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Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Chico State takes precautions to reduce drinking on César Chávez holiday

Carly Campbell
March 31, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

César Chávez day is an annual holiday at Chico State and students, faculty and staff members have the day off in honor of him. All CSU's will be participating in honoring this day by closing their campus's across California. With warm weather and a day off school, this can mean more partying...

Chico State alumnus involved in St. Patrick’s Day police shooting

Chico State alumnus involved in St. Patrick’s Day police shooting

George Johnston
March 20, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Alex Fliehr and Jeremy Gagnebin were identified in a press conference March 20 as the two Chico Police officers involved in the police shooting that lead to the death of Desmond Phillips. Officer Fliehr graduated from Chico State with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He joined the police f...

Aspiring photographer takes leap of faith

Aspiring photographer takes leap of faith

Anisha Brady
February 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

“I don’t care what people think,” said Aubrie Coley, third-year Chico State student. “I know I’ll be happy.” What began as a mere hobby has blossomed into a life long relationship with photography. Coley has always enjoyed taking pictures of friends, nature and esse...

Altheles celebrate holidays on the court

Altheles celebrate holidays on the court

Jordan Jarrell
December 14, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

While students are watching their calendars and counting down the days until winter break begins, basketball players at Chico State are practicing for their upcoming games. Student-athletes don’t always have the luxury of going home to see their families during the season, according to junior forward...

The much needed day trip getaway

The much needed day trip getaway

Jae Siqueiros
November 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

A quick getaway isn't always on a college student's radar. A day to get out of Chico and escape the stresses that plague students, whether it be school, work or family is sometimes necessary.Here are day trip ideas to help relieve the stresses of upcoming tests and projects. One perk of taking day-long trips ...

Daylight attacks shine light on student safety

Daylight attacks shine light on student safety

Kaley Wise
November 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

When Chico State senior Lauren Dormer was walking home from her child development class at 10:45 a.m., the last thing she expected was to be grabbed, harassed and followed home.“I pretended to call the police and he sprinted the other way. I arrived home feeling pretty shaken up," Dormer said. "I ...

Feminist Friday’s raise awareness

Feminist Friday’s raise awareness

Kyla Linville
October 23, 2016
Filed under Community, News

Feminist Friday's is a semester-long campaign, hosted by the Gender Sexuality and Equity Center, to bring awareness to gender and societal issues while also celebrating and empowering women.Students table for Feminist Friday's every other week at Trinity Commons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Dec. 2.GS...

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Anisha Brady
September 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

The popular Thursday night market always unites the community of Chico. With its fresh and local produce and exotic food trucks, people are mesmerized by the plethora of food and overlook the talented, ingenious artists who share their talent. Saturn Orion “Happiness is a choice,” said street...

‘Noche de Cervantina’ celebrates 400th birthday of Spanish writer

‘Noche de Cervantina’ celebrates 400th birthday of Spanish writer

Floritzel Salvador and Miguel Orozco
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Watch video at end of article. If a 400-year-old Spanish man by the name of Miguel de Cervantes was still alive, he would have been one of the many audience members that were laughing hysterically during the performance of his play, “Los Habladores.” On Thursday, May 3, "Noche de Cervantina"...

‘Stuck in Love’ perfect for a rainy day

‘Stuck in Love’ perfect for a rainy day

Sarah Strausser
April 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Here's what I took from the film: one family, three generations and a lost bond."Stuck in Love" follows the story of one broken family finding its way back into love after a hard divorce. Over the course of one year, Bill Borgens (Greg Kinnear), his daughter Sam (Lily Collins) and his son Rusty (Nat Wolf...

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Esther Briggs
April 11, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Not wanting to have another day of games wiped out by rain, the Wildcats were ready to open Saturday's doubleheader against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at home on April 9. Coming out of a Friday sweep they hoped for another day of victories. In the bottom of the first inning they went up 1-0 wh...

A day of personal bests for Chico State track and field

A day of personal bests for Chico State track and field

Jason Spies
March 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team set personal bests in almost every event March 25 and 26 at the American River College Invitational. Of the 28 competing male athletes, 21 set new personal bests, and on the women’s side there were over 30 top 10 finishes. Men's Results Junior sprinter Bren...

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