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‘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...

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

EDXCHICO takes center stage on the first day of classes

Dan Christian

August 29, 2018


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The first day of the fall semester generated more buzz than usual as it coincided with Chico State’s first EDXCHICO conference.Modeled after the increasingly popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks, EDXCHICO is intended to teach a specific topic or talking point to a large groups of...

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

August 27, 2018


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Various community members united for the Stonewall Chico Pride 2018 at the downtown plaza Saturday morning to support sustainable practices. The celebration marked the 24th year the Stonewall Alliance celebrated Pride in Chico. Chico Pride is a four-day schedule that started last Thursday. The...

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Chico State prepares new plan to address climate change

Natalie Hanson

May 16, 2018


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A plan for addressing climate change on campus has been confirmed by the university, but students recently voiced concern about its details. According to Director of Facilities and Management Services Michael Guzzi, this “master plan” was announced in April as part of an agreement made by the...

Wildcat of the Week – Stefani Bergerhouse

Wildcat of the Week – Stefani Bergerhouse

Noah Enns and Kate Angeles

May 16, 2018


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Stefani Bergerhouse is a senior and four-year member of the women's rugby team. Bergerhouse played the best game of her career in the national championship game May 5 against the University of Central Florida, leading the team with five tries in a convincing 54-26 victory.Q: How would you describe the...

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Josh Cozine

May 15, 2018


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Zip lines, rock walls, bike dirt-tracks, and even human versions of Hungry, Hungry, Hippos and foosball, were just a few of the activities campers joined in on Saturday, at Sierra Nevada’ Brewery's first “Beer Camp” event of its type.Tickets sold-out to 4,000 people, nearly all of w...

Momentum dances its way through spring showcase

Momentum dances its way through spring showcase

Julia Maldonado

May 14, 2018


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Sparkly tops, baseball jerseys and burlesque outfits filled the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., thanks to Momentum. This student-run dance organization rehearsed all semester in order to put on its annual spring showcase, with some help from hip-hop dance group Envy....

Wildcats win West, move on to Super Regionals vs. No. 3 Dixie State

Wildcats win West, move on to Super Regionals vs. No. 3 Dixie State

Katalina Santamaria

May 13, 2018


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The Chico State softball team is the NCAA West Regional Champions after a come-from-behind 7-2 victory over Cal Baptist in the tournament final. The Wildcats extended their win streak to 28, their overall record to 53-3 and their 23rd straight win at University Softball Field. In a rematch of yesterday’s...

Ilaoa and Chico State throwing coach take one, two in Warriors Last Chance

Ilaoa and Chico State throwing coach take one, two in Warriors Last Chance

Andrew Baumgartner

May 13, 2018


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In preparation for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Chico State's track and field teams had one last chance to show their talent in two separate track meets over the weekend. These two last meets were the final chance for teams to qualify for Nationals.Warrior Last ChanceAt the Warrior Last Chance...

Funding allocations among colleges for student activities finalized

Funding allocations among colleges for student activities finalized

Natalie Hanson

May 12, 2018


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Clearing debts and redistributing funds among colleges for different activities were discussed by the Institute for Student-Related Activities committee Thursday. After a meeting last week to discuss possible ways to handle The Orion's debt, Jennifer Mays announced that its debt will be cleared. About...

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