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‘Lucky’ singer-songwriter to serenade Chico

‘Lucky’ singer-songwriter to serenade Chico

David Kahn
March 23, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico Performances presents a rare acoustic evening with Jason Mraz and special guest Raining Jane at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Laxson Auditorium.Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz is touring for a limited time with indie-folk-rock group Raining Jane. Mraz got his start playing in coffee houses before the...

The O-Face: Learning about “The Best Sex Ever”

The O-Face: Learning about “The Best Sex Ever”

Michael Karp
March 21, 2014
Filed under Features

If you haven’t heard of Laci Green, you may have heard of her presentation, “The Best Sex Ever.” She spoke March 13 in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium as the third and last installment of UMatter Day. The talk covered topics such as sex, alcohol and consent. Laci Green is a YouTube star fam...

Faces in the crowd: Accomplished faculty avid about ‘Cat athletics

Faces in the crowd: Accomplished faculty avid about ‘Cat athletics

benjamin marquez
March 20, 2014
Filed under Sports

Meet Kathleen Kaiser. Kaiser has served Chico State since 1972 in a variety of roles, including interim associate dean, chair of the department of sociology, director of the Applied Sociology Internship Program, academic senator and an assistant coach for women's track and field and cross-count...

Students spend spring break building homes

Students spend spring break building homes

Amanda Hovik
March 18, 2014
Filed under Features

Some students spent their spring break in the sun, but with shovels in hand, doing manual labor. Chico State partnered with the Salvation Army to do the Blitz Build, constructing transitional rehabilitation housing in just nine days. The volunteers started work March 14 and had until March 22 to complete two 1,600...

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

David Kahn
March 18, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico Performances presents Diavolo: Thrilling Gymnastics and Dance, a group that defines themselves as "a distinct style of architecture in motion." The gymnasts and dancers will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in Laxson Auditorium.Diavolo Dance Theater was founded in 1992 by Jacques Heim, a graduate of Cal...

Comeback ’Cats heading to Elite Eight

Comeback ’Cats heading to Elite Eight

Sergio Sanchez
March 17, 2014
Filed under Basketball, News

History was made once again Monday night as Chico State defeated Cal State Stanislaus 81-80 and advanced to its first Elite Eight. The 'Cats trailed the entire game until there were only 1.9 seconds remaining and Amir Carraway would hit the two biggest free-throws of his career thus far.Cal State Stanisla...

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Sarah Scharf
March 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

For anyone wanting to expand their horizons and explore Chico's music scene, Cafe Flo is the place to go.Local bands Ugly as Hell, Lisa Valentine and the Michelin Embers took the stage from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Ugly as Hell started the night off on a great note. Their sound could best be described as alternative rock, very reminiscent o...

Wildcats manhandle Coyotes, off to Sweet 16

Wildcats manhandle Coyotes, off to Sweet 16

Sergio Sanchez
March 16, 2014
Filed under Basketball

For the first time the Chico State men's basketball team reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championship Tournament after defeating Cal State San Bernardino 94-77.The 'Cats had split the regular season series with the Coyotes. Saturday night would be the third meeting between the two teams and it was dominate...

Sweet sweep for ’Cats softball team

Sweet sweep for ’Cats softball team

Emerson Keenan
March 15, 2014
Filed under Softball

The Chico State softball team's offense came alive once again against Pace University, sweeping the doubleheader 7-3 and 9-1, while moving above .500 for the first time this season. Junior second basemen Kelli Keefe had four runs and four hits in both games. Junior shortstop Emily McEnaney hit a home...

Senate rebukes end to outdoor program

Senate rebukes end to outdoor program

Nicholas Carr
March 15, 2014
Filed under News

A vote by the Academic Senate to oppose the discontinuation of a wilderness leadership program Thursday afternoon was met with cheers from students in attendance. The senate voted 25-to-8 against a proposal to eliminate the Outdoor Education option in the kinesiology major. Reid Cross, a kinesiology faculty member who created the Outdoo...

’Cats roll over Toros in tournament

’Cats roll over Toros in tournament

benjamin marquez
March 15, 2014
Filed under Basketball

The Wildcats got its revenge Friday against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros with a first round 90-70 tournament victory.After being knocked out by the Toros in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament last week, the ’Cats were able to bounce back in the NCAA Championship ...

Chico State tops Cal Baptist in first round

Chico State tops Cal Baptist in first round

Sergio Sanchez
March 14, 2014
Filed under Basketball

The opening game of the NCAA Championship Tournament West Regional for the Chico State men's basketball team would end with a 77-71 victory over Cal Baptist.The 'Cats would be tested from the opening tip-off as the defense for Chico State did not play to its potential the first half.Cal Baptist shot 44.83% from the field...

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