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Paradise Cook-Off showcases The Boys & Girls Club’s resiliency

Alex Beehner announces the rest of the festivities for the event. He thanked those who took the time to come out and help with this fundraiser. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Gordy Papalias

April 10, 2019

The Boys & Girls Club held a Paradise Cook-Off on Saturday at the Chico Nettleton Gym to help raise funds for Paradise and Magalia youth affected by the Camp Fire.Tickets were $15 for one and $50 for a family of four. Funds raised will provide scholarships for camps, field trips, summer learning...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons poses on Kendall Lawn last Thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Brian Luong

September 12, 2018

Nan Timmons’ career at Chico State is coming to a close after 32 years of working on campus. Timmons began working in 1986 when an opening for the Community Action Volunteers in Education’s (CAVE) office manager opened up. The idea of working on a college campus excited her due to her own p...

Stonewall Alliance hosts teen dance for Trans week

Stonewall Alliance put on the dance at First Christian Church Saturday night from 7-10 p.m. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Josiah Nicholl

April 8, 2018

Stonewall Alliance, an organization committed to providing support for the LGBTQ community, partnered with CAVE on Saturday to host a free dance for teens. The Stonewall Trans Week Team Dance lasted from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the First Christian Church and was for teens aged 13-18. The theme of the da...

Chico State students take initiative to help aid wildfire victims

Students will be collecting items and driving to deliver them to people dislocated from their homes. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Jacqueline Morales

October 12, 2017

Students at Chico State are collecting donations to help aid families affected by wildfires in Northern California. Families and friends of the campus community have been affected by the federally declared major disaster. Students seek to collect items from sleeping bags, apparel, hygiene products to ani...

Blanket drive helps keep homeless from freezing

Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

Kyla Linville

November 15, 2016

Winter marks the beginning of sweater weather, warm drinks and rainy days spent indoors. However, for many in Butte County, this means cold nights outside. Butte County has over 900 homeless people in the area. With the desire to help those in need during the cold season, Community Action Voluntee...

Associated Students hopes for larger voter turnout this year

Students vote through email and A.S. hopes more students will vote because of how convenient it is. Illustration by William French

Jeremy Steele

March 28, 2016

The Associated Students elections are happening April 12. Students will receive an email to their campus account with a link prompting them to the simple online poll. For students with a smartphone hooked up with the Chico State email, they can vote in the A.S. elections instead of checking Instagram aga...

Senior Spotlight: Q&A with future teachers

Michelle Brathovd, senior liberal studies major. Photo credit: Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos

April 23, 2015

Two graduating seniors are among those who conquered the application process and were admitted into Chico State’s teaching credential program. The process takes a lot of preparation, and it is best to organize and plan ahead. There are many different pathways in the credential program, and each has a specific process to follow in order to a...

13 students to spend spring break with Habitat for Humanity

CAVE is an Associated Students organization that allows students to join in on a variety of community service projects, including Alternative Spring Break. Photo courtesy Chico State

Brianne Mcevoy

March 15, 2015

For many students spring break will consist of fruity drinks with tiny umbrellas, or a relaxing week at home; but the students who are apart of the CAVE Alternative Spring Break will be heading to Chicago, Illinois for the seven days to help build three homes. CAVE works with the Habitat for H...

Student finds purpose through charitable work with children

Andee Wunno, senior communication and sciences disorders major, has dedicated almost eight years of her life to volunteering with children. Photo credit: Alisa Thorsen

Alisa Thorsen

February 17, 2015

Teaching how to tell time and tie shoes may be involved in teaching children with special needs, but Andee Wunno finds that building meaningful friendships with children is just as important. Wunno, a senior communication sciences and disorders major, has been a part of CAVE, a volunteer organization on campus, since her first ...

Winter wonderland event recognizes CAVE students and volunteers

Diego Martinez, junior organizational communication major, at CAVE's Winter Wonderland recognition event. Photo credit: Taylor Sinclair

Taylor Sinclair

December 9, 2014

Walking into the Bell Memorial Union auditorium, CAVE members were greeted with the smell of food, an array of Christmas lights, 19 decorated tables and blue and white balloons. They came here for one thing: to be recognized for all their hard work this semester.CAVE, a nonprofit organization held for the past 4...

Tabling gauntlet promotes organizations

Sage Dalton, a fifth-year double major in marketing and Asian studies, draws attention to his table by bumping music. Photo credit: Lauren Steele

Lauren Steele

September 3, 2014

Every year, the first few weeks of school are crazy and hectic for everyone. Walking through campus can feel like a carnival with all the different booths and tables. From sororities to student productions to local community service, everyone is trying to get the students’ attention. Lambda Theta Phi Lambda...

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