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Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Christian Solis

September 7, 2018


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Eight city council candidates gathered at a forum, Wednesday, to discuss policy positions and local problems, but failed to mention one key topic.The public forum, hosted by the Chico Chamber of Commerce, focused on four main questions that focused on local issues. Each candidate also was able to give a...

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018


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The Chico Chamber of Commerce offered voters free coffee, Wednesday, and the opportunity to hear candidates speak on important issues facing voters in the upcoming election at the Chico Area Recreation and Development Community Center. The event was open to the public, but due to limited space attendees...

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018


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Around 1 a.m. this morning, Chico Police responded to a report of a subject in the downtown area brandishing a firearm. Upon arriving downtown, police heard multiple gun shots and people running from the 300 block of Main Street. When police arrived on scene they located a person lying on the ground...

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Josh Cozine

September 5, 2018


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Seats in the city hall council chambers were filled to standing room only at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Mayor Sean Morgan even addressed the crowd to inform anyone still looking for a seat, that there was a conference room next door with more seats and monitors live-streaming the meeting. The...

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...

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