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‘Cats in the Community give back

‘Cats in the Community give back

Dominique Diaz

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Watch video at end of story for student involvement. "We're helping the community!" could be heard throughout downtown Chico as several students yelled at passers-by on their way to lower Bidwell Park. Hundreds of students gathered at the Wildcat Recreation Center March 31 to participate in 'Cats...

President-select Gayle Hutchinson returns to Chico State

President-select Gayle Hutchinson returns to Chico State

Michelle Zhu

March 30, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Chico State's newly President-select Gayle Hutchinson returned to campus for a meet and greet with faculty and students in the Bell Memorial Union building Wednesday. Before mingling with the crowd, Hutchinson gave a speech about what she intends to do at Chico State. She began her speech by stating...

Sorority hosts Bingo night for Diabetes research

Sorority hosts Bingo night for Diabetes research

Bridget Comito

March 29, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

The Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation has created a bingo event for all faculty and students of Chico State to attend at the BMU on Tuesday. All proceeds will be donated to the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation who has partnered with the American Diabetes Association to support Diabetes research, awareness, and ...

A day of personal bests for Chico State track and field

A day of personal bests for Chico State track and field

Jason Spies

March 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team set personal bests in almost every event March 25 and 26 at the American River College Invitational. Of the 28 competing male athletes, 21 set new personal bests, and on the women’s side there were over 30 top 10 finishes. Men's Results Junior sprinter Bren...

Students march in support of faculty strike

Students march in support of faculty strike

Elizabeth Helmer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Students marched in support of the upcoming faculty strike at 2:20 p.m. on Monday. Students from MECHA, Students for Quality Education, Chico State Marxists, Chico State Democrats and Men of Honor were among the protesters. Marcos Serbita, a recent sociology graduate from Chico, was among the proteste...

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Kenta Mcafee

March 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State rallied behind first-year outfielder Megan Bowley's grand slam, winning the first game of the doubleheader at Cal State Stanislaus, 6-3 on March 25. The win brings the 'Cats overall record to 18-9 and their conference record to 15-8. The home run is Bowley's first of the year and brings...

Bernie fans to host free registration event with live music

Bernie fans to host free registration event with live music

Molly Sullivan

March 25, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Local bands will be performing at a voter registration event to support Bernie Sanders and encourage eligible voters to register in time for the California primary election. “Bands for Bernie” will feature performances from Get Foxy, Holly Taylor's Jazz Combo, The Moes Family Band, Thick and Thin, C...

Printmaker in the making

Printmaker in the making

Floritzel Salvador

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Jazmin Gonzalez, senior art major, focuses her art on printmaking. Printmaking is everywhere, literally. You may pass by pieces of print on your way to class or to work. But very few people know the process or the people behind these phenomenal pieces of work. Luckily, Chico State has students that...

Roque’s field of dreams

Roque’s field of dreams

Anna Baytosh

March 23, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

For months, senior shortstop Tony Roque was included in a group message about raising money to buy a team pingpong table. To his surprise, the Chico State baseball team instead invested the money in something of incomparable value. Since Roque can remember, his mother has relentlessly worked two jobs...

Brussels attack kills 34 people

Brussels attack kills 34 people

George Johnston

March 22, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Two explosions rocked Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday. The first explosion happened around 07:00 GMT at the Zaventem airport, killing 11 people and injuring another 92. An hour later, the second explosion went off at the Maelbeek metro station, leaving 20 dead and 106 injured. President Barack...

Chico State women’s basketball team falls short

Chico State women’s basketball team falls short

Jason Spies

March 21, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball team had high hopes that this would be the year it would get back to its winning ways and put the losing seasons behind. Unfortunately those expectations came up short as the team finished the season with a record of 10-16, missing the playoffs for a second straight...

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