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Cultivated by the humanities, empathy proves to be valuable, even in the workplace

Aldo Perez, Staff Writer // October 22, 2021

“You don’t want to study that,” my teacher said with a chuckle.  I was a senior in high school and had shared with one of my teachers that I wanted to study philosophy in college. His...

Jim Hanlon, Assistant Superintendent at Chico Unified School District, talks to students interested in finding a teaching job at the Education Hiring Fair in the Bell Memorial Union. Photo credit: Trenton Taylor

California school districts visit Chico State for Education Hiring Fair

Trenton Taylor // March 11, 2019

Chico State's Career Center hosted roughly 100 school districts across California for the Education Hiring Fair Saturday morning. Students currently in Chico State's credential program, along with those...

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Students succeed without a plan

Marrion Charissa Cruz // March 26, 2017

The probing question asked of every graduating student about what they will do after college is more anxiety-inducing than the previous years spent at a university. Regardless of how many times a student...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

College’s most daunting task: Choosing a career

Daisy Dardon // February 26, 2015

I've known I wanted to go into book publishing or editing since the eighth grade. I love reading and writing so this was the perfect job choice for me. There was no question in my mind. Everyone...

Stop calling strong women ‘bossy’

Julianna Eveland // November 10, 2014

When I was a little girl, I loved to be the leader. I always felt I was the head of my group of friends; the one to call the shots when it came time to play house or choreograph the dances we'd put on...

Ariel Hernandez Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Working Wildcat: Transitioning from college to career

Ariel Hernandez // May 8, 2014

With the looming uncertainty of what to expect after graduation, life post-college can be overwhelming. As you transition from textbooks and buck nights into long workdays and financial obligations, keep...

Undeclared students shouldn’t sweat missing major perks

Valerie Teegardin // April 26, 2014

It’s no surprise that with the high cost of tuition and other various academic fees, students are rushing to get through college as quickly as they can. However, it’s that pressure to get...

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