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Students are trickling back to the third floor after renovations are complete. Photo taken by Amy Blair Feb. 19.

Meriam Library third floor is back in business

Jessica Miller and Amy Blair // February 20, 2024

The third floor of Meriam Library is open after eight months of renovations, and students can now access its resources and books. Students can reserve study spaces and group presentation rooms that were...

 Section cards mark shelves in Chico State’s Meriam Library. Taken by George Johnston in Feb. 2015.

Meriam Library renovations extended

Jessica Miller and Amy Blair // February 4, 2024

The third floor of Meriam Library is expected to reopen on Feb. 19 after an update was posted on Friday. The renovations were initially expected to conclude on Feb. 12, lasting eight months, from June...

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The power of a good book

Mario Ortiz Jr, Opinion Editor // January 19, 2022

Growing up, I wasn't the biggest fan of reading. I could never get "lost" in a book like some peers. However, in college, books have become a great escape for me. They have helped me get away from the...

In our last podcast, we tackle the debate around books that are turned into movies. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Podcast Video: Arts in Review – When books become movies

In our last podcast for the semester, we decided to tackle a major topic that everyone has a different perspective on - film adaptations of best-selling books, beloved or otherwise. From "The Lord of the...

Recommended reading list for college bookworms

Recommended reading list for college bookworms

Jacqueline Morales // August 29, 2018

As a college student, have you ever put off reading books for something more exciting? Or maybe you have not come upon a good read in a while and you're feeling nostalgic? Maybe you just need to restock...

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Keep your mind active this summer

Danielle Cortes // May 15, 2018

It is almost officially summertime, meaning no more classes, homework assignments or group projects.But it is not a time to lose your brain activity because of lack of daily school work. Why not read a...

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Learn to live your best life with ‘The Four Agreements’

Danielle Cortes // March 24, 2018

Finally, warm weather is here and a lot of free time will be spent under the sun. With the bright weather and school starting up again after spring break, why not pick up a book and learn about your...

Luke Davies talks about his screenplay for the movie “Lion” at Ziing Recital Hall Thursday night. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter speaks at Chico State

Josiah Nicholl // February 16, 2018

Screenwriter Luke Davies came to talk about his script for the movie "Lion" and read his other writing Thursday.Davies presented in the Ziing Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. He read scenes from the book "A Long...

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Education hindered by overprotective parents

Megan Mann // October 4, 2015
Book banning has to be the worst decision in education.
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Censorship app harms rather than protects

Megan Mann // April 1, 2015
The new Clean Reader app tries to shelter young people by removing coarse language from books — a ridiculous concept.
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Good book hunting

Megan Mann // March 10, 2015
I'm on the hunt down after you, books.
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Giving ‘Fifty Shades’ a chance

Daisy Dardon // February 6, 2015
I won't be alone on Valentine's Day. I'll be watching "Fifty Shades of Grey" with hundreds of other strangers.
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