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Wildcats secure second and place at UCR Invitational

Wildcats secure second and  place at UCR Invitational

Terren Pouncy
September 25, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State cross country team competed in their first invitational at UC Riverside Sept. 16. The Wildcats went against several other Division I programs; such as Alabama, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, Sacramento State, and Utah Valley State. The men’s team secured second place overall in the...

Wildcats start slow, finish strong

Wildcats start slow, finish strong

Mathew Miranda
September 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team dominates the first half. They maintain possession of the ball, create scoring opportunities and out-shoot the opposing team. However, for all their strengths, the Wildcats routinely fail to score in the first half. Luckily for them, they flip the switch in the second...

Wildcats back in form and ready to defend the house

Wildcats back in form and ready to defend the house

Justin Couchot
September 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

After being knocked down at home, the Wildcats looked ready to attack once again this past weekend. Starting the season 2-0 on the road, the Wildcats lost back to back games at home and hoped that going back on the road would bring success once more. Midfielder Carter Johnson was clearly not happy...

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Sophia Robledo-Borowy
September 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Showcase

The ‘Day N Night Festival’ attracted Chico State students, despite the nonstop driving all day and night. Over 50 artists gathered in Anaheim, California for the three-day-long event Sept. 8 through 10. Headliners included Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar, along with other chart...

Wildcats race to history

Christopher Hendrickson
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team just notched another California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on both the men’s and women’s side of the sport.The men’s team, with their latest CCAA title, have now taken home 13 out of the last 14 conference championships. The women...

Wildcats get axed by Lumberjacks

Patrick Pace
May 17, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team won their second California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament in a row at Banner Island Ballpark last weekend. They capped the weekend off with a 12-5 victory over UC San Diego after dropping their first game a couple of hours before. The Wildcats needed...

Wildcats reveal their guilty pleasure songs

Wildcats reveal their guilty pleasure songs

Jackson Sawa
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

We all have our favorite bands and songs that we are eager to show to our friends or blast at parties, yet, we also have our guilty pleasures that we listen to when nobody is around. This is the music to sing to alone in the car on long drives or secretly play through our headphone while walking to cl...

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Victoria Rohrer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Video

Students and the community came together to bring light to the issue of rape culture and violence against women at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center’s annual Take Back the Night Week. “It’s about taking back our voice,” said GSEC Women’s Program Coordinator Rachel Biccum. Ninety-one...

Wildcats lose their first series of the year

Patrick Pace
April 11, 2017
Filed under Baseball

Chico State baseball lost their series against the second place UC San Diego Tritons this weekend, making the race for first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association even closer than before. After winning the first game and losing the second, the Wildcats lost the third and final game 4-6....

No stopping the Wildcat ladies

Marc Wilson
April 11, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team just keeps on winning. In the first game of their four game weekend series with Cal State San Marcos, the Wildcats won 6-0. The team bounced back from its loss in the previous game against Western Washington University and has now won eight of its last nine games.Junior Wildcat p...

Wildcats topple the Coyotes

Patrick Pace
March 29, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated the Cal State San Bernadino Coyotes 4-0 March 27, ending their series on a high note. After losing 0-3 to the Coyotes in the second game of their four game series and squeaking by them 2-1 in the game before, the Wildcats picked it up in a big way. Freshman pitcher Samantha...

Love week events on campus

Love week events on campus

Jafet Serrato
February 9, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The student philanthropy council is hosting love week, an event for students from Feb. 13-18.Activities scheduled to take place are:Feb. 13: Philanthropy awareness day, a flag is staked on campus symbolizing the donors and impact of giving.Feb. 14: A photo booth and free baked goods will be present ...

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