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One of the Chico State physics students wearing a pumpkin on his head during the annual pumpkin drop. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

School children cry out, demand mass pumpkin executions for science

Dan Christian // November 2, 2018

The piercing screams of children rang out across campus as gourds hit the floor for the Department of Physics and Society of Physics Students 31st Annual Pumpkin Drop. Visiting elementary students reveled...

The Annual Pumpkin Drop is on its way! Photo credit: Sean Martens

Annual pumpkin drop is a smash

Anisha Brady // November 2, 2016

It’s the season for Chico State’s annual pumpkin drop. Let’s be honest, watching a pumpkin hurled to the ground from a seven-story building and obliterated into a pulpy mess is nothing less than...

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