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Meet our Alumni: Melody Gutierrez

Mawil Soluna, Reporter // November 28, 2023

Melody Gutierrez is a Chico State alumna who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She’s now an investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times, before working there she covered other...

Chico State Womens Soccer team before a game. Photo Credit: Javier Hernandez

Women’s soccer program stays true to its traditions

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // December 9, 2021

When looking at the history of the women’s soccer program at Chico State, you don’t have to go back too far. Through 38 years, there have been two coaches in the program's history and when the Wildcats...

Kym Crosby competing in a race during her time at Chico State

Former Chico State track & field star shines in Paralympics

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // September 22, 2021

Winning a medal at the Paralympics is a special moment, former Chico State student athlete Kym Crosby’s quest during the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics should continue to inspire athletes. Crosby was born...

Reed attended the Jason Aldean concert with her husband in Wheatland. A similar performance was held in Vegas during the shooting. Courtesy image of Deanna Reed.

Vegas Massacre victims mourned at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales // October 3, 2017

A mass shooting in Las Vegas left more than 50 dead and more than 50 injured, Sunday night during the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Embed from Getty Images "I want to take a moment to express...

A Chico State alumnus passed away this week. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Recent Chico State alumnus passes away

Jacqueline Morales // April 6, 2017

Chico State graduate Owen Euser passed away earlier this week at age 23. Owen was an involved local student who completed a business administration degree in December 2016. He was a part of the American...

Left to right: Jared Fesler (Brand Manager), Chase Palmieri (CEO), Austin Walter (Lead Developer) of Tribeworthy. Photo courtesy of Chase Palmieri

Three Chico State alumni seek to expose biased news

Michael Fritz // February 27, 2017

Americans are becoming increasingly skeptical of their news sources. In a report conducted by the Pew Research Center released in December, 32 percent of U.S. adults said they often see fake political...

Two Chico State alumni will be appear on Shark Tank on Feb. 26 Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Wildcats dive into the shark tank

Amelia Storm // February 25, 2016
Cryotherapy duo seeks funding, partnership from millionaires
Niels Thomas, president of International Accounting Honors Association said that the accounting program is demanding. Photo credit: George Johnston

Students find success after graduation

February 2, 2016
Student clubs, faculty support and networking pave the way for successful students.
Briana Beaver, a Chico State alumna, endured several painful symptoms for years nearly died before doctors diagnosed her with Lyme disease in December. Photo courtesy of Briana Beaver.

Survivor rebuilds life after battling Lyme disease

Alisa Thorsen // April 7, 2015
Chico State alumna Briana Beaver shares her experience fighting the infectious disease and the obstacles that come with it.
Sisters and alumnae Jeanie Shaw, Lynn Balmer — Chico States oldest alumna at 107 years old — and Thea Parker wave pennants after being recognized at the 2015 spring convocation address by Chico State President Paul Zingg. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

107-year-old Chico State alumna is CSU’s oldest

Blaine Ball // February 3, 2015
Lynn Balmer, the California State University system's oldest graduate, reflects on more than a century of life experiences and her time at Chico State.
Tom Moss, 48, was a record-breaking Wildcat baseball player that now supports his daughter at University Stadium track meets. Photo credit: Emerson Keenan

Faces in the Crowd: Alumnus supports daughter at stadium

Emerson Keenan // March 31, 2014
A record-breaking former Chico State baseball player makes his way back to University Stadium to watch his daughter compete.
Christian Franco played for Chico State during the 1999 and 2000 baseball seasons. Photo courtesy of the Chico State.

Former Wildcat remembered as ‘positive force,’ great teammate

Nicholas Woodard // March 29, 2014
Christian Franco, a baseball player on the 1999 NCAA Championship-winning team, passed away Feb. 15 after a fatal car crash.
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