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A dozen years of dominance

A dozen years of dominance

Greg Silvia
October 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s cross-country team put on a historic performance at the California Collegiate Athletic Association meet Saturday, recording the first ever perfect score in the 75-year history of the meet. The women’s cross-country team ran its way into the record books, earning i...

Students learn about life behind bars

Students learn about life behind bars

Risa Johnson
October 29, 2013
Filed under Features

A group of Chico State students spent their Friday talking to convicts in a jail—and they liked it. The Community Legal Information Center sent students from the Penal Law Project to visit San Quentin State Prison. The prison is located along the coast, 12 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, adjacent to multi-million dollar home...

Zombie dancers thrill plaza spectators

Zombie dancers thrill plaza spectators

Megan Bowser
October 28, 2013
Filed under News

A mob of more than 170 zombies descended on City Plaza on Saturday for Thrill The World, an international event where participants dress up as zombies and simultaneously dance to Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" in an attempt to break a world record. Joey Mishiri, a first-time audience member who came to cross-promote his upcomin...

Campus summit looks for fresh, green ideas

Nathan Lehmann
October 25, 2013
Filed under News

The scene was 'go green' yesterday at the Bell Memorial Union as people filled the auditorium for an annual environmental summit hosted by the university's sustainability-focused communities.Every year, Campus Sustainability Day aims to promote the environmentally friendly efforts that are being a...

Upcoming | Event Tidbits 3!

October 24, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Video

A lot of great events are coming up for this weekend!   Alton Brown Live! Sunday, October 27th Laxon Auditorium @ 7:30pm http://www.csuchico.edu/upe/performance/artists/AltonBrown.html   30th Annual Multicultural Night Tuesday, October 29th Bell Memorial Union @ 6:00pm http://www.csuc...

Snow club continues to climb

Snow club continues to climb

Thembiso Mawema
October 23, 2013
Filed under Sports

After a long day of school in the hot Chico weather, a group of students took to the slopes to cool off and practice their moves. The entire purpose of the Snow Club is to get people up to the mountain to snowboard or ski, said Chance Egure, president of the Snow Club. “Typically we rent out a cabin i...

Greek week travels through time

Greek week travels through time

Lindsay Pincus
October 22, 2013
Filed under News

This year, participants of the annual Greek Week philanthropy celebration invited the campus community to take part in a Chico State tradition. “Chico’s Greek Week started with Pioneer Days in the ’70s,” said Amber Speciale, vice president of the Panhellenic Council. The event was ch...

Students assess campus safety

Valerie Teegardin
October 22, 2013
Filed under News

Student volunteers met with city workers on Wednesday to identify safety hazards in the south-campus area. After Chico police lost a key crowd-control resource, Associated Students officers are concerned that danger may be brewing for Chico State students this Halloween despite efforts to keep the streets safe. Budget cuts hau...

Alton Brown to serve up show in Chico

Alton Brown to serve up show in Chico

Jennifer Jacobs
October 22, 2013
Filed under Features

Quirky food experiments, scientific antics and a dash of the Food Network makes for a recipe of food talk and stand up comedy in Alton Brown’s 2013 “Edible Inevitable Tour.” Join the food fanatics on Sunday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Laxson Auditorium. This 90-minute show presented by Chico P...

Women’s golf team finishes solid first round

Women’s golf team finishes solid first round

Jordyn Provence
October 22, 2013
Filed under Sports

Chico State women’s golf ended Monday’s first round of play with a carded 24-over par 312, leading them to a tie for fifth place with Western Washington. The ’Cat’s are competing in a 13-team field during the Sonoma State Fall Invitational at Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club. Senio...

Men’s golf team starts strong

Men’s golf team starts strong

Jordyn Provence
October 22, 2013
Filed under Sports

Monday was a day of redemption in the world of Chico State men’s golf. The No. 6 ranked Wildcat’s came from 10th place in the first round to end the second round tied for third place with Western Washington as they enter Tuesday’s final round in the Otter Invitational at BlackHorse Golf C...

Honorable haunting

Honorable haunting

Risa Johnson
October 22, 2013
Filed under Features

A fraternity and the theater department are coming together for possibly the creepiest and craftiest haunted house in Chico. Phi Kappa Tau is turning its chapter house at 611 W. Fifth St.  into a haunted house that is open to anyone in the community more than 16 years old. The house, which opened ...

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