need a quiet and peaceful place to study. With common study spots such as the library that tend to be over crowded here are the top five off-campus places to study that will help you ace your exams this semester. 1. Great Northern Coffee Great Northern Coffee...

Rocking out for civil rights

Rocking out for civil rights

Julia Maldonado

March 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

There is no better way to support women's rights than kicking back with live music and art. Fellow Chico State students and alumni put on a house show in which all benefits go towards the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. People donated whatever amount they were able to and supported local artists by buying...

‘Girlfriend’s Day’ leaves much to be desired

‘Girlfriend’s Day’ leaves much to be desired

Jared Shibuya

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Reviews, Video

Valentine’s Day is long gone, but you can still Netflix and chill with your sweetheart and watch (or not), “Girlfriend’s Day.” A new Netflix- produced movie written by and starring Bob Odenkirk (Saul from “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul”). Odenkirk...

“20th Century Women” yields Oscar worthy quality

“20th Century Women” yields Oscar worthy quality

Jared Shibuya

March 1, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Reviews, Video

Santa Barbara, 1979, the Buzzcocks' “Why Can't I Touch It” blasts over the caramel sunset beaches. Jimmy Carter delivers “Crisis of Confidence” to the nation. Vietnam finally comes to an end. Roe v. Wade, the Equal Rights Amendment and Title IX all occur within the decade. The '70s marked a significant...

Q&A with local musician DJ WiggyBeats

Q&A with local musician DJ WiggyBeats

February 27, 2017


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Joe “WiggyBeats” Wiggins is heating up the airways at the on campus radio station KCSC. The fourth-year music major is the host of his own show “Electronic Power 2.0” Wednesday nights and has big plans for the future. Wiggins sits down with me to talk about his current work as a stage ligh...

Fire on Chestnut and W. 7th street

Fire on Chestnut and W. 7th street

George Johnston

February 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Multimedia, News, Video

Savannah Epstein woke her boyfriend up and told him they needed to leave their apartment, the house next to them was on fire. Epstein says at 4 a.m. she heard people breaking into house. She began hearing more noise from the house two hours later. "It was scary," Epstein said. "I was more worried tha...

Interview with DJ Dplx

Interview with DJ Dplx

Niyat Teferi

February 22, 2017


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

Second-year graphic design major Tanner Walsh has a passion for music and instruments. Tanner, who goes by Dplx, is a DJ, producer, piano mixer and beats maker. He lit up the stage at the popular 1078 Feb. 17, performing songs such as "You Are" and "Your Eyes." He also made a remix of Local Natives song...

Clever cynics joke about their love lives

Clever cynics joke about their love lives

Michael Fritz

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Video

Love and laughter were in the air at Duffy's Tavern comedy show Valentine's Day weekend. Duffy's was packed as nine comics went up on stage. Their performances kept the audience cheering with laughter. The comedians were edgy and entertaining. Overall, it was a great way to let off some steam on a Sa...

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