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KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

Alejandra Solorio

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Multimedia, Q&As, Video

Through tightly gripped hands, John Klezmer firmly grasps the handle of his guitar case. His untimely appearance with guitar in hand and belongings secured in a backpack almost carries the same amount of weight as the stories he's carried with him. From Chico to Sweden and back, this is the story of...

Chico State alumna dies

Chico State alumna dies

Lexi Hoedt

September 21, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Patricia Lindsey, a Chico State alumna, died at 64 years old. She received a Masters in economics and practiced economics in government and corporate sectors. She later went on to earn her Ph.D. in agriculture economics at UC Davis. Lindsey was well known for her African Library Project where she...

Chico State graduate drops out of US Senate race

Chico State graduate drops out of US Senate race

Gabriel Sandoval

February 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Showcase

Rocky Chavez, the Republican assemblyman and Chico State alumnus who stopped by campus on Feb. 2 to promote his run for the U.S. Senate, announced on Monday he was dropping out of the race.Chavez, who graduated from Chico State in 1973, made the surprising announcement before a small audience in a San...

Chico State alumnus running for US Senate

Chico State alumnus running for US Senate

Gabriel Sandoval

February 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, News

Correction: Rocky Chavez dropped out of the Senate race on Feb. 9. Read more about it here.  Decades before he announced his bid for the U.S. Senate, Rocky Chavez was a Chico State student, working odd jobs and living hand to mouth. “I remember one semester, I pretty much lived off the orange trees i...

Alum campaigns for U.S. Senate

Alum campaigns for U.S. Senate

February 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Chico State alumnus Rocky Chavez, a Republican assemblyman from San Diego County, stopped by the university Tuesday to promote his run for the U.S. Senate. Chavez, a retired Marine who graduated from Chico State in 1973, announced his campaign for the Senate race in March 2015, about two months after...

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