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Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Anne Chamberlain

May 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Photo of the Day

Chico State students line up outside Bell Memorial Union on Thursday afternoon to fill out a one-minute survey online in exchange for free nachos offered by Associated Student Dining.

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Josiah Nicholl

April 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Take Back the Night, an event meant to raise awareness of sexual abuse, took place Thursday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).The event marked the end of Take Back the Night week, which started on Monday and brought awareness to issues with sexual abuse, rape, substance abuse, an...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Anne Chamberlain

April 24, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Photo of the Day

Students stop to read colorful shirts strung up throughout the trees outside the Meriam Library. The shirts are the work of students who participated in the Chico State Clothesline Project last week by making shirts at the BMU. The shirts are hung across campus as a visual reminder of sexual assault an...

Waste Audit examines Chico State’s sustainable practices

Waste Audit examines Chico State’s sustainable practices

Kelsi Sibert

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

A.S. Sustainability, in collaboration with A.S. Recycling, will be hosting a waste audit outside of Chico State's Student Service Center on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A.S. Sustainability Assistant Coordinator Amanda Reinhart said the aim of this event is to call attention to people's waste habits. “We...

AS hopefuls discuss their agendas at candidate forum

AS hopefuls discuss their agendas at candidate forum

Josiah Nicholl

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The candidates hoping to become elected AS officials for the next school year had the opportunity to speak briefly to students and answer questions at a candidate forum at the BMU Monday night. Each candidate was given 30 seconds to introduce themselves, followed by two questions from the moderator a...

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez speaks at the BMU

Lizzie Helmer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stepped up to the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage and immediately started rapping. The rap lasted under two minutes but incorporated three languages and the overarching message of love for the Earth. Martinez, a 17-year-old hip-hop artist, author and activist, spoke at a two-hour...

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Alex Grant

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Safe Place, Chico State's confidential sexual violence prevention and intervention center, is organizing an artistic project to call attention to sexual assault issues in Chico. Students are invited to decorate t-shirts Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in BMU 203 to show support for...

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Josh Cozine

April 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. A tabling event was held for an hour while people signed in, with community ...

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Hannah Yeager

February 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews, Showcase

The second concert hosted by Associated Student Productions lit up the Bell Memorial Union with up-and-coming country artist, Frank Ray. Ray falls in the contemporary pop-country genre and dazzled the crowd with some of his original songs like "Every Time You Run," which hit number 15 on the Texas...

BMU dining offers healthier options

BMU dining offers healthier options

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

January 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Reviews

Chico State students might be looking for healthier options after surviving last semester on a steady diet of energy drinks and Cup Noodles. The Marketplace Cafe in the BMU offers vegan options for students who are trying to eat healthier. Not only are the salad options helpful in preventing or gettin...

Artists Guerra and Sue share their taboos through self expression

Anisha Brady

November 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Showcase

Every artist searches for a meaningful message to send out into the world. Joel Guerra and Helen Sue have found theirs and are ready to spread it. "Taboo" is the BMU’s newest gallery exhibit, created and curated by Chico State seniors Joel Guerra and Helen Sue. The compilation of both Guerra and...

Students protest campus preacher

Students protest campus preacher

Elizabeth Helmer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

  Students gathered around Trinity Commons Nov. 7 as a preacher advocated against the LGBTQ community. The preacher, Brother Matt, was met with opposition from members of the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center. The protesters brought signs and created a barrier between him and the onl...

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