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Alum campaigns for U.S. Senate

Alum campaigns for U.S. Senate

February 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Chico State alumnus Rocky Chavez, a Republican assemblyman from San Diego County, stopped by the university Tuesday to promote his run for the U.S. Senate. Chavez, a retired Marine who graduated from Chico State in 1973, announced his campaign for the Senate race in March 2015, about two months after...

Playing on the edge

Playing on the edge

February 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I keep trying to get my printer to work. It’s incredibly frustrating. I have changed the ink. I have even restarted it, but the little screen keeps telling me there is an issue with the ink. Finally I get it to start working, and a wave of relief comes over me as the pages spill out of the tray. This...

Water pipeline bursts on 9th and Orange Street

Water pipeline bursts on 9th and Orange Street

February 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A waterline bursted on the corner of 9th and Orange street around 3 p.m. Monday. Chico Fire Department conducted traffic control as California Water Service crews tried to reverse the flooding. “We're working with Cal Water in protecting the assets of the community,” said Fire Captain Carlos Munoz. It...

Play Ball: Chico State softball turns to seniors for success in 2016 season

Play Ball: Chico State softball turns to seniors for success in 2016 season

February 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

A 21-15 conference record and 29-22 overall record last season took the Chico State women's softball team to the CCAA Championship tournament and the NCAA Championship West Regional. However, it only won one of five games between the tournaments. The difficulty the 'Cats faced in the postseason is...

Student musician shares passion for music

Student musician shares passion for music

January 31, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Video

Watch the video below:   Miguel Orozco can be reached at [email protected] or @mustymikey on Twitter....

Boxed Water available on campus

Boxed Water available on campus

January 31, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Associated Students decided to sell Boxed Water on campus due to its environmental benefits. “A.S. wanted to start selling water that has sustainable packaging, gives back to causes that we feel are important and has a lower carbon footprint than traditional bottled water,” said Jake Jacobs, A....

Play Ball: Wildcat baseball looks to rebound in 2016

Play Ball: Wildcat baseball looks to rebound in 2016

January 30, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team returns to Nettleton Stadium determined to gain a spot in the 2016 College World Series. The Wildcats start their season at home against Menlo College on Saturday, Jan. 30. After ending last spring with an overall record of 18-25 and a winning percentage of .419, the...

California Faculty Association wears red to symbolize potential strike

California Faculty Association wears red to symbolize potential strike

January 29, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Features, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

All around campus professors and other faculty are wearing red and handing out fliers to show support for their peers and bring awareness to students. The California Faculty Association is seeking student support to help them get better wages before they are forced to go on strike. Ryan Corrall can be reached at [email protected]

Guide to having a successful semester

Guide to having a successful semester

January 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Welcome back to reality. After one long, relaxing month off from school, it’s back to Chico we go. Back to roommates, back to $1 nights and back to classes. With seven semesters down, I think I have finally found a cheat sheet for both a successful and fun college semester. Keep in mind that my...

From cross-country to track and field

From cross-country to track and field

January 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

For two Chico State athletes, competing year round comes with both challenges and excitement. Junior runners McCall Habermehl and Sadie Gastelum had two great cross-country seasons this past fall and will compete for the track and field team this spring. Habermehl placed 3rd at the CCAA Championships...

Budgetary woes ripple across campus

Budgetary woes ripple across campus

January 27, 2016


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Whether they were administered properly or not, recent allocations of the academic affairs budget have created a negative ripple effect among some departments on campus. The latest allocations of the 2015-2016 academic affairs budget released to university leaders last October left the Meriam Library and departments in the College of Communication...

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