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Look back at it: Chico 2015

Look back at it: Chico 2015

December 13, 2015


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Another year older, another year wiser. Well at least that's what my parents keep telling me.As this year is coming to a close, let's all take a second to look back what happened throughout 2015 in Chico.We started out the year with:The underground club, Bassmint, takes stage under Peeking's Restaurant.The Ke...

Who said holiday shopping has to be hard?

Who said holiday shopping has to be hard?

December 10, 2015


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With the holiday season comes what seems to be an endless list of relatives you have yet to buy gifts for. Long lines, out-of-stock items and disastrous sales floors can be a turnoff, but knowing how to tackle holiday shopping the right way can eliminate the stress that is often unavoidable when trying to...

DIY presents for family and friends

DIY presents for family and friends

December 7, 2015


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'Tis the season to bear gifts to family and friends. I'm guessing a lot of us do not have loads of money to spend, since you know, we're in college.Have no fear because I came up with two do-it-yourself gifts that are sure to please: sugar scrubs and a classic snow globe.For the sugar scrub you will need: 1 drop of green food coloring1 1...

Holiday season events underway in Chico

Holiday season events underway in Chico

December 7, 2015


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There's a chill in the air and crisp leaves are falling to the ground. This can only mean one thing: the holiday season is approaching.Spreading holiday cheer can be a bit tough when you don't know what to do. Living in Chico for school is great, but finding stuff to do around the holidays can be tricky if you don't know what to look ...

All I want for Christmas is EU

All I want for Christmas is EU

December 5, 2015


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I am a firm believer that you can buy happiness— with a plane ticket.Since returning from studying abroad six months ago, I've been itching for the next adventure, as many returners experience. Winter break is a great time to travel, life permitting.Here's why you should make the time and space in your b...

Parental guidance no longer needed for gift-giving

Parental guidance no longer needed for gift-giving

December 4, 2015


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The season of giving can be particularly difficult for money-strapped college students— especially when it comes to buying a gift for parents. After all, what could possibly be enough for the people who have given you everything?Typically, when seeking advice for gifts, other people always suggest making something for parents. Unfo...

Spread holiday cheer with homemade cookies

Spread holiday cheer with homemade cookies

December 3, 2015


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Holidays mean time off from school spent lounging by the television and gorging on sweets. In this guide, you will find the recipes for gingerbread cookies and frosted peppermint brownie cookies.First, the classic gingerbread cookies. Use either cookie cutouts to form gingerbread men and women or form the dough ...

Chico Halloween

October 31, 2015


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Humans of Chico

October 19, 2015


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Parents’ guide to student care packages

Parents’ guide to student care packages

Jake Hutchison

October 7, 2015


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Your child is entering the brave new world known as college. This transition is to be one of the proudest, scariest and expensive moments in a parent's life. It's perfectly natural to worry about your first-year student. Are they fully prepared? One of the ways parents can gain some peace of mind is through the various care packages you can send...

Drinks, Drinks, Drinks

Drinks, Drinks, Drinks

October 6, 2015


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