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Mimi Baez speaks to Basement Talk attendees about how she hopes administrators, as well as students, will join future talks. Photo credit: Lizzie Helmer

New speaking series addresses life lessons

Lizzie Helmer // April 2, 2018

Love, relationships, spirituality, honesty, success and fear. These topics and more were covered in Basement Talks, a new speaking series created by the Student Philanthropy Council. The first 'talk' was...

The Student Health Center provides students with healthcare and regular checkups. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco

Advantages of being a student

Steven Black // February 20, 2017

Every student will complain about tuition and the trek to class, but there are plenty of advantages to being a Chico State student. 1. Student Health Center – Besides checking for STI's and writing...

The next Adulting 101 workshop will be held on April 14. Illustration by Madison Holmes.

Reporter helps students negotiate large purchases

Yoselin Calderon // April 2, 2016

In the sixth installment of Adulting 101, the Career Center, Student Life and Leadership, and the Chico State Alumni Association brought alumnus and consumer reporter Michael Finney, who currently works...

Photo credit: Grant Garnsey

Schools skip valuable lessons

Julie Ramos // March 26, 2016

We spend almost a quarter of our lives in school. As early as 3, some people enter preschool, by 4 we all start kindergarten. Then we go from elementary school, to middle school, to high school, to college....

Graphic by Elizabeth Castillo and Yoselin Calderon

Workshop helps students learn to be adults

Yoselin Calderon // February 18, 2016

Chico State’s Alumni Association, Career Center, and Student Life and Leadership are teaming up to host its first ever Adulting 101 workshops in BMU 220 from Feb. 18 to April 21. These workshops vary...

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