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Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Emerson Keenan
March 8, 2014
Filed under Softball

A fierce two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game of Saturday's twin bill gives the Wildcats a dramatic win and the series against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. "It really shows the heart of our team and that we can put together good at-bats," coach Angel Sha...

Chico State drops championship game against Cal State Stanislaus

Chico State drops championship game against Cal State Stanislaus

Sergio Sanchez
March 8, 2014
Filed under Basketball

The third time would not be a charm for the Chico State men's basketball team as it lost to Cal State Stanislaus, 82-70, in the final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament.It was the first loss for the 'Cats this season where the team was defeated by double digits. F...

Hoover held to answer for charges

Hoover held to answer for charges

Mozes Zarate
March 8, 2014
Filed under News

A judge ruled that the man charged for a hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old Chico State student on Sept. 22 will be held to answer for all charges.Judge James Reilley made the ruling during a preliminary hearing Friday at the Butte County Superior Courthouse in Oroville. Defendant...

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

David Kahn
March 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

CHICO PERFORMANCES presents: Elvin Bishop with Guests James Cotton, Paul Thorn Rock, Blues & Barroom Boogie Saturday, March 15, 2014 Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m. Premium $38 | Adult $33 | Senior $31 | Student/Child $25 www.chicoperformances.com Chico Performances presents rock and blues icon Elvin Bishop, Grammy Award-w...

Community gathers for global folk dance

Community gathers for global folk dance

Sarah Scharf
March 8, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Folk dance's traditional origins make it a great way to enjoy a part of a culture that has existed for generations. Members of the Chico World Dancers and others gathered at the Chico Women's Club on Friday night to enjoy the community feel of folk dances from Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and many other Eastern European countries an...

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

Sergio Sanchez
March 8, 2014
Filed under Basketball

History would not repeat itself as the Chico State men's basketball team defeated Cal Poly Pomona 77-73 for the first time in two seasons in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament semifinals.The victory Friday sent the 'Cats to its third straight CCAA Championship Tournament finals ga...

Alcohol, pot found in driver of fatal crash

Alcohol, pot found in driver of fatal crash

Mozes Zarate
March 7, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, News

The driver in a single-vehicle crash in January that preceded the death of two Chico State students had alcohol and marijuana in his system, according to a toxicology report.Diego Arriaga-Rodriguez, 18, had a blood alcohol content of .06, along with a significant amount of marijuana, said Butte County Distr...

’Cats defeat Gators, advance to semifinals

’Cats defeat Gators, advance to semifinals

Sergio Sanchez
March 7, 2014
Filed under Basketball

The Chico State men's basketball team began the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament with a 78-66 victory over San Francisco State.The first game of the tournament did not start how the 'Cats had hoped. Chico State was held to a season-low 25 points in the first half and trailed the...

Agriculture not green enough, experts say

Agriculture not green enough, experts say

Yessenia Funes
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

Anya Fernald, CEO and founder of Belcampo, believes aspiring farmers should go big rather than small. Belcampo is an California-based agricultural company that handles meat the old-fashioned way but on a larger-than-usual scale—20,000 acres to be exact.While Belcampo is small compared to huge monocultural industrial farms,...

Workshop engages sustainable minds

Workshop engages sustainable minds

Yessenia Funes
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

The Campus Sustainability Committee has high aims for 2020.The committee showcased its long-term campus-wide plan to improve sustainability and garnered student feedback at the This Way to Sustainability Conference Thursday in the Bell Memorial Union. Students split into five groups and provide...

Poems convey voices from Russian history

Poems convey voices from Russian history

Sarah Scharf
March 6, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Meryl Natchez describes her first encounter with the works of Russian poets Anna Akhmatova, Nikolay Gumilev and Polish poet Osip Mandelstam as exciting.Natchez presented her recently published collection of translations of these poets, "Poems from the Stray Dog Cafe," on Wednesday at a reading in Trinity Hall 100.The poems seemed so...

Lecture explores Venezuela’s future

Lecture explores Venezuela’s future

Nicholas Carr
March 5, 2014
Filed under News

Hugo Chávez, the former populist president of Venezuela and supporter of Geo-political unity among South American nations, died one year ago today.Over the past several weeks, the Venezuelan government has reported the death of 18 people as a result of protests against the regime of Chávez's successor Nicolas Maduro, as reported by the Associated ...

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