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North Valley Harm Reduction members tabling for services on April 25, 2022.

Northern Valley Harm Reduction Coalition zeros in on nonprofit status

Molly Myers, Contributor // May 14, 2022

After nearly five years of service and push back, Northern Valley Harm Reduction Coalition is finally wrapping up the process of becoming a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity.  This semester NVHRC presented...

Chico Period Poverty group. Photo taken by Gabriela Rudolph on April 29.

Chico Period Poverty stops the period stigma on Feminist Friday

Gabriela Rudolph, Reporter // May 8, 2022

Chico Period Poverty asked students to sign a petition at Trinity Commons on April 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to advocate for menstrual products to be readily available in all restrooms on campus. The...

Chico Chase participants run from their last activity in front of Plumas Hall to the finish line at Yolo Hall. Photo taken May 4.

Photos of the Week

Javier Hernandez, Noah Herbst, and Melvin Bui // May 6, 2022

A calm spring morning at Big Chico Creek near Butte hall on May 6, 2022. Chico Chase participants run from their last activity in front of Plumas Hall to the finish line at Yolo Hall. Photo taken...

Chicoans and Wildcats peacefully protest for abortion rights

Chicoans and Wildcats peacefully protest for abortion rights

Melvin Bui, Editor-in-Chief // May 6, 2022

From West 5th Street to West 4th Street for about half a block, people stood shoulder-to-shoulder rallying and chanting non-stop for abortion rights on Monday at 5 p.m. across the street from Chico City...

US citizens protest abortion rights outside of building

California responds to leaked preliminary US Supreme Court opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade

Ava Norgrove and Christopher Hill // May 2, 2022

Politico announced on May 2 that it obtained a U.S. Supreme Court decision draft that would overturn the 1973 ruling of Roe v. Wade, and the 1992 ruling of Planned Parenthood v. Casey. “Our daughters,...

A couple of students skipping rocks in Big Chico Creek cc: Alejandro Meija Meija.

Photos of the Week

GSEC club tabling in front of BMU. Photo by Jolie Asuncion on April 27. A student grabs a quick snack from Panini Machini. Photo by Jolie Asuncion on April 27. Faculty passing along Holt Hall....

Cows grazing grass. Photo taken by Gabriela Rudolph on April 22.

Strap on your boots and hop on a tractor at Wildcat Day on the Farm

Gabriela Rudolph, Reporter // April 28, 2022

The College of Agriculture invited the community to its annual Wildcat Day on the Farm on April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., where they gave visitors a student-guided tour of the 800-acre University Farm....

Jones and Gorre-Clancy lead marchers down Ivy Street. Photo taken April 21.

Take Back the Night: silent march speaks volumes

Noah Herbst, Copy Chief // April 26, 2022

The evening sun had just begun to peer through the clouds as a collective of students and community members marched silently, with the exception of the occasional splash — a result of the occasional...

Wildcat Andrea Thoj presenting at the Hmong Legacy banquet in the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center on April 21.

Am I Hmong enough? Students search for identity in diaspora

Melvin Bui, Editor-in-Chief // April 25, 2022

Some Hmong students at Chico State are third or fourth generation Americans who can't speak or read their native language. Finding one’s identity as a minority in an assimilated community can make some...

Seniors were invited to spin the wheel for prizes at one of many booths at the Senior Send-off. The event was hosted on Chico State campus to celebrate the graduating class of 2022 with fun games, free food and live music. Photo taken by Ava Norgrove on April 19.

Photos of the Week

T-Shirts displayed on Glenn Hall lawn for GSEC's clothesline project. Photo by Noah Herbst, April 21. GSEC begins their annual Take Back the Night March on campus. Photo by Noah Herbst, April 21....

A hole in the concrete in front of Kendall Hall on Chico State Campus with a time capsule being buried.

Chico State celebrates class of 2022 with time capsule ceremony

Ava Norgrove, News Editor // April 22, 2022

The Wildcat class of 2022 buried its time capsule in front of Kendall Hall on Tuesday. Students had the chance to submit items for the capsule that represented their experience at Chico State such as...

From left to right: Kevin Warren, Isaiah Brooks, Joshua Curls, and Malik Duffy. Photo Taken by Javier Hernandez.

Photos of the Week

Jolie Asuncion and Javier Hernandez // April 15, 2022

A student soaking in the spring sun. Photo by Jolie Asuncion on April 13. Chico State's Latinos in Technical Careers club hands out free snacks. Photo by Jolie Asuncion on April 13. Artwork hung...

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