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Feminist Friday’s raise awareness

Feminist Friday’s raise awareness

Kyla Linville
October 23, 2016
Filed under Community, News

Feminist Friday's is a semester-long campaign, hosted by the Gender Sexuality and Equity Center, to bring awareness to gender and societal issues while also celebrating and empowering women.Students table for Feminist Friday's every other week at Trinity Commons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Dec. 2.GS...

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Anisha Brady
September 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

The popular Thursday night market always unites the community of Chico. With its fresh and local produce and exotic food trucks, people are mesmerized by the plethora of food and overlook the talented, ingenious artists who share their talent. Saturn Orion “Happiness is a choice,” said street...

‘Noche de Cervantina’ celebrates 400th birthday of Spanish writer

‘Noche de Cervantina’ celebrates 400th birthday of Spanish writer

Floritzel Salvador and Miguel Orozco
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Watch video at end of article. If a 400-year-old Spanish man by the name of Miguel de Cervantes was still alive, he would have been one of the many audience members that were laughing hysterically during the performance of his play, “Los Habladores.” On Thursday, May 3, "Noche de Cervantina"...

‘Stuck in Love’ perfect for a rainy day

‘Stuck in Love’ perfect for a rainy day

Sarah Strausser
April 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Here's what I took from the film: one family, three generations and a lost bond."Stuck in Love" follows the story of one broken family finding its way back into love after a hard divorce. Over the course of one year, Bill Borgens (Greg Kinnear), his daughter Sam (Lily Collins) and his son Rusty (Nat Wolf...

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Esther Briggs
April 11, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Not wanting to have another day of games wiped out by rain, the Wildcats were ready to open Saturday's doubleheader against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at home on April 9. Coming out of a Friday sweep they hoped for another day of victories. In the bottom of the first inning they went up 1-0 wh...

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...

Men’s basketball rebounds from Friday’s loss

Men’s basketball rebounds from Friday’s loss

Patrick Pace
February 23, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team bounced back from a disappointing loss the night before to beat the Humboldt State Lumberjacks 82-74 on Saturday, Feb. 20.The win puts the Wildcats at 21-4 on the season and 15-3 in conference play. The team is still in first place in the CCAA standings, with UC S...

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Anna Baytosh
February 8, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcat softball team achieved its second and third win of the spring against the Dominican University Penguins, on Sunday, Feb. 7. Chico State defeated the Penguins at home with a score of 5-3 in the first, and then 6-1 in the final game.The wins brings the ‘Cats to an overall record of 3-1 in...

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

365Chico photo project highlights individuals of Chico

January 20, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As, Showcase

With the beginning of a new year comes countless goals, resolutions and commitments. For Sesar Sanchez, 2016 will be a year full of photography. The 35-year-old Chico State graduate has committed to photographing and highlighting one Chico local every day of 2016. Tell me a little bit about your pr...

Battle of holiday eggnog: Who made it taste best?

Battle of holiday eggnog: Who made it taste best?

December 14, 2015
Filed under Features

Nothing quite punctuates the holidays like the arrival of eggnog to the grocery store dairy case. The tall holiday-colored cartons— adorned with printed Christmas lights and dancing cows wearing Santa hats— are complete with excess sugar and, of course, the indulgence. Each year, it seems tha...

Krampus replaces Santa Clause in German holiday tradition

Krampus replaces Santa Clause in German holiday tradition

December 8, 2015
Filed under Features

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why, because Krampus is going to terrorize you, toss you in a bag and beat you with a stick. While this might sound crazy, or like something directly out of a horror movie, if Chico State was situated somewhere in ...

Holiday season events underway in Chico

Holiday season events underway in Chico

December 7, 2015
Filed under Special Sections

There's a chill in the air and crisp leaves are falling to the ground. This can only mean one thing: the holiday season is approaching.Spreading holiday cheer can be a bit tough when you don't know what to do. Living in Chico for school is great, but finding stuff to do around the holidays can be tricky if you don't know what to look ...

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