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

Chico State gets all dolled up for Queer Prom

Nadia Hill and Callum Standish // April 22, 2024

On a warm Thursday evening, students and community members gathered, adorned in pink in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium for Chico State’s fifth Queer Prom.  It was a Barbie-themed night of dancing,...

Jack Quaid and Zazie Beetz host the announcement of the 96th Oscars® nominations, on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Pros and cons: ‘Barbie’ Oscar nominations

Emma Shipley and Ariana Powell // February 12, 2024

The Oscars — one of the most anticipated media awards events — inches closer, and this year, it brings along some controversy surrounding nominations for the film "Barbie." The film and those involved...

“Inspired by Barbie” event attendee, Kesha Haynie, takes the first steps in creating her unique Barbie fashion. Taken by Ariana Powell on Oct. 11.

Everyone’s a winner at MONCA’s ‘Inspired by Barbie’ art competition

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // November 15, 2023

Those who walked through the front doors of the Museum of Northern California Art were met with pink Barbie overload during the first ever "Inspired by Barbie" event and art competition on Saturday at...

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‘Inspired by Barbie’ MONCA art competition Saturday

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // November 10, 2023

The Museum of Northern California Art, at 900 Esplanade, will be hosting a Barbie and Ken fashion and environment designing competition on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets to attend the "Inspired...

Lay off of Barbie, blame the parents

Lay off of Barbie, blame the parents

Megan Mann // December 6, 2014
The new "normal" Barbie doesn't really address the real issue with our culture.
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