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  • Left Fielder Troy Kent taking a swing in the 5th inning. Taken by Aaron Draper on Thursday.

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    Chico State baseball walks it off to split series against Monterey Bay

  • Prom Royalty winners Patrick Jay and Mae Haggard shared their first dance in front of the crowd. Taken by Nadia Hill on April 18.

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    Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

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  • Photo of Katie Callahan, who ran the event. An art history major in her senior year, she is the single student employed by Wellcat Safe Place. Taken on April 18th, 2024

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    Affirmative consent: What is it?

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    Chico State men’s golf prepares for upcoming conference championship

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The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Chico State Colleges Circle K Club in 1956. Jim Tackitt pictured in the leftmost spot in row 1. Photo courtesy of Chico States Associated Students The Normal Record 1956, call number: LD726 C57.

A marker for alumnus James Tackitt Sr.

Carrington Power, Reporter // March 2, 2022

James William Tackitt Sr., a longtime Chico resident who designed the marker surrounding the flagpole in front of Kendall Hall, passed peacefully on Feb. 6 in Rio Linda at 86 years old.  Tackitt,...

Klez album art

KLEZ talks influences, inspiration and recent Swedish tour

Alejandra Solorio // October 11, 2017

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...

Chico State alumna dies

Chico State alumna dies

Lexi Hoedt // September 21, 2016

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...

Rocky Chavez, Chico State alumnus, dropped out of the race for the U.S. Senate. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Chico State graduate drops out of US Senate race

Gabriel Sandoval // February 10, 2016
Rocky Chavez decides to run for reelection in the state Assembly instead
Chico State alumnus Rocky Chavez is running for U.S. Senate. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Chico State alumnus running for US Senate

Gabriel Sandoval // February 7, 2016
Alumnus Rocky Chavez once relied on oranges for sustenance — now he relies on California voters to elect him to the U.S. Senate.
Rocky Chavez, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, graduated from Chico State in 1973. Photo credit: Grant Casey

Alum campaigns for U.S. Senate

February 3, 2016
Rocky Chavez, a Chico State alum, is running for the U.S. Senate.
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