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AS, committee addresses year ahead

AS, committee addresses year ahead

Enrique Raymundo
January 27, 2014
Filed under News

The Government Affairs Committee and the Associated Students Board of Directors held meetings Monday afternoon to discuss plans for the upcoming semester. Hungry WildcatA significant amount of food has been collected for the Hungry Wildcat program.The program is capable of providing food to more students...

New season is a fresh start for softball

New season is a fresh start for softball

Angelo Boscacci
January 27, 2014
Filed under Sports

Last season's Chico State softball team sported an overall record of 24-24, going 14-6 at home and 8-10 on the road. But that doesn't tell the whole story. That team lost 11 seniors and added eight freshmen. Most of those freshmen started. "We were very young, but we got one win out of the ...

Student dies, two students critically injured in crash

Student dies, two students critically injured in crash

Mozes Zarate
January 26, 2014
Filed under News

A Chico State student is dead and two other students are in critical condition after a car crash occurred early Sunday morning.Austin Silver, 20, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene from severe head trauma, according to California Highway Patrol. At approximately 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Diego Rodriguez, 18, was drivin...

Bluegrass jam delivers great music, welcoming atmosphere

Bluegrass jam delivers great music, welcoming atmosphere

Ashiah Scharaga
January 26, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Bluegrass music flowed smoothly out of the front door of Cafe Flo and onto the sidewalk of East 6th Street on Saturday. The intriguing sound came from 15 musicians sitting in a circle with banjos, mandolins and guitars in their arms or harmonicas at their lips, singing and playing bluegrass tunes from 1-4 p.m. The Bluegrass Jams, ...

University Farm starts organic market

University Farm starts organic market

Yessenia Funes
January 26, 2014
Filed under News

The University Farm will host a Friday market Jan. 31 as part of its Organic Vegetable Project.The Organic Vegetable Project is a collaboration between campus and community members dedicated to growing and selling organic produce, according to the project's website.The market is a natural fit because stude...

Get weird with Chico’s alternative talent show

Get weird with Chico’s alternative talent show

Maegan Webster
January 25, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For a fun, funky and especially fresh Saturday night experience, head to the Keep Chico Weird Talent Show to see talented Chico residents compete for a trophy, a gift bag and an opportunity to perform at Feather Falls Casino or at the CAMMIES Awards Show.   The Chico News and Review will host the competition to showc...

President Zingg cuts graduation attendees

President Zingg cuts graduation attendees

Christine Lee
January 24, 2014
Filed under News

Due to the growing number of visitors attending the Chico State commencement ceremony each year, the university will limit the amount of people allowed to enter the stadium in order to avoid safety hazards. President Paul Zingg announced today that the university will be ticketing visitors attending the graduation ceremony this year.The tickets won’t cost mone...

Readers, Digest: Sodium-savvy Super Bowl nachos

Readers, Digest: Sodium-savvy Super Bowl nachos

Christina Saschin
January 24, 2014
Filed under Features

Super Bowl Sunday is approaching quickly. If you're throwing a Super Bowl party and don't know what to make, try this recipe for grilled chicken nachos. These nachos are easy to make, yet they are healthier than other snacks like chicken wings. For example, one serving of these grilled chicken nachos...

Zingg promotes communication

Zingg promotes communication

Nicholas Carr
January 23, 2014
Filed under News

Building a sense of community beyond the campus that can address evolving social and academic issues is a top priority for Chico State's leading administrator. At the President’s Spring Convocation held in Harlan Adams Theatre Thursday, President Paul Zingg addressed how the digital revolution, cam...

Update: Fire caused property, city damage

Update: Fire caused property, city damage

Mozes Zarate
January 23, 2014
Filed under News

A house fire early Wednesday morning left neighboring properties damages in its wake, according to the Chico Fire Department. First reports of the fire were received at 3:49 a.m. by neighbors and drivers passing by, said Mort Meyer, a fire marshal. The fire occurred on the 200 block of East 10th Street. The...

A collaborative new approach to creation

A collaborative new approach to creation

Subina Khan
January 23, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Idea Fabrication Laboratory is keeping original art alive in its own unique way by granting students and members of the Chico community the opportunity to use amazing tools to create cutting edge art. Located at 603 Orange St. — a mere four blocks away from the Chico State campus, the 6,900-s...

Optional student fee looms to fund AS

Optional student fee looms to fund AS

Mozes Zarate
January 23, 2014
Filed under News

Accountability and budgeting are primary concerns for the Associated Students at Chico State in deciding whether or not to support a voluntary student fee hike proposed by a statewide student union. The proposal was presented by the California State Student Association, a union that represents student body organizations like ...

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