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Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018


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Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

‘The Happytime Murders’ assumes everything is funnier with puppets

‘The Happytime Murders’ assumes everything is funnier with puppets

Ulises Duenas

September 4, 2018


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Some movies treat comedy like the art that it is, placing jokes in the right spots with precise timing so that each punchline is as effective as possible. Others like "The Happytime Murders" treat comedy like going to a batting cage thinking that if you keep swinging for the fences every few seconds...

Chico State Greek organizations host Bidwell Bash

Chico State Greek organizations host Bidwell Bash

Brian Luong

September 3, 2018


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Students enjoyed food, games and inflatables, Sunday afternoon, at Chico State's annual Bidwell Bash. The event, hosted by Chico State Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, gave students the opportunity to talk to over a dozen different Greek organizations while enjoying One-Mile Park on Labor Weekend. The...

Over 100 clubs will participate in Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular

Over 100 clubs will participate in Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular

Brian Luong

September 2, 2018


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Students will have the chance to interact with over 100 Chico State clubs Friday at Chico State’s 4th annual Clubtacular.The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on both Trinity and Glenn Lawn. There will be a wide variety of organizations tabling, such as Greek Life, athletics and phila...

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Chico State students wrap up Welcome Week with WREC n’ Roll

Kathryn Sykes

September 1, 2018


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Hundreds of students danced and roller skated across Chico State's gym Friday night at the first annual WREC n' Roll. WREC organizers rented the roller skates and musical equipment from All Sports Galaxy, an ice rink and roller blading rental company. Students had a choice between inline or classi...

Chico Planning Commission votes on controversial housing development

Chico Planning Commission votes on controversial housing development

Dan Christian

August 31, 2018


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The Chico Planning Commission voted, Friday, in favor of developing the StoneGate subdivision located east of Bruce Road, between East 20th Street and The Skyway. Despite public concerns regarding the environmental impacts of the development plan, the proposal will now go before the city council. Planning...

‘Imagining the Past’ encourages us to think about our world

‘Imagining the Past’ encourages us to think about our world

Alex Coba

August 31, 2018


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“'Once, as old stories tell us…' was how Geoffrey Chaucer began “The Knight’s Tale,” one of his famous Canterbury Tales. We still tell stories and write histories by opening with sentiments such as this one. Professor and guest curator Corey Sparks opened with this quote to present the “Imagining...

Local artists perform unconventional show at Blackbird Cafe

Local artists perform unconventional show at Blackbird Cafe

Grant Schmieding

August 30, 2018


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Abstract art, leather cuffs, bare feet, paint splatters, cheap beer, minimal seating, dim lighting and camaraderie accompanied soulful music Tuesday night as locals stagger around the backside of the tiny Blackbird Café. The atmosphere feels small, almost intimidating to an outsider. Stepping through...

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

Dan Christian

August 29, 2018


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The first day of the fall semester generated more buzz than usual as it coincided with Chico State’s first EDXCHICO conference.Modeled after the increasingly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks, EDXCHICO is intended to teach a specific topic or talking point to a large groups of...

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

August 27, 2018


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Various community members united for the Stonewall Chico Pride 2018 at the downtown plaza Saturday morning to support sustainable practices. The celebration marked the 24th year the Stonewall Alliance celebrated Pride in Chico. Chico Pride is a four-day schedule that started last Thursday. The...

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Natalie Hanson

May 16, 2018


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A plan for addressing climate change on campus has been confirmed by the university, but students recently voiced concern about its details. According to Director of Facilities and Management Services Michael Guzzi, this “master plan” was announced in April as part of an agreement made by the...

Wildcat of the Week – Stefani Bergerhouse

Wildcat of the Week – Stefani Bergerhouse

Noah Enns and Kate Angeles

May 16, 2018


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Stefani Bergerhouse is a senior and four-year member of the women's rugby team. Bergerhouse played the best game of her career in the national championship game May 5 against the University of Central Florida, leading the team with five tries in a convincing 54-26 victory.Q: How would you describe the...

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