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Wildcats softball earn spot in NCAA West Regional Final with 2-0 start

Wildcats softball earn spot in NCAA West Regional Final with 2-0 start

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot

May 12, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

After winnings the first two games at home of the NCAA West Regional, the Chico State softball team has now won 27 in a row and has earned a spot in the NCAA West Regional final on Saturday morning. The Wildcats are now 52-3 on the season.Chico State entered the NCAA West Regionals tournament as the No. 1 se...

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Danielle Cortes

May 10, 2018


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

Dear Mom and Dad,Hey folks, guess what? The semester is coming to an end and you know what that means… I am moving back for the summer!I wish I could stay here, to be honest. Don't take it personally, I miss being back home but at the same time I'm going to miss my freedom and independence even...

Wildcat of the Week – Erin Woods

Wildcat of the Week – Erin Woods

Justin Couchot and Caitlyn Young

May 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

With softball and track and field busy at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships, and baseball busy preparing for them, we caught up with Chico State women's soccer striker Erin Woods in preparation for the upcoming fall season. In roughly a week Woods will be graduating from Ch...

President Hutchinson decides to stagger student fee increases despite advisory vote results

President Hutchinson decides to stagger student fee increases despite advisory vote results

Grayson Boyer

May 8, 2018


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

Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson announced on Thursday that she would be implementing the proposed student fee increases, despite students voting against all three increases. The announcement came Thursday at noon through an email sent to all students. President Hutchinson decided on staggering the...

From Chico to Eurasia: Silverstrom continuing basketball career with Armenian national team

From Chico to Eurasia: Silverstrom continuing basketball career with Armenian national team

Courtney Chapman and Kate Angeles

May 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

This man has represented Chico State as number 33 on the court for the past four years, received multiple California Collegiate Athletic Association awards and is now on the road to a professional basketball career on the Armenian National team. "Corey is a dynamic scorer and a great on ball defender,"...

Four reasons to stop social media stalking

Four reasons to stop social media stalking

Karen Limones

May 8, 2018


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

If you ever found yourself clicking on the @ mentions on a social media platform or browsing through a person’s Facebook to get to know them a little better, you may be stalking without even realizing it. Nowadays, the internet has become the biggest form of stalkers to track you, follow you, and researc...

Five ‘Star Wars’ games that still hold up

Five ‘Star Wars’ games that still hold up

Ulises Duenas

May 8, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews, Showcase

"Star Wars" games have been around since the 70s and they span a wide variety of genres. These games have different things to offer and they have universal appeal. The list is in no particular order.1. Knights of the Old Republic Bioware was given the opportunity to create their own story set thousands of yea...

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Students protest President Hutchinson’s fee increases at Kendall Hall

Josh Cozine and Natalie Hanson

May 8, 2018


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

Nearly 50 students gathered outside Kendall Hall Monday to protest the recently approved student fee increases. Student participants began the protest with speeches and a rally at about 11 a.m. Brigitte Dahrouj, who helped organize the event, was one of many expressing her frustration with the inc...

Blacking out is no joke

Blacking out is no joke

Danielle Cortes

May 7, 2018


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

Have you ever heard about or experienced a blackout? According to Duke University in a survey, almost 40 percent of students have blacked out. However, just because you go to Chico State with a reputation that everybody loves to get drunk on the weekends and weekdays, doesn't mean you should be part...

Coach of the year Angel Shamblin leads list of nine Wildcats on All-CCAA list

Coach of the year Angel Shamblin leads list of nine Wildcats on All-CCAA list

Katalina Santamaria

May 7, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team leads the league in almost every batting and pitching category along with some of its top players ranking amongst the top three. Individually all their hard work has paid off after nine Wildcats were recognized with 2018 All-California Collegiate Athletic Association ho...

Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Nicte Hernandez

May 7, 2018


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

Music festivals bring hundreds of people together around music, art or popular food. There are a few things about festivals that keeps bringing people back though: the artists, the vibe and the people. Surrounded by other people that love and relate to the same music, all crowding around a stage to se...

Foster youth program is one of many underrepresented groups on campus

Foster youth program is one of many underrepresented groups on campus

Nicte Hernandez

May 7, 2018


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

There are many minorities on campus that seem forgotten at times. Whether it is due to lack of awareness, size of the group or complications with the systems in place meant to help them smoothly integrate into society. Numerous groups on campus have expressed frustrations as not enough diverse resources...

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