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‘Fortnite’ pits players against each other in a battle for survival

‘Fortnite’ pits players against each other in a battle for survival

Ulises Duenas

February 10, 2018


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You and 99 other players are dropped on an island with the simple goal of outlasting all of them and being the last one standing. That's the basic gist of "Fortnite's" battle royale mode. "Fortnite" was originally a cooperative game that focused on building structures and killing zombies, but it became ...

Wildcats split double header

Wildcats split double header

Noah Enns

February 9, 2018


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The Chico State Wildcats split the double header with Northwest Nazarene. The Wildcats lost the first game by a score of 11-3 and won the second game by a score of 3-1.The second game of the double header had most of the action take place in the first inning. Northwest Nazarene opened with a 1-0 lea...

The Joke’s on US: Lewis Black comes to Chico

The Joke’s on US: Lewis Black comes to Chico

Angel Ortega

January 30, 2018


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Known for his angry attitude on stage and his satirical rants, Lewis Black performs in Chico’s Laxson Auditorium in support of his tour, “The Joke’s on US.” Lewis Black is best known for his political satire, social commentary and his angry rants about history, religion and curre...

Butte County spared from California influenza outbreak

Butte County spared from California influenza outbreak

Kelsi Sibert

January 23, 2018


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This year already, California has experienced an influenza outbreak that hospitalized dozens of people and left several dead. However, Lisa Almaguer, the communication manager for Butte County Public Health, believes Butte County is better off than other part of California. "(Influenza is) not...

Women’s basketball team’s flame rekindled

Women’s basketball team’s flame rekindled

Marco Day

December 13, 2017


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Chico State’s women’s basketball set a new tone in their game against Humboldt, winning by 12 points. Whitney Branham who leads the conference in free throw shooting percentage scored 31 points that gave the Wildcat’s a 70–58 win in the California Collegiate Athletic Association op...

Pooja Patel: When the final game ends

Pooja Patel: When the final game ends

Rebecca Norton

December 13, 2017


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Can you describe your four seasons playing for Chico State and how the team evolved? More specifically, how you evolved over the course of these years as a player?“Ups and downs but I’ve grown and learned so much from the program, my coaches, and my teammates. Going through the program and ...

‘Curse of Osiris’: a pricey reason to come back

‘Curse of Osiris’: a pricey reason to come back

Ulises Duenas

December 13, 2017


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The first "Destiny 2" expansion "Curse of Osiris" brings some new, interesting content. While it's a welcomed addition to the game as a whole, its offerings don't justify the premium cost of $20.Osiris is a character that's been mentioned in Destiny's lore since the first game. His mystique and fabled levels of power made h...

Students gather over music and hands-on learning

December 13, 2017


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Students ran and promoted a live show at Naked Lounge. The performance was a part of their final project. Scout and Pregnant were the headliners of the evening. For more on the show, click here.  ...

How to be environmentally friendly over the holidays

How to be environmentally friendly over the holidays

Kendall George

December 6, 2017


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The holidays, although fun, can be very unsustainable when it comes to being eco-friendly. However, there are some ways to be more environmentally conscious when celebrating the holidays and new year. Some people may think that it is hard and that the changes needed to make an impact are not worth it...

Chico State gives back

Andrew Freeman

December 6, 2017


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Chico State’s inaugural Giving Day was held this past Thursday, and proved to be a remarkable success. The event was held with the specific purpose of raising funds for several organizations that provide support for Chico State students. These organizations include the Chico Cares Campaign, the ...

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Christian Solis

December 4, 2017


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University Police DepartmentCall Type: Petty TheftMonday 5:11 p.m., Arthur Acker GymnasiumA bike was stolen from the racks and suspected persons were reported to have been wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt with an army backpack and the other to have been wearing a grey-hooded sweatshirt. No one has been identi...

Chico State’s Mitch Cox leaves for job as commissioner of CCAA

Justin Couchot

November 30, 2017


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Chico State's Associate Director of Athletics Mitch Cox has been appointed Interim Commissioner of the California Collegiate Athletic Association by the CCAA Presidents and Chancellors Board. This position comes with a minimum of six months of service, and a maximum of one year. Cox brings with him 26...

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