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Chico State men’s soccer team wins 2-0

Chico State men’s soccer team wins 2-0

Jose Olivar
September 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team won its second game of the season Friday night against a tough opponent, the Academy of Arts, with a final score of 2-0. First-year midfielder Carter Johnson scored his first collegiate goal to give Chico State (2-0-1) the lead at 31:33 in the first half. The Wildcats ...

How to make a college budget last

How to make a college budget last

Julie Ramos
September 7, 2014
Filed under Features

It's finally the weekend. Classmates are getting the rest of their school supplies, friends want to go shopping and later they are going out to the bars. There are so many things to do but the bank account is saying otherwise. College students often find themselves having a difficult time buying their ...

Wakeboarding team readies for upcoming season

Wakeboarding team readies for upcoming season

Lars Gustafson
September 7, 2014
Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

[metaslider id=34586]Photographs by Brandon FosterWith eight years of experience under its belt, the Chico State wakeboarding team is primed for another year of shredding the wake. The team, which was formed in 2006 and won the 2012 Collegiate Wakeboard National Championship, is hard at work this offs...

Volleyball recruits excited for college court

Volleyball recruits excited for college court

Nick Reddy
September 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

Anna Baytosh, McKenna Carroll, Olivia Mediano and Anu Munkhtur make up the Chico State volleyball team's 2014 recruiting class. Hailing from the Sacramento area, Northern California, Southern California and the Bay Area respectively, head coach Cody Hein and assistant coach Tommy Gott scoured the state...

Veteran squad primed for play

Veteran squad primed for play

Ryan Grady
September 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

The 2014-2015 Chico State men's rugby team welcomes back 14 starters in a game played with 15. "It's good to have all these veterans out here," senior Charlie Brennan said. "We also have good depth in our rookie class. There is a lot of new faces out here."Among all the returners, seniors outside center John Wesley Davis, eight man Brennan, f...

Resident advisers give perspective on job

Resident advisers give perspective on job

Samantha Mckibben
August 31, 2014
Filed under Features

As Wildcat Welcome Week drew to a close, most students were breathing a sigh of relief and settling into their first semester's routine. For resident advisers in particular, the start of school is especially chaotic. 70 resident advisers start their school year three weeks early in order to be prepped and rea...

Events to divert students from float

Events to divert students from float

Jovanna Garcia
August 28, 2014
Filed under Crime, News

Chico State is holding free activities for students as alternatives to Labor Day drinking and floating this weekend. Wildcat Way Weekend starts Thursday and ends Monday. The University Housing and Food Service, Wildcat Recreation Center and Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center teamed up t...

Volleyball reloads, eyes postseason

Volleyball reloads, eyes postseason

Nick Reddy
August 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

After a 16-13 record and fourth place finish in the California Collegiate Athletic Association competition last season, the 2014 edition of the Chico State women’s volleyball team has its eyes set on the postseason. The 'Cats won six of their final seven matches, including four wins by three set sweeps, an...

Students ‘Rock the Block’

Students ‘Rock the Block’

August 23, 2014
Filed under Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=33907] Photographs by Annie Paige Annie Paige can be reached at [email protected] or @anniepaige3 on Twitter.

‘Cats crowned West Region champs

‘Cats crowned West Region champs

Nicholas Woodard
May 18, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

On a weekend where many students were graduating to the next chapter of their lives, the Chico State baseball team was moving on to the next chapter of their season.The Wildcats won the NCAA West Region Championship with a 3-1 win over UC San Diego on Sunday, and by doing so punched their tickets for the Division II...

‘Cats advance to NCAA Championships

Greg Silvia
May 12, 2014
Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team entered the final round of the NCAA Championship Super Regional at the Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin, Texas in sixth place. The Wildcats went into the tournament ranked fourth in the nation after a very strong regular season. After missing out by two strokes...

Your Safe Ride Home may come to an end

Your Safe Ride Home may come to an end

Prin Mayowa
May 12, 2014
Filed under Features

For many of the solo stragglers walking the streets of Chico in the wee hours of the morning, Your Safe Ride Home has become a haven. It has rescued sober and drunk students from long, lonely, unsafe walks in the dark. However, this safe ride may come to an end. Matthew Riebe, 21, fears the business...

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