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Horoscope for Oct. 4-11

Horoscope for Oct. 4-11

Megan Moran

October 2, 2015


Filed under Features

  Aries- Drunk Texter Somewhere between four shots of pineapple Burnett's and the wine bag you’ve just slapped, nothing can stop you from saying anything that comes to mind or going through your contact list and sending some regrettable messages. Sometimes it's a pretty ballsy messag...

Guide to pairing cheese with wine, beer and cider

Guide to pairing cheese with wine, beer and cider

Grace Kerfoot

October 1, 2015


Filed under Features

While drinking in college is somewhat of a right of passage, alcohol doesn’t have to be all about the body shots, cheap beer and hot mess hangovers. One way to ease yourself into a more sophisticated drinking lifestyle is by hosting a cheese and wine, or cheese and beer, party. While there are techni...

Recovery group volunteers clean up homeless camps

Recovery group volunteers clean up homeless camps

Michael Mcclurg

March 18, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The homeless problem in Chico regularly leads to encampments where refuse such as old bottles and used syringes not only clutter the landscape but also pose safety concerns. But one group is working to help. Christbridge Ministry, a local Christian organization that runs a recovery program...

Prohibition on campuses doesn’t encourage safe drinking habits

Prohibition on campuses doesn’t encourage safe drinking habits

Joseph Rogers

January 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If students at Sacramento State want to grab a pint of beer with lunch where do they go? To dining services. The Round Table Pizza there has beer on tap. Most colleges have problems with alcohol. This is not a Chico State phenomenon. Does anyone really think that students at UC Berkeley, Colu...

Student overdoses on marijuana

Madison Holmes

October 17, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

University Police Blotter Thursday, 8:12 p.m. : Medical aid at Laxson Auditorium. "Box office staff requesting fire and medics on individual who is feeling faint." Thursday, 11:02 a.m. : Non injury hit-and-run on West Second and Chestnut Streets. "A blue PT cruiser hit a brown hair female on a bike, ...

Hangover supplements fail to soothe

Veronica De La Cruz

September 25, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

The morning after a night out on the streets of Chico, many students may be regretting all the alcohol they've consumed the night before. There are all sorts of remedies out there for a hangover, but do they really work?Some popular ones include eating greasy food or the popular route of drinking awa...

Powdered alcohol presents plenty of hazards

Zachary Phillips

April 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

From the mahogany liquor cabinets of New York's richest, to the dorm room mini fridges of Chico State's first-years, to the toilet tanks of inmates across the nation. Alcohol is the lifeblood that flows through America's veins. Recently, however, the fiery liquid has formed a bit of a clot. Regulators ...

The O-Face: Stepping from one-night stands to relationships

The O-Face: Stepping from one-night stands to relationships

Michael Karp

March 9, 2014


Filed under Features

You wake up in the morning next to a person you’ve just met, attempting to relive the events of the night before.It is at this point that the potential relationship teeters on the edge of a cliff.Whether it falls off or carries along its merry way may be determined by a number of things.Here are some questions to ask before developing a one-night stand into a relati...

Student offers ‘safe ride’ home for peers

Student offers ‘safe ride’ home for peers

Nicholas Carr

February 26, 2014


Filed under News

For two young adults propped up against a wall on the corner of Fifth and Ivy streets just before 3 a.m. Sunday, it was time to call it a night. Because of their level of intoxication, staying off the pavement was a challenge in itself. Finding their way home to a residence hall on the northwest side of the university posed a conun...

Underage drinking ordinance in talks

Madison Holmes

February 24, 2014


Filed under News

A proposed social host ordinance, which would punish those hosting private parties where alcohol is consumed by people under 21, will return to the City Council for review March 4.The ordinance was discussed during Monday night's monthly International Town and Gown Association meeting.The ordinance would not sp...

Drinking in moderation

Julianna Eveland

February 21, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It’s no secret the drinking culture is rich here in Chico. Some enjoy a nice cold Sierra Nevada with their Bear Burger. Some prefer to indulge in the comfort of their home, in a bar or at a house party.And then there are some who see these drinking habits as a problem for college students. ...

Chico State retires party school reputation

Chico State retires party school reputation

Valerie Teegardin

February 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I'm from Vancouver, Wash. and finding people who actually know about Chico State is as rare as seeing sunshine between October and June. If by some tiny chance a Washingtonian does know about Chico, an, "Oh, the party school!" is blurted out as if it's the distinguishing characteristic that defines our colleg...

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