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Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates shining cultures

Olyvia Simpson

October 23, 2018


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Glenn Lawn was lit up with many colorful, glowing lanterns on Monday night as the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center at Chico State hosted their first Mid-Autumn Festival. Students had the opportunity to learn about six different Asian countries and their traditions while decorating their own paper la...

Chico State Alumnus talks web tech and Javascript

Chico State Alumnus talks web tech and Javascript

Olyvia Simpson

October 20, 2018


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A Computer Science seminar series was hosted by The College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction. Eric Mellum, a 2015 Chico State alumnus, presented on development coding and job opportunities within the field at the talk on Friday.Mellum currently works for the startup company, Quartzy, ...

Audrey Denney rallies students

Audrey Denney rallies students

Yaritza Ayon

October 18, 2018


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Audrey Denney was at the Student Success Center Plaza, Wednesday, encouraging students to vote, as well as to register to vote if they hadn’t already. This event was hosted by student organizations, Central Americans For Empowerment and Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers. Denney and her campaign team got...

Dems roast dogs under a giant Trump chicken

Dems roast dogs under a giant Trump chicken

Justin Jackson

October 18, 2018


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The Chico State Democrats, on Wednesday, were registering people to vote with hot dogs and a giant chicken. The midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and registering to vote is being heavily encouraged all over the country. Social media has been full of links to register to vote, protesters...

Chef Jimmy Lee keeps Chico green with sushi

Chef Jimmy Lee keeps Chico green with sushi

Yaritza Ayon

October 17, 2018


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Aonami is Chico's first sustainable sushi bar and one of only ten in the country.Jimmy Lee, owner and chef of Aonami, found it fairly easy to open the sushi bar because of Chico's rich history of supporting sustainability."It's not hard to be a sustainable restaurant since there's sustainable companies that want...

Students learn about civic engagement during Wildcat Vote

Students learn about civic engagement during Wildcat Vote

Brian Luong

October 16, 2018


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Students of all political affiliations joined together in Colusa Hall, Monday evening, to learn more about politics, at the Wildcat Vote event hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement.Before entering the event, students were greeted by members of First Year Experience informing attendees about voter ...

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Olyvia Simpson

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

For the entirety of their summer vacation, anywhere from one to eight students came out to the field for a few hours every Monday through Friday, to individually pull out weeds growing between pumpkins and tend to the crop.“We were out here almost every day just to get rid of the weeds, they were...

J. C. Penney offers exclusive sale for Chico State faculty and students

J. C. Penney offers exclusive sale for Chico State faculty and students

Brian Luong

October 12, 2018


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You don’t have to be Barney Stinson to suit-up this October. The Career Center has partnered with JCPenney to bring the Chico State community a private Suit-Up Event. The event will take place on Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. It gives Wildcats and their families the opportunity to purchase professiona...

New science building breaks ground

New science building breaks ground

Olyvia Simpson

October 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Dozens of members from Chico State and the community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science building on Wednesday. President Gayle Hutchinson spoke to those who came to witness the historic event. Some of the other speakers included Kyle McHenry of the Mechoopda Tribe and Dean ...

Chico State students encouraged to walk trashed through campus

Chico State students encouraged to walk trashed through campus

Yaritza Ayon

October 10, 2018


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Associated Students Sustainability is challenging students to carry their trash with them for the entire month of October. The Zero Waste Challenge asks students and faculty to carry around all trash not recyclable, compostable or reusable in either a mason jar or gallon bag. Individuals signing up are given; an instructions guide, a paper bag for compostable items and a Ziploc bag for the...

Local keynote speaker focuses on the power of indigenous people

Local keynote speaker focuses on the power of indigenous people

Josh Cozine

October 9, 2018


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The Chico Peace and Justice Center held its 38th annual fundraising dinner, Sunday evening, with this year’s theme being honoring indigenous people. Guest speaker Ali Meders-Knight, of the Mechoopda tribe—the indigenous people that once lived on the land before it was known as Chico—was t...

Wildcats attempt mini-triathlon

Wildcats attempt mini-triathlon

Justin Jackson

October 8, 2018


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Wildcats at Chico State, on Friday, attempted a mini-triathlon at the Wildcat Recreation Center.At ToughCat participants swim, bike and run the track, for 45 minutes each. It’s not a competition, so there’s not necessarily a winner. Students are just encouraged to come and try the event t...

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