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101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

Josh Cozine

May 6, 2018


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Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Chico Saturday for a tradition, this year themed with education - the Pioneer Day Parade.A Disney princess, dressed as Aurora in full flowing-pink gown, kneeled and embraced a child, with other Disney princesses, Captain America and other superheroes surrounding her. Kell...

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Josh Cozine

May 5, 2018


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Dogs howled at the siren that commenced the 5K fun run Saturday before taking off at One-Mile in Bidwell Park. The sixth annual Bidwell Bark was held Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It was organized by the Butte Humane Society, and is the group's second-largest fundraiser of the year, said...

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Austin Schreiber

May 5, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team lost the first game of a doubleheader to Stanislaus State, but finished its regular season with a victory as pitchers Grant Larson and Dan Beavers combined to throw a two-hitter in the second game of the day.Game One: The Wildcats got off to a slow start in game one of t...

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Chico residents unite in city plaza for national day of prayer

Josh Cozine

May 4, 2018


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Hundreds of Chicoans from dozens of local churches from all Christian denominations showed up Thursday at the city plaza to pray together for unity, and for the community. The congregation was Chico’s take on the National Day of Prayer, which has taken place the first Thursday of May since 1952...

Funding for student trips and The Orion stirs discussion

Funding for student trips and The Orion stirs discussion

Natalie Hanson

May 4, 2018


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How much to spend on aiding student trips, and on The Orion, were two questions brought to the committee for Instructionally Related Activities this week. With over $9,000 left in the budget for student activities,  the IRA met Thursday to hear from two teachers requesting additional accommodation...

President Hutchinson increases student fees

President Hutchinson increases student fees

Alex Grant

May 3, 2018


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Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson decided to approve all three proposed student fee increases Thursday, but compromised when each fee would go into effect. While Hutchinson approved each fee, the Health Services Fee adjustment will be the only increase implemented next semester. The Student Learning...

Joaquin Phoenix delivers his best performance yet in ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Joaquin Phoenix delivers his best performance yet in ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Angel Ortega

May 3, 2018


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With outstanding writing and brilliant performances, “You Never Were Really Here” is one of the best mystery-thrillers this year. The film, directed by Lynne Ramsay, follows Joe (Joaquin Phoenix) who is a veteran turned contract killer and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Joe makes...

Ghosting shows how mature people can’t be

Ghosting shows how mature people can’t be

Karen Limones

May 3, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re exchanging messages with someone and it comes to the point where you find yourself enjoying their company, but they suddenly fall off the face of the earth? It’s not your typical they “left me on read” scene. It means no phone ca...

Billed to the very end

Billed to the very end

Kendall George

May 2, 2018


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This time of year brings a lot of celebration. whether it be graduation, a superior grade in a hard class or just relief over the end of semester classes, most people have something to be excited for. However, at the end of spring semester, especially for graduating seniors, this season of celebratio...

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Letters to: People freaking out about finals

Danielle Cortes

May 2, 2018


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Dear Wildcats, We are two weeks away from the most dreaded week of the semester: Finals week. Good news, that means the year is almost over and summer is just around the corner. But it also means you have to finally start getting ready for finals. Be proactive about preparing for your exams,...

How prepared is Chico State?

How prepared is Chico State?

Mathew Miranda

May 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Chico State planned for its first active shooter drill during school session on April 20, however campus officials announced April 19 that the drill would be postponed and rescheduled for a future date. Margolis Healy, a professional services firm specializing in campus safety and security for universities and ...

‘God of War’ lives up to the hype and more

‘God of War’ lives up to the hype and more

Ulises Duenas

May 2, 2018


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"God of War" has a surprising amount of different gaming elements in it. What's even more surprising is that it does each one of those extremely well. The story, gameplay, writing and level design are all expertly crafted. This is the kind of the game that comes around once a generation.I was skeptical ...

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